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Marcia L. Fudge

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Marcia Fudge is the Democratic candidate for the 11th Congressional District of Ohio

Marcia Fudge is the Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 11th Congressional District (map) of Ohio. Party officials nominated Fudge as the Democratic candidate for the open seat created by the death of incumbent Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones (D-Ohio).[1]

Positions, record and controversies

Energy

Fudge supports "finding alternative energy sources and would like to force automakers to produce more fuel-efficient and cleaner vehicles." [2]

Foreign Policy

Fudge supports Israel, and says in an article on her campaign website that "our nation must know that we are linked with Israel and must assist Israel in maintaining its standing as an example of what we call freedom." She supports pressuring Iran to stop its acquisition of nuclear weapons, and setting benchmarks for withdrawal from Iraq. She says that it important for the U.S. examine the stability of the Middle East before making decisions about Iraq.[2]

Abortion

Fudge is pro-choice. [2]


Bio

Fudge, a lawyer, serves as mayor of Warrensville Heights. [1]

2008 elections

Fudge is the Democratic nominee seeking to challenge for the open seat caused by the passing of Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones (D-Ohio) in the 2008 congressional elections.[3][1]

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases.

Campaign contributions

The following is drawn from government records of campaign contributions to Marcia L. Fudge. Campaign contributions are one of the most direct conduits for influencing members of Congress. How to use this information. <crpcontribdata>cid=N00030490&cycle=2008</crpcontribdata>

Committees and affiliations

Committees

Marcia will be assigned committees if and when she is elected to Congress.

Affiliations

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Contact

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Articles and resources

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Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Greg Giroux, “Ohio Dem Fudge Hits Sweet Spot With Nomination to Succeed Late Rep. Tubbs Jones", “CQ Politics”, September 11, 2008, Accessed September 12, 2008
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Marcia L. Fudge for Congress- News Articles: Marcia Fudge chosen to fill Democratic slot on ballot
  3. 2008 Race Tracker page on Ohio’s 11th Congressional District

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