Marcia L. Fudge
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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).
Positions, record and controversies
Fudge supports "finding alternative energy sources and would like to force automakers to produce more fuel-efficient and cleaner vehicles." 
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.
Fudge is pro-choice. 
Fudge, a lawyer, serves as mayor of Warrensville Heights. 
Money in politics
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Committees and affiliations
Marcia will be assigned committees if and when she is elected to Congress.
More background data
Articles and resources
Related SourceWatch articles
- 2008 U.S. congressional elections
- Portal:Ohio and the U.S. Congress
- ↑ 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
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 Marcia L. Fudge for Congress- News Articles: Marcia Fudge chosen to fill Democratic slot on ballot
- ↑ 2008 Race Tracker page on Ohio’s 11th Congressional District
- 2008 Race Tracker page on Ohio’s 11th Congressional District
- Official Mayor of Warrensville Heights website