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Kucinich marches and speaks for peace

Congressman and Democratic Presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich,), will be one of the featured speakers at the National Peace March (Saturday, January 27) expected to draw upwards of 500,000 people to the nation's capital from all over the country.
Cleveland, Ohio, January 25, 2007: Rep. Dennis Kucinich, (10th Dist., Ohio) - the only Presidential contender who has voted against every authorization and funding appropriation for the war in Iraq - will jet from a massive peace march in Washington D.C. on Saturday for two days of appearances at end-the-war events in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Immediately following the march in D.C.,, the Congressman will fly to the West Coast for two days of meetings and events to detail his 12-point plan to end the war and bring U.S. troops home.

Information on January 27 actions and protests:


SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA: Saturday, January 27, 7 p.m.: First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1187 Franklin Street (at Geary), San Francisco. A forum co-sponsored by eleven national and local organizations, including U.S. Labor Against the War, Bay Area Labor Committee for Peace and Justice, United for Peace and Justice, and Code Pink.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: Sunday, January 28, 4 p.m.: St. Matthias Episcopal Church, 7056 Washington Avenue(corner of Washington and Wardman), Whittier. .A forum hosted by the Whittier Area Peace and Justice Coalition. Also participating will be representatives from Iraq Veterans Against the War, Military Families Speak Out, Los Angeles Chapter of U.S. Labor Against the War, and the ANSWER Coalition.


Earlier on Sunday, Kucinich will be in Culver City to unveil a new national health insurance plan that he and U.S. Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) introduced yesterday.

Kucinich, now in his sixth term in Congress from the pivotal state of Ohio, is the only Presidential candidate from either party to announce a comprehensive plan to end the war, bring U.S. troops home, and establish an international peace-keeping force in Iraq. This is Kucinich's first trip to California this year.

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DK 26.Jan.2007 10:34

Den Mark, Vancouver

Kucinich is cool. I like him. I worked hard for him, once. His new campaign will help shape "the discussion". But he's marginalized & dissed in & by his party, & acts as if that doesn't matter. It does matter. My perspective sees that enuf people are disgusted with democrats & republicans that a third party or independent candidate could win this time. DK could be that candidate, but he refuses to fight the one-party-as-"two-parties" system. Sad. Rahm emmanuel & company are promoting now-safe "peace" candidates above DK & others, because that is what democrats do so well. Obama is the black entry, instead of Conyers, not that he'd want to be. Clinton is the female entry, instead of McKinney, not that she'd want to be. I'd follow Conyers across a burning desert, but maybe i'd follow Obama across a room. A small room. And i wouldn't follow Clinton at all. Too bad, DK. You get to shape "the discussion", & nothing else.