About Dennis Kucinich: Rep. Dennis Kucinich entered the race February 18, 2003, by filing papers to form a presidential exploratory committee. Kucinich, a four-term congressman from Cleveland, Ohio, is running on an unabashedly liberal platform. He remains in the race even though he has not won any state contests and Sen. John Kerry has amassed enough delegates for the Democratic nomination. Read full candidate profile >
Editor's note: This chart features brief summaries of candidates' viewpoints on some issues, based on their statements and records. Most candidates have offered more comprehensive explanations of their positions on these and other issues. More information may be found on their campaign Web sites.
Drop retirement age to 65; keep funds public off Wall St.
State fiscal crisis
Rescind tax cuts and give money, no-interest loans to states
Repeal Bush tax cuts; increase corporate taxes
Reverse trend of growing budget deficits
$300 billion for infrastructure, tech jobs; rescind NAFTA
NOTE AG: Attorney General; ANWR: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; CAFÉ:
Standards that provide tax and other incentives for consumers to purchase
and alternative fuel vehicles; COPS: Community Oriented Policing Program;
DOMA: Defense of Marriage Act; GLBT: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered;
NCLB: No Child Left Behind; NMD: National Missile Defense.