Kucinich unafraid of uphill challenge
Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich on Monday will write the latest chapter in a rags-to-political-riches story that began in a setting that makes Abraham Lincoln's log cabin sound like a country estate.
He will return to Cleveland City Hall, where he served two tumultuous years as mayor in the 1970s, to formally announce his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination.
"It matters how people pay for electricity. It matters how people pay for health care and it matters that people have a secure retirement," Kucinich said.
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"I was amazed. He had a sense of urgency about the moral questions. . . . Maybe this is a guy who can weave patriotism and our own American nationalism into a progressive idea,"