Mike Baker (AP):
That doesn't mean Kucinich will get a warm welcome if he tries to make the move. Dwight Pelz, chairman of the Washington state Democratic Party, said Kucinich called this week and indicated that he was looking at running in the state next year.
Kucinich spokesman Nathan White said Pelz may have misinterpreted the conversation and that the congressman simply made contact to be polite due to rumors about his future.
Either way, Pelz told Kucinich that he didn't support the idea.
"He is not an attractive candidate for Congress in Washington state," Pelz said in an interview. "We could lose if he was our candidate." MORE...