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  • Longtime Ohio Congressman Louis Stokes dies at 90 story has photos
    Updated: Aug-19-15 2:20 pm

    CLEVELAND - Former U.S. Rep. Louis Stokes, a 15-term congressman from Ohio who took on tough assignments looking into assassinations and scandals, has died at the age of 90, his family said Wednesday.

  • Obama, politicians pay tribute to ex-US Rep. Louis Stokes 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 1:50 pm

    CLEVELAND - President Barack Obama and Ohio political figures from both parties are paying tribute Wednesday to 15-term U.S. Rep. Louis Stokes, who died at home Tuesday of cancer at age 90. Stokes was the first black to be elected to Congress from Ohio.