48 Facts About Sherrod Brown

1. Sherrod Brown said Monday that he is considering running for president in 2020.

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2. Sherrod Brown told the Cleveland Plain Dealer that he is weighing a run for president.

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3. Sherrod Brown is seriously thinking about running for president in 2020.

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4. Sherrod Brown is really in the game for the nomination.

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5. Sherrod Brown said Monday that he is weighing a presidential bid, potentially joining what is expected to be a large field of Democrats seeking to topple President Donald Trump in 2020.

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6. Sherrod Brown told NBC4's Colleen Marshall in a recent interview that he has yet to make a decision.

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7. Sherrod Brown says his message of fighting for workers resonated in his recent election victory and he told WHIO Radio that's the message he'd push if he decides to run for president in 2020.

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8. Senator Sherrod Brown recently announced the possibility of running for Presidency in 2020.

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9. Sherrod Brown says being president is "not something I've dreamed about", but he's giving it consideration.

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10. Sherrod Brown talks to Chuck Todd about Democrats' chances in Ohio and his presidential ambitions, during an exclusive interview with Meet the Press.

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11. Sherrod Brown tells the Dispatch that he's been hearing "sort of a crescendo.

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12. Sherrod Brown said on Monday he is considering running for president in 2020, the Columbus Dispatch reports.

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13. Sherrod Brown said on Monday that he is considering a run for president in 2020.

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14. Sherrod Brown has been a surprisingly durable presence in Ohio's congressional delegation even as the state seems to trend further to the right.

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15. Sherrod Brown is the latest Democrat to float his name as a potential 2020 presidential contender.

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16. Senator Sherrod Brown speaks at the Ohio Democratic election night party in Columbus, November 6, 2018.

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17. Sherrod Brown is considering a run for president in 2020, he told Cleveland.

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18. Sherrod Brown weighing White House bid amid 'crescendo' of support.

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19. Sherrod Brown said Monday that he is weighing a presidential bid, potentially joining what is expected to be a large field of Democrats seeking to topple President Trump in 2020.

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20. Along with his wife, Sherrod Brown delivered a keynote address at the undergraduate commencement.

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21. On May 18, 2014, Sherrod Brown was awarded an honorary doctor of public service degree from Otterbein University.

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22. On May 5, 2007, Sherrod Brown was awarded an honorary doctorate from Capital University.

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23. Sherrod Brown was previously married to Larke Recchie from 1979 to 1987.

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24. Early on, Sherrod Brown enjoyed a steady lead in the polls.

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25. Sherrod Brown stood for reelection in 2012, defeating opponent Josh Mandel, who in 2010 had defeated the incumbent state treasurer by 14 points.

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26. On November 7, 2006, Sherrod Brown faced two-term incumbent senator Mike DeWine in the general election.

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27. In August 2005, Sherrod Brown announced he would not run for the United States Senate seat held by Republican Mike DeWine.

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28. In January 2018, Sherrod Brown expressed support for President Trump's decision to impose tariffs on washing machine imports.

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29. In May 2016, Sherrod Brown called for tariffs to be imposed on imports from China and praised Hillary Clinton's plan to enforce rules and trade laws and triple the enforcement budgets at the United States Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission.

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30. In 2011, the Columbus Dispatch noted that Sherrod Brown "loves to rail against international trade agreements.

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31. In a 2006 Washington Post article, Sherrod Brown argued against free trade on the grounds that labor activism was responsible for the growth of the US middle class, and that the US economy is harmed by trade relations with countries that lack the kind of labor regulations that have resulted from that activism.

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32. Sherrod Brown has criticized free trade with China and other countries.

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33. Sherrod Brown praised West Virginia teachers who held a nine-day strike in early 2018.

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34. Sherrod Brown supported the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, voting for it in December 2009, and he voted for the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.

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35. In 2009, Sherrod Brown voted for the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

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36. In response to the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, Sherrod Brown supported Dianne Feinstein's effort to ban bump stocks.

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37. Sherrod Brown consistently votes in favor of gun control, which has earned him a "F" rating from the National Rifle Association.

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38. In 2012, Sherrod Brown co-sponsored the Responsible Electronics Recycling Act, a bill that would prohibit the export of some electronics for environmental reasons.

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39. Sherrod Brown called for banning those on the no fly list from purchasing assault weapons.

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40. In December 2015, Sherrod Brown co-sponsored a bill in Congress that would restrict ISIS's financing by authorizing new sanctions on foreign financial institutions that knowingly facilitate financial transactions with ISIS.

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41. Sherrod Brown voted in favor of the 2012 NDAA that sparked controversy over indefinite detention of US citizens.

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42. In 2017, Sherrod Brown criticized US support for Saudi Arabia's military campaign in Yemen, saying "It's becoming increasingly clear that Saudi Arabia has been deliberately targeting civilian targets.

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43. Sherrod Brown was an original co-sponsor of the Taiwan Relations Act and the Six Assurances in regards to United States-Taiwan relations.

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44. Sherrod Brown voted for the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008, which appropriated $250 billion for ongoing military operations and domestic programs.

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45. Sherrod Brown opposed the Iraq War and voted against the Iraq Resolution as a House Representative.

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46. For many months, Sherrod Brown worked as whip on the issue, securing Democratic "nay" votes and seeking Republican allies.

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47. Sherrod Brown served as a state representative in Ohio from 1974 to 1982.

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48. While in college, Sherrod Brown campaigned for liberal politicians such as George McGovern.

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