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Obama weighs response to Syria's use of chemical weapons

Obama weighs response to Syria's use of chemical weapons

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- A U.S. response to the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons is coming but may not result in Bashar Assad's ouster, President Obama's spokesman said Tuesday.
Kucinich: Fox always let me share my views

Kucinich: Fox always let me share my views

NEW YORK, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich is now a Fox News Channel analyst and will make his first appearance on "The O'Reilly Factor" Thursday, the network said.
Kucinich falls in new district's primary

Kucinich falls in new district's primary

TOLEDO, Ohio, March 7 (UPI) -- Rep. Dennis Kucinich, a liberal who twice ran for president, Tuesday appeared beaten in the Democratic primary in his newly drawn Ohio district, results showed.
Congress approves Gulf War illness funding

Congress approves Gulf War illness funding

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Congress has approved $10 million for Gulf War illness research, ending worries of U.S. veterans' groups that the money would fall victim to budget woes.
'Joe the Plumber' eyes congressional race

'Joe the Plumber' eyes congressional race

TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Ohio's "Joe the Plumber," who became a household name during the 2008 U.S. presidential election, is considering running for Congress, documents show.
Obama: War Powers Act not applicable

Obama: War Powers Act not applicable

WASHINGTON, June 15 (UPI) -- The White House said Wednesday the administration has the authority to order U.S participation in NATO military attacks in Libya without congressional approval.
House resolution chides Obama on Libya

House resolution chides Obama on Libya

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- The Republican-led U.S. House Friday passed a resolution chiding the Obama administration for not seeking congressional authority for military action in Libya.
House to vote on U.S. role in Libya

House to vote on U.S. role in Libya

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- A congressional vote against U.S. support for NATO's military operations in Libya would send "an unhelpful message of disunity," a Pentagon spokesman said.
U.S. House pulls Libya resolution

U.S. House pulls Libya resolution

WASHINGTON, June 2 (UPI) -- U.S. House leaders pulled a bill calling for the U.S. military to withdraw from Libya after a group of liberals and conservatives said they back the measure.
Liberals outraged by Libya intervention

Liberals outraged by Libya intervention

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- Liberal Democrats, key to Barack Obama's election as U.S. president, are some of the loudest critics on his strategy on Libya, a review of reaction indicates.
Suit pits Kucinich, cafeteria over olive

Suit pits Kucinich, cafeteria over olive

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- A lawsuit filed in the District of Columbia Superior Court pits Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, against a Capitol complex cafeteria operator over an olive pit.
Gibbs knocks liberal wing

Gibbs knocks liberal wing

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs Tuesday expressed disgruntlement with liberal elements within the Democratic Party.
Rep. Kucinich skeptical of airline merger

Rep. Kucinich skeptical of airline merger

WASHINGTON, June 16 (UPI) -- Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, said he is skeptical of the sincerity of Continental Airlines' in its arguments for a merger with United Airlines.
Kucinich says he'll vote for healthcare

Kucinich says he'll vote for healthcare

WASHINGTON, March 17 (UPI) -- Liberal Democratic Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Ohio said Wednesday he will vote in favor of healthcare reform, even though the bill is not to his liking.
Kucinich: Cleveland should use churches

Kucinich: Cleveland should use churches

CLEVELAND, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, wants Cleveland to take over closed Catholic churches by eminent domain, leasing them back to social service groups.

Hearing to focus on TARP waste prevention

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) -- Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, says he wants the U.S. Treasury Department to explain its efforts to prevent waste and abuse of federal bailout funds for banks.

Democrats divided over Obama's Iraq plan

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama's plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq has drawn mixed reviews from the president's fellow Democrats.

House grills Treasury on bailout

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- A U.S. House panel kept up the congressional criticism of the Treasury Department's handling of the $700 billion financial bailout Friday.
Congressman steamed over executive bonuses

Congressman steamed over executive bonuses

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- A report outlining $70 billion in executive bonuses potentially due Wall Street bank executives this year has one U.S. congressman fuming.

Feds to let elderly woman return home

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. housing officials say they are forgiving the mortgage of a 90-year-old Ohio woman who shot herself as she was about to be evicted.

Kucinich broaches impeachment at hearing

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- Rep. Dennis Kucinich Friday asked the House Judiciary Committee to consider his proposal to impeach U.S. President George Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney.
House sends Bush impeachment bill to panel

House sends Bush impeachment bill to panel

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. House kicked an attempt to impeach President George Bush into legislative limbo Wednesday when members sent it to a committee.
Kucinich introduces impeachment resolution

Kucinich introduces impeachment resolution

WASHINGTON, June 9 (UPI) -- Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, introduced 35 articles of impeachment against President George W. Bush in the U.S. House of Representatives Monday night.

Congressional incubents face challenges

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- A Washington-based organization says a record number of well-financed candidates are running in primaries to unseat congressional incumbents this year.

Baseball cards include White House rivals

NEW YORK, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Topps Co. Inc. of New York has announced packs of its 2008 baseball cards will include trading cards bearing the faces of U.S. presidential contenders.
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