The U.S. Attorney in charge of investigations into both a $61 million bribery scandal involving the former Ohio House Speaker and corruption on Cincinnati City Council will be leaving that job. But Ohio’s senior U.S. Senator says those aren’t reasons to keep him in that office.
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), the top elected Democrat in Ohio, has been tapped to chair the Senate Banking Committee. The long-term Wall Street critic says people can expect a shift in the committee's agenda.
Democratic US Sen Sherrod Brown is calling on President Trump’s cabinet to remove him from office using the 25th amendment. That would allow Vice President Mike Pence and a majority of the cabinet to declare Trump unfit for office.
Ohio's two U.S. Senators are among the congressional leaders calling for passage of a new economic relief package. The senators say the bipartisan proposal can target areas hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic.
As other states continue to tally the votes in the presidential race, President Donald Trump is making unfounded statements about widespread fraud that other leaders say undermines the election process. Ohio leaders have mixed responses to Trump's claims.
The two men whose names are on the landmark US Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage are united in one cause; urging the Senate to defeat the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the nation’s highest court.
President Donald Trump has gone back-and-forth this week on the possibility of new funds to help people struggling during the pandemic. Initially ,Trump said he didn't want to negotiate a new stimulus package until after the election but later showed signs of willing to come to the negotiating table.
Democratic Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown is blasting most of his colleagues in the Senate and President Trump for proceeding ahead with appointment of a U.S. Supreme Court Justice who could decide the fate of the Affordable Care Act.
Ohio Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown says more ballot drop boxes are needed for this election. And he says union tradespeople are offering to make them, at no cost, so they can be put in place in time for it.
Republican Ohio US Senator Rob Portman has been called a hypocrite in recent days for not doing what he called for in an op-ed back in 2016 – holding off on confirmations for a US Supreme Court justice replacement in a presidential election year. Democratic Ohio U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, who urged confirmation in 2016, has changed his position too. But they both say things are different now.
The state of Ohio is rolling out a new initiative to tackle the racial health disparity with COVID-19. U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) says there's a major issue the state and country can address in order to improve minority health; worker protection.
The state is in the process of reopening businesses, but leaders are calling on people to continue practicing social distancing. That includes Ohio's U.S. Senators who stress the importance of taking the coronavirus seriously as mitigation orders are lifted.
The federal government is in the process of sending out checks to most Americans as part of the stimulus package responding to the economic fallout of the coronavirus. U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) talk about some of the next steps they'd like to see from Congress.
While lawmakers from both parties battle over politics, there is some movement on bipartisan efforts to fight the deadly drug fentanyl in Congress. U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) says his legislation to create sanctions on fentanyl will give federal officials the tools they need to crack down on opioid trafficking from other countries.
Democrats are looking to 2020 with optimism. Party leaders say they are seeing signs that areas of Ohio that voted for President Donald Trump in 2016 and Republican statewide leaders in 2018 are ready to vote for Democrats in 2020. And they say they have a plan to make that happen.
The impeachment debate is drawing a big line between Republicans and Democrats. But the parties are working together on some bills. Ohio’s Republican and Democratic Senators talk about bipartisanship in a divided Washington D.C.
State lawmakers are back in action holding more hearings on gun regulation bills. And Gov. Mike DeWine is still pushing for his proposals. But Congress has yet to show an interest in moving gun issues on the federal level, with provisions getting blocked in the Senate.
Ohio’s senior U.S. Senator, Sherrod Brown, is critical of President Trump’s tariffs. Brown has advocated for tariffs against China in the past and says he doesn’t have problems with the idea. But Brown does have a problem with the way these tariffs have been put into place.
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) says he was denied access to a Customs and Border Control detention facility that houses children over the weekend. Brown wanted to see the facilities holding children that some other lawmakers have described as cramped and smelly. Brown is telling reporters he blames top administration officials for wanting to keep him from seeing inhumane treatment there.
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) is proposing a bill that would require overtime pay for any salaried worker making less than $51,064, a more than $15,000 increase to the Trump Administration's proposed threshold.
As Congress looks over President Donald Trump’s budget, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) is criticizing the administration for proposing a 90% cut to Great Lakes restoration funds. While Trump has backtracked on that proposal, Brown says that kind of cut indicates a bigger problem.