What does Tim Ryan believe? Where the candidate stands on 8 issues

What does Tim Ryan believe? Where the candidate stands on 8 issues

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Tim Ryan is a 45-year-old, nine-term Democratic congressman from Ohio. The first-time presidential candidate has served in the House of Representatives for Ohio’s 13th District since 2003, and served in the Ohio State Senate for two years before being elected to Congress in 2002 at the age of 29, making him at the time the youngest member in the House. In 2016, he launched an unsuccessful bid to replace Nancy Pelosi as House Minority Leader. Ryan was born and raised in Niles, Ohio, a small town that’s just minutes from Lordstown, where a General Motors plant closed last month . Ryan started his announcement on ABC’s “The View” with an anecdote that he also recounted on his campaign website, about his daughter calling him in tears over a close friend moving because her father was laid off from his job as an auto worker . Ryan believes his experience in a blue-collar district and his understanding of “the legacy of job loss” will help him win over the working-class voters who turned to Trump in the 2016 presidential election. Here is where Ryan stands on some key issues: ECONOMY: Transition into a clean-energy economy through a free enterprise system. Ryan is running a campaign focused on rebuilding and reinventing the economy as a “green economy,” and investing in American jobs. In February, Ryan introduced the WORKER (Working on Rewarding and Keeping Employees Resilient) Act, an attempt to resolve issues of job loss and wage stagnation due to automation and […]

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