December 15, 2006: The CQPolitics Interview: Dennis Kucinich (

  • People aren’t looking for the Democrats to be better managers of the war, they want the Democrats to end the war and to bring our troops home. And so my candidacy responds to the will of the people that’s already been expressed in November. And I think the resolve of the American people is strengthened when they know that they have a candidate who’s been right on Iraq from the very beginning, and I’ve been consistent on this.
  • But there’s something else that’s happened. And the other thing that’s different is that the American people have given the Democrats the power of the government. We are now the majority, and we are a co-equal branch of government. The people gave that to us on one issue and one issue alone: Iraq.