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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.”

Plain Dealer: Advanced manufacturing growing with innovation: Here to stay in Northeast Ohio

CLEVELAND, Ohio –Manufacturing is rebounding nationwide, and in Northeast Ohio the uptick is taking shape with new jobs, new businesses and more programs aimed at helping people who make things find new ways to innovate.

NY Times: The Answer to Too Big to Fail?

A draft of the Brown-Vitter bill, which was leaked to Quartz last week, offers a simple and elegant solution to the “too big to fail” problem…

Washington Post: Sherrod Brown and David Vitter have a new bipartisan bill to end Too Big to Fail. Here’s what it does.

Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohiol) and David Vitter (R-La.) have been working on a bill to block the largest banks and financial firms from receiving federal subsidies for being deemed Too Big to Fail.

Huffington Post: ‘Break Up The Banks’ Bill Gains Steam In Senate As Wall Street Lobbyists Cry Foul

As Brown told HuffPost in February, he hopes to move legislation this year to break up big banks…

The Columbus Dispatch: Sen. Sherrod Brown keeps pushing for end of ‘too big to fail’

If anything, there appears to be growing support for Brown’s goal of making banks smaller in order to prevent the federal government from having to pay hundreds of billions of dollars to rescue them if they fail again.

Mansfield News Journal: Sen. Brown co-chairs Air Force Caucus

The caucus sponsors briefings, base visits and meetings with Air Force personnel to educate senators about the importance of the Air Force and general military issues.