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By Kathy Wray Coleman: Greater Clevelanders that helped president win reelection treat Obama like a homie, president visits ArcelorMittal Steel Factory in Cleveland to discuss his health care agenda, jobs, the economy: The Cleveland NAACP, 100 Black men, city health department hold health care enrollment forum that day, Obama thanks ArcelorMittal CEO Lakshmi Mittal, Sherrod Brown, Marcy Kaptur, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Ed FitzGerald, Governor Kasich during speech, Congresswoman Fudge, State Senator Nina Turner were key in Ohio to Obama's 2012 reelection

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at ArcelorMittal Steel Factory  in Cleveland, Ohio on November 14, 2013 (Official White House Photo By Lawrence Jackson) From Left: Cleveland NAACP Executive Director Sheila Wright, Dr. Charles Modlin, a Cleveland Clinic kidney transplant surgeon who chairs the Cleveland NAACP Health Committee, 100 Black Men of Greater Cleveland President Terry Maynard, and City of Cleveland Department of Public Health Director Karen Butler.  They spearheaded  a health care insurance enrollment forum under the Affordable Care Act in conjunction with President Obama's visit to the Cleveland area on Thursday. Ohio 11th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (left) , a Warrensville Heights Democrat who also  chairs  the Congressional Black Caucus, and state Sen. Nina Turner, a Cleveland Democrat. Both were key to President Obama's 2012 campaign for reelection and campaigned heavily for the president. President Barack Obama than

Breaking News: Michelle Obama to visit Cleveland at Tri-C Metro Campus on Monday, Oct 15, 2012, at 5 pm, 2900 Community College Ave., free tickets to see her are nearly gone

First Lady Michelle Obama, who will visit Cuyahoga County Community College Metro Campus at 5 pm on Monday, Oct 15  By Kathy Wray Coleman, Executive Publisher, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog ( ) CLEVELAND,Ohio-First Lady Michelle Obama will speak on Monday, Oct 15, 2012, at 5 pm at Cuyahoga County Community College Metro Campus in Cleveland, 2900 Community College Ave., with doors opening at 3 pm.  The visit is the First Lady's second one to the Cleveland area since her visit to Progressive Field in May to thank supporters and for a fundraising event for the Obama for America Campaign later that evening.   Tickets, which campaign officials say are nearly gone, are on a first come, first serve basis and  can be picked up one per person at the following  locations: OFA-OH Shaker Square Office 13100 Shaker Square Cleveland, OH 44120(Tel:216-416-2017) OFA-OH Parma Office 5734 Ridge Rd. Parma, OH 44

Obama cancels Cleveland Labor Day visit, U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge says annual 11th Congressional District Caucus Labor Day Parade and Festival in Cleveland will go forward as planned on September 3

Ohio 11th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge By Kathy Wray Coleman, Associate Publisher, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com  ( ) and ( ) CLEVELAND,Ohio- President Barack Obama has cancelled his previously scheduled visit to Cleveland, Oh. for the annual 11th Congressional District Caucus Labor Day Parade sponsored by U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, a Warrensville Hts Democrat and Ohio's only Black congressperson. Instead, the president will make his planned stop in Toledo, Oh. and then head to Louisiana, where Republican Party Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney will be, to show his support to the state's residents around the aftermath of Hurricane Issac, which has been downgraded by weather experts to Tropical Storm Issac. "The devastation caused by Hurricane Isaac and the suffering of Americans in its path has led President Obama to make a

Rev. Al Sharpton visits Cleveland, talks Obama, Civil Rights, voter suppression tactics by Republicans against Blacks, other voting communities

The Rev. Al Sharpton From the Metro Desk of Cleveland Urban News.Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( ) and ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-The Rev. Al Sharpton was in Cleveland, Oh. today to push voter registration at a prominent Black church, to stomp for President Obama, and to talk on voter suppression and other Civil Rights matters during a key presidential election year. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio,  Cleveland  Mayor Frank Jackson, state Sen Nina Turner (D-25), state Rep. Sandra Williams (D-11), and Cuyahoga County Councilman Julian Rogers (D-10) were am ong the host of dignitaries that attended. The luncheon event, held at Greater Abyssina Baptist Church in Cleveland, was sponsored by the Cuyahoga County Chapter of the National Action Network, which is led by Marcia McCoy as its president and the Rev. E. Theophilus Caviness, the executive director organization and senior past

Obama meets with U.S. Reps. Fudge, Kaptor, Sutton, Cuyahoga County Democratic Party Vice Chair Blaine Griffin, others before speech at Tri-C Thursday, former Cleveland NAACP President George Forbes not invited, Obama talks jobs, economy, says Romney has not one substantive economic plan

United States President Barack Obama By Kath y Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( ) and ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-President Barack Obama gave Cleveland its proper respect and met briefly with about 10 grassroots volunteers and area movers and shakers on Thurs afternoon, moments before his 53 minute speech at the Cuyahoga Community College campus in Cleveland that drew over 1500 people. Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge Of Ohio (D-11-Warrensville Hts. ) Congresswoman Marcy Kaptor Of Ohio (D-9-Toledo) Congresswoman Betty Sutton Of Ohio (D-13-Copley Township) Among the special guests that the president courted before his address to a capacity crowd at Tri-C were Congresswomen Marcia Fudge of Warrensville Hts.  (D-11), Betty Sutton (D-13) of Copley Township, and Toledo's Marcy Kaptor (D-9), and Blaine Griffin, the director of the community rel

President Obama talks energy at The Ohio State University in visit to battleground state of Ohio

United States President Barack Obama By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor, The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog. Com and Cleveland Urban News.Com News.Com ( ) and ( ) COLUMBUS-Oh-With gas prices soaring as a byproduct of a recession brought on by the Bush administration that has reached its peak during this last year of President Barack Obama's four-year term, the president visited the battleground state Ohio yesterday, speaking on energy and conservation to a capacity crowd at The Ohio State University in Columbus, the state's capital. The White House said in a press release before the president's visit on Thurs. that Ohio was chosen as the last pit stop because it is top notch in energy- related research, making it a appropriate to highlight the commitment of the Obama administration to continue to "[promote} responsible oil and gas development, increase auto fuel economy, support renewable energy sour

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