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  • Kucinich Renews Calls for Extension of Unemployment Benefits
    Dec 1, 2010  - Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today renewed his call for a vote to extend unemployment benefits for millions of Americans.  “Nearly 15 million Americans cannot find work this holiday season. Congress must act to provide desperately needed unemployment benefits to the estimated 2 million Am... More
  • Kucinich Calls for Protections to Ensure Safety of Airport Scanners
    Nov 24, 2010  - Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today wrote to Transportation Security Administration Chief John Pistole requesting information and clarification regarding the safety of airport scanners. The full text of the letter follows: November 24, 2010 Dear Mr. Pistole: I write with concerns abo... More
  • Kucinich: Fake Taliban Leader, Fake Elections, Fake Deadline, Real Trouble
    Nov 23, 2010  - Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich, a leading proponent of peace, today renewed his call to end the Afghan war after it was revealed that a self-proclaimed senior Taliban negotiator working with President Hamid Karzai and NATO officials was in an imposter.   “The war in Afghanistan is taking place in ... More
  • Kucinich Calls for New Vote on Unemployment Benefits
    Nov 18, 2010  - Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today called for a new vote to extend unemployment benefits after a vote failed in the House.  “14.8 million Americans are unemployed.  A majority of them are workers that endure historic long-term unemployment.  At the current pace of job growth, it would tak... More
  • Kucinich to Kick Off Next Congress with Afghanistan Withdrawal Resolution
    Nov 10, 2010  - As soon as the new Congress is sworn in, Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) intends to bring a privileged resolution to the floor forcing an early vote on creating a timeline to end the war in Afghanistan by the end of 2012. Kucinich intends articulate the Afghanistan issue in the new Congress from ... More
  • New Yale Study Highlights Role of Fast Food Marketing in Childhood Obesity Epidemic
    Nov 10, 2010  - A new study from the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at Yale University confirms that efforts to market fast food to children are effective and rapidly expanding.  The study’s conclusions drew more attention to the nearly $2 billion annual tax break the industry claims for marketing junk foo... More
  • Kucinich Links Afghanistan to Social Security and Medicare
    Nov 10, 2010  - Following news that the Chairmen of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform are expected to make recommendations in an upcoming report to raise the retirement age for Social Security and cut Medicare benefits, Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) made the following statement: ... More
  • Kucinich Calls on the ‘Fed’ to Focus on Jobs, Not Banks
    Nov 4, 2010  - Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) responded to the Federal Reserve’s announcement yesterday of an initiative to purchase up to $600 billion of Treasury securities. The Fed’s injection of money into the economy is supposed to have a stimulative effect by reducing borrowing costs and spurring compani... More
  • Kucinich Calls for Investigation into the Torture and Murder of Iraqi Detainees by Iraqi Forces
    Oct 30, 2010  - Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) is calling upon President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Robert Gates to create an independent, international and transparent investigation into the torture and murder of Iraqi detainees by Iraqi forces after leaked documents revealed that the scope of mistreat... More
  • Kucinich Brings Library Representatives and Parma Heights City Officials Together to Protect Libraries
    Oct 29, 2010  - Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) yesterday met with Cuyahoga County Public Library (CCPL) representatives and Parma Heights Mayor Michael Byrne and others to discuss opportunities to protect the local library in Parma Heights from operational cutbacks as well as to present alternatives for funding... More


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