Dennis Kucinich Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Dennis Kucinich, former Ohio congressman.


Geboortedatum: Oktober 8, 1946
Geboorteplek: Cleveland, Ohio
    Geboorte naam: Dennis John Kucinich
    Vader: Frank Kucinich, a truck driver
    Ma: Virginia (Norris) Kucinich
    Huwelike: Elizabeth (Harper) Kucinich (2005-aanwesig is); Sandra Kucinich (1977-1986, geskei); Helen Kucinich (geskei)
    Kinders: with Sandra Kucinich-Horn: Jackie
    Onderwys: Case Western Reserve University, BA., 1973, and M.A., 1974
    Religion: Roman Catholic

    Ander feite

    Is a vegan.
    Against the war in Irak and proposed creating a federal department of peace.
    Consistently voted on the pro-life side while in Congress, Maar in 2002, he switched his position to pro-choice.
    When Kucinich was mayor of Cleveland, the city defaulted on close to $ 15 miljoen aan lenings.


    1969-1975 – Serves on the Cleveland City Council.
    1975-1977 Clerk of the Cleveland Municipal Court.
    1977-1979 – Mayor of Cleveland. By 31, he is the youngest person at that time ever elected mayor of a major US city.
    1979 – Loses his reelection bid to a Republican candidate.
    1983-1985 Serves on the Cleveland City Council.
    1994-1996 Ohio State Senator.
    1996 – Is elected as a US Representative from Ohio’s 10th District.
    Februarie 2003 Files paperwork with the FEC to form a presidential exploratory committee.
    Oktober 13, 2003Formally announces his candidacy for president.
    Julie 22, 2004 – Endorses Senator John Kerry vir president.
    Desember 12, 2006 Announces he is running for the 2008 Demokratiese presidensiële benoeming.
    2007 Kucinich’s autobiography, “The Courage to Survive,” gepubliseer word.
    Januarie 24, 2008 – Drops out of the presidential race.
    November 2010 Elected to his eighth term in the House of Representatives.
    Januarie 2011 Settles his $ 150,000 lawsuit against the House of Representatives cafeteria for serving him an olive with a pit in it in 2008.
    Maart 6, 2012Loses primary to fellow Democrat Marcy Kaptur. Redistricting causes Kaptur and Kucinich to have to face each other.
    Mei 16, 2012 Announces he will retire from Congress at the end of his term, after deciding against relocating to run for Congress in Washington state.
    Januarie 2013Januarie 2018 Fox News bydraer.
    April 2013 – Kucinich joins the Advisory Board of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity.
      Januarie 17, 2018 – Announces he is running for governor of Ohio.




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