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The Plain Dealer
Rep. Marcia Fudge seeks 'land grant' status for Central State University
Rep. Marcia Fudge, a Democrat from Warrensville Heights, is trying to secure language in the farm bill that would qualify Central State University for federal "land grant" funding.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
The Afro American Newspaper
Report: Unemployment Rates Fall, Job Growth Increases in November
Just in time for the holidays, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported some positive news in its most recent jobs report.
Ohio members of Congress react to federal budget deal
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Thu Dec 12, 2013
Breaking Down the Budget Vote
With Speaker John A. Boehner in the chair, the House overwhelmingly passed the budget deal on Thursday night in a bipartisan 332-94 vote.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Congresswoman Fudge Congratulates Congressman Watt on Senate Confirmation to Lead the FHFA
WASHINGTON , Dec. 10 -- Rep. Marcia L. Fudge , D- Ohio , issued the following news release: Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge released the following statement today following the Senate confirmation of Representative Mel Watt as the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency : "I am thrilled that the Senate has confirmed Representative Watt to the ... (more)
Cleveland Mayor Jackson endorses Budish for Cuyahoga County executive
Mayor says he's worked a lot with Ohio Rep. Budish and believes they would make a good city-county team Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson believes Democratic State Rep. Armond Budish should be the next Cuyahoga County executive.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Don't Just Oppose The Assault On Voter Access, Fight To Expand The Franchise
The fact that the American Legislative Exchange Council has disbanded its anti-voting-access task force will not dissuade Ohio Republicans who insist on assaulting the franchise.
Mel Watt wins confirmation to lead Fannie, Freddie agency
The Senate voted 57-41 to make the Charlotte, N.C., Democrat the newest leader of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees government-controlled Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Democrat ends bid to be Ohio's lieutenant governor 12 minutes
A Democratic lieutenant governor candidate in Ohio who faced hundreds of thousands of dollars in state and federal tax liens dropped out of the race Tuesday, saying his financial troubles were taking away from debate on important policy issues.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Congresswoman Fudge to represent Cleveland at Mandela memorial
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The Plain Dealer
Fudge attending Mandela funeral; lower gas bills likely; Chudzinski...
The news tends to move quickly on Cleveland.com . Here are some stories from the past 12 hours you might have missed, including Rep. Marcia Fudge joining a congressional contingent attending Nelson Mandela's funeral, lower gas bills likely for Dominion East Ohio gas customers, and Rob Chudzinski not blaming the officials for Sunday's Browns loss to ... (more)
Congressional Black Caucus joins the official Nelson Mandela memorial delegation
America's first black president honored the passing of South Africa's in a moving statement to the world.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Regional News Stories: Rep. Marcia Fudge and Other Northeast Ohio...
Among the people in Northeast Ohio mourning the death of former South African president Nelson Mandela is U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Black Voice News
Democrats and GOP still Clash over Judicial Appointments
Just before Thanksgiving break, the Senate voted to eliminate the super-majority needed to end filibusters on executive level and judicial nominees, clearing the path for President Obama's most recent selections.
The Plain Dealer
Enhancing access to quality care for Ohio seniors: Jim Renacci and Marcia L. Fudge
Families face many challenges when they have to decide if a skilled nursing facility is the appropriate health care setting for their loved one.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Rep. Marcia Fudge wants Justice Department to study "stand your ground" laws
Warrensville Heights Democratic Rep. Marcia Fudge, who last month denounced "Stand Your Ground" laws at a Senate hearing with the mother of slain teenager Trayvon Martin, has asked the U.S. Justice Department to document the racial impact of such legislation.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Dem. Rep. Says Proposed Voter ID Laws Are 'Thinly Veiled...
Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder last week asking him to review two proposed voting measures she claims are designed to "suppress the voting rights of African Americans and other minorities."
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Ohio should not countenance the abridgement of voting rights: editorial
Voters planning to vote early head to the front door of the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections office on the day before Election Day November 2010.
Willard residents returning home after chemical spill
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Fri Nov 29, 2013
U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge endorses Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald for governor
The drama and the suspense is over. U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge, who very publicly had been withholding her endorsement of fellow Democrat Ed FitzGerald in next year's race for governor, has thrown her support to the Cuyahoga County executive.