Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones Dies; Feinstein Breaks Ankle

Senator_stehani_tuubbs_jonesI hope this post is not morbid or in bad taste. I always notice strange coincidences and threads in seemingly unrelated happenings.

Sad to report, Sen. Stephanie Tubbs Jones died today after complications from an aneurysm. According to AP:

By M.R. KROPKO, Associated Press Writer Wed Aug 20, 6:07 PM ET

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio – Democratic U.S. Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones, the first black woman to represent Ohio in Congress, had a brain hemorrhage and was in critical condition with limited brain function, a doctor said Wednesday.

Tubbs Jones, 58, suffered the hemorrhage while driving her car in Cleveland Heights on Tuesday, said Dr. Gus Kious, president of Huron Hospital in East Cleveland. The congresswoman had been driving erratically and her vehicle crossed lanes of traffic before coming to a stop, police said.

Tubbs Jones "collapsed when she suffered a very serious brain hemorrhage caused by an aneurysm that burst in an inaccessible part of her brain," Kious said during a news conference. A team of doctors who evaluated her determined she has limited brain function.

Diane_feinsteinOddly enough, Senator Dianne Feinstein broke her ankle Tuesday and will miss the Democratic Convention.

These two ladies were two of Hillary Clinton’s most ardent supporter’s. This is not too suggest anything untoward but it is a strange coincidence.

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