Dem Rep. Tim Ryan Announces Run For US Senate

Axios reports:

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) announced Monday that he’s officially running for U.S. Senate in Ohio, becoming the first Democrat to join the race to succeed retiring Republican Sen. Rob Portman.

Ryan, a former 2020 presidential candidate, will bring strong name recognition and blue-collar roots to a high-profile race in Ohio, a state that has been trending Republican in recent years.

Former President Trump won Ohio by about eight points in 2016 and 2020, but the state is still represented by one Democratic senator — Sherrod Brown.

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