Rob Portman http://wcbe.org en Portman Weighs In On Surge Of Unaccompanied Central American Minors Crossing U.S. border http://wcbe.org/post/portman-weighs-surge-unaccompanied-central-american-minors-crossing-us-border <p>The presidents of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras will come to Washington next week to discuss the surge of unaccompanied minors from their countries across the U.S border.&nbsp;&nbsp; Sat, 19 Jul 2014 07:11:24 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio & Associated Press 59774 at http://wcbe.org Portman Weighs In On Surge Of Unaccompanied Central American Minors Crossing U.S. border Portman Talks More About Possible Presidential Bid http://wcbe.org/post/portman-talks-more-about-possible-presidential-bid <p>Republican U.S Senator Rob Portman of Ohio gave reporters yesterday more details about what it would take for him to run for president. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:41:33 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio 59739 at http://wcbe.org Portman Talks More About Possible Presidential Bid Portman Hints At Possible Presidential Run http://wcbe.org/post/portman-hints-possible-presidential-run <div><p>Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he could end up making a 2016 presidential bid, depending on what happens with the field of candidates.</p></div><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:24:31 +0000 Associated Press 59280 at http://wcbe.org Portman Hints At Possible Presidential Run Portman To Tour Columbus VA Hospital, Speak At CMC http://wcbe.org/post/portman-tour-columbus-va-hospital-speak-cmc <p>U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio plans to tour a Veterans Affairs clinic in Columbus this morning and meet with area veterans.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 13:24:25 +0000 Mike Foley & Associated Press 57317 at http://wcbe.org Portman Says Ukraine Elections Legit http://wcbe.org/post/portman-says-ukraine-elections-legit <p><span lang="EN">Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says Ukraine's presidential election this weekend was legitimate. Tue, 27 May 2014 10:22:44 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio & Associated Press 56702 at http://wcbe.org Portman Says Ukraine Elections Legit Portman Votes For Anti-discrimination Bill http://wcbe.org/post/portman-votes-anti-discrimination-bill <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">The U.S. Senate passed a bill Thursday that bans workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 11:54:16 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio 46148 at http://wcbe.org Portman's Vote Could Help Break U.S. Senate Filibuster http://wcbe.org/post/portmans-vote-could-help-break-us-senate-filibuster <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he is working on changes in the Employment Non-Discrimination Act that might make his the crucial 60th vote needed for passage. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 10:56:25 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio 45772 at http://wcbe.org Portman Talks Energy And Health Care In Conference Call http://wcbe.org/post/portman-talks-energy-and-health-care-conference-call <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>A new energy bill and a move to defund the federal health care law were the topics of a conference call Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio held with reporters Thursday. Fri, 13 Sep 2013 11:15:44 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio 43059 at http://wcbe.org Portman Cancels New Hampshire Event For Syria Briefing http://wcbe.org/post/portman-cancels-new-hampshire-event-syria-briefing <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio has canceled his weekend appearance at a GOP fundraising event in New Hampshire to be in Washington for classified briefings on Syria. Fri, 06 Sep 2013 15:56:45 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 42657 at http://wcbe.org Federal Lawmakers From Ohio Express Concern Over Syria http://wcbe.org/post/federal-lawmakers-ohio-express-concern-over-syria <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Congress will decide whether to approve President Obama's request to use military force in Syria when it returns to session next week . Fri, 06 Sep 2013 10:17:04 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio 42620 at http://wcbe.org Portman Holds Meeting On Farm Bill http://wcbe.org/post/portman-holds-meeting-farm-bill <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio met with farmers in the Dayton area Wednesday to talk about the pending farm bill. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 10:27:32 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio 42545 at http://wcbe.org Mayors Want Portman To Change Vote On Gun Legislation http://wcbe.org/post/mayors-want-portman-change-vote-gun-legislation <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Democratic Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman and mayors of other Ohio cities are asking Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio to change his vote against a piece of gun control legislation. Thu, 22 Aug 2013 11:04:04 +0000 Jim Letizia 41732 at http://wcbe.org Some Right-to-Life Chapters Add Opposition To Gay Marriage To Mission http://wcbe.org/post/some-right-life-chapters-add-opposition-gay-marriage-mission <P>Another Right-to-Life chapter in Ohio is making opposition to same-sex marriage a core part of its mission. Fri, 26 Jul 2013 00:59:55 +0000 Ohio Public Radio 40067 at http://wcbe.org Portman Backs DOMA Ruling http://wcbe.org/post/portman-backs-doma-ruling <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he agrees with the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act. Fri, 28 Jun 2013 11:03:01 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio 38383 at http://wcbe.org Tea Party Group Says It Was Targeted By IRS http://wcbe.org/post/tea-party-group-says-it-was-targeted-irs <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>The Tea Party backed 1851 Center for Constitutional Law is adding its name to conservative groups saying they were harassed by the IRS. Fri, 17 May 2013 10:23:51 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio 35810 at http://wcbe.org Constituents Question Portman On Same Sex Marriage http://wcbe.org/post/constituents-question-portman-same-sex-marriage <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman has been called a phony conservative by&nbsp;some on the political right following his announcement last month that he supports gay marriage. Thu, 04 Apr 2013 16:29:56 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 33437 at http://wcbe.org Portman Now Supports Gay Marriage http://wcbe.org/post/portman-now-supports-gay-marriage <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he now supports gay marriage because one of his sons is gay. Fri, 15 Mar 2013 11:37:28 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 32361 at http://wcbe.org Senators Want POTUS To Talk Jobs and Business Tonight http://wcbe.org/post/senators-want-potus-talk-jobs-and-business-tonight <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Ohio's two U.S. Senators are speaking about what they hope to hear in President Obama's State of the Union address tonight. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 17:32:30 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio 30540 at http://wcbe.org Portman Clarifies Position On Assault Weapons Ban http://wcbe.org/post/portman-clarifies-position-assault-weapons-ban <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio now says he's not convinced an assault weapons ban would help curb gun violence. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 17:22:47 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio 29354 at http://wcbe.org Senators Weigh In On Gun Restrictions http://wcbe.org/post/senators-weigh-gun-restrictions <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Ohio’s two U.S. Senators are indicating their support of certain gun restrictions. Thu, 17 Jan 2013 17:30:19 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio 29123 at http://wcbe.org