The loss of America's industrial might has become a hot-button political topic, and many, including both Senate candidates, have laid blame at the feet of free trade policies enacted since the 1990s. U.S. Sen. Rob Portman and former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland are angling for working class votes as they battle for a spot in the Senate.

Before she can get the words out, he knows what she's going to say. It works the other way, too.