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WaPo Spotlights Kucinich: "the future of politics"

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Dennis Kucinich Ohio Gubernatorial Candidate
Dennis Kucinich Ohio Gubernatorial Candidate
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Former 8-term Congressman, Dennis Kucinich, is running for the Democratic nomination for governor of Ohio.  It has been six years since he lost his congressional seat, but the stunning beatdown of both the Democratic and Republican establishments during the 2016 presidential campaign was Kucinich’s invitation to come in from the fringe. Populist causes that he has championed forever despite derision and dismissal — universal health care, free college tuition, rethinking trade agreements, reining in the surveillance state, bringing troops home, making huge investments in infrastructure — are now mainstream positions within his own party... it is undeniable that Kucinich has long been tuned to a political frequency that few heard until it became a roar.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)

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