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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

Representatives Marcia Fudge and Tim Ryan applaud Akron City Council’s commitment to ending the heroin epidemic, which follows a bill by Fudge, Ryan in Congress on national heroin problem, Akron is the native home of LeBron James, more people die from fatal drug overdoses in Ohio than in car crashes

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11th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcia L.  Fudge of Ohio, who also chairs the Congressional Black Caucus of Blacks in Congress.  13th Congressional District Congressman Tim Ryan of Ohio From the Metro Desk of Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog,  O hio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog, Ohio's leaders in Black digital news, Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com and phone us at (216) 659-0473  ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) Washington DC –   Representatives Tim Ryan (OH-13) and Marcia Fudge (OH-11)  are  applauding Akron City Council for expressing their support for the Breaking Addiction Act of 2014 (HR 5136), which was introduced by Fudge and co-sponsored by Ryan, Democratic co-chair of the Addiction Treatment and Recovery Caucus.  Both members of Congress represent Akron and others respective areas in Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives. Ak

Updated: Congressional Black Caucus supports President Obama's State of the Union address of 2013, CBC Chair Rep. Marcia Fudge for Ohio says Obama policies on gun control, the economy, voting rights that his speech focused on show his commitment to all Americans, Obama denounced nuclear experiments by Iran, Korea, congressional infighting during hour long speech, U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur for Ohio comments on the president's speech too, says she supports Obama's push for immigration reform, gun control, says she is 'ready to stand with our commander-in-chief'

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                                                                                              United States President Barack Obama Congressional Black Caucus Chairperson Representative Marcia L. Fudge (D-11), a Democratic congressperson for Ohio whose 11 congressional district includes the predominantly Black east side of Cleveland and a small pocket of Akron.  U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur, a Toledo Democrat for Ohio whose 9th congressional district includes parts of the predominantly White west side of Cleveland By Kathy Wray Coleman, publisher, editor-n-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black  Newspaper  ( www.cleve landurbannews.com )   WASHINGTON, D.C.- President Barack Obama, the first Black president of the United States of America, once again drew upon his oratory brilliance and his political expertise during his hour long State of the Union address Tuesday night. A constitutional lawyer

President Obama to visit Cleveland area in Akron, and Ohio remains a key battleground state, Akron is NBA great LeBron James' hometown

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United States President Barack Obama LeBron James By Kathy Wray Coleman, Associate Publisher, Editor, Cleveland Urban News.Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com www. clevelandur bannews .com 0 AKON , Ohio- President Barack Obama will visit Akron, Oh. on Wednesday where NBA great LeBron James is a native, a city some 35 miles south of Cleveland that has a Black residential section with constituents that are now part of Congresswoman Marcia Fudge's 11 th congressional district. He will also make a stop in Mansfield, Oh. as part of his campaign tour. Obama for America campaign officials did not say in a press release to Cleveland Urban News.Com on the upcoming visit whether James will join the president in Akron, though the basketball star did campaign for Obama in 2008, the year he won election as America's first Black president. The president comes to the Cleveland area for a third time this summer. He visi ted the Cleveland subur

Community Activists call for fair trial for former Cuyahoga County Democratic Party chairperson Jimmy Dimora as it begins in federal court in Akron

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Jimmy Dimora By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) and ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) AKRON, Ohio-The political corruption and racketeering trial of former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora, the previous headstrong, hand-slapping and popular chairperson of the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party, begins today before Federal District Court Judge Sara Lioi in Akron. And some area community activists are questioning whether he can get a fair trial. "Why does the same judge hear all of the cases?" asked veteran community activist Ada Adveryhart, a member of the grassroots groups dubbed the Carl Stokes Brigade and the Imperial Women Coalition. "Is it because the judge is doing what they want her to do and how did this judge give former common pleas judge Steven Terry the maximum of six years in prison and he is Black while former judge Bridget McCafferty, his counterpart, faced 50 years and got 14 months, and she is White? Av

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