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Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones Dead at 58.

Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones died Wednesday after suffering a brain aneurysm.
She was a strong supporter of Hillary Clinton and one of the few in Congress to oppose the 2003 invasion of Iraq. From Wikipedia- "She 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."
She was chair of the House Ethics Committee and served on the Ways & Means Committee as well.



Anonymous Anonymous said:

Bless the family Lord! Help them find peace...

August 20, 2008 11:05 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

She was a very respected member of Congress. Such a tragic ending to a promising career.

August 21, 2008 12:55 PM  

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