CLEVELAND – Vice President Joe Biden will be in Cleveland on Tuesday to attend former congressman Louis Stokes’ funeral.

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Stokes, the first black congressman elected in Ohio, died last week with his wife at his side after a brief battle with brain and lung cancer.

He was 90.

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