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In 2020, It’ll Help Dems To Have Sherrod Brown In Ohio

US Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Sherrod Brown (D-OH) (L) and his wife Connie Schultz attend a house party during a campaign stop on February 1, 2019 in Waterloo, Iowa. - Even as bitter cold ravages several... US Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Sherrod Brown (D-OH) (L) and his wife Connie Schultz attend a house party during a campaign stop on February 1, 2019 in Waterloo, Iowa. - Even as bitter cold ravages several US states, the 2020 presidential race is heating up in Iowa, where Democrats both renowned and unfamiliar are seizing early opportunities to engage critically important American voters. One full year before the first-in-the-nation voting contest for nominating who will take on incumbent Donald Trump, White House aspirants braved dangerously frigid temperatures this week to make their presidential pitch on hallowed political ground. (Photo by Joshua Lott / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOSHUA LOTT/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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March 7, 2019 4:13 p.m.

With Sherrod Brown’s decision not to run today, Democrats have lost a promising candidate for president — and one that, as Cameron Joseph reports, was feared by many Republicans for his untouchability in Ohio. Among those Republicans nervous about a Brown candidacy was, reportedly, President Trump himself.

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