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Mayor Jackson launches reelection campaign, wins county Democratic party endorsement, Community Relations Board Director Blaine Griffin takes leave from City Hall job to run campaign

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson From The Metro Desk Of 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 CLEVELAND, Ohio-Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson kicked off his reelection campaign on Saturday afternoon at his campaign headquarters on Prospect Ave flanked by some key Black elected officials including Councilman Jeff Johnson and state Sen. Nina Turner (D-25), who also spoke, and who introduced the Black mayor earlier that day before he won the endorsement from the powerful Cuyahoga County Democratic Party.   The two term mayor says that he has earned four more years. "Four more years," Jackson said to chants to a crowd of supporters at his campaign headquarters. Turner is out front lately after agreeing to forgo reelection to her state senate seat to run

Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama to kick off president's reelection campaign next week in Ohio, Obama campaign says prospect of U.S. Sen Portman from Ohio on Republican presidential ticket with Romney for vice president poses no threat, says Portman was chief adviser to Bush administration on failed economic policies, Romney campaigning this week in Ohio with Gov. Kasich

United States of America President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama By Kathy Wray Coleman, Executive Publisher, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog  ( ) WASHINGTON, D.C.-President Barack Obama will officially kick off his reelection campaign with First Lady Michelle Obama by his side at a public rally on Saturday morning May 5 at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Oh., his campaign team told Cleveland Urban News.Com in a conference call with reporters Wednesday evening. The Democratic president will then go to Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond,VA that same day for an afternoon rally. And Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is campaigning in Ohio today, touring with Gov. John Kasich, also a Republican , Asked by Cleveland Urban News.Com if the Obama campaign is threatened in anyway with the prospect that U.S. Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio will be Romney's vice preside