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      Senator Sherrod Brown in conversation with Iowa State Senator Zach Wahls in Iowa City

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      October 30, 2020

      Friday   7:00 PM

      15 South Dubuque St.
      Iowa City, Iowa 52240

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      Senator Sherrod Brown in conversation with Iowa State Senator Zach Wahls

      Join us for this special pre-election reading with Senator Sherrod Brown and conversation with Iowa State Senator Zach Wahls, to celebrate the release of the paperback edition of Senator Brown's Desk 88: Eight Progressive Senators Who Changed America.

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      Since his election to the U.S. Senate in 2006, Ohio’s Sherrod Brown has sat on the Senate floor at a mahogany desk with a proud history. In Desk 88, he tells the story of eight of the Senators who were there before him. David M. Shribman with The Boston Globe says of Desk 88, "Perhaps the most imaginative book to emerge from the Senate since Senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts produced Profiles in Courage."

      Sherrod Brown is the senior United States Senator from Ohio, elected to his seat in 2006. He was the U.S. Representative for Ohio’s 13th congressional district from 1993­ to 2003 and the forty-seventh Secretary of State of Ohio from 1983 to 1991. A member of the Democratic Party, Senator Brown began his political career in 1975 upon election to the Ohio House of Representatives. Brown has dedicated his life in public service to fighting for what he calls “the dignity of work”―the belief that hard work should pay off for everyone. He resides in Cleveland with his wife, Connie Schultz, a Pulitzer Prize–winning columnist and author. They are blessed with a growing family, including three daughters, a son, and seven grandchildren.

      Zach Wahls represents District 37 in the Iowa Senate. District 37 includes all of Coralville, the west side of Iowa City, rural north and east Johnson County including Solon, all of Cedar County, and the town of Wilton in Muscatine County.  He is an advocate for LGBTQ rights and co-founder of Scouts for Equality, the national campaign to end discrimination in the Boy Scouts of America. He grew up in Iowa City and is the author of the bestselling book My Two Moms: Lessons of Love, Strength, and What Makes a Family.

      Categories: Literary & Books

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