Sen. Brown speaks about the State of the Union

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Sen. Brown speaks about the State of the Union

Ironton – President Barack Obama updated the nation on the status of the country Tuesday night, in keeping with the tradition set up by the U.S. Constitution, which gave the general guideline for the President to, “from time to time give to the Congress information on the State of the Union.”

Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown said the media headlines regarding the State of the Union address probably focused on the parties coming together.

“It’s up to lawmakers if it will be an era of bipartisan cooperation,” he said.

While there has been much ado made over Republicans and Democrats sitting together during the address, rather than on opposing sides of the House of Representatives Chamber, Brown is hesitant for people to judge only by that act of solidarity.

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