Last November, Sherrod Brown of Ohio was elected to his third term in the U.S. Senate. The Democrat served as the U.S. Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district from 1993 to 2007. Brown started his political career as an Ohio state representative in 1974.
Recognized by his raspy voice and often described as rumpled or unvarnished, throughout his political career Brown has championed the working class. While he disagrees with President Trump on most issues, Brown does agree with Trump's trade policies. And, like Trump, and Senator Bernie Sanders, he has been viewed as a populist.
Brown has been conducting what his office calls his "Dignity of Work" listening tour, traveling to key early voting states ahead of a possible presidential run in 2020. He spoke with Michael Monks for Cincinnati Edition this morning from Washington, D.C.
And joining Cincinnati Edition this afternoon to discuss Senator Sherrod Brown's current role in congress and his possible presidential bid are Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau, reporter Andy Chow (@andy_chow); and WVXU Senior Political Analyst Howard Wilkinson (@howardwilkinson).
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