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No to Trumpcare

Seven years ago the Affordable Care Act came into effect. For millions of Americans it meant that access to quality health care would become a reality. For those who were denied coverage because of a pre-existing condition, they were given an opportunity that for so long had been unreachable. For families, it meant they could…

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ICYMI: Article from The Columbus Dispatch

The Columbus Dispatch had some pretty nice things to say about Sherrod. “For Democrats, Sherrod Brown is key voice in Trump era.” “Ohio’s senior senator has emerged, along with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., as one of the best-known Senate progressives willing to confront Trump.” “Brown connects with middle-class union workers.” Check out the rest of…

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The Columbus Dispatch: For Democrats, Sherrod Brown is key voice in Trump era

WASHINGTON — As close friends and family members gathered in the living room of Sen. Sherrod Brown’s Cleveland home in November, they all were confident Democrat Hillary Clinton would be the next president. But as it became obvious to the stunned guests that Republican Donald Trump would win, Brown rapidly adjusted to the new reality….

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Reject the Age Tax

The Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act is a mess — and it’s especially bad for seniors. Here’s how the New York Times summarized it: “While the tax credits in the Republican proposal are the most generous for older people — $4,000 for a 60-year-old compared with $2,000 for a 25-year-old — they…

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GOP’s Assault on Health Care

First, Republicans in Congress unveil their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act — which will almost certainly kick millions off of their health coverage. Then a GOP-aligned special interest group launches attacks against Democrats, including Sherrod, for their stance on health care. Sherrod stands with the 900,000 Ohioans who have coverages thanks…

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Working Too Hard for Too Little

Hard work isn’t rewarded the way it used to be in this country. People earn less, can’t save up for retirement. Wages and benefits have declined or stagnated. Workers feel less financially stable, even though they’re working harder and producing more than ever before. Sherrod has a plan to update our economic policies and turn…

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Citizens United Legalized Corruption

Betsy DeVos, newly-minted Secretary of Education, used to run two special interest groups. One of those groups fell afoul of Ohio state campaign finance laws by funneling hundreds of thousands of dollars into the state to influence an election. Before Citizens United, when the incident occurred, this was illegal. Today, in the post-Citizens United world,…

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