No 2020 White House run for Dem Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio

2020 Campaign 03/07/19, 22:38

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said Thursday he will not run for president in 2020, becoming the latest Democrat to bow out of the White House race. His decision comes after recent visits to several early-voting states to highlight his worker-friendly policy agenda. Brown said he believed his "dignity of work" tour ...

Back-to-back departures from 2020 race could boost Biden

2020 Campaign 03/07/19, 20:07

Joe Biden isn't a presidential candidate yet. But with two key rivals already getting out of the way, the former vice president has more space to court voters who could help him claim the Democratic nomination. Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown said Thursday he wouldn't run for president, following an announcement earlier ...

Democratic presidential candidates marking Selma anniversary

2020 Campaign 03/03/19, 08:18

Several Democratic White House hopefuls are visiting one of America's seminal civil rights sites to pay homage to that legacy and highlight their own connections to the movement. Sens. Cory Booker of New Jersey and Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who already are in the 2020 race, and Sen. Sherrod Brown of ...

Update: Brown, mulling 2020 run, visits South Carolina

Politics 03/02/19, 15:07

The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times EST): 2:20 p.m. Democrat Sherrod Brown hasn't decided yet whether he'll run for president in 2020, but the Ohio Democrat is spending time in early-voting South Carolina, where he's promoting higher wages for workers and more robust health care. President Donald Trump gestures to ...

2020 Democratic hopefuls fanning out in early-voting states

Politics 03/02/19, 00:28

Democratic presidential hopefuls are introducing themselves to voters in some of the earliest states that will weigh in on their campaigns to take on President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. Candidates are fanned out in South Carolina and Iowa on Saturday, spending time with voters in two of the states ...

Brown pledges to be most pro-union 2020 candidate if he runs

Politics 02/23/19, 19:32

Democrat Sherrod Brown is bringing his pro-worker message to Las Vegas casino workers who are members of what's considered Nevada's most powerful labor union. The U.S. senator from Ohio is eyeing a run for the White House in 2020 and said Saturday that if he runs, he'll be the most pro-union ...

Sen. Brown calls for ‘pro-family’ workplace in New Hampshire

Politics 02/08/19, 21:01

Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown is in New Hampshire for the weekend as he explores a potential 2020 presidential bid while trying to set himself apart with his broad appeal to the working class. The Ohio senator spoke Friday at Winnacunnet High School in Hampton with five other panelists and an audience ...

Eyeing 2020, Brown tests pro-worker theme in visit to Iowa

Politics 01/31/19, 15:09

Democrat Sherrod Brown's first trip to Iowa as a presidential prospect could feel a lot like home for the Ohio senator. The three-term swing-state senator is visiting places like his home state, where working class voters helped elect Donald Trump in 2016 but re-elected Brown handily last year. Brown's first stop in ...

2020 Democrats weigh how to recapture voters in Midwest

Politics 01/31/19, 02:44

The clearest path for Democrats to return to the White House runs straight through the upper Midwest, fueling debate over who is best positioned to recapture the region's working-class voters who broke for President Donald Trump in 2016. Though the first prominent Democrats to announce their 2020 candidacies hail from the ...

Sen. Sherrod Brown to tour early states before 2020 decision

Politics 01/15/19, 21:38

Sen. Sherrod Brown is launching a tour of three states that cast pivotal early votes in the 2020 presidential primary. The move from the Ohio Democrat is a key step before he decides whether to launch a campaign for the White House. Brown won a third term in November on the strength ...

Democrat Sherrod Brown, mulling 2020, sets online town hall

Politics 12/15/18, 09:51

Ohio's Democratic U.S. senator plans an online town hall Sunday as he considers running for president in 2020. Sherrod Brown of Cleveland is coming off a decisive re-election victory in November that helped bring him national attention as a potential national candidate. Brown says his message is on "the dignity of ...

Officials meet with GM chief over plant closing

U.S. 12/05/18, 17:50

Ohio officials in Congress have met in Washington with General Motors' chief executive in their bid to keep a northeastern Ohio assembly plant from closing.GM announced last week that it will stop making the Chevy Cruze at its Lordstown plant by March and is considering closing the plant for good. ...

Inspiration vs. pragmatism: Democrats face tough 2020 choice

Politics 11/30/18, 19:13

Democrats beginning to think about the type of person they'd like to see take on President Donald Trump face an early conundrum: whether a pragmatist has a better chance to take the White House than someone with a more inspirational personal story. This heart-versus-head balancing act is coming into focus as ...

Brown, Renacci spar again in 2nd Ohio US Senate debate

Health 10/20/18, 21:27

Candidates in Ohio's U.S. Senate campaign on Saturday argued in a second debate over different positions on taxes, immigration, gun control, climate change, the influence of money on politics and health care.In opening remarks, Sherrod Brown, the two-term incumbent Democrat, said he hoped the debate would stay focused on issues ...

Ohio US senate candidates spar over health care, immigration

Health 10/14/18, 21:10

Candidates in Ohio's U.S. senate campaign sparred Sunday over health care, approaches to climate change, student loan debt, immigration, tariffs and gun control in the first of three debates.Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci repeatedly criticized incumbent Democrat Sherrod Brown as being a Washington insider, citing Brown's connections to Democratic New ...

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