Jacqueline Faith Kucinich
November 10, 1981
Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
|Alma mater||American University|
Sandra Lee McCarthy
Jacqueline Faith "Jackie" Kucinich (born November 10, 1981) is an American reporter. She is currently Washington bureau chief for The Daily Beast. Since the 2016 presidential election, she has been a CNN commentator. She is the daughter of Dennis Kucinich, former mayor of Cleveland, Democratic congressman and two-time presidential candidate. She is also the niece of Gary Kucinich, former Cleveland City Councilman.
Early life and education
Kucinich was born in Columbus, Ohio, to Dennis Kucinich and Sandra Lee McCarthy. Her father was formerly the mayor of Cleveland and Democratic congressman from Ohio's 10th congressional district. Her father is of Croat and Irish ancestry. Her mother was an English and broadcast journalism teacher. Her parents divorced in 1986. Her godmother is Oscar-winning actress Shirley MacLaine.
Beginning in 2005, Kucinich became a reporter covering Congress for political newspaper The Hill. During her time at The Hill, she was reportedly accused of "beating up" on conservatives by some members of the House Republican caucus. Shortly thereafter, Kucinich was hired as a reporter for Roll Call, starting in 2008.
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