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Statement From the Office of Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones

August 20, 2008

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Yesterday evening, Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones was admitted to Huron Hospital after suffering an aneurysm while driving her car in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. At the present time Rep. Tubbs Jones’ condition has stabilized and she is receiving the best care available.

Tuesday’s condition followed a full day of activity, including planning for an upcoming forum on electoral reform, scheduled for September 4, 2008 at Cleveland State University. Congresswoman Tubbs Jones was scheduled to travel to Denver on August 24, 2008 to attend the Democratic National Convention as a superdelegate.

The 11th Congressional District Office wishes to thank friends, constituents, and colleagues for their expressions of concern and asks that the community allow the family privacy at this time. Thanks are also extended to the Cleveland Heights police department and emergency medical services, Huron Road Hospital, The Cleveland Clinic, and Dr. Gus Kious, Chief of Staff at Huron Road Hospital.

Please continue to direct all press inquiries to Nicole Y. Williams and Joe Hewitt.

Office of Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones

CONTACT: Nicole Y. Williams of the Office of Congresswoman StephanieTubbs Jones, +1-202-225-7032

Web Site: http://www.house.gov/tubbsjones/