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Rob Portman

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  • How to get presidential debates without the egos

    After watching the first two presidential debates, I can't help but wonder if we might not be better served by having a debate between Sen. Rob Portman, who stood in for President Obama in mock debates with Mitt Romney, and Sen. John Kerry, who stood in...
  • F&M: Obama up 4 in Pennsylvania, more TV ads coming

    F&M: Obama up 4 in Pennsylvania, more TV ads coming
    As the race in Pennsylvania heats up in the final stretch, Barack Obama maintains a narrow advantage over Mitt Romney in Pennsylvania, leading 49 percent to 45 percent among the state's likely voters. The results of a new Franklin & Marshall College poll...
  • Toomey embraces surrogate role

    Toomey embraces surrogate role
    Pennsylvania Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey put on his surrogate hat Monday, blasting President Barack Obama in a memo ahead of the president's visit to Pennsylvania later in the week. Toomey, sometimes mentioned on the long list of Mitt Romney's...
  • Romney VP pick: What's needed in a No. 2

    Romney VP pick: What's needed in a No. 2
    There is one necessary condition for the selection of a vice president, and that is whether the individual has the experience and capacity to become president of the United States on Day One. Nine vice presidents have succeeded to the presidency upon...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Toomey selected for new debt 'super committee'

     
    Just yesterday, during a luncheon talk in Harrisburg, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey told the crowd that he'd love to be on Congress' new so-called "super committee," but felt he was a long shot. Turns out positioning himself over seven months......
  • How to retire Dennis Kucinich or Marcy Kaptur: Put both Dems in the same Ohio district

     
    Marcy Kaptur has 11 House terms; Dennis Kucinich has eight. One of them will retire after 2012....
  • Second banana contenders, anyone?

     
    In another thread, GregJ speculates that Herman Cain and Rick Santorum are looking like "solid" vice presidential picks for whomever the GOP nominee ends up being (assuming, as I think most of us do, that it won't be Cain or......
  • Nelson’s ‘major’ speech invokes Rubio, Kennedy, Portman

     
    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., is delivering what his office says is a “major speech” to the Florida Council of 100 in Washington. The “major” news: – “The hyper-partisanship has to stop.   If it doesn’t, we...
  • Not that Romney's asking me, but...

     
    The National Journal's Michael Hirsh writes: To hear some strategists tell it, the Obama campaign is delivering payback to the GOP by attacking Mitt Romney over Bain Capital as savagely as Republican functionaries once pounded Michael Dukakis for being...
  • OpenSecrets.org profiles Rubio: solid fundraiser, solid ties

     
    In the third installment of its campaign finance profiles of potential Republican vice presidential candidates, the non-profit campaign watchdog website OpenSecrets.org today takes on U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, citing his strong ability to raise...