A profile of Dennis Kucinich.

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June 10 2003 12:49 PM

Profile: Dennis Kucinich

Last week, Slate began a series of short features explaining who the 2004 presidential candidates are, what they've said and done, and where they propose to take the country. The first installment summarizes each candidate's personal and professional background. Today's subject is Dennis Kucinich.

Dennis John Kucinich

Dennis John Kucinich   

Web site: www.kucinich.us.

Age: 56 (born Oct. 8, 1946).

Highest grade completed: Master of arts in communications (1973).

Political experience: councilman, Cleveland (1969-1973, 1983); clerk of courts, Cleveland (1975); mayor, Cleveland (1977-1979); state senator, Ohio (1995-1996); congressman, Ohio (1997-present).

Previous jobs: Has been a politician since age 21.

Spouse: None.

Previous marriages: Two. Second ended in 1987.