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18 min ago | 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

18 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Ohio Payday Lenders May Meet New Regulations

The Ohio Supreme Court's ruling that challenged the laws made to protect borrowers was followed by Senator Sherrod Brown's fresh attempt at ensuring protection for borrowers from payday loan companies that preys on weak borrowers.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Business Journal

Four years after passage, Dodd-Frank viewed as 'regulatory burden,' 'government overreach'

Four years after passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, industry experts and regulators say the landmark legislation's long-term implications are worrisome, albeit still unclear.

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Related Topix: US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives

The Daily Record

Commentary: Who will build the roads?

"Tea party members don't think there's a federal role in transportation!" complained Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, last week, near the site of a $5.8 million highway project.

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

The Hill

Four years later, Dodd-Frank continues 'Too Big to Fail'

Four years ago today, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank financial reform act into law.

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

Cleveland.com

Sherrod Brown now getting support from major Republican family -- but why is a mystery

The powerful Lindner family of Cincinnati has showered massive political donations on the Republican Party, on Karl Rove's American Crossroads, on Mitt Romney and John Boehner and other conservatives.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney

The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio reflects GOP split on future of Export-Import Bank

The latest skirmish in the protracted power struggle in the Republican Party is being waged over a little-known federal agency created to help U.S. companies sell products abroad.

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Related Topix: Representative Jim Jordan, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Stivers, Representative Joyce Beatty, Democrat, Sherrod Brown

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WKSU-FM Kent

Portman predicts McDonald's confirmation, but says it won't be easy

The Senate begins its confirmation hearings tomorrow for the retired Cincinnati business executive who's been nominated to be the next secretary of Veterans Affairs.

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

The Daily Record

Commentary: 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

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Hudson Hub-Times

Hudson Western Reserve Academy graduate, Yale University student, interns at the White House

This summer a graduate of Western Reserve Academy stepped away from his plans to study medicine and instead experienced politics at the White House.

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Related Topix: Yale University, Hudson, OH, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Beckers ASC Review

Colon Cancer Survivors Flock to Capitol Hill to Protest Medicare Colonoscopy Cost-Sharing Policy

Yesterday, more than 30 colorectal cancer advocates and survivors met on Capitol Hill to argue against the Medicare policy that requires beneficiaries to shoulder a co-pay for a screening colonoscopy that includes polyp removal, according to a report by The Hill .

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Related Topix: Law, Healthcare Law, Medicare, Health, Colorectal Health, Medicine, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Sherrod Brown

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

700 could lose jobs at Piketon nuclear-cleanup site

Nearly 700 cleanup workers and contractors at the former Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in southern Ohio face the possibility of layoff by this fall - the latest setback for a region that has struggled in recent years.

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Related Topix: Piketon, OH, US Politics, Representative Brad Wenstrup, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, Democrat, West Portsmouth, OH

Plunderbund

Brown Backs Ex-Im Bank To Help Exporters, Says Tea Party Games Could Shutdown Washington Again

Did you like the last shutdown of the federal government last October, which lasted more than two weeks and cost taxpayers a cool $25 billion? Look no further than the end of the year, when it could happen all over again, so speculates Ohio senior U.S Senator, Sherrod Brown.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Small Business, Personal Finance

WBNS

Debate Over Internet Tax In Ohio Focuses On Fairness

A bill that would allow states to collect internet taxes from businesses that don't have a physical location in that state united both Republican senator Rob Portman and Democratic senator Sherrod Brown in support last year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Ohio, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Stivers, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, Democrat

Toledo Blade

Feds investigate Chinese tire makers

The Department of Commerce is moving forward with an investigation into whether Chinese tire makers are being unfairly subsidized by their government and selling products in the United States at artificially low prices.

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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Democrats' plan won't save Social Security, Congress budgeters says

A fresh nonpartisan report casts doubt on a plan backed by Sen. Sherrod Brown that is designed to both preserve Social Security and expand its benefits for some by raising payroll taxes on the wealthy.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Retirement

Forbes.com

U.S. Abides Global Trade Rules...Just Ignore The Steel Protectionism, ...

Politicians and protectionists have been served by the enduring myth that the United States is the most open market in the world and its government earnestly adheres to the rules of trade, while others, intent on exploiting U.S. naivety, cheat and pursue state-sponsored mercantilism.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Business Journal

Harsh realities for small banks led Citizens Bank of Ashville to OK acquisition

As more of Dodd-Frank regulations are implemented and the U.S. economy continues to slowly recover from the 2008 financial crisis, more small banks are finding suitors better equipped to navigate the challenges.

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

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