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U.S. Rep Marcia Fudge to lead annual Labor Day Parade in Cleveland, a tradition of the largely Black 11th congressional district community started by former congressman Louis Stokes, Ohio's first Black congressman.....A former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, Fudge is one of two Blacks in congress from Ohio....By associate publisher and editor Kathy Wray Coleman of Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog

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Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com , Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog with some 5 million views on Google Plus alone.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com. Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, and who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio. We interviewed former president Barack Obama one-on-one when he was campaigning for president. As to the Obama interview, CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, OHIO'S LEADER IN BLACK DIGITAL NEWS . Ohio 11th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcia L Fudge, a Warrensville Heights Democrat and former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus who is also a past national president of Delta Sigma  Theta  Sorority  Inc. By Kathy Wray Coleman, associate publisher, editor-in-chief CLEVELANDURBANNEWS.COM-CLEVELAND, Ohio- Led by Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge as its grand marshal, the annual 11th Con

Congresswoman Fudge appoints new executive director for the 11th congressional district, By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's Black digital news leader www.clevelandurbannews.com

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By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and the Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog. Tel: 216-659-0473. Email:  editor@clevelandurbannews.com . Coleman is a 23-year political, legal and investigative journalist who trained for 17 years, and under six different editors,  at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.    ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ).  CLICK HERE TO GO TO KATHY WRAY COLEMAN AT GOOGLE PLUS WHERE SHE HAS SOME 2.5 MILLION INTERNET VIEWS  alone. Kevin L. McDaniel WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS, Ohio  -  Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), a Warrensville Heights Democrat whose majority Black 11th congressional district includes the city of Cleveland and several of its eastern suburbs of Cuyahoga County, and a largely Black pocket of Akron and staggering parts of Summit County, has appointed Kevin L. McDaniel as the new executive director f

Congresswoman Fudge speaks on government shut down ending, calls for bipartisan truce

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U.S. Representative Marcia L. Fudge (D-OH) By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief,  Cleveland Urban News.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com, Ohio's No 1 and No 2 online Black news venues  ( www.clevelandurbannews.com )   Reach Cleveland Urban News.Com by email at editor@clevelandurbannews.com and by phone at 216-659-0473 WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), a Warrensville Heights Democrat and chair of the Congressional Black Caucus of Blacks in Congress, released  a press statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives last night voted to pass legislation that ends the government shutdown and avoids default. The legislation, H.R. 2775,  passed the House with 285 yeas and 144 nays. “I am pleased the House has finally acted responsibly to reopen the government, and make sure our bills are paid on time, at least in the short term," said Fudge in a press statement to Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's most read online

Congressional Black Caucus led by Rep. Marcia Fudge denounces racism at Capitol Hill hearing, by Washington Bureau Plain Dealer Reporter Sabrina Eaton

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  Warrensville Heights Democratic Rep. Marcia Fudge. Photo courtesy of Rep. Marcia Fudge P rint By Sabrina Eaton, Plain Dealer Washington Reporter The Plain Dealer Follow on Twitter on July 30, 2013 at 6:25 PM, updated July 30, 2013 at 7:12 PM Even though they don't control the House of Representatives this term, Democrats can still make points by booking meeting rooms and inviting witnesses to testify at unofficial hearings on Capitol Hill. On Tuesday, the Congressional Black Caucus led by Marcia Fudge of Warrensville Heights, used that prerogative to convene a "conversation on race and justice in America" where they expressed displeasure with events like the  Supreme Court's decision  to strike down portions of the federal Voting Rights Act and the  acquittal  of Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin last year. Calling race "a topic that has too long been a thor

Rodney King, whose videtaped beating by a group of White Los Angeles police sparked deadly riots in 1991, is dead at 47, Watch the video of the celebrated beating that reminds America of the police brutality lodged routinely against the Black community

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Rodney King By Kath y Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) and ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) LOS ANGELES, California-Rodney King, whose 1991 brutal and videotaped beating by a group of White Los Angeles policemen generated a week of costly riots that killed 55 people and heightened racial tensions across the country after a predominantly White jury acquitted the officers was found dead Sun. afternoon in his swimming pool in a home he shared with his fiancee in Rialto, Calif., a Los Angeles suburb.  He was 47, and there was no evidence of foul play,  police said. Famous for going off script from his lawyers and saying "can we all get along?" at a press conference calling for peace around the riots, King publicly admitted that he had alcohol and drug abuse problems. Cynthia Kelley, whom King was scheduled to marry, made the 911 call crying and told police

Obama campaign announces 35 national campaign co-chairs such as actress Eva Longoria, Black Congressional Caucus Chair Emanuel Cleaver, Strickland

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Former Ohio Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland (center) with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama Congressional Black Caucus Chairperson Emanuel Cleaver III (D-MO) President Barack Obama (lt) with Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick Desperate Housewives Actress Eva Longoria From the Metro Desk of The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com and Cleveland Urban News.Com ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com and www.clevelandurbannews.com ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-The Obama for America campaign announced on Wed. the names of 35 co-chairs for the president's 2012 reelection campaign that include a host of Democratic mayors, governors and U. S. senators, as well as union leaders, former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, Congressional Black Caucus Chairperson Emanuel Cleaver III (D-MO) , and famous people such as Caroline Kennedy and desperate housewives actress Eva Longoria. Also among the group are Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, who campaigned for the presid

U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords to resign from Congress this week after President Obama's State of the Union Address Tues., Obama, Rep. Fudge praise her

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U.S. Rep Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords (D-AZ) By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) and ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) Washington-D.C.-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords (D-AZ), a Democratic congresswoman representing Arizona's 8th Congressional District and the wife of former astronaut and Space Shuttle Commander Mark E. Kelly, announced yesterday that she is resigning her congressional seat this week, after President Obama gives his State of the Union address Tues. evening, which she will attend. "I have more work to do on my recovery, so to do what is best for Arizona I will step down this week," Giffords said in a video message posted to YouTube.Com. "I will return and we will work together for Arizona and this great country." A congresswoman since 2007 who was despised by the conservative Republican leaning Tea Party for her support of Obama's health care reforms, Giffords was a victim of a sho

Rep. Fudge offers olive branch after State Sen. Nina Turner withdraws from congressional race, Turner's colleagues say it strengthens Black community

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Ohio State Sen. Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) U. S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge (D-OH) By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) and ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) WASHINGTON, D.C.-State Sen. Nina Turner (D-25) on Fri. withdrew from next year's March 6 Democratic primary in a fight for a seat representing the 11th Congressional District against U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge (D-11) that lost momentum after Fudge won endorsements from practically every Democratic elected official in her predominantly Black district. Pursuant to a new congressional map unleashed last week that brought roughly 200,000 more constituents, Ohio's 11th Congressional District, which includes parts of Cleveland and its eastern suburbs in Cuyahoga County, now stretches south of Cleveland some 35 miles and includes a majority Black pocket of Akron, and staggering sections of its suburbs in Summit County. A Warrensville Hts. Democrat, Fudge was big time about it, immediately offerin

State Sen. Nina Turner Announces Run For Congress, Some Black Leaders Say Please Don't Run Against Qualified Black Incumbent U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge

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Updated Friday, December 2, 2011 Ohio State Sen. Nina Turner (D-25) U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge (D-OH) Ohio State Rep. Bill Patmon (D-10) Cleveland Ward 8 Councilman Jeff Johnson Cleveland Attorney and Local NAACP President George Forbes National political news and local news from the Cleveland metropolitan area brought to the community from ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) and ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor State Sen. Nina Turner (D-25) , a Cleveland Democrat, sent shock waves through Cleveland's political rank and file this week when she filed petitions to take on U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge (D-11) in next year's Democratic Primary election, a decision that has rocked Cleveland's Old Black Political Guard and has upset Black leaders with the prospective that the vote could be split by the two prominent Black women and a White could slide in. "When minorities run against each other as was the c