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8:15 am
Tue June 23, 2015

Portman Gives To Charity Campaign Donation From White Supremacist

Earl Holt III
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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.

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8:10 am
Tue June 23, 2015

Poll Shows Strickland Leads Portman By Six Points

Ted Strickland
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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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8:01 am
Fri May 22, 2015

Local Man To Challenge Portman

Don Eckhart
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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.

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9:53 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Portman Pollution Amendment Criticized In $500K Ohio Ad Buy

The Natural Resources Defense Council is running ads criticizing Senator Rob Portman.

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. 

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7:13 am
Fri February 27, 2015

GOP Quickly Launches Attacks On Strickland

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.

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5:38 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

Super PAC Set Up To Help Rob Portman In Re-Election Campaign

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. 

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7:13 pm
Fri February 13, 2015

Ryan Won't Make 2016 US Senate Run

Tim Ryan
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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. 

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7:12 am
Tue February 10, 2015

Ohio's U.S. Senators Want More Aid For Ukrainian Military

Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio (L) and Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio
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Ohio's two U.S. senators are pushing for more American aid to bolster the Ukrainian military.

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7:09 am
Tue February 10, 2015

Potential Senate Candidate Strickland Tries To Downplay Any Political Overtones Of His Work On Coal

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.

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6:03 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Ohio Congressman Switches Stance On Abortion

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

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6:38 am
Thu January 22, 2015

Cincinnati City Council Member To Challenge Portman

P.G. Sittenfeld
Credit 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.

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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

Credit 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.  

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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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