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Overview (4)

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Birth NameDennis John Kucinich
Nickname Dennis the Menace
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Dennis Kucinich was born on October 8, 1946 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Dennis John Kucinich. He has been married to Elizabeth Kucinich since August 21, 2005. He was previously married to Sandra Lee McCarthy and Helen.

Spouse (3)

Elizabeth Kucinich (21 August 2005 - present)
Sandra Lee McCarthy (15 January 1977 - 1986) (divorced) (1 child)
Helen (? - ?) (divorced)

Trade Mark (1)

Ageless, boyish appearance

Trivia (13)

Member of the Cleveland, Ohio, city council, 1969-1973, 1983.
Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1977-1979.
Member of the Ohio State Senate, representing the 23rd Senate district, serving from January 3, 1995 - January 2, 1997, and resigning one day early in order to take up his seat in the US House of Representatives, to which he had been elected in November 1996.
Member of the US House of Representatives from Ohio's 10th Congressional District, serving from January 3, 1997 - January 3, 2013.
Is of Croatian descent.
Represented the Cleveland area as an United States Representative since 1997 in Washington D.C., retiring in 2013.
Father of daughter, Jackie Kucinich (born in 1981), with first wife, Sandra Lee McCarthy of Columbus, Ohio. Father-in-law of Jared Louis Allen (born 1978), husband of his daughter Jackie.
Lost the Ohio Democratic congressional primary to Rep. Marcy Kaptur on March 6, 2012.
Became a Fox News contributor/political analyst after retiring from the US House of Representatives on January 3, 2013.
When elected in 1976, was the youngest elected Mayor in Cleveland, Ohio history.
Interestingly while both are publicly known as "liberals", daughter Jackie Kucinich is a political analyst for MSNBC, going back several years from 2013, while Dennis was hired as a contributor and political analyst for Fox News after leaving Congress in 2013. MSNBC is generally known as Democratic and liberal leaning, while Fox News is generally known as Republican and conservative leaning.
Release of his book, "A Prayer for America". [2003]
Release of his book, "The Courage to Survive". [2007]

Personal Quotes (1)

With the capture of Saddam Hussein, the administration's stated goal of removing him from power has been accomplished. The United States must seize this moment and end the occupation of Iraq.

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