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John Fund: The Moment of Truth on Corporate Welfare

The tea-party base often doesn't take seriously the GOP's commitment to shrinking government and has accused the GOP of ladling out benefits to the elite and well connected.

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Related Topix: US News, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mark Kirk, Democrat

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Reuters

U.S. Senate panel to consider 'too big to fail' report

A U.S. Senate panel will meet next Thursday to discuss results of a much anticipated government study that looked at whether the biggest banks can borrow at lower interest rates because investors think they would be bailed out in a crisis.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Sherrod Brown, David Vitter, Republican

Examiner.com

Shaky Ukraine is more vulnerable to Russia

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, opening the way for new elections that would reflect the country's starkly changed political scene after the ouster of pro-Russian President Viktor Y... Do you know that Vladimir Putin is very popular in Russia .

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Ohio

Plunderbund

Brown, Ryan Applaud PUCO/Warren Steel Agreement; Ormet Not So Lucky

Two Democrats, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan , applauded a ruling by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio that would help protect hundreds of Mahoning Valley jobs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Tim Ryan

Plunderbund

Sen. Brown, Congressman Duckworth Introduce Bills To Help Vets With 'Invisible Injuries'

In a conference call with reporters, Sen. Brown said "invisible injuries," like Post Traumatic Stress that nearly 300,000 vets nationwide struggle with and the 25,000 who combat mild Traumatic Brain Injuries, are often hard to document.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, Ohio

Paulding Progress

Sen. Brown urges Obama Admin. to protect Paulding County cement jobs

Today, July 23, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown urged the Obama Administration to protect Paulding County's cement industry and the thousands of local jobs it supports.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Paulding County, OH, US House of Representatives, Sherrod Brown, Construction, Lafarge North America, Paulding, OH, Canada

TheBlaze.com

Dems want to give government power over company work schedules

Democrats in the House and Senate are proposing new changes to the law that would allow workers to make requests about their work schedule without fear of retaliation from their bosses, and in some cases would require companies to accept these requests.

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Related Topix: US News, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, George Miller

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Floating paper lantern may have sparked North Baltimore plastics plant blaze

North Baltimore Police Chief Allan Baer believes a floating Chinese paper lantern may be what sparked the massive fire at the plastics plant last week.

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Related Topix: North Baltimore, OH, Fire, Dayton, OH, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

NewsOK.com

Sanders pleads for VA reform bill as talks stall

The chairman of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee said Wednesday there is still time for Congress to approve a landmark bill to improve health care services for veterans, despite deep disagreement over how much the changes will cost and how they should be paid for.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, Ohio

WDTN-TV Dayton

Feds grant funds to Sugarcreek Twp. Fire Department

The Sugarcreek Township Fire Department has been awarded $850,250 by the federal government, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives

WTVG-TV Toledo

Lawyer: Nazi war suspect dies as extradition OK'd

The lawyer for a suspected Nazi war crimes suspect says the 89-year-old Philadelphia man has died while awaiting extradition to Germany.

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Related Topix: Associated Press, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dayton, OH

WTVG-TV Toledo

Skies still safe following MH17 disaster, lawmakers say

On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration canceled flights to Tel Aviv, Israel after a rocket landed too close to the airport.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Israel, World News, John Boehner, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Sherrod Brown, Senator Bob Casey

WKSU-FM Kent

Portman and Brown says McDonald is right for the VA

On Point unites distinct and provocative voices with passionate discussion as it confronts the stories that are at the center of what is important in the world today.

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Related Topix: McDonald, OH, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tim Ryan, Sherrod Brown, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican, Joe Biden

Hudson Hub-Times

Capital News: Wondering what's next for Josh Mandel

I've said it in this space before, and I'll say it again: Josh Mandel seems like such a nice kid.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Ohio, Opinion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WJRT

Federal highway funding running low

It is crunch time for Congress, as critical federal transportation funding is set to expire soon, but recently, the House passed a short-term bill that will supply funding for construction projects until next May. It is crunch time for Congress, as critical federal transportation funding is set to expire soon, but recently, the House passed a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Representative Dan Kildee, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, Republican

American Banker

GAO Study Expected to Say Big Banks' Subsidy Has Shrunk

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, is expected to hold a subcommittee hearing July 31 on the GAO report looking at the funding advantages of big banks.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, SourceMedia, David Vitter, Republican

USA Today

Senators warn VA nominee of host of problems that awaitSenators warn...

Senators considering the nomination of former corporate executive Robert McDonald to take over the Department of Veterans Affairs Tuesday had little to say about him, but plenty to say about the failings of the bureaucracy he would be expected to fix.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bernard Sanders, Richard Burr, Republican

Detroit News

Judge orders PBGC to turn over documents in Delphi pension suit

A Republican senator on Tuesday praised a ruling by a federal judge that ordered the government's pension insurer to disclose more documents related to its decision to absorb the salaried pension plans at Delphi Corp in bankruptcy.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Automakers, Delphi, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, John Boehner, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Insurance, Pension Benefit Guaranty, Sherrod Brown, Democrat

KBOI-AM Boise

Six Top Democrats Who Aren't So Ready for Hillary

Hillary Clinton has remained coy on her potential presidential candidacy in 2016, but that hasn't stopped Democrats from endorsing her.

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Related Topix: US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Deval Patrick, US Governors, State of the Union, US Senate, Democrat, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives

The Hill

This election is still about ideology

As Presdent Obama's approval ratings decline and an election is nearing, Democratic candidates are scrambling to distance themselves from the president and to find their own message.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Ohio, Immigration Reform, North Korea, World News, Asia

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