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Iowa is key to Brown’s presidential hopes from A1

Jan 31, 2019 - Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)

Sen. Sherrod Brown is going to the Super Bowl this week.

No, not that Super Bowl in Atlanta. Instead, the long-serving Ohio Democrat is venturing to Iowa for a different kind of competition.

Five years ago, the thought of Brown running for president was unlikely, bordering on absurd.

While he was consistently rated as one of the most liberal senators in the country, his populism and antipathy toward trade deals were something of a throwback to the neo-liberalism that dominated ...