Senator Sherrod Campbell Brown is an American educator and politician. He has been serving as the Senior United States Senator from Ohio under the Democratic Party since 2007. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1993 to 2007. He represented Ohio’s 13th District. He also served as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives.
Brown was born in Mansfield, Ohio, on November 9, 1952. He served as an Eagle Scout in 1967. Three years later, he graduated from Mansfield Senior High School. He subsequently enrolled in college. In 1974, he got his Bachelor’s degree in Russian Studies at Yale University.
During his days at Yale University, he lived at Davenport College, where he worked on McGovern’s presidential campaign. He furthered and received a Master’s degree in Education at Ohio University in 1979. He also got a degree in Public Administration in 1981.
After his Master’s degree, he taught at Mansfield University from 1979 to 1981.
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Sherrod Brown Quotes on Politics/Government/Policies/Laws
When China fails to live up to its obligations, we push back – sort of. We accept arguments from Chinese leaders that they are a developing country that needs time to reform.Sherrod Brown
If anything, one would think we learn from Brexit if we need a strong, stable banking system, not one to repeal the consumer bureau and repeal Dodd-Frank and give Wall Street what it wants. That would be the worst kind of response.Sherrod Brown
I look back at history, and some of the worst governments we’ve ever had, you know one of the first things they ever did? They went after the trade unions.Sherrod Brown
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.Sherrod Brown
The reality in Iraq is that we are creating new terrorists and severely damaging the public impression of the United States in the Muslim world.Sherrod Brown
This year, we are going to take our government out of the hands of corporate special interests and put it back into the hands of Ohio families – where it belongs.Sherrod Brown
Workers organized and fought for worker rights and food safety, Social Security and Medicare – they fought to change government. And they won.Sherrod Brown
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.Sherrod Brown
I’m disappointed that Senator DeWine once again chose to go along with his party leaders and their big corporate lobbyist supporters. Ohio deserves a Senator who will be more than a rubber stamp.Sherrod Brown
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.Sherrod Brown
Individual people shouldn’t be fearful, because by and large our government, the federal government – people always talk; obviously, they don’t trust the feds, whatever. The federal government and local communities have done a pretty good job at keeping us safe.Sherrod Brown
From opposing unfair trade deals to fighting for a fair financial system, Hillary Clinton has shown she puts working families first. She knows as president that her first job will be creating jobs for the middle class. I am proud to endorse her today because I know she will keep Ohio moving forward.Sherrod Brown
We should forcefully call out China whenever it violates international standards.Sherrod Brown
When I say they’re lunatics, that’s what I’m talking about. People that think you should allow guns in day care centers, but they’re protecting themselves by not allowing guns in their workplace, that would be in that category of lunatics.Sherrod Brown
That just doesn’t make sense, that the government should be making money off students.Sherrod Brown
The Republicans are running wild with our tax dollars and it’s been a mistake to let this administration continue a policy of incompetence when it comes to Iraq.Sherrod Brown
Trump has words, but there’s not really any depth there.Sherrod Brown
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.Sherrod Brown
Republican leadership in Congress let the energy companies write the energy bill that sent prices soaring, and has turned a blind eye to the struggles of working families trying to make ends meet.Sherrod Brown
Sherrod Brown Quotes on Wages/Economy
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.Sherrod Brown
We’re losing all kinds of white-collar jobs, all kinds of jobs in addition to manufacturing jobs, which we’re losing by the droves in my state.Sherrod Brown
If we expect to continue our leadership in the global economy, we must invest in a long-term transportation plan -f or both highways and transit programs. Too many of our roads, bridges, and railways have fallen into disrepair.Sherrod Brown
With every year that passes, the more we have to be careful not to forget the causes and consequences of the Great Recession.Sherrod Brown
There is going to be globalization, but we need to do it under terms – under rules that work as rules work for our domestic economy in the dynamic of capitalism. You need to do trade in the same way.Sherrod Brown
Thousands of Ohio families are going deeper and deeper in debt just trying to pay their heating bills, fill prescriptions, and buy groceries. The current minimum wage is simply not enough.Sherrod Brown
Raising the minimum wage means raising the living wage – and that’s good news for Ohio.Sherrod Brown
Ohio is one of only two states that have a minimum wage below the federal level of $5.15 an hour.Sherrod Brown
It is unacceptable that someone can work full time – and work hard – and not be able to lift themselves out of poverty.Sherrod Brown
The current minimum wage simply is not supporting Ohio’s working families.Sherrod Brown
Sherrod Brown Quotes on Environment
If we’re going to pass international trade agreements, as we should, they should have similar kinds of rules, not as high a wage as obviously as a steelworker in the U.S. or in Lorain, Ohio, but certainly rules on the environment and worker safety. You go to Mexico, you don’t see those kinds of worker protections or environmental safeguards.Sherrod Brown
We know that, too often, oil and other hazardous materials are shipped across the country on aging tankers. Too many communities have seen what happens when trains derail and in some cases catch fire.Sherrod Brown
I have generally and will always fight for clean air and safe drinking water lawsSherrod Brown
Other Sherrod Brown Quotes
Young people have been at the forefront of every great social movement in our country’s history.Sherrod Brown
Our men and women in uniform make enough sacrifices for our country. Their credit rating should not be one of those sacrifices.Sherrod Brown
I don’t look in the mirror and see a president of the United States. I don’t have that ambition.Sherrod Brown
No Ohio family should be forced to go hungry during the holidays or any time.Sherrod Brown
Ohio workers and Ohio manufacturers already know that we are, in fact, in a trade war, and the Chinese have done very well, thank you.Sherrod Brown
I have zero interest in being vice president.Sherrod Brown
We must work harder to lessen inequalities. Only by doing so can we speak with credibility and moral authority to other countries and the People’s Republic of China.Sherrod Brown
We were told this war would be over in a matter of weeks, and that the Iraqis would be able to finance it with oil sales. We were promised it was not a mission of nation building.Sherrod Brown
I love working for the people of Ohio, and I have a lot more work to do as their senator.Sherrod Brown
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