6 hrs ago
Ohio emphasizes non-college workplace skills
When Ohio's governor called for a greater focus on vocational job training last month, he tapped into a nationwide debate challenging the idea that a college degree is the only key to success.
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11 hrs ago
The Plain Dealer
Rep. Marcia Fudge: Paul Ryan should be 'ashamed' of saying inner-city men don't want to work
Add Warrensville Heights Democratic Rep. Marcia Fudge to the list of African-American politicians who were outraged by comments that House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan made Wednesday on Bill Bennett's "Morning in America" radio show.
11 hrs ago
CBC Chastises Ryan Remarks on Poverty
The Congressional Black Caucus has invited Rep. Paul D. Ryan to a CBC meeting to discuss their perspectives on poverty after the House Budget chairman made some self-described "inarticulate" remarks about poverty.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Black Voice News
GOP Quashes Congressional Black Caucus Attempt to Oust Issa
The Congressional Black Caucus, upset by the recent treatment of Rep. Elijah Cummings as the ranking Democrat on the Oversight and Government Reform Committee by its chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa , sent a letter on Thursday to House Speaker John Boehner calling for Issa be stripped of his chairmanship.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Democrats scream for Darrell Issa's head
House Oversight Committee Darrell Issa is in the sights of the Congressional Black Caucus.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
New York Daily News
Congressmen Issa, Cummings make up following clash
Committee chairman Rep. Darrel Issa has apologized to Rep. Elijah Cummings for cutting him off during the March 5th IRS hearing.
Darrell Issa apologizes to Elijah Cummings for conduct in cutting off microphone
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa attempted to make amends with Rep. Elijah Cummings Thursday after ruffling feathers at a congressional hearing the day before.
Issa seen plowing ahead with IRS probe amid new evidence
The House Oversight Committee Chairman is plowing forward with plans to hold the former IRS official in contempt of Congress - possibly as early as next week - despite word from the tax agency that it plans to hand over a broad set of documents spanning Lerner's entire career at the IRS.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Rep. Marcia Fudge wants Rep. Darrell Issa's chairmanship revoked for silencing Democrats...
Congressional Black Caucus chair Marcia Fudge, a Democrat from Warrensville Heights, wants Rep. Darrell Issa removed from his chairmanship for turning off the microphone the top Democrat on his panel WASHINGTON, D. C. - Warrensville Heights Democratic Rep. Marcia Fudge on Thursday sought removal of California GOP Rep. Darrell Issa from his ... (more)
Congressional Black Caucus Brings Resolution Condemning Issa, Asks Boehner to Take His Gavel
The Congressional Black Caucus has brought a resolution to the floor condemning Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa and has asked Speaker John A. Boehner to take his gavel, after Issa cut off Rep. Elijah E. Cummings' microphone at a hearing on Wednesday.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Editorial: Tax dollars to demolish blighted properties a smart...
It is a cold day in Ohio - and maybe the netherworld - when government so clearly works for the common good.
Cuyahoga County Council President C. Ellen Connally endorses Shontel Brown in District 9...
This week, Connally lent her official support to Warrensville Heights Councilwoman Shontel Brown, who is one of six Democratic candidates vying in the May primary to replace Connally, who announced earlier this year she would not seek re-election to her county District 9 seat.
Senate vote on Justice Dept. nomination hinges on decades-old Mumia Abu-Jamal case
President Obama's controversial pick to head the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division faces a potentially close -- and for Senate Democratic leaders, embarrassing -- vote Wednesday in the chamber.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
HOH: Pols Eat Up James Beard 'America's Classics' Honors
Just thinking about the landmark restaurants the James Beard Foundation will formally crown as "America's Classics" this May has lawmakers who have dined at the treasured eateries licking their lips with anticipation.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Plain Dealer
Write-in congressional candidates try to block uncontested re-election for incumbents
Oberlin teacher Janet Garrett was appalled when Ohio's latest congressional redistricting plan shifted her progressive community into the district represented by Ohio's most conservative member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Jim Jordan of Champaign County, instead of the Democratic district held by Toledo's Marcy Kaptur.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Ohio Kills Key Programs To Ease Access To The Ballot
In 2012, 59,000 Ohio voters took advantage of a six-day early voting period during which they could simultaneously register and cast a ballot, known as the "Golden Week."
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Times of Israel
From small-town mayor to pro-Israel congresswoman
Six years ago, Marcia Fudge was the mayor of a small, overwhelmingly African-American town in Northern Ohio when she first came to Israel at the invitation of AIPAC.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Peres meets with Congressional Black Caucus delegation
President commends Obama and Kerry for their "incredible" commitment to Israel, moral reasons for being involved in Middle East today.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Former USDA chief Merrigan encourages organic fans to get involved in federal policy
Merrigan, formerly deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, told fans of sustainable farming to remain hopeful at a conference Sunday, Feb. 16 in Granville.