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Congressman Dennis Kucinich

While Cameron Defers to Parliament, Obama Locks Into Warfare State of Mind

Norman Solomon | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

The British Parliament's rejection of an attack on Syria is a direct contrast -- and implicit challenge -- to the political war system of the United States. Now all eyes turn to Congress, where the bar has suddenly been raised.

Dennis Kucinich Calls On Apple To Stop Blocking Drone App

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

One of Congress' most outspoken anti-war members, Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio), is calling on Apple to stop blocking a drone-strike tracking app and ...

Regarding Tonight's Debate

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

Tonight's presidential debate will focus on foreign policy. As we listen to Democratic and Republican presidential candidates it is worth saying that a thoughtful foreign policy isn't about who can drop the most bombs.

Iraq: Ten Years, a Million Lives and Trillions of Dollars Later

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

The war in Afghanistan continues. New wars have been propagated in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia pursuant to the never-ending "War on Terror." This mindset puts us at the edge of war against Iran.

Syria and Lessons Learned

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

Before we declare our support for any side in a civil war, shouldn't we know who and what we are supporting?

Time Is Running Out to Protect Students Overburdened by Debt

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

Congress can and must find a way to defend the needs of today's college bound students without punishing hard-working Americans. As the days tick away, middle-class students and parents are becoming increasingly nervous that they will not be able to afford a quality education.

NDAA Authorizes War Against Iran

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

This week, Congress is considering two pieces of legislation relating to Iran. The first undermines a diplomatic solution with Iran and lowers the bar for war. The second authorizes a war of choice against Iran and begins military preparations for it.

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Dennis Kucinich Announces Decision On Congressional Run | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) will not run for Congress in Washington state in 2012, telling his supporters in an email on Wednesday tha...

Forty-Two Years After the Shootings at Kent State University, Key Questions Remain Unanswered

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 07.04.2012 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

What happened as a result of the Kent State shootings is well-documented. What we still don't know, to this day, is why the shootings took place. An audio recording of the events may have answers.

We Are Not Exiting Afghanistan -- We Are Staying

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

The assertion that maintaining a long-term presence in the country is the best way to prevent future attacks on the U.S. belies the reality on the ground: that our mere presence is destabilizing.

How to Fund the Massive Infrastructure Investments That We Need Now

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

After decades of neglect, our infrastructure is crumbling as maintenance and replacement schedules get pushed back. Much of our aging infrastructure is beyond its useful life or at full capacity. We need to invest in repairing and renewing our crumbling infrastructure before disaster strikes.

Dennis Kucinich: Conscience of the Congress

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics
Robert Scheer

He has been a national symbol of resistance to excessive government power and waste. He has been a champion of social justice. His has been a rare voice, and one way or another it must continue to be heard. When it came to the struggle for peace over war, Dennis was the conscience of the Congress.

The Battle for a Compassionate America: We Cannot Lose Dennis Kucinich!

Russell Simmons | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics
Russell Simmons

This is not an election we can lose. If we want any future of a progressive, compassionate America, we must re-elect Dennis Kucinich.

10 Years Later: A Prayer for America

Dennis J. Kucinich | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics
Dennis J. Kucinich

I offer these brief remarks today as a prayer for our country, as a celebration of our country. With love of democracy. With love of our country. With hope for our country. With a belief that the light of freedom cannot be extinguished as long as it is inside of us.

Super Bowl Ad Offends Working People

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

We ought to be strengthening the rights of American workers, not weakening them with slickly produced, misleading ads.

Santorum Compares Paul To Kucinich

Marion Patch | B.A. Morelli | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

Up and coming GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum continued to take shots at rival Ron Paul during a campaign stop in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday nig...

Protect Social Security; Numbers Show Lifting the Caps Works

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

Obama 2008: 'The best idea is to lift the cap;' Obama 2011... What Happened? Social Security is strong. It is not a government piggy bank and it is...

No 'Legislative Pardon' for Boeing's Violation of the National Labor Relations Act

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 09.20.2011 | Business
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

Boeing executives have said that moving the Dreamliner to South Carolina was due to strikes happening every three to four years and that the decision was made in order to reduce Boeing's vulnerability to delivery disruptions caused by work stoppages. That is bogus.

More Washington Doublespeak on Social Security

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

Why are members of Congress and the Administration continuing to mix the '75 year solvency' of Social Security with the deficit, when Social Security, by the report of its own trustees, has enough resources to pay 100% of benefits through 2036?

Debt Political Theater Diverts Attention While Americans' Wealth Is Stolen

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

The rancorous debate over the debt belies a fundamental truth of our economy -- that it is run for the few at the expense of the many.

Efforts for Non-Violence Help Achieve Security Pull Back in Syria

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

How the U.S. and the international community -- including the media -- assess the crisis in Syria will affect whether Syria experiences a transformation to democracy, or whether it becomes the flash point for a new war in the Middle East.

10 Reasons to Oppose the War in Libya

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

We are fueling a civil war and stalemate. Both sides claim to be winning. Both are losing. We ought to be promoting a political solution, because there is no military solution.

Saying No to Permanent Global War

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

The annual reauthorization of the Department of Defense contains unprecedented and dangerous language that gives the president virtually unchecked power to take the country to war and keep us there.

Regarding the War in Libya

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

Today we are in a constitutional crisis because our chief executive has assumed for himself powers to wage war which are neither expressly defined nor implicit in the Constitution, nor permitted under the War Powers Act.

The Tea Party's First Test?

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

The 112th Congress began with a historic reading of the U.S. Constitution. Will anyone subscribe to the First and Fourth Amendments tomorrow when the PATRIOT Act is up for a vote?