Spectrum News 1: Sen. Brown: Biden Has Become “Dignity Of Work” Presidential Candidate I Would’ve Been

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Spectrum News 1: Sen. Brown: Biden Has Become “Dignity Of Work” Presidential Candidate I Would’ve Been

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As Joe Biden tries to turn Ohio blue this November, his campaign is seeking advice from Senator Sherrod Brown, the only Democrat elected statewide in the Buckeye State.


What You Need To Know

– In exclusive interview, Sen. Sherrod Brown talks state of presidential race pre-debate
– Brown and his advisers say Biden campaign has embraced Brown’s “Dignity of Work” message
– As Trump and Biden vie for crucial Midwest vote, Brown is confident Biden will win Ohio

With Biden and President Donald Trump preparing to debate in Cleveland on Tuesday, Brown (D-Ohio) is campaigning hard for the Democratic nominee.

“I argue Biden is the most pro-worker, pro-labor, pro-union candidate in my lifetime,” Brown told me in an exclusive interview last Friday.

Though he’s been saying that for weeks, it’s still notable because just 14 months ago, Brown told the New York Times that he “never thought” Biden would be the Democratic nominee.

And a few months before that, I was following Brown to Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, and South Carolina on his “Dignity of Work” listening tour as he considered running for president as a pro-worker candidate.

But these days, Brown and his advisers confidently say that Biden has become the “Dignity of Work” candidate Brown has long campaigned as. And they say Team Biden is taking close notes from Team Brown’s 2018 U.S. Senate race.

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