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How J.D. Vance made Dem friends on rail safety

Posted on AllSides March 2nd, 2023
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Politics, JD Vance, Bridging Divides, Ohio Train Crash
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J.D. Vance didn’t win his Senate seat by campaigning as a dealmaker. Yet here he is, a pro-Trump Republican working with Democrats after a toxic derailment devastated his state.

Vance and progressive Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) are now partners on a rail safety bill responding to the chemical spill that’s ravaged the working-class town of East Palestine. It wasn’t preordained that their new plan would win praise from Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer hours after its release Wednesday, but Vance pointed to a legislative philosophy that explains his approach: “One of the things I’ve learned...

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https://www.politico.com/news/2023/03/02/vance-dems-rail-safety-00085063

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