American politician who served as Mayor of Cincinnati from 1984 to 1991 and from 1999 to 2005. He also served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1991 to 1993.
He got his B.A. from Notre Dame and attended the University of Cincinnati College of Law.
He had to deal with the 2001 Cincinnati Riots resulting from perceived racism on the part of city police.
His father, Tom Luken, was also a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
He worked as a news anchor as WLWT-TV, where former Cincinnati Mayor Jerry Springer also worked.