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Rob Portman

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  • Smith lags in poll, heads to Washington to raise money

    Smith lags in poll, heads to Washington to raise money
    Headed to Washington on Wednesday evening for a fundraiser in his honor hosted by the campaign arm of the Senate Republicans, candidate Tom Smith is bruised by dismal results of a poll that shows him trailing Bob Casey by 18 points. (For what it's worth,...
  • Romney should let the convention pick his VP

    Romney should let the convention pick his VP
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is expected to announce his vice presidential running mate any day now. He could make a conventional pick, for instance Ohio Sen. Rob Portman or former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty. He could also throw us a...
  • Obama-Romney: It's not over yet

    Obama-Romney: It's not over yet
    Things certainly seem to be breaking President Barack Obama's way of late. A slew of new polls last week showed gains for him in crucial battleground states, most notably Ohio, the one state no Republican has ever won the presidency without. Mr. Obama...
  • Rex Huppke: Rob Portman's changing stance on gay marriage shows danger of knowledge

    Rex Huppke: Rob Portman's changing stance on gay marriage shows danger of knowledge
    Knowledge is just a slippery slope toward finding out I'm wrong about something. So I try to avoid it, usually by watching television or dodging experiences that might broaden my comfortably narrow horizons. But not everyone is as skilled as I am at...
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton announces support for same-sex marriage

    Hillary Rodham Clinton announces support for same-sex marriage
    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton, free to dip her toe in the water of domestic politics after four years as the nation’s chief diplomat, joined other leading Democrats in endorsing same-sex marriage. Clinton’s announcement –...
  • Daum: Cure for homophobia? It's personal

    Daum: Cure for homophobia? It's personal
    The other day, I stumbled across a conversation about homosexuality on a local Christian radio station. There were three people talking, and after the predictable hemming and hawing about loving the sinner and hating the sin (though in this case, the...
  • Cure for homophobia? It's personal

    The other day, I stumbled across a conversation about homosexuality on a local Christian radio station. There were three people talking, and after the predictable hemming and hawing about loving the sinner and hating the sin (though in this case, the...
  • 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...