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Congresswoman Marcia Fudge endorses Ed FitzGerald for Ohio governor
With no primary for the 2014 gubernatorial election, Democrat Ed Fitzgerald is taking his message around the state as he unfolds his run for governor.
by WKSU's TIM RUDELL


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Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald with 11th District Congresswoman, and chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus, Marcia Fudge
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Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald says he's now visited 87 of Ohio's 88 counties as he explains his campaign for governor to Democratic Party leaders and workers.  And he just picked up a key endorsement.  WKSU’S Tim Rudell reports.

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From early on, in his quest to unseat Republican John Kasich, Democrat Ed FitzGerald he’s sought direct support from notables in his party all over the state. During a morning phone interview he told us why.

“With no primary, it's hard to get everyone on the same page.You have to sit down with them and convince them that you’re the best candidate. And that has gone well for us, all over the state.”

Fitzgerald now has a key endorsement that had not been all that certain.Congresswoman Marcia Fudge, who represents Ohio’s 11th House District and chairs the Congressional Black Caucus appeared with him in Cleveland to announce her support.

In the past she’s expressed concerns about FitzGerald not being effective enough in helping minorities and the poor.  Now she says all is well and that she and the Cuyahoga County executive are very much on the same page, especially on issues like voting rights. Her District includes parts of Cuyahoga, Lorain, Medina and Summit counties.  


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