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IRS Hearing: Dems Call No Liberal Groups as Witnesses

On Monday's Appropriations hearing on the IRS scandal, OH Democrat Rep. Marcy Kaptur grilled Inspector General George about whether liberal groups were also singled out for special scrutiny. She inferred that, because a large numberShow More Summary

Inspector General: Liberal Groups Not Treated Like Tea Party Groups

On Monday, Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) of the House Appropriations Subcommittee asked inspector general J. Russell George if he had found that conservative groups had been targeted. George said there were 79 groups put to the side because...Show More Summary

Social Advocacy & Politics: No Jokes for Congress (Especially Not on Twitter)

Marcy Kaptur (D-OH9) tweeted a joke from the White House Correspondents Dinner. But then she erased it 8 minutes later. What if more members of Congress could embrace the boldness of a funny tweet, without running away from it as if scared of their own shadow? We might see more real discussions among our elected officials as they work to solve our very real problems.

Rep. Kaptur Notes Cuts to Nurtiton in House GOP Budget

On Tuesday, Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Ohio) noted on the House floor that the GOP budget proposal includes cuts to Senior Farmers Markets Nutrition Coupons, which she argued would hurt the health of U.S. seniors. -kg

Rep. Kaptur's Balancing Trade Bill Is On The Right Track - But It Needs Teeth

By Howard Richman: On January 4, 2013, Rep. Marcy Kaptur (Democrat of Ohio) introduced H.R. 192, the Balancing Trade Act of 2013. She explained that every $1 billion of trade deficit costs more than 5,000 jobs: In an effort to stem job losses as a result of the trade deficit, I have also introduced and will fight passage of H.R. Show More Summary

Congressional Candidate Joe The Plumber: “Put A Damn Fence On That Border…And Start Shooting”

Speaking at an fundraiser for Maricopa County Sheriff Arpaio, Joe the Plumber, running against Marcy Kaptur in Ohio’s 9th Congressional district, had this to say: “For years I’ve said, ‘Put a damn fence on that border going to Mexico and start shooting…’ that’s how I feel. Show More Summary

Glenn loses another Congressional advocate

NASA’s Glenn Research Center is already losing a strong supporter in Congress with the departure of Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), who lost the Democratic primary for his redrawn district against another incumbent, Rep. Marcy Kaptur. Now it appears the center will lose another advocate: according to multiple reports, including the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Rep. Steven [...]

Marcy Kaptur: The Unknown Liberal

Representing Ohio in the 9th District is a name you might not know much about. You may never have even heard of Marcy Kaptur, primarily because of a lack of legislative leadership. How do you have a job for 30 years without your employers...Show More Summary

Kucinich won't run in Washington -- follow-up on earlier story

The Hill reports that Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio), who lost a primary race to Rep. Marcy Kaptur after redistricting combined their previously separate districts, has decided against running for a seat in Washington state (or anywhere else). Show More Summary

Dennis Kucinich will not run in Washington

Come January, Rep. Dennis Kucinich’s career in Congress will end. Ever since losing a member-vs-member primary against Rep. Marcy Kaptur, the Ohio Democrat has been considering a bid in Washington state. Today, he announced that he would step down instead. Read full article >>

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur Christens Tugboat

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Representative of Northern Ohio’s Ninth Congressional District, was the Sponsor and Principal Speaker for the naming ceremony

Why Doesn’t Marcy Kaptur Respect Veterans?

From the diaries. Not long ago, my opponent, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur used her Congressional website to take Republicans to task for not being “sensitive” about “the plight of unemployed returning veterans.” She was angry that theShow More Summary

Kucinich supporters eye Washington state move to revive his political career

Kucinich was left with no Ohio district to run in after he lost his primary against fellow Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio). Read more...

Kucinich Loses Primary, But Could Wind Up on Cable

Far-left Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), who lost a primary battle to fellow Democrat Marcy Kaptur on Tuesday night, might emerge on cable news once his term ends in January. Even though the Democrats will be heavily favored to retain the redistricted seat in November, several of the anchors at MSNBC seemed to particularly lament the [...]

Circling the Drain

Samuel Wurzelbacher, who has been milking his 15 minutes of “Joe the Plumber” fame for four years and counting, is running against Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur for a Congressional seat. Apparently a tender blossom despite his rugged, wipe-clean exterior, Wurzelbacher thinks it’s out of bounds to be asked about homophobic comments he made a few [...]

What Sunk Dennis Kucinich

3 years agoNews : The Daily Beast

Mansfield Frazier and Larry Durstin on why the progressive firebrand was thumped by Rep. Marcy Kaptur.

Vegan Congressman Dennis Kucinich Loses Ohio Primary

Two-time former Democratic presidential candidate and eight-term congressman Dennis Kucinich lost the Ohio primary election to fellow Democratic Representative Marcy Kaptur. Read More

Joe the Plumber Narrowly Wins GOP Nod in Ohio’s 9th House District

Samuel "Joe the Plumber" Wurzelbacher narrowly wins the Republican nomination for Ohio?s ninth congressional district, and will face Rep. Marcy Kaptur in November.

Kaptur Defeats Kucinich in Ohio Primary Race - Will Face Joe 'the Plumber' Wurzelbacher in General

Click here to view this media Well we can thank Republican redistricting in Ohio for forcing the voters there to choose between Marcy Kaptur and Dennis Kucinich. Kaptur won the Ohio Democratic primary for the newly drawn district and will now face off against, get this... Show More Summary

"Joe the Plumber" Ekes Out Primary Win

The Associated Press reports that Samuel Wurzelbacher (R), better known as "Joe the Plumber" from his role in the 2008 presidential campaign, won a narrow victory in his primary race and will now face off against Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D) in...Show More Summary

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