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6:56 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Portman Will Not Run For President

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

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6:42 am
Fri November 7, 2014

Experts Think Kasich, Portman Will Seek White House

"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.

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6:32 am
Fri September 12, 2014

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

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (l) and U.S. Senator Rob Portman (r)

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.

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6:26 am
Fri August 29, 2014

Portman May Form Presidential Exploratory Committee

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

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3:11 am
Sat July 19, 2014

Portman Weighs In On Surge Of Unaccompanied Central American Minors Crossing U.S. border

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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.  

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11:41 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Portman Talks More About Possible Presidential Bid

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

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7:24 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Portman Hints At Possible Presidential Run

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.

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9:24 am
Fri June 6, 2014

Portman To Tour Columbus VA Hospital, Speak At CMC

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

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6:22 am
Tue May 27, 2014

Portman Says Ukraine Elections Legit

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

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6:54 am
Fri November 8, 2013

Portman Votes For Anti-discrimination Bill

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

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6:56 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Portman's Vote Could Help Break U.S. Senate Filibuster

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.

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7:15 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Portman Talks Energy And Health Care In Conference Call

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.

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11:56 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Portman Cancels New Hampshire Event For Syria Briefing

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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6:17 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Federal Lawmakers From Ohio Express Concern Over Syria

Congress will decide whether to approve President Obama's request to use military force in Syria when it returns to session next week .

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6:27 am
Thu September 5, 2013

Portman Holds Meeting On Farm Bill

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio met with farmers in the Dayton area Wednesday to talk about the pending farm bill.

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7:04 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Mayors Want Portman To Change Vote On Gun Legislation

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.

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8:59 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Some Right-to-Life Chapters Add Opposition To Gay Marriage To Mission

Another Right-to-Life chapter in Ohio is making opposition to same-sex marriage a core part of its mission.

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7:03 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Portman Backs DOMA Ruling

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.

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6:23 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Tea Party Group Says It Was Targeted By IRS

The Tea Party backed 1851 Center for Constitutional Law is adding its name to conservative groups saying they were harassed by the IRS.

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12:29 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Constituents Question Portman On Same Sex Marriage

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman has been called a phony conservative by some on the political right following his announcement last month that he supports gay marriage.

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