Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D) of Ohio in November voted against the House version of the legislation, arguing it "incentivizes the perpetuation, indeed the strengthening, of the for-profit health insurance industry." Congressman Kucinich announced he would switch his vote on March 17 after talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Obama. Here, Kucinich conducts a news conference on March 17, announcing his support for healthcare reform in Washington.
Both pundits were way off in their predictions for the 2012 elections. But Karl Rove is still a GOP player, while Dick Morris isn't. Fox's decision to drop Sarah Palin also fits the scheme.
Joe 'the Plumber' Wurzelbacher has entered the 2012 congressional race saying Congress needs more mechanics, bricklayers and plumbers.
'Joe the Plumber,' who became an accidental stand-in for the middle class in the 2008 presidential campaign has filed papers to (possibly) run for a House seat in northern Ohio.
That's the implication of documents found by Al Jazeera in Tripoli. The documents also suggest that US Rep. Dennis Kucinich tried to help provide legal assistance to the Libyan regime.
Several Democrats and Republicans are calling for a fresh -- and dangerous -- isolationism. But just as Europe needed US leadership after the cold war, so does the Arab world now.