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  1. Tim Scott talks about civil rights, voter ID laws, police brutality ahead of his trip to SelmaRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Post and Courier

    Martin Luther King, Jr. and his civil rights marchers head for Montgomery, the state's capitol, March 21, 1965, during a five day, 50-mile walk to protest voting laws. Sen. Tim Scott and Sen. Sherrod Brown not only are co-chairmen of the Senate's Selma delegation, they are introducing a resolution to produce an official commemorative postage stamp that pays tribute to the civil rights activists who, in 1965, protested voter discrimination and fueled the passage of the Voting Rights Act.

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  2. Ohioans encouraged to apply for service academy nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Xenia Daily Gazette

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is encouraging Ohioans to seek nomination from his office to U.S. Military Service Academies for 2016 admission. "Ohio's students embody the integrity, courage, and knowledge needed to excel at our nation's prestigious military academies and I am honored to nominate students for this high honor," said Brown.

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  3. Elizabeth Warren to Obama Administration: Help Me Tackle Student DebtRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Mother Jones

    ... progressive Democratic senators, including Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, Sherrod Brown of Ohio, Jeff Merkley of Oregon, and Ed Markey, also of Massachusetts. "[I]t is striking that the Department still intends to ...

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  4. LaGrange family plans to sue powdered caffeine manufacturers and distributorsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    ... in the lawsuit available on his website at 11 a.m. Friday morning. In the wake of Stiner's death, Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown has pushed the FDA to ban powdered caffeine outright. The administration recommends consumers avoid powdered caffeine but it ...

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  5. Ohio lawmakers to attend Selma eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... as he leads a civil-rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., on March 21, 1965. WASHINGTON - Ohio Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman along with Rep. Joyce Beatty will attend this weekend's 50th anniversary events commemorating the historic ...

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  6. Fifty years after 'Bloody Sunday' march, struggles endure in SelmaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Washington Post

    ... daughters. There will also be at least 95 members of Congress in attendance - Republicans and Democrats. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), one of the co-leaders of the delegation with Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), said he believes the trip could help spur ...

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  7. Warren County family facing possible deportation back to EstoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    ... possibility of relaxing the travel restriction on Vadim so he can continue to work. The office of Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown does not comment on specific cases, but spokeswoman Tamika Turner told WLWT News 5, "There are too many stories like this ...

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  8. Ohioans apply for US service academy nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Xenia Daily Gazette

    US Sen. Sherrod Brown encourages Ohioans to seek nomination from his office to US Military Service Academies for 2016 admission. "Ohio's students embody the integrity, courage, and knowledge needed to excel at our nation's prestigious military academies and I am honored to nominate students for this high honor," said Brown.

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  9. 'Too many school districts, parents overwhelmed by testing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Norwalk Reflector

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, wants his name counted among the long list of politicians, many Republican, promising relief for stressed students and peeved parents who increasingly are opting their children out of state tests. A national debate has ensued as students begin taking a new version of the state test , which has been aligned to national learning standards called Common Core.

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  10. Klobuchar, Portman: Domestic Uncoated Paper Industry in Dire Need of Relief from Dumped ImportsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Business North

    ... the letter include: Al Franken (D-MN), Ed Markey (D-MA), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Pat Casey (D-PA), Gary Peters (D-MI), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), John Boozman (R-AR), Elizabeth Warren ...

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  11. Sen. Sherrod Brown pushes measure to reduce testing in schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Medina Gazette

    A bill supported by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown to reduce testing in the country's schools is not picking up traction among legislators, but that has not stopped Brown from fighting for education changes. It's been a month since Brown, D-Cleveland, co-sponsored the Support Making Assessments Reliable and Timely Act.

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  12. Sherrod Brown Suggests Help for NCLB Standardized TestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    ... to pass the third grade. When was the last time you had something that high stakes in your life?" U-S Senator Sherrod Brown says 32 percent of testing time in Ohio is for federally mandated exams while another 26 percent of testing time is for the ...

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  13. Franklin County Coroner Says Columbus VA 'Disrespecting' VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WBNS

    ... Coroner's office estimates 25-30 veteran funerals were delayed last year because of this problem. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown's calls the delays in veterans death certificates "unacceptable" and is meeting with the Franklin County Coroner and the ...

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  14. Brown, Portman and Beatty to attend 50th anniversary of Selma eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman along with Rep. Joyce Beatty will attend this weekend's 50th anniversary events commemorating the historic civil rights march in Alabama which helped lead the way to passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Brown, D-Ohio, will make his fourth trip to Selma, Ala., where on March 7, 1965, Alabama state troopers savagely beat civil rights marchers, including John Lewis, now a Democratic congressman from Georgia.

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  15. Warren Warns Fed to Curb Its Emergency-Lending Powers FurtherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Wall Street Journal

    ... it did on a large scale during the 2008 financial crisis. But Ms. Warren and other lawmakers-including Sens. Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio) and David Vitter (R., La.), and Rep. Scott Garrett (R., N.J.)-have complained the rule proposed by the Fed in ...

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  16. Key Republican Lawmaker Calls for Review of Fed StructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Wall Street Journal

    Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee Chairman Richard Shelby, left, and ranking member Sherrod Brown, right, listen as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on Capitol Hill in February. U.S. Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee Chairman Richard Shelby said Tuesday his panel will review the Federal Reserve's structure, given its broad new powers over the financial system.

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  17. Ohio's Strickland to seek Portman US Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | La Prensa

    ... remain six votes short of the 60-seat majority needed to advance most legislation. Ohio's Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is up for re-election in 2018.

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  18. UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate banking panel launches effort at Fed reformRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Reuters

    ... four Fed experts including former Fed staffer and current Stanford economist John Taylor. Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown was critical of the Fed's regional bank operation, where large portions of the 12 banks' individual boards are chosen from the ...

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  19. Gov. John Kasich drops another New Hampshire hint: Ohio Politics RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Cleveland.com

    ... who took on his handpicked candidate in the Senate race five years ago, plans to support Strickland this time. Sherrod Brown to lead Selma pilgrimage: "The state-sponsored violence against a planned march from Selma to Montgomery, which had been ...

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  20. U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur boycotting Netanyahu's speechRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    ... should be no "mixed messages" regarding the "strong strategic partnership" between the U.S. and Israel. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Cleveland, will attend the speech, but spokeswoman Rachel Petri wrote in an email that Brown believes Boehner should've ...

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