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Columbus Business First: Fed plan to curb banks’ commodity trading ‘overdue and insufficient,’ Sherrod Brown says

The Federal Reserve on Tuesday unveiled plans to curb physical commodity activities at the country’s largest banks, though Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown says the move is too little too late.

Youngstown Vindicator: Camp Ravenna training center expected to get federal funds for expansion

A bipartisan Senate-House appropriations deal, if passed as expected this week, would bring $5.2 million for the Camp Ravenna Joint Military Training Center, said U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Avon.

WKYC: Brown announces plan to help seniors avoid huge hospital bills

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown announced a plan that would end a Medicare policy causing seniors to be unknowingly hit with large costs after receiving necessary post-acute medical care.

Columbus Business First: Big banks are still too big, carry too much influence, Sherrod Brown says

The country’s largest banks still are too big, says Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown, and the way legislators analyze the problem is flawed.

Ohio Seniors Cannot Trust Josh Mandel

Josh Mandel and Social Security — the truth is out. Mandel admits he would increase the Social Security retirement age. [NBC/AARP Debate, 10/25/12] And even supports deep cuts to Medicare. [Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, 7/16/11] Ohio seniors need a Senator they can count on to protect Social Security and Medicare. Josh Mandel: a…

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SCORING THE DEBATE: Josh Mandel Doubled Down On His Opposition To Auto Rescue & Tried, Failed To Distract From Record Of Cronyism, Absenteeism In Treasurer’s Office

During today’s U.S. senate debate, the same Josh Mandel who claims there’s nothing more important than “jobs, jobs, jobs” doubled down on his opposition to the auto rescue, refused to support Sherrod’s bill to protect American manufacturers by cracking down on Chinese currency manipulation, touted phony accomplishments in the Treasurer’s office and laughably pledged to take his infamous unqualified political cronies with him to Washington, if elected.

New TV Ad: “Don’t Believe” Features Ohio Workers Admonishing False Attacks Against Sherrod, Lauding His Support For Auto Rescue & Leadership On China Trade

The Friends of Sherrod Brown campaign released a new ad today, “Don’t Believe,” featuring Ohio workers admonishing false attacks on Sherrod by Josh Mandel and his special interest friends, praising Sherrod’s leadership on the auto rescue and China currency and denouncing Josh Mandel for opposing the auto rescue and Sherrod’s efforts to protect American workers by making China play fair.