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Rachel Maddow Show: Democrats see advantage in running on Obama economic record in 2016

On Thursday night’s episode of the The Rachel Maddow Show, Sherrod made the case for Democrats to take a strong position fighting for middle class families.

America should build its economy from the middle out, not the top down.

Sherrod said, “We know what works and we know what doesn’t, and we need to make that contrast much more strongly than we have.”

The Blade: Sen. Brown seeks extend health program funding

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio) said today he is seeking to extend a government program that has provided health care coverage to children from low- and moderate-incomes families the last 18 years.

NBC24: Sen. Brown announces introduction of new bill to protect the Great Lakes

The bipartisan legislation is aimed to preserve the Great Lakes and strengthen economic growth in the region.

WMFJ: Senator unveils veteran education plan in Youngstown

Brown says he is preparing legislation that would give veterans priority college registration to help them complete degrees before their G.I. Bill benefits expire.

The Columbus Dispatch: Brown to Obama: Let those earning $1,090 a week or less get overtime

Sen. Sherrod Brown and 25 other senators are asking the White House to allow anyone earning $1,090 per week or less to receive overtime pay.

The Columbus Dispatch: Congress spars over Social Security, disability funds

Within 24 hours of the new Congress convening, Democrats and Republicans became embroiled in an entrenched battle.

New York Times: Houses Passes Bill Easing Rules Regulating Wall Street

Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio, the new senior Democrat on the Senate Banking Committee, called the bill “another attempt by House Republicans to advance Wall Street’s interests at the expense of the American people.”