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Since Ohio voters sent him to Congress in 1992, Senator Sherrod Brown has established himself as an advocate for health care, manufacturing and trade policy, and the environment.
The ranking member on the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, Brown is one of the most respected voices on health-related issues. He is also a senior member on the International Relations Committee and is a nationally recognized leader in the effort to promote global fair trade and protect U.S. jobs.
Brown is married to Plain Dealer columnist, Connie Schultz. He is the father of two daughters, Emily, a union organizer for the Service Employees International Union, and Elizabeth, an AmeriCorps graduate and student at Columbia University. Stepdaughter Cait is a high school student here in Ohio.
Brown's first book, Congress from the Inside: Observations from the Majority and the Minority, is in its third edition. Myths of Free Trade was published in August, 2004.