Dennis Kucinich's file:
Kucinich

Democrat from Ohio

Dennis Kucinich was elected to Congress in 1996. He previously served as a member of the city council and as mayor in Cleveland, the city where he was born in 1946. He earned bachelor's and master's degrees from Case Western University. He has been married since 2005 to Elizabeth Harper. He was married twice before and has one child. He withdrew from the presidential race on Jan. 25, 2008.

Recent statements involving Dennis Kucinich

"Fourteen million Americans' mortgages are greater than the value of their homes."

Says the tax code is effectively subsidizing "the marketing efforts of fast food and junk food companies by as much as $19 billion over 10 years."

"When (Marcy) Kaptur fought for the Democrats' prescription drug benefit for seniors, (Dennis) Kucinich voted no."

"When Marcy Kaptur brought home $42 million for new manufacturing jobs, Dennis Kucinich voted 'no'."

"The top 10 most well-paid CEOs in America received a combined $770 million in 2010, while the average American worker’s wage rose just 2 percent."

Recent stories featuring Dennis Kucinich

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FACT SHEET: Immigration: A breakdown of the immigration issue, including candidate-by-candidate positions.

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