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Hill Tangled in Kucinich Family Tree?

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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DENNIS'S MENACE? Jackie Kucinich

Some members of the House Republican Caucus are mad at the Dennis Kucinich clan—and not because the liberal presidential candidate and congressman from Ohio bucks them on almost every issue. GOPers are groaning because they say his only child, Jackie, regularly "beats up" on conservatives via The Hill, where she's been on staff since 2005.

At least one high-ranking Republican pol has refused to be interviewed by Kucinich, RadarOnline.com has learned, because he questions her objectivity. Plus, a few Caucus members have penned a letter they plan to soon send to The Hill asking that Kucinich's work come with a permanent disclaimer, indicating her political pedigree.

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"There's just a lot of widespread concern—or, rather, worry that this hasn't raised any red flags—that the daughter of a liberal Democratic member is allowed to cover the very people he fights against: us," said a GOP congressional staffer who asked not to be named.

Indeed, Jackie's main beat at The Hill is the House Republicans—not that you're likely to hear her dad mention that fact in public. When papa Kucinich takes to the stump, he usually talks up her public education upbringing to gain points from prospective voters, as he's done in a couple of presidential debates so far.

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