U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown

The death of 20-year-old Stone Foltz, a Bowling Green State University sophomore from Delaware County who died this month after  an alleged fraternity hazing incident, has renewed calls for change at the state and federal level.


Rob Portman of is one of the 10 Republican U.S. Senators who met with President Biden this week to talk about their proposed COVID-19 relief package, which is a third the size of the one proposed by Democrats.

Dan Konik

The U.S. Attorney in charge of investigations into both a 61 million dollar 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.

Andy Chow

Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio has been tapped to chair the Senate Banking Committee.


Ohio's two U.S. Senators are among the congressional leaders calling for passage of a new COVID-19 economic relief package.


As other states continue to tally the votes in the presidential race, President Trump is making false statements about widespread fraud that other leaders say undermines the election process.

Ohio Public Radio

The two men whose names are on the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage are urging the U.S. Senate to reject the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the nation’s highest court.

TV ads are running in Ohio criticizing President Trump's tweet to boycott Akron-based Goodyear.  

The U.S. House is being called back to Washington to deal with issues involving the United States Postal Service.


Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio joined housing advocates this week to discuss legislation he’s co-sponsored to prevent evictions.

Karen Kasler

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.

Jacquelyn Martin / Associated Press

Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio is criticizing the chamber's Republican leadership for blocking his paid sick leave proposal amid the coronavirus outbreak. 


Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio is blasting the White House's trade deal with China, calling it "much ado about nothing."

Ohio Public Radio

President Trump is scheduled to appear in Toledo Thursday for the first campaign visit of this election year.

Both of Ohio's U.S. Senators say they are supporting the family of Otto Warmbier by backing proposed new sanctions on North Korea.  

When President Obama signed the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act in 2009, it gave government regulators an important new weapon in its battle against Big Tobacco.

For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration had the power to regulate the manufacturing, distribution and marketing of tobacco products, including the new and then-largely unknown practice of vaping.

The Mayor of Dayton, where nine people were slain in a mass shooting August 4, says a round-the-clock security detail was assigned to her because of hate-filled messages she received following verbal sparring with President Trump after his visit to a Dayton hospital earlier this month. 

Statehouse News Bureau

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows a majority of Ohioans support background checks for gun sales, favor legalized abortion and oppose one of the most recent state restrictions on it.

WCBE files

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio and Vice President Mike Pence visited federal immigration detention facilities  in Texas over the weekend. 

Ohio Public Radio

Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio says he was denied access over the weekend to a Customs and Border Control detention facility in Texas that houses migrant children.

WCBE files

Ohio's two U.S. Senators say they will travel this weekend to the Mexico border to visit detention facilities.

Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio is fighting President Trump's proposed rules for paying overtime to salaried employees. 

Associated Press

Members of Ohio's congressional delegation came away with few answers after meeting Wednesday in Washington with the head of General Motors about the future of its shuttered Lordstown assembly plant.

Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio attacked the increasingly restrictive climate surrounding women's reproductive issues this week.  

Ohio Public Radio

A federal court has denied Ohio’s request to delay new congressional map drawing.

President Trump's nominee for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board is under fire for a comment he made about Cleveland and Cincinnati.  

Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio wants to expand the Earned Income Tax Credit for low- and middle-income workers.

Ohio's two U.S. Senators want the public to see the Robert Mueller report before drawing any conclusions. 

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio’s senior U.S. Senator, democrat Sherrod Brown, says he won’t run for president in 2020.

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After President Trump seemingly absolved North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the death of American college student Otto Warmbier, the Ohio man's parents say they disagree and that "Kim and his evil regime are responsible."

The issue arose in Vietnam on Thursday when Trump was asked at a news conference if he had talked to Kim — whom he has called a "friend" — about Warmbier, who died in 2017 shortly after his release from more than a year of detention in North Korea. Trump said he had asked Kim about it.