Rob Portman

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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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7:37 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Portman Now Supports Gay Marriage

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he now supports gay marriage because one of his sons is gay.

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12:32 pm
Tue February 12, 2013

Senators Want POTUS To Talk Jobs and Business Tonight

Ohio's two U.S. Senators are speaking about what they hope to hear in President Obama's State of the Union address tonight.

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12:22 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Portman Clarifies Position On Assault Weapons Ban

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio now says he's not convinced an assault weapons ban would help curb gun violence.

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12:30 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Senators Weigh In On Gun Restrictions

Ohio’s two U.S. Senators are indicating their support of certain gun restrictions.

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12:26 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Portman To Davos

Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio is scheduled to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland next week.

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5:47 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Portman May Vote For Assault Weapons Ban

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he could be open to new gun restrictions, including the ban on assault weapons he voted against in 1994.

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12:35 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Late Astronaut Honored At Private Service

Former astronauts, political and business leaders, and family and friends gathered in suburban Cincinnati this morning to mourn and celebrate the life of Neil Armstrong.

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9:28 am
Thu August 30, 2012

Portman Speaks At GOP Convention

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio will be helping Mitt Romney prepare for his debates with President Obama this fall.

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5:15 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Sen. Rob Portman on Romney's retreat guest list

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is hosting a retreat for major donors this weekend in Utah and one of Ohio's senators is on the guest list. For Ohio Public Radio, WKSU's M.L. Schultze explains it could be an audition for the vice presidential nomination.

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12:35 pm
Mon June 11, 2012

Portman helps open Romney's Ohio headquarters

The opening of a presidential campaign headquarters is rarely big news. But a campaign launch this weekend was. As Ohio Public Radio’s Karen Kasler reports it wasn’t because of the candidate's presence.

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