Thursday, January 3, 2008

Kucinich Taken off Texas Ballot, Files Lawsuit

Here's a fascinating story coming out of Texas tonight:

The Texas Democratic Party said Dennis Kucinich's application was "defective" and removed him from the Democratic primary ballot. On the application, candidates must sign an oath that requires them to support the Democratic nominee, whoever that shall be. Kucinich crossed out that section and said he would sign it only on the condition that the nominee pledge not to use war as a part of foreign relations.

Kucinich has filed a lawsuit asking to be reinstated on the ballot claiming the vow violates the 1st and 14th amendments.

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