TOLEDO - Hillary Clinton spoke to a crowd primed for her.
She made her first campaign appearance in Toledo at the MLK Plaze train station and spoke with two missions in mind:
The first was to bash Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as a fat cat businessman who doesn't pay his taxes.
Clinton said, "This is Trump to a tee: He's taken corporate excess and made a business model out of it."
But she also wanted to outline an economic agenda she claims will re-write the rules to make the system fair for everyone.
Clinton told a crowd of about 1,200t she would close what she called the *Buffet Loophole.*
"A Wall Street money manager should not be able to pay a lower tax rate than a teacher or a nurse."
Clinton backed union organizing, a $15 per hour minimum wage, equal pay for women and family leave.
"When I say our economy should work for everyone, not just those at the top, I mean it," she said. "And we're gong to do everything we can to make sure workers are treated like assets, not costs."
She said patriotism is profitable and promised exit taxes on companies that leave the country or outsource jobs.
She also encouraged corporations to share profits with the workers.
On trade, Clnton flat out declared the Trans Pacific Partnership she once called "the gold standard", would not get her support as president.
"And I oppose TPP now, I will oppose it after the election, I will oppose it as president becuase it is one-sided and unfair to American workers."
Clinton has been criticized for playing the woman card in this election but, on the stump, she turns that into an almost maternal asset.
"If fighting for workers and families is playing the woman card, you know what, deal me in."