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Kucinich overcomes challengers in primary

March 6, 2008

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— Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, a two-time presidential candidate, survived a challenge from several Democrats on Tuesday in his Cleveland-based district, becoming one of several incumbents to defeat primary challengers in Ohio and Texas.

Kucinich, whom opponents criticized for spending too much time running quixotic campaigns for the White House, received strong support from local labor unions who backed the incumbent because of his anti-trade positions and longtime support of a single-payer health-care system.

After pulling out of this year's presidential campaign in late January, Kucinich also raised about $850,000 in just a few weeks from donors who had supported his White House bids.

Comments

davidnta 6 years, 9 months ago

Unlike the retards here in Kansas who continue to elect Sam Brownback and stupid conservatives who f up our economy.

Mkh 6 years, 9 months ago

Dennis is the only shred of integrity the Democrats have left.

But I liked the LA Times headline better yesterday:

'Ron Paul lives! So does Elizabeth Kucinich's husband!'

preebo 6 years, 9 months ago

I actually worked as a field organizer for Rep. Kucinich's campaign in Boston in '04 before moving to Kerry's campaign, and he is probably the most sincere politician I have ever met. He is a Jeffersonian-style Democrat. And one hell of a model American.

Keep on fighting the good fight, Dennis.

SpiritTat 6 years, 9 months ago

Right on preebo and Mkh... walking the talk ; not spinning more s***.

integrity ~ what a lost value in American politics and governing

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