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There's rosy news in the high-stakes battle for Ohio's U.S. Senate seat: both Republican incumbent Rob Portman and Democratic challenger Ted Strickland are in excellent health.

Ohio Public Radio

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Ted Strickland is calling for a halt to the creation of private, for-profit charter schools. 

Ohio Public Radio

Nearly two thirds of Democratic voters chose former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland in the US Senate primary. 

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A new Quinnipiac University poll of registered Ohio voters shows Democrat Ted Strickland's lead over Republican incumbent Rob Portman in the U.S. Senate race has fallen to 3 percent, which is within the survey's margin of error.

The conservative policy group funded by the billionaire Koch Brothers, Americans for Prosperity, is holding its convention in Columbus this weekend. 

A policy group funded by the billionaire Koch Brothers is getting a jump on its weekend summit in Columbus and on the fall 2016 election for US Senate in Ohio by purchasing television ads against Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Ted Strickland. 

nytimes.com

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he has donated to charity a campaign contribution he received from the head of a white supremacist organization linked to the killing of nine African-Americans in a South Carolina church last week.

cincinnati.com

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows Democratic former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland leads incumbent Republican Rob Portman in the U.S. Senate race by six percentage points.

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A central Ohio conservative says he plans to challenge Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio in the primary next year.

A national environmental group has launched a 500 thousand dollar ad campaign against Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio, claiming a federal budget amendment he introduced could undercut the enforceability of the federal Clean Air Act. 

Republicans have wasted no time in launching a counterattack against former Democratic Ohio Governor Ted Strickland, who announced this week he is challenging Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman next year.

A super PAC capable of raising unlimited donations is being launched to help Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman as his Ohio race for re-election heats up. 

cleveland.com

Ohio Democratic Congressman Tim Ryan says he is not running for the 2016 Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican Rob Portman. 

cleveland.com

Ohio's two U.S. senators are pushing for more American aid to bolster the Ukrainian military.

As former Democratic Ohio Governor Ted Strickland nears a decision on running for the U.S. Senate, he is seeking to tamp down any political overtones of his work in Appalachian coal.

Ohio Democratic congressman Tim Ryan has switched his position and now supports abortion rights. 

City of Cincinnati

Democratic Cincinnati City Council member P.G. Sittenfeld will run for the U.S. Senate in 2016, challenging Republican incumbent Rob Portman.

Portman Will Not Run For President

Dec 2, 2014
congress.gov

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he will not run for president in 2016.

Experts Think Kasich, Portman Will Seek White House

Nov 7, 2014

"The Economist" magazine and The University of Virginia's "Crystal Ball" are among the national political prognosticators who say Governor John Kasich and Senator Rob Portman will make a run for the White House.

Portman, Brown, Boehner Weigh In On POTUS' ISIS Strategy

Sep 12, 2014

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says President Obama's plan for action against Islamic State militants has been "overdue," and he wants to see the follow-through for an aggressive, long-term effort.

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio is closer to making a presidential run in 2016.

Reuters

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.  

Portman Talks More About Possible Presidential Bid

Jul 18, 2014
cleveland.com

Republican U.S Senator Rob Portman of Ohio gave reporters yesterday more details about what it would take for him to run for president.

Portman Hints At Possible Presidential Run

Jul 10, 2014

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.

U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio plans to tour a Veterans Affairs clinic in Columbus this morning and meet with area veterans. 

Portman Says Ukraine Elections Legit

May 27, 2014

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says Ukraine's presidential election this weekend was legitimate.

Portman Votes For Anti-discrimination Bill

Nov 8, 2013

The U.S. Senate passed a bill Thursday that bans workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation.

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.

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.

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.

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