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My Husband, the African-American Woman

(51) Comments | Posted June 22, 2007 | 2:09 AM

In February 2006, my friend Jackie Cassara and I were having dinner in Cleveland when a waitress came up to me and said, "Ms. Schultz, I'm sorry to bother you, but did you know that Fox News is saying your husband is Shur-ROD Brown, and that he's a woman?"

"That...

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Hope Trumps Fear

(12) Comments | Posted November 7, 2006 | 2:23 PM

I woke up this morning with that odd combination of calm and excitement because we know we did everything we could possibly do to run a values-driven fight for the working men and women of Ohio. While the polls have certainly been heartening, what has really boosted our spirits is...

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Fearless Politics: Speak your mind even if your voice shakes

(6) Comments | Posted September 4, 2006 | 9:40 PM

One of the bigger untold stories in Ohio this year is what is happening with so many progressive women, right here in the Midwest.

They're done waiting for the invitation. They are no longer standing in the shadows, being good sports about their anonymity while secretly stewing that no one...

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Karl Rove's Playbook Goes Up in Smoke

(65) Comments | Posted July 26, 2006 | 4:01 PM

It's impossible to gauge how many Americans were hurt or offended by Mike DeWine's attack ad that used a doctored image of the 9/11 tragedy to smear my husband, Sherrod Brown.

There are all the families, of course, the ones who lost loved ones when the Twin Towers burst into...

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We Are Not Afraid

(90) Comments | Posted July 7, 2006 | 2:03 PM

My husband, U.S. Rep. Sherrod Brown, is running for the Senate, but it can feel like he's about to march into battle as I answer the same question, day in and day out, across the state of Ohio.

"Aren't you afraid?" people ask, usually before Sherrod gives a speech or...

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