There have been six deaths of sitting members of Congress in the past 18 months, and with the death of Stephanie Tubbs Jones last night, three of them were African-American women. The others were Julia Carson of Indiana who died Dec. 15, 2007 and Juanita Millender-McDonald who died April 22, 2007.
Other members who have died recently were
- Tom Lantos, Feb. 11, 2008
- Jo Ann Davis Oct. 6, 2007.
- Paul Gillmor, Sept. 5, 2007
- Charlie Norwood, Feb. 13, 2007
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Posted by: A. Barnas | August 23, 2008 11:07 PM
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