35 Total Quotes

Sherrod Brown Quotes

since Congress passed President Bush's trade promotion authority three years ago, we have lost one-sixth of our manufacturing jobs.
Sherrod Brown
#Authority

The race for U.S. Senate is very winnable, and there are a number of impressive Democrats considering a run who I am confident will defeat the incumbent in 2006,
Sherrod Brown
#Democrats

If the vote was held today, we would get 190 Democrats and somewhere in the vicinity of 40-plus Republicans,
Sherrod Brown
#Democrats

These aren't the kind of records to put on a shelf and brag about because they spell bad news for American industry, workers and families.
Sherrod Brown
#News

Medicaid protects impoverished children, the frail elderly and people in crisis, ... Its limited resources will be further stretched serving hurricane victims. Proponents of Medicaid cuts either undervalue Medicaid assistance or underestimate American compassion.
Sherrod Brown
#Children

To get fast-track through Congress, Speaker Gingrich and President Clinton are wheeling and dealing like we've never seen before,
Sherrod Brown
#Congress

Too much is at risk to stop the research before its potential is fully understood.
Sherrod Brown
#Potential

It does not hold insurance companies accountable when they make medical decisions that harm people.
Sherrod Brown
#People

That's why this election is so important. You really have to throw the money changers out of the temple.
Sherrod Brown
#Money

In a post-9/11 world, our trade agreements are more than a vehicle for economic growth. They are an integral part of homeland security efforts in the fight against terrorism.
Sherrod Brown
#Growth

Anyone who's tried to pay a heating bill, fill a prescription, or simply buy groceries knows all too well that the current minimum wage does not cut the mustard.
Sherrod Brown
#American Politician

Big government conservatives are spending trillions and wasting billions. Republicans are no longer the party of fiscal conservancy, but the party of runaway spending and corruption.
Sherrod Brown
#American Politician

I'm disappointed that Senator DeWine once again chose to go along with his party leaders and their big corporate lobbyist supporters. Ohio deserves a Senator who will be more than a rubber stamp.
Sherrod Brown
#American Politician

It is past time for Republican leadership to answer for record deficits and reckless spending, both in Iraq and in the U.S. It's time for a plan to bring our troops home.
Sherrod Brown
#American Politician

It is unacceptable that someone can work full time - and work hard - and not be able to lift themselves out of poverty.
Sherrod Brown
#American Politician

It's past time for a plan to ensure that our mission in Iraq is a success and that our brave men and women in uniform can begin to come home soon.
Sherrod Brown
#American Politician

Ohio is one of only two states that have a minimum wage below the federal level of $5.15 an hour.
Sherrod Brown
#American Politician

Raising the minimum wage means raising the living wage - and that's good news for Ohio.
Sherrod Brown
#American Politician

Republican leadership in Congress let the energy companies write the energy bill that sent prices soaring, and has turned a blind eye to the struggles of working families trying to make ends meet.
Sherrod Brown
#American Politician

The administration needs to speak honestly with the American people. Exaggerating our progress in defeating the insurgency or in creating an Iraqi army paints a dangerous picture.
Sherrod Brown
#American Politician

The current minimum wage simply is not supporting Ohio's working families.
Sherrod Brown
#American Politician

The president overstepped his authority when he asked the NSA to eavesdrop on Americans' international phone calls without obtaining a warrant.
Sherrod Brown
#American Politician

The reality in Iraq is that we are creating new terrorists and severely damaging the public impression of the United States in the Muslim world.
Sherrod Brown
#American Politician

The Republicans are running wild with our tax dollars and it's been a mistake to let this administration continue a policy of incompetence when it comes to Iraq.
Sherrod Brown
#American Politician

This drug coverage program was clearly designed by Republicans in Congress to serve the interests of the drug and insurance industries. America's seniors were an afterthought.
Sherrod Brown
#American Politician

This year, we are going to take our government out of the hands of corporate special interests and put it back into the hands of Ohio families - where it belongs.
Sherrod Brown
#American Politician

Thousands of Ohio families are going deeper and deeper in debt just trying to pay their heating bills, fill prescriptions, and buy groceries. The current minimum wage is simply not enough.
Sherrod Brown
#American Politician

We must have a timetable for withdrawal of U.S. forces - or at the very least a plan for it - something the administration has incredulously failed to do for over two years.
Sherrod Brown
#American Politician

We must know which foreign countries own U.S. assets such as ports, and if any of those deals pose a threat to homeland security.
Sherrod Brown
#American Politician

We must support initiatives that provide clear, concrete measures and milestones that our troops need for defeating the insurgency, building up Iraqi security forces, and handing over Iraq to the Iraqi people.
Sherrod Brown
#American Politician