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Rob Portman

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  • John Siegenthaler, a man who made different choices

    Here we go again. Same stuff, different day. Deja vu all over again. A monthly New York newspaper, The WestView News, uses an objectionable headline ("The N----r In The White House") on a piece in its July edition, which argues that much of the shrill...
  • John Siegenthaler, a man who made better choices [Commentary]

    John Siegenthaler, a man who made better choices [Commentary]
    Here we go again. Same stuff, different day. Deja vu all over again. A monthly New York newspaper, The WestView News, uses an objectionable headline ("The N----r In The White House") on a piece in its July edition, which argues that much of the shrill...
  • At last, Cleveland gets another turn in the limelight

    WASHINGTON -- After 80 years, the city of Cleveland, much maligned in lore as "the mistake on the lake," has been selected to host a national political convention in 2016. Famous Ohioans President William McKinley and Mark Hanna, the Karl Rove of his day,...
  • At last, Cleveland gets another turn in the spotlight [Commentary]

    At last, Cleveland gets another turn in the spotlight [Commentary]
    After 80 years, the city of Cleveland, much maligned in lore as "the mistake on the lake," has been selected to host a national political convention in 2016. Famous Ohioans President William McKinley and Mark Hanna, the Karl Rove of his day, might well be...
  • Oregon GOP Senate candidate Monica Wehby shows gay marriage support

    Monica Wehby, the Republican U.S. Senate nominee running in deeply blue Oregon, on Tuesday did something that's a rarity for a GOP candidate: She highlighted her support of same-sex marriage.  In a TV ad released by her campaign, Wehby receives the...
  • D.C. panel to feature Kaine, shipyard officials

    D.C. panel to feature Kaine, shipyard officials
    Officials from Newport News Shipbuilding will join Sen. Tim Kaine in Washington Tuesday morning to discuss the challenge of filling jobs in technical fields and the skilled trades. The panel discussion, which includes other leaders in government,...
  • What happens if Republicans win the Senate?

    For most of the year, it seemed almost certain that Republicans would win the six additional U.S. Senate seats they need to oust the Democrats from their majority and take control of Congress. But the outlook has turned murkier in recent weeks. While...
  • With five Senate contests on 'knife's edge,' GOP donors give more

    With five Senate contests on 'knife's edge,' GOP donors give more
    With less than two months left before election day, Ohio Sen. Rob Portman was out in California last week hustling for dollars and briefing Republican donors about what he said was the party’s critical need for resources to compete in the tossup...
  • National GOP group won't commit to helping Oberweis

     National GOP group won't commit to helping Oberweis
    WASHINGTON -- An official with the National Republican Senatorial Committee on Thursday declined to commit to giving money to Illinois state Sen. Jim Oberweis in his bid to oust three-term Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin. U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio,...
  • Caterpillar digs in at hearing on taxes: 'We pay everything we owe'

    Caterpillar digs in at hearing on taxes: 'We pay everything we owe'
    WASHINGTON — Since 1999, Caterpillar Inc. has routed most of the profits from its foreign replacement parts business through an affiliate in Switzerland that employs a small fraction of the company's 118,000 workers and has no warehouses. The...
  • Unemployment insurance extension clears first Senate hurdle

    WASHINGTON — Legislation to resume long-term unemployment insurance for 1.3 million jobless Americans cleared a key hurdle Tuesday in the Senate, though it remained unclear whether it would ultimately pass the chamber or clear the House. The 60-37...