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Protesters storm House Speaker John Boehner's Capital Hill office over sequester fallout, fight allegedly breaks out with Boehner staffer, Ohio Congresspersons Fudge, Beatty, Ryan had urged Kasich to urge Congressional Republicans to help stop sequester of massive spending cuts, President Obama signed sequester order on Friday

U.S. House of Representatives  Republican Speaker John Boehner for Ohio Ohio  Republican Governor John Kasich                Ohio Democratic Congresspersons from left, Reps. Marcia L. Fudge, Joyce Beatty and Tim Ryan WASHINGTON, D.C.-Protesters angry over a breakdown in discussions between President Obama and Democratic and Republican Congressional Leaders that resulted in a presidential sequester order on Friday for massive across-the-board- spending cuts  picketed the Capital Hill office of Republican House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio three days before the debacle and allegedly attacked a staffer, a Capital Hill source told Cleveland Urban News.Com Friday evening. “On Tuesday morning 50 protesters were banging on the Capital Hill office door of Rep. Boehner demanding the he stop what was about to become a sequester, and when one of his female staffers stepped in the hallway to try to calm the crowd she was pushed and shoved and another staffer had to rescue

Obama talks jobs, corporate greed in visit to Cleveland area, promotes his appointment of Cordray to consumer watch dog bureau that Fudge supports

President Barack Obama Richard Cordray U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge (D-OH) By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor ( ) and ( ) SHAKER HTS., Ohio-President Barack Obama made a stop to the Cleveland metropolitan area yesterday to stomp for his appointment of former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and to campaign for reelection. Speaking to a capacity crowd of about 1500 people in the Shaker Hts. High School gymnasium, America's first Black president talked jobs, the economy, corporate greed and malfeasance, and his support of "teachers, police and fire fighters." He called Cordray, who lost reelection to attorney general last year in a Republican sweep of statewide offices that included the governor's office, Ohio's favorite son . And he said that he stepped to the plate to appoint him because the U.S. Senate was dragging its feet in confirming Cordray in

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

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 ( ) and ( ) 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 case in Memphis, TN., you can end up wit