Sherrod Brown Endorsement
Withtitle, Brown receives final endorsement from Democracy for America Burlington, VTToday, Democracy for America (DFA), announced that Sen. Sherrod Brown, an OhioDemocrat, won DFAs final endorsement and title as the nations SenateProgressive Hero. The Ohio senator beat out Vermont Sen. BernieSanders for the title through the organizations month-long contest among itsmembers. Sherrods a true progressivefighter and hes embroiled in a tough battle against a Yes Man of the TeaParty,Jim Dean, Chair ofDemocracy for America, said.Ohioans are fed up with Republican policies harming their families, theirjobs, and their future. Were proud to call Sherrod DFAs SenateProgressive Hero and our national membership will help him win thisNovember. With Sherrod in the Senate for a second term, we can count onhim to lead the next generation of progressive leaderson issues that matter. "I am honored to receive this title from Democracy for America, andI am proud to be recognized as a progressive. Being progressive to me meansdoing the right thing to move our country forward," said Senator SherrodBrown. That's why I fought to rescue the auto industry, and I amproud to fight every day to protect our jobs and to put a stop to China'scheating. It means fighting for affordable health care for all and ensuringevery student has the access to a quality, affordable education. It means standingby folks who work hard, play by the rules, and deserve to be part of a strongmiddle class. Thank you again for this award, and I look forward to continueserving Ohioans and advancing the progress we've made the last six years. DFA held the contest fromSeptember 10 through October 1, asking its national membership tochoose the organization's favorite progressive hero. In the final week, Sen. Brown camefrom behind to beat Sen. Sanders. Rep. Keith Ellison won Progressive Heroin the House while Sen. Scott Brown and Rep. Paul Ryan were chosenby DFA members as the congressional villains of 2012. ABOUT DEMOCRACY FOR AMERICA Democracy for Americais the people-powered Democratic PoliticalAction Committee. With over one million members nationwide, DFAisa grassroots powerhouse working to change our country and the Democratic Partyfrom the bottom up. http://www.DemocracyForAmerica.com
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