Dennis John Kucinich (born October 8, 1946) is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives and was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2004 and 2008 elections. Kucinich currently represents the 10th District of Ohio in the House of Representatives, which he has been serving since 1996. His district includes most of western Cleveland as well as suburbs such as Parma and Cuyahoga Heights. He is currently the chairman of the Domestic Policy Subcommittee of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. He is also a member of the Education and Labor Committee … (full huge long text on wikipedia).
- “We have babies dying in the streets; ban handguns. (Jul 2007)
- Ban sale or transfer of semi-automatic guns. (Nov 2006)
- Require background checks, licensing, and fingerprinting. (Jan 2004)
- Voted NO on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
- Voted NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
- Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
- Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)”.
The video: ALL of Dennis Kucinich’s replies @ 11-15-07 Dem. debate, 8.41 min, Nov 16, 2007.
Dennis John Kucinich – USA
His Plan to ban handguns.
Electoral history of Dennis Kucinich.
He writes on his website: September 10th, the day before the world changed, could be the day WE change the world! Send a history-making message to Congress: 1,000,000 signatures for impeachment. On September 10, 2008, we want to deliver ONE MILLION signatures to Congress urging them to exercise their Constitutional authority and mandate to hold this President – and all future Presidents – accountable. Please sign NOW! And ask everyone you know to sign. The power to change the world is in your hands! His message. The latest Impeachment News.
His Biography on vote smart.
His Plan for Iraq (on wikipedia, the page having been last modified on 21 August 2008, at 01:37): On January 8, 2007 Dennis Kucinich unveiled his comprehensive exit plan to bring the troops home and stabilize Iraq. His plan includes the following steps:
- Announce that the US will end the occupation, close the military bases, and withdraw.
- Announce that existing funds will be used to bring the troops and the necessary equipment home.
- Order a simultaneous return of all US contractors to the US and turn over the contracting work to the Iraqi government.
- Convene a regional conference for developing a security and stabilization force for Iraq.
- Prepare an international security peacekeeping force to replace US troops, who then return home.
- Develop and fund a process of national reconciliation.
- Restart programs for reconstruction and creating jobs for the Iraqi people.
- Provide reparations for the damage that has been done to the lives of Iraqis.
- Assure the political sovereignty of Iraq and ensure that their oil isn’t stolen.
- Repair the Iraqi economy.
- Guarantee economic sovereignty for Iraq.
- Commence an international truth and reconciliation process, which establishes a policy of truth and reconciliation between the people of the US and Iraq.
OnTheIssues: his positions and quotes.
Dennis John Kucinich a Representative from Ohio; born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 8, 1946; graduated from St. John Cantius, Cleveland, Ohio, 1964; B.A., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1973; M.A., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1973; member of the Cleveland, Ohio, city council, 1969-1973, 1983; clerk of courts, Cleveland, Ohio, 1975; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1977-1979; member of the Ohio state senate, 1995-1996; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth Congress and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-present). (bioguide.congress.gov).
Dennis John Kucinich on dmoz.
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