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Rob Portman

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  • A first step towards the government spending transparency Warner hopes for

    The White House Office of Management and Budget and the U.S. Treasury today released 57 data standards. Big deal? Well yes, actually, Sen. Mark Warner says. They're a first step towards publishing standardized reporting of federal spending -- and...
  • Texas gay discrimination bill opens father-son split

    Texas gay discrimination bill opens father-son split
    Beau Miller and Patrick Summers have been partners for four years, but last December was the first time they spent Christmas at Miller's parents' home. It seemed like a breakthrough, since the younger Miller is an HIV-positive gay activist and his...
  • The delay confirming Loretta Lynch was wrong, but it wasn't racist

    The delay confirming Loretta Lynch was wrong, but it wasn't racist
    When Loretta Lynch was finally confirmed by the Senate this week as U.S. attorney general, she received 10 Republican votes -- many fewer than she should have received but more than were expected given the GOP majority’s recent hyper-partisanship....
  • Ted Cruz's no-show isn't only surprise of Loretta Lynch confirmation vote

    Ted Cruz's no-show isn't only surprise of Loretta Lynch confirmation vote
    Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, among the most outspoken opponents of Loretta Lynch becoming attorney general, made one last stand Thursday against her nomination in a morning floor speech. And then he did something none of the 99 other senators were...
  • Loretta Lynch confirmed as attorney general after long delay

    Loretta Lynch confirmed as attorney general after long delay
    Loretta Lynch won confirmation as the nation's first black female attorney general Thursday from a Senate that forced her to wait more than five months for the title and remained divided to the end. The 56-43 vote installs Lynch, now U.S. attorney for...
  • Cardin, don't tie U.S. hands for Israel

    Cardin, don't tie U.S. hands for Israel
    Putting Israel's interests before America's is something you might expect from Republican politicians these days, especially in recent years as Democratic President Obama has clashed with the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. But you may not...
  • The underwhelming case for Rand Paul

    The underwhelming case for Rand Paul
    Rand Paul is the Republican son of a longtime Republican House member, but let it never be said that he is not open-minded. In 2013, he confided to Sean Hannity, "I've been kind of disappointed, because honestly there were certain aspects of President...
  • Marco Rubio, set to launch 2016 campaign, gets a super PAC

    Marco Rubio, set to launch 2016 campaign, gets a super PAC
    WASHINGTON — If he runs for president as expected, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will have a political committee ready to raise and spend unlimited cash on his behalf. Rubio is set to announce his 2016 campaign plans in a speech Monday at the...
  • What Harry Reid's departure means to 2016 battle for Senate control

    Harry Reid on Friday became the third Senate Democrat to announce plans to retire in 2016. But notably for his party's chances of regaining the majority, his retirement is the first that clearly opens the door for a Republican pickup. Republicans...
  • In Obamacare case, these politicians are firing at their neediest residents

    In Obamacare case, these politicians are firing at their neediest residents
    The potential damage from a Supreme Court ruling overturning insurance subsidies for low- and middle-income Americans in three dozen states has been thoroughly outlined--the loss of subsides by nearly 8 million people and the cratering of the insurance...
  • Mitt Romney could win this time

    Mitt Romney could win this time
    In the documentary "Mitt," which follows the titular Mitt Romney and his family through two presidential campaigns, the former Massachusetts governor gripes that nominees who lose "become a loser for life." "Mike Dukakis, you know, he can't get a job...