Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones Suffers Apparent Aneurysm

ABush Editor
  • Stephanie Tubbs Jones, 58, suffered an apparent aneurysm Tuesday night that caused her to lose consciousness while driving, reported Politico.


    UPDATE: Reports confirm that Tubbs Jones died Wednesday.


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    According to reports, police pulled over Tubbs Jones' car in Cleveland around 9 p.m. Tuesday after noticing that it was moving erratically. Police discovered the congresswoman unconscious but breathing in the driver's seat, reported Politico.


    Tubbs Jones, a graduate of Case Western University law school, was the first black woman elected to the House from Ohio and was named chairwoman of the House Ethics Committee in 2007.

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Published On: August 20, 2008