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Tim believes love is love. He applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges that extended the right to marry to every American, regardless of sexual orientation. Tim knows that equality in the eyes of the law is…

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In the United States, women working full-time make 78 cents for every dollar made by their male coworkers. Women of color fare even worse. African-American women earn 64 cents and Latina women earn just 56 cents. In 2017, this is…

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Our communities should be safe for everyone, regardless of their skin color. Yet in recent years, the relationship between communities of color and law enforcement has grown more strained. Now, more than ever, we need to engage in a dialogue…

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While the partisan battle over healthcare in America rages, politicians on both sides of the aisle continue to ignore the role of health and wellness in our private lives and public policy. Every year, we spend billions of dollars treating…

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The decision of whether to end a pregnancy is complex and deeply personal. Tim has listened to women from Ohio and across the nation who faced this decision, and their stories tell of life-threatening health problems, abusive relationships, and the…

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Medicare and Social Security represent a promise to America’s seniors and future retirees — that after a lifetime of hard work, they can retire with dignity and financial security. Retired Americans have paid into these earned benefits their whole working lives, and…

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The American Dream is a dream of economic opportunity — that if you work hard, you can provide for your family and pass on a better life to your kids. Over the last 20 years, this dream has faded in…

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Any American who has struggled to pay a medical bill or worried about losing their health insurance knows that access to affordable healthcare is a family issue. While we have made progress towards expanding health insurance coverage through the Affordable…

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Scientists agree that global climate change is real, but its impacts are being felt firsthand by Ohio’s farmers, sportsmen, and working families. From the disappearing habitat of the Buckeye Tree to the toxic algal blooms in Lake Erie, things will…

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For millions of Americans, public education has been the ticket to the American Dream. Yet politicians in Washington and state houses across the country have undermined our schools with devastating budget cuts, leading to larger class sizes and insufficient resources…

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America’s national security is rooted in our military superiority, strong alliances, and moral leadership. To preserve our way of life in a dangerous world, the United States must invest in our military readiness, honor our commitments to democracy and international…

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We are in the midst of a nationwide addiction crisis. Overdose deaths now kill more Americans than car accidents, and the fatality rates continue to rise. The toll on Ohio has been particularly devastating, with heroin and opioid overdoses claiming…

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