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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?

Bank of America Litigants Parallel Congressional Investigation

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 08.05.2012 | Business
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

It is imperative Wall Street be held accountable. With the $150 million dollar settlement with Bank of America, SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro has demonstrated that the cop is back on the beat. Yet there is more to be done.

NATO Talks a Sham: War in Afghanistan Is Not Ending

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 07.21.2012 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

NATO's founding purpose no longer exists, but NATO continues to circumvent the authority of the United Nations and to provoke other nations. Instead of trying to bolster the organization, we should begin serious discussions to dismantle it.

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.

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.

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 Declines To Rule Out Washington State Run

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio), who lost a Democratic primary in March to fellow Rep. Marcy Kaptur, declined to rule out a congressional bid in Washing...

A Warrior for Peace

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

By creating "one of the top five ugliest districts" in the United States, Speaker Boehner reduced the count of Democrats in the House by one. He also -- and this is what's really important -- deprived us of Dennis Kucinich, our great Warrior for Peace.

Amanda Terkel

Goodbye, Dennis Kucinich

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday night, progressives confronted the unimaginable: Congress without Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio). The eight-term congressman l...

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.

Protecting Our Seniors Should Be Our First Priority

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

Seniors need our help. Congress should not even be taking a vote on whether to repeal the major provision in the health care law that tries to help Americans with long-term care.

'Joe The Plumber' Makes Decision On His Political Future

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher, more commonly known as "Joe The Plumber," filed a statement of candidacy to run in Ohio's Ninth District Thursday, accordi...

I Support the #OccupyWallStreet Protesters

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

To the young men and women who are braving the overreaction of local authorities to raise their voices against the corruption and manipulation of our nation that emanates from Wall Street: I say to you that your presence is making a difference.

The Last Thing American Workers and Our Economy Needs...

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

Unfortunately, the proposed free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama do nothing to address the significant flaws in the free trade model that prioritize the rights of multinational companies over the rights of workers and the American economy.

International Policy: Its Relationship to the Domestic Economy

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

This coming Sunday we will observe the 10th anniversary of a terrible blow to our nation's sense of security and confidence. We need to remember who we are. And in the act of remembering we will regain our confidence and our economic strength.

Can Boehner Count Votes?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

John Boehner is having a rough week, but the real fight within the Republican Party has only just begun.

A Call for an Unequivocal Statement of Solidarity With the Egyptian People

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

It is time for the United States government to stand with the people of Egypt as well by ending its long-standing support of the corrupt and repressive Mubarak regime. Absent such a statement, our calls for democracy in the region ring hollow.

Kucinich Suing Congressional Cafeteria Companies Over Olive Pit

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) recently filed a lawsuit against the food-service companies that run a congressional cafeteria over a 2008 incident invo...

Making Afghanistan's Fraudulent Regime Seem 'Barely' Credible

Michael Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Hughes

The anticorruption campaign against Karzai's administration has become even more complicated because crooked elements within his inner circle are being paid off by the CIA, according to Afghan and American officials.

Dennis Kucinich, Vice President for the Commonwealth--and Some Details

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

Below, as a memory aid, are the previously identified elements and proposed leaders within the Vice Presidency for the Commonwealth, each linked to mo...

The War in Iraq Has Entered a New Stage of Public Relations

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

Who is in charge of our operations in Iraq, now? George Orwell? A war based on lies continues to be a war based on lies. Today, we have a war that is not a war, with combat troops who are not combat troops.

Dennis Kucinich Won't Challenge Obama In 2012 (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) said Thursday that he won't challenge President Obama for the Democratic nomination in 2012, despite his and other Democ...