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Ohio congressman Dennis Kucinich is no stranger to presidential campaigns.
He ran for president 2004 and in 2008 eventually coming up short -- didn't senator Barack Obama.
But what -- -- is the congressman have for this year's Republican nominee.
Who will take on the president unopposed in the general election.
Joining us right now congressman -- -- and his wife Elizabeth is an issue we'll talk usually about it extremely moving caused the congressman first things first good to see again.
And evolution and I'm I'm wondering what you think so far of a study came out today.
That said when asked 52% of the country say pres Obama's accomplish not much or little to nothing as president 47%.
Said he's had -- they have a positive assessment of -- where do you stand about his accomplishment three years it.
Well I you know the economy is really central here.
And if the economy begins to come back I think the president's.
Standing in those kinds of close -- and pro.
Ultimately it's a fifty state race and the president does have support is in many tears across the country.
But the economy must come back for him to be able to rally his support.
To get reelected.
-- he has he done a good job according to congressman Dennis Kucinich.
Well I think that -- the jury still out with respect to trying to get America back to work I mean and Ohio for example.
We have close in 94 out of work.
And what we care about is what can be done to put.
The country back to work but -- -- an example in Cleveland we're just told by the Ohio Department of Transportation.
That we're gonna have to wait another.
Ten years at least for a new bridge that is vital to our commerce and our community and to safety.
And if the state can't produce a federal government's going to have to move -- with highway transportation spending side infrastructure spending if the president's able to its its key into that.
Not only in Ohio but across the country that's gonna.
-- help them so if he does more spending with our deficit that a win you over for you.
Hey I want to talk to Elizabeth about one one of the causes it means a lot to you the passage of the great eight protection it cost savings act.
What would you like to see stopped.
But like to see -- use of chimpanzees and other great apes stopped in invasive medical reset to where it.
The last country in the well to continue to use great apes in this kind of reset his -- -- moral.
At the science doesn't stand up and it's costing the federal government a heck of a lot of money so some say hey we need this in order to move forward with.
With medicines or to help the human condition you say they should -- somebody else or something else.
I'd say the chase of medicine came out whether oppose -- the end of last year saying that we don't -- great -- setting off any current medical -- That found -- way so -- science -- behind my augment.
All right it's so we'll find out where this stands and we'll follow it Carson -- -- decision Elizabeth thanks so much for joining us this morning it was great to see tip thank you Ben -- here Mike.
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