Redistricting turns comrades into competitors

Redistricting turns comrades into competitors

That saying about the legislative process being akin to sausage-making could apply to post-redistricting party primaries. The decennial redrawing of congressional districts has forced members of the same party to square off during party primaries across the United States.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

Group targets congressional incumbents

WASHINGTON, March 8 (UPI) -- A Texas-based group spent nearly $190,000 targeting incumbents in two Ohio congressional primaries, the founder of the group said.
Democrats also voice doubts on Fed

Democrats also voice doubts on Fed

WASHINGTON, June 26 (UPI) -- House Democrats said an expansion of the U.S. Federal Reserve's mandate first requires an explanation of its reaction to the economic recession.

Candidates file in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Dec. 26 (UPI) -- While a deadline passed Wednesday, it won't be known for a while just which presidential contenders will be on Rhode Island's March 4 primary election ballot.

'Hot fuel' is hot topic this summer

WASHINGTON, June 9 (UPI) -- U.S. drivers could pay an extra $1.5 billion more for gas in summer because of the fuel's tendency to expand in warmer weather, it was reported Saturday.

Richardson announces presidential intent

SANTA FE, N.M., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson Sunday announced he will seek the Democratic nomination for U.S. president in 2008.

Clinton to seek nomination for president

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., Saturday became the first former first lady to seek of the office of U.S. president.

Democrats gird for New Hampshire vote

MANCHESTER, N.H., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Campaigning was in high gear Thursday in the Democratic presidential race, with seven candidates posturing for votes in New Hampshire.

Dean wins Washington 'protest' primary

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean won the non-binding Washington, D.C., Democratic primary, beating out Al Sharpton, and two other prominent Democrats.

Democratic candidates clash over war

DETROIT, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- The nine Democratic candidates for president clashed in a debate in Detroit on whether Congress should have authorized the $87 billion for Iraq.

Democrats analyze presidential debate

ALBUQUERQUE, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Campaign teams for Democratic presidential hopefuls are in full analysis mode Friday after a New Mexico debate, the Los Angeles Times said Friday.
Dennis J. Kucinich

Dennis John Kucinich (pronounced /kuːˈsɪnɪtʃ/; born October 8, 1946) is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives and was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2004 and 2008 elections.

Kucinich currently represents the 10th District of Ohio in the House of Representatives, which he has been serving since 1996. His district includes most of western Cleveland as well as suburbs such as Parma and Lakewood. He is currently the chairman of the Domestic Policy Subcommittee of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. He is also a member of the Education and Labor Committee.

From 1977 to 1979, Kucinich served as the 53rd mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, a tumultuous term in which he survived a recall election and was successful in a battle against selling the municipal electric utility before being defeated for reelection by George Voinovich.

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