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124. Dennis Kucinich on Gaza, Ohio, and Politics

124. Dennis Kucinich on Gaza, Ohio, and Politics

Welcome to another episode of the Willoughby Hills podcast!

On today’s episode, I speak with Dennis Kucinich, an Ohio politician who has served as Cleveland city councilor, mayor of Cleveland, Ohio state senator, and U.S. representative from 1997-2013. He was a presidential candidate in the democratic primary in 2004 and 2008. He is currently running for U.S. representative for Ohio’s 7th district as an independent.

Dennis has always been an outspoken member of congress who is not afraid to challenge the status quo. Recently, he’s been on my radar for being one of the few politicians calling out the genocide of Palestinians.

Dennis publishes a Substack newsletter, which is part of how I have been able to keep up with his current views.

In addition to discussing the situation in Gaza, we also discuss how Ohio politics has changed and how the state has gone from fairly purple to reliably red. Dennis also shares stories about growing up with my dad’s family on the West Side of Cleveland, including some personal memories of my grandparents.

For more, you can visit Dennis’s campaign website or follow him on Instagram.

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