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Black Caucus honors Tubbs Jones, others

Black Caucus honors Tubbs Jones, others

DENVER, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- The Congressional Black Caucus paid tribute Tuesday to Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones, D-Ohio, and other Democratic luminaries who died during the last year.
U.S. Rep. Tubbs Jones dies of aneurysm

U.S. Rep. Tubbs Jones dies of aneurysm

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones, D-Ohio, died Wednesday in a Cleveland-area hospital a day after suffering a brain aneurysm, her family and hospital staff said.

Dream ticket not dreamy for Obama backers

WASHINGTON, May 20 (UPI) -- Congressional supporters of Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., say they'd prefer someone besides presidential rival Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., as a running mate.
Obama supporters fear protracted primary

Obama supporters fear protracted primary

WASHINGTON, April 26 (UPI) -- Voting blocs of wealthy liberals and African-American voters are increasingly calling for Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton to exit the U.S. presidential race.

Superdelegates feeling the pressure

CLEVELAND, March 3 (UPI) -- Superdelegates to August's Democratic National Convention are facing intense pressure in advance of Tuesday's primaries in Ohio and Texas.

House ethics panel probes Renzi's conduct

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- The House Ethics Committee Thursday said it is investigating Rep. Rick Renzi, who was indicted for allegedly promising to support an Arizona land deal.

Ethics panel investigates Foley

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. House Ethics Committee Thursday opened an investigation into Rep. Mark Foley's relationship with underage pages.

Retirement Act introduced in Congress

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- The Retirement Security for Life Act, aimed at helping Americans maintain living standard after retirement, was introduced in Congress Tuesday.

Gore, Kennedy to speak at Dem convention

WASHINGTON, July 13 (UPI) -- The Democratic National Committee Tuesday announced its lineup of speakers for its convention, whose theme is "Stronger at home, respected in the world."

Kerry names Ariz's Pastor as DNC co-chair

WASHINGTON, May 26 (UPI) -- The Democratic National Committee's leadership is looking more diverse now that U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor, D-Ariz., has been named as its latest co-chairman.

Bush says right policies can fix economy

WASHINGTON, April 26 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush said Saturday that the U.S. economy is not meeting its full potential as the U.S. Congress is set to reconvene in two days and debate the size of his embattled tax cut proposal.
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, UPI White House Reporter

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Representative Stephanie Tubbs Jones , D-Ohio, discusses Social Security privatization during a Congressional Black Caucus hearing on Capitol Hill, Monday, March 14, 2005 in Washington. (UPI Photo/Kamenko Pajic)
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Stephanie Tubbs Jones (September 10, 1949–August 20, 2008) was a Democratic politician and member of the United States House of Representatives. She represented the 11th District of Ohio, which encompasses most of downtown and eastern Cleveland and many of the eastern suburbs in Cuyahoga County, including Euclid, Cleveland Heights, and Shaker Heights. She was the first African American woman to be elected to Congress from Ohio.

On December 19, 2006, Tubbs Jones was named Chairwoman of the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct for the 110th Congress. She was also a member of the House Ways and Means Committee.

On August 19, 2008, Tubbs Jones was found unconscious in her car, having suffered a cerebral hemorrhage due to a burst aneurysm in her brain. She was taken to an East Cleveland hospital, where she died the next day.

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