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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.”

The Morning Journal: Sherrod Brown urges continuation of Medicaid expansion

Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is calling on the Ohio Legislature to support a continuation of Medicaid expansion.

Huffington Post: Senate Democrats Oppose Social Security Rule

A group of Democrats in the U.S. Senate came out against a rule Monday that blocks Congress from shifting Social Security funds to prevent a cut to disability insurance next year.

Clermont Sun: Revitalizing American manufacturing and innovation

One of my most important jobs is to advocate for working families in Ohio. Middle-class families have felt squeezed by the number of jobs going overseas, especially in the manufacturing sector. A report released last week from the Economic Policy Institute found that from 2001 to 2013, the U.S. lost 2.4 million manufacturing jobs to…

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The Hill: Senators demand Commerce stand up to Chinese market dumping

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) called on the Department of Commerce to fight unfair Chinese trade practices in the aluminum industry. “When countries like China dump their products in the U.S. market, it threatens Ohio jobs and our workers’ ability to compete,” Brown said Wednesday.