The Democratic senator from the critical battleground state of Ohio would focus his campaign on the concerns of working people – and says his rumpled authenticity is a plus in the industrial Midwest. He plans to make a decision in March.
At a Monitor Breakfast, DNC Chairman Tom Perez pointed to Democratic wins in red states like Kansas, and the ouster of incumbent Sen. Dean Heller in Nevada, as indicators of what he calls a "50-state strategy" for the party.
Tom Donohue of the US Chamber reveals the complexity in how American businesses view Trump’s confrontation with China. Donohue agrees concerns are urgent, but says trade war is “biggest threat” to economy.
The AFL-CIO leader agrees with President Trump that ‘it's time to rewrite those rules’ on trade, but isn't happy with how Trump has used tariffs. Many union members voted for Trump, putting Trumka in a tight spot.