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Sixth Circuit appeals court rules Ohio law that prevented Medicaid physicians from contributing to Cordray's, politicians campaigns unconstitutional

Richard Cordray From the Metro Desk of Cleveland Urban News.Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( ) and ( ) CINCINNATI, Ohio – On Friday, nine Cleveland-area physicians who provide health care to poor patients through the Medicaid program, and were blocked by state law from expressing their support for then-Ohio Attorney Gen eral Richard Cordray through campaign contributions to his 2010 race to retain his seat, won their appeal to the federal Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati , Oh., which determined that the law violated the free speech clause of the First Amendment and was therefore unconstitutional. At issue were efforts by the physicians to block Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted from enforcing an Ohio statute, also known as a state law, that makes it a crime for Ohio attorney-general and county-prosecutor candidates to accept campaign contributions from physicians who serve Medica

An interview with the Obama campaign's get out Ohio's Black vote director, who tells what Obama has done for Blacks, women, says Romney is bad news

Ashley Allison (right) and United States Vice President Joe Biden, at an Obama for America campaign event in Ohio. A native of Youngstown, Oh., Allison is the 'Get Out The Vote' African-America n Vote Director f or Ohio for the Obama for Am erica Campaign Ashley Allison United States President Barack Obama, who says that the female and Black vote do matter, and that he is courting both, and others relative to his re-election campaign this year By Johnette Jernigan, Cleveland Urban New s.Com Staff Reporter ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-Cleveland Urban News.Com Reporter Johnette Jernigan had the opportunity to speak one-on-one with Ashley Allison, a native of Youngstown, Oh., and now the 'Get Out The Vote’ African-American Vote director for Ohio for the Obama for America Campaign. The deadline to register to vote in Cuyahoga County, Oh. for the November general election is Oct. 9. United States President Barack Obama wil

U.S. House Passes Bill To Terminate Voter Suppression Federal Oversight Committee, Tax Funded Presidential Campaigns, Rep. Fudge, Obama Against Bill

U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge (D-OH) U.S. President Barack Obama National political news and local news from the Cleveland metropolitan area brought to the community from ( ) and ( ) By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor WASHINGTON, DC-- The Republican controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted yesterday to pass H.R. 3463 and terminate the Election Assistance Commission that serves as a federal oversight committee that monitors voter suppression practices in the nation's states, a bill that passed amid opposition from most Democrats of the House including Rep. Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) of Warrenville Hts., Oh., whose congressional district includes the eastside of Cleveland and its eastern suburbs of Cuyahoga County. Minutes before its passage, Fudge spoke on the House floor against the bill that passed 239-178 , calling it a scheme to disenfranchise minority voters, the elderly, the middle class, and the poor, among others.