Thursday, March 8, 2012

Appreciating Dennis Kucinich | The Progressive

Appreciating Dennis Kucinich | The Progressive
By Matthew Rothschild, March 7, 2012

Dennis Kucinich deserves a lot of credit for holding high the progressive banner in Congress over the past 16 years.

Kucinich lost his primary race against another progressive, Marcy Kaptur, the longest serving woman in Congress on Tuesday, by a 55-41 margin.
"Wisconsinites are in Kucinich’s debt because last spring, he made a monkey out of Scott Walker when the Wisconsin governor testified before the House. Kucinich forced Walker to admit that his attacks on labor rights had nothing to do with saving revenue for the state of Wisconsin. This helped unmask Walker as someone who simply wanted to crush unions." Read More | The Progressive
Video of the Kucinich/Walker testimony