Outspoken US Democrat loses re-election bid

Famous for his anti-war position, Dennis Kucinich loses bid against fellow Democrat.



    Dennis Kucinich, a Democrat famous for his anti-war position, has lost his re-election bid.

    The eight-term congressman and two-time presidential candidate, was voted out office in a special election brought on by a newly drawn US congressional voting map that pitted Kucinich against a fellow Democrat.

    Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How different voting systems work around the world

    How different voting systems work around the world

    Nearly two billion voters in 52 countries around the world will head to the polls this year to elect their leaders.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

    The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

    How the art world's hunger for ancient artefacts is destroying a centuries-old culture. A journey across the Himalayas.