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MarketWatch: Brown says U.S. needs to take tougher stance on Chin

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Too often, the U.S. seems to place a higher value on dialogue and engagement with China than on China’s accountability, Sen. Sherrod Brown said Tuesday.

Sherrod leads fight for working families

Senate Democratic leaders appear to have abandoned the push for a deal with Republicans that would have permanently extended a bunch of tax breaks, after a revolt from Senate liberals and a veto threat from President Obama. Liberals and the White House had argued that the slate of tax breaks Senate Dem leaders had been…

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The Hill: Senators press Army secretary on retirement benefits

A bipartisan group of senators is urging the Army to immediately reverse a policy that would force some officers to lose as much as $1,000 per month in retirement benefits.

The Clermont Sun: Giving back to our communities this Thanksgiving

As we approach Thanksgiving, Connie and I are reminded of all that we have to be grateful for this year. For us, the day marks a chance to gather with family and friends to share a meal and give thanks for our blessings.

Toledo Blade: Military veteran calls jobs program at V.A. ‘a godsend’

Jed Flint is an example of a Veterans Affairs Department success story. A Hillsdale County, Michigan, native and ’70s-era military veteran, Mr. Flint said his life was in shambles and that he nearly succumbed to alcoholism several years ago but turned things around in 2005 when he got hooked up in Ann Arbor with the…

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Loveland Magazine: Sherrod Brown on the success of the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting

Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) met with Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell and Delaware County Sheriff Russell Martin in Washington, D.C. Brown, Blackwell, and Russell discussed the success of the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Programs in Ohio and the pressing need to extend funding for the program which is set…

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Xenia Gazette: Protecting consumers from the dangers of powdered caffeine

In May, Dennis and Kate Stiner faced a tragedy that no parent should have to endure. Their son Logan – a student athlete at Keystone High School in LaGrange, who planned on attending the University of Toledo this fall – died from ingesting too much powdered caffeine three days before his high school graduation. Since…

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