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Dennis Kucinich at the Oscars; a former congressman walks the red carpet

The Kuciniches on the red carpet. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

“I have friends in the Academy,” Dennis Kucinich told our colleague Dan Zak. The eight-term former congressman didn’t get more specific; since losing his Democratic primary last year amid Ohio redistricting, he’s stayed in Washington and recently signed on as a paid commentator with Fox News.

“Through the years a lot of members have supported me,” he added. “I was just talking to Dustin Hoffman and he said, ‘This is a lot like your business, isn’t it?’ I said, ‘Yeah, but your people are prettier.’”

His animal-rights activist/real estate agent wife was looking dazzling as always, in something long and blue and off the shoulder. What are you wearing? “No idea,” said Elizabeth. “Clothes.”

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