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Thursday, August 21, 2008

OH: Stephanie Tubbs Jones dies

8:30 AM

From the Cleveland Plain Dealer:
Stephanie Tubbs Jones came to Congress nearly 10 years ago as a little-known Democrat from Cleveland who had to fill the big shoes of a near-legend, Louis Stokes.

But when news of her fatal brain aneurysm spread from Ohio to the nation's capital Wednesday, Tubbs Jones' reputation was well-established: tough, exuberant, passionate, partisan, a woman from modest means who rose to national prominence.
Read the full Plain Dealer article

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