Stephanie Tubbs Jones

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Ohio Rep. Tubbs Jones Dies After Brain Aneurysm

(Newser) - Ohio Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones, the first black woman to represent Ohio in Congress, has died of a brain aneurysm, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Tubbs Jones, 58, suffered a brain hemorrhage while driving her car near Cleveland yesterday. The five-term congresswoman, a staunch supporter of Hillary Clinton, was also... More »

Foes 'Question Our Blackness,' Clintonites Say

Unanticipated Obama surge puts heat on high-profile supporters

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton’s African-American supporters may once have thought they were making the safe choice, but now that the black community is rallying behind Barack Obama, her boosters' instincts and loyalty are being questioned, the Washington Post reports. The heat is so high that 25 senior boosters had a conference... More »

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