Editorial: Re-elect Senator Brown

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Editorial: Re-elect Senator Brown

In one of the nation’s most expensive, bitterly contested political campaigns of 2012, Democrat SHERROD BROWN has earned another six years as U.S. senator from Ohio.

During his freshman term, Senator Brown has cast a number of vital votes for this state and the country. They include his support of the Affordable Care Act, the Dodd-Frank financial reform law, and economic stimulus legislation.

No vote was more crucial to Ohio than Mr. Brown’s advocacy in 2009 of the federal rescue of Chrysler and General Motors in the depths of the Great Recession. When private financing was not available to help the struggling U.S. automakers, the tax-subsidized bailout enabled both companies to emerge from bankruptcy.

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