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The late Cleveland Councilwoman Fannie Lewis is remembered at 10th anniversary celebration of U.S. Supreme Court ruling for Republican pushed vouchers for Cleveland children to attend private schools, Clinton-Lewinski scandal then in house counsel Ken Starr is keynote speaker, State Sen Nina Turner, State Rep. Bill Patmon honored at event by Republicans, prominent Ohio Republicans like Betty Montgomery, Jo Ann Davidson, retired U.S. Sen Voinovich attend, Obama said in previous one-on-one interview wih Journalist Kathy Wray Coleman that voucher remain unconstitutional, Republicans say they give Blacks and poor children choice

Former Ward 7 Cleveland Councilwoman Fannie Lewis By Frances Caldwell and Kathy Wray Coleman CLEVELAND,Ohio-A host of prominent members of Ohio's Republican Party and a few Black Cleveland Democrats remembered former Cleveland Ward 7 Councilman Fannie Lewis  for her support of the school choice movement  at the Renaissance Hotel in Cleveland Monday evening  during the tenth year anniversary celebration of the U.S. Supreme Court's 2002 upholding of the Cleveland School Voucher Program that gives vouchers for public state funds for under privileged Cleveland children to attend parochial and private schools. The  keynote speaker was Ken Starr, whose report as then U.S. in house counsel broke the Clinton- Lewenski scandal and initiated the impeachment process against former president Bill Clinton, who ultimately received a brief suspension of his law license for lying in a deposition about his celebrated affair with the then 21-year-old Monica Lewinski, at the time a Whit