Democratic presidential contender Dennis Kucinich takes ABC to task for excluding him from last night's debate. He and wife Elizabeth and their supporters marched outside of the debate forum in protest. WMUR:
Kucinich argued that ABC is violating equal-time provisions by keeping him out of the debate and noted that ABC's parent Walt Disney Co. had contributed to campaigns involving the four Democrats who were invited.
"ABC should not be the first primary," the Ohio congressman said in papers filed at the Federal Communications Commission.
ABC said the candidates left out of the debates failed to meet benchmarks for their support that were outlined to each campaign prior to the Iowa caucus.
WMUR did give Kucinich some airtime to speak to his platform after the debate.