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Tag: Dennis Kucinich

Sep.
14th

Dennis Kucinich staying put; top Republican ‘mourns’

It looks like U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich won’t be moving to Washington.

The Cleveland Democrat cheered his good fortune today after a Republican-drawn redistricting map of Ohio gave him a favorable district where he can run for re-election:

We have a district! The race is on! In a stunning development, the redistricting gave most of the Republican part of my old district to three incumbent Republican congressmen and left most of the Democratic part of my district intact.

As a result, about 57% of registered Democrats in the new district come from my old district. With your help

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May
4th

Dennis Kucinich to run in Washington? (And we mean for Congress, not president)

Seattle Times political reporter Jim Brunner has this fascinating post about what he thought was just a crazy rumor – that Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich might move to Washington state and run for Congress.

But as he looked into it, he not only couldn’t refute it but even found evidence that the darling of the political left just might be considering such a move. It’s all because his district might be eliminated or altered as Ohio must contract due to the latest Census. Such a strategy could explain a recent rash of Kucinich appearances in the state.

Brunner

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