kucinich - Will Boas POL 142 Essay Congressman Report The...

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Will Boas POL 142 Essay Congressman Report The Congressman who represents me in the tenth district of Ohio to the House of Representatives is Congressman Dennis Kucinich. Kucinich is a Democrat who was elected in 1997 and has held the position ever since. He is affiliated with the Democratic Party, and he is considered a very liberal Democrat. The demographics of his constituents include 89.5 percent Caucasian, 5 percent Hispanic, 4.3 percent African American, 1.7 percent Asian, .2 percent Native American and .3 percent Other. Dennis Kucinich is known for taking very controversial views, including the attempted impeachment of both President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney. Congressman Kucinich has an extensive voting record on civil rights and civil liberties matters. In 2009, he voted yes on the Hate Crimes Expansion bill, formally known as the BILL WITH THE NAME THAT I FORGET. This bill expands the definition of a hate crime to include felonies motivated by prejudice based on national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity of the victim. It also allows
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