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Dennis J. Kucinich
Democrat

Occupation:U.S. Congressman, Ohio

Occupational Background:U.S. Congressman; Ohio State Senate; Mayor of Cleveland; Municipal Court Clerk; Cleveland City Council

Educational Background:B.A., M.A., Case Western Reserve University

Prior Governmental Experience:U.S. Congressman; Ohio State Senate; Mayor of Cleveland; Municipal Court Clerk; Cleveland City Council

I am running for President to inspire America to take a new path, a different direction. I envision an America which has the capacity to reconnect with the heart of the world; an America which proceeds in the world optimistically and courageously; an America which understands that the world is interdependent, that it is inter-connected.

I am running for President to break the shackles of fear which have deprived our citizens of rights. I am running for President to change the way this country values humanity, so that instead of fear and lies, we can live our lives based on principles of peace and hope. We need to regain the trust of the American people and we need to have a government which trusts the American people.

It is time for America to resume its glorious journey; time to reject shrinking jobs and wages, disappearing savings and rights; time to reject the detour toward fear and greed. It is time to look out upon the world for friends, not enemies; time to counter the control of corporations over our politics, our economy, our resources, and mass media. It is time for those who have much to help those who have little by maintaining a progressive tax structure. It is time to tell the world that we wish to be their partner in peace, not their leader in war. Most of all, it is time for America to again be the land where dreams come true because the government is on the side of its people.

Together, we can change our nation, and, as Tennyson wrote and my political hero Robert Kennedy always said, we can seek a newer world.

(This information furnished by Kucinich for President.)

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