Wednesday, August 20, 2008

stephanie tubbs jones reported dead

UPDATE: Major news sources can now confirm that Congresswoman Tubbs Jones has in fact died after suffering a brain aneurysm. We give our apologies for the confusion over this story, and our thoughts and prayers to the congresswoman's loved ones.
Major news sources are retracting their stories reporting the death of Congresswoman Tubbs Jones after doctors revealed that she is alive but in critical condition.

Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones, D-Ohio, suffered a brain aneurysm and died today, sources say.
She was removed from life support at 12:19 p.m. at Huron Road Hospital, the sources said.

Tubbs Jones, 58, served as a Cuyahoga County judge and prosecutor before succeeding U.S. Rep. Louis Stokes. She has served five terms in Congress and is expected to easily win her sixth in November.
Congresswoman Tubbs Jones was a staunch supporter of Sen. Hillary Clinton's candidacy during the primary season, though she threw her support to Sen. Barack Obama after Clinton conceded the race.

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