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Obama, Rep. Fudge, Congressional Black Caucus members say U.S. Supreme Court decision to weaken Voting Rights Act hurts Blacks, poor people, is egregious, ..Ohio state Rep. Barnes Jr, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald comment against it too,.... a state lawmaker calls Justice Clarence Thomas an "Uncle Tom" around 5-4 ruling that strikes down provisional requirement under the Voting Rights Act for 15 states, including Ohio, to get federal approval to change state voting laws,... Fudge targets Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted as reason for needing the provision,.... Ohio Gov. John Kasich is quiet on controversial issue

Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge of Ohio (D-11), a Warrensville Hts.  Democrat  who also chairs the  Congressional  Black Caucus, speaks during a press conference with CBC members following the U.S. Supreme Court decision handed down on Tuesday  that   weakens  the Voting Rights Act, a federal law  enacted  in the 1960s to address   egregious  racial discrimination in voting. Pictured  behind  Fudge is seasoned Rep. John Conyers of Michigan. 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 newspapers  ( ).  Reach Cleveland Urban News.Com by email at and by phone at 216-659-0473 President Barack Obama WASHINGTON, D.C.-The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, a 5-4 ruling that President Obama and congressional Black Democrats, including U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-11