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Dennis Kucinich

Roles: Special Guest

Kucinich discussed HOT WATER.

Dennis John Kucinich was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Ohio’s 10th district from 1997-2013.

In 1977, Kucinich became the youngest mayor in Cleveland, Ohio history. In 1996, Kucinich was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. As a congressman, Kucinich has been a progressive proponent of environmental initiatives, sustainability practices, human rights issues and the social and economic interests of his Ohio constituents, including the troubled steel industry. In 2001-2003 Kucinich was Chairman, and later Co-Chairman (2004), of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

Dennis Kucinich is known for his idealism, activism and indefatigable spirit. In 2003, Kucinich began his campaign for the 2004 Democratic presidential nomination with a platform largely dominated by human rights and environmental initiatives. In his campaign for the 2008 presidential nomination, he called for universal healthcare and an immediate withdraw from Iraq.

Kucinich was the chairman of the Domestic Policy Subcommittee of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee. He was also a member of the Education and Labor Committee.

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