Rep. Dennis Kucinich's aspirations might stretch beyond the Oval Office into the great beyond.

The Ohio Democrat and presidential candidate "felt a connection in his heart" when he saw a strange object floating in the sky while visiting Shirley MacLaine in the 1980s in her Washington state home, according to a new book by the actress-turned-clairvoyant.

In the book — to be released Nov. 6 — MacLaine writes, "He saw a gigantic triangular craft, silent and observing him. It hovered for about 10 minutes or so and sped away with a speed he couldn't comprehend. He felt a connection in his heart and heard directions in his mind."

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A spokeswoman for Kucinich said the congressman has no comment on the book.