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Obama speaks at Senator McCain's funeral and says McCain called on America to rise above racism and 'mean and petty' politics

By  Veronica Stracqualursi , CNN Washington (CNN)- Former President Barack Obama lauded John McCain's efforts to push the nation to rise above "mean and petty" politics in his tribute Saturday to the Arizona Republican, who served for more than three decades in the Senate. "So much of our politics, our public life, our public discourse can seem small and mean and petty, trafficking in bombast and insult, and phony controversies, and manufactured outrage. It's a politics that pretends to be brave and tough, but in fact is born of fear," Obama said in a eulogy for McCain at a memorial service at Washington National Cathedral. "John called on us to be bigger than that. He called on us to be better than that." CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL STORY AT CNN.COM and , Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog with some 5 million views on Google Plus alone.Tel: (216) 659-0

Senator John McCain dies at 81 and Obama and George W. Bush to speak at funeral, though President Trump is not invited

Senator John McCain CNN) Whenever  America was in a fight  during his long lifetime, John McCain was in the thick of it. McCain, who has died at the age of 81, was a naval bomber pilot, prisoner of war, conservative maverick, giant of the Senate, twice-defeated presidential candidate and an abrasive American hero with a twinkle in his eye. The Arizonan warrior politician, who survived plane crashes, several bouts of skin cancer and brushes with political oblivion, often seemed to be perpetually waging a race against time and his own mortality while striving to ensure that his five-and-a-half years as a Vietnam prisoner of war did not stand as the defining experience of his life. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL STORY AT CNN.COM

Obamacare in trouble: GOP Senators McCain, and Portman from Ohio join fellow Republicans in passing motion to debate GOP bill dubbed Trumpcare that would repeal and replace Obamacare....Sen Sherrod Brown, a Cleveland Democrat who voted against the measure, says it is offensive and will hurt lives....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of,, and, Ohio's Black digital news leaders

Republican United States Senator Rob Portman of Ohio Republican United States President Donald Trump  and  Kathywraycolemanonlinenews  ,  Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog with some 4.5 million views on Google Plus alone.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: 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 LEA DER IN BLACK DIGITAL NEWS CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, WASHINGTON, D.C-  Senate Republicans , with Rob Portman from Ohio aboard and Arizona Sen John McCain, who is fighting brain cancer, voted 51-50 on Tuesday to move forward with debate on a GOP bill to repeal and replace Obamcare, the 2010 Affordable Care Act, former presi