Sherrod Brown Quotes
Born: November 9, 1952
Democrats are ready, willing, and able to provide regulatory relief for community banks and credit unions.
I've seen the same promises -- more jobs, higher wages, the jobs don't materialize ... the promises are remade.
Medicaid protects impoverished children, the frail elderly and people in crisis, .. Its limited resources will be further stretched serving hurricane victims. Proponents of Medicaid cuts either undervalue Medicaid assistance or underestimate American compassion.
Ohio is one of only two states that have a minimum wage below the federal level of $5.15 an hour.
It is unacceptable that someone can work full time - and work hard - and not be able to lift themselves out of poverty.
Raising the minimum wage means raising the living wage - and that's good news for Ohio.
Year after year, President Bush has broken his campaign promises on college aid. And year after year, the Republican leadership in Congress has let him do it.
The administration needs to speak honestly with the American people. Exaggerating our progress in defeating the insurgency or in creating an Iraqi army paints a dangerous picture.
The average family earning minimum wage spends 141 percent of their income struggling to meet basic needs - food, shelter, clothing.
Workers organized and fought for worker rights and food safety, Social Security and Medicare - they fought to change government. And they won.
Rooting for the Red Sox is like rooting for the drug companies,
I think this group of people came together in a way that they haven't before in 2007. I'm very optimistic we can do something ... I want to get there, I want to support this.
We must support initiatives that provide clear, concrete measures and milestones that our troops need for defeating the insurgency, building up Iraqi security forces, and handing over Iraq to the Iraqi people.
Iraqi Security Forces
The president overstepped his authority when he asked the NSA to eavesdrop on Americans' international phone calls without obtaining a warrant.
Anyone who's tried to pay a heating bill, fill a prescription, or simply buy groceries knows all too well that the current minimum wage does not cut the mustard.
Big government conservatives are spending trillions and wasting billions. Republicans are no longer the party of fiscal conservancy, but the party of runaway spending and corruption.
It`s essential that we build a grassroots movement and we say to Trump to the president-elect, stop, you can`t go over this line again. You`ve got to work to heal and not to continue to fan the flames of racist and xenophobic and anti-Semitic talk, period.
There`s a great difference of running for president and being president. I think that deer in the headlights look in President-elect`s Trump face when he was going in and out of a meeting with our president said that, that he does see it`s different now, but he doesn`t seem to think it`s different enough.
I don`t know if this is good politics or bad politics to criticize Trump, but you`ve got to call out, just like people in communities when people say racist things and feel it`s OK now to be a sexist or a racist or a misogynist or a bigot, individuals have to call them out, I have to call them out when I see it. You have to call out this president when he engages, when he hires somebody that makes people even more uncomfortable. I mean, it`s not a difference in policy. People in this country, the fear levels are higher than I can ever remember.
I remember Reagan`s election, I was pretty devastated. But you didn`t have the fear like this that so many people of color and so many disabled people and gay people and people who aren`t Christians have. And this is just making things worse. And Trump needs to try to heal. And you don`t do things like Trump does this to heal.