"With ENDA on the table, liberals (and a handful of Republicans) are trying to convince the American people that they aren't tolerant enough to run their own offices. Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) is trying to cushion the blow of his ENDA support with flimsy so-called religious exemptions that will do nothing to protect Americans. Show More Summary
Via the Associated Press: On a quick, voice vote Wednesday, the Senate approved an amendment from Republican Sens. Rob Portman of Ohio and Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire that would prevent federal, state and local governments from retaliating against religious groups that are exempt from the law. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has adopted a Republican-backed change in a bill outlawing discrimination against gays in the workplace. By voice vote on Wednesday, the Senate approved an amendment from Sens. Rob Portman of Ohio and Kelly...Show More Summary
An amendment to the Employment Non-Discrimination Act's religious exemption authored by Sen. Rob Portman and cosponsored by Sens. Kelly Ayotte, Dean Heller, Orrin Hatch, and John McCain seeks to expand that exemption so that it protects religious-affiliated entities from being...
Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) suggests he may evolve on ENDA and end up supporting it, Gannett reports: “The underlying part of the bill I agree with,” Portman said, “but I’m still working on some of the religious liberty issues.” The....
Ohio Senator Rob Portman told a local news affiliate on Wednesday that he felt changes needed to be made to Leadership campaign PACs. Portman's statement comes in the wake explosive allegations detailed in a new book,"Extortion", by Breitbart Senior-Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer. Show More Summary
On Meet the Press Sunday morning, host David Gregory challenged Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) to defend the remarks of Ben Carson, a conservative speaker who recently called Obamacare "the worst thing to happen to this nation since slavery."
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senator Rob Portman on Monday was circulating a plan to cut federal spending and reform the U.S. tax code as part of a broader plan to reopen shuttered government agencies and provide the Treasury Department with more...
Rob Portman is big on green. the Republican Senator from Ohio owns three hybrid vehicles, including a Chevy pickup and the 2006 Ford Escape his daughter took to college. His home outside Cincinnati is LEED-certified, with floors of reclaimed wood, special foam insulation and a geothermal heating and cooling system. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio says he cannot support a resolution giving President Barack Obama the authority to use U.S. military force against Syria. Portman announced his opposition in a speech on the Senate floor on Tuesday. Show More Summary
When Congress reconvenes this month, the Senate will debate the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act (S. 1392), introduced by Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D–NH) and Rob Portman (R–OH). The proponents and opponents of the bill are lining up their arguments. Read more at Energy Manager Today.
On Thursday morning, the Columbus Dispatch's Darrel Rowland reported ("Gun battle slated for high noon in downtown Columbus") that "Mayors Against Illegal Guns is coming to Columbus on Friday for an event urging Sen. Rob Portman to support...Show More Summary
First, a flashback to November 2012 and the National Republican Senatorial Committee's announcement of its new leadership team, including a political newcomer they clearly thought would be a valuable political ally: Sen. Rob PortmanShow More Summary
Clermont Sun op-ed: Uncovering the Full Truth About IRS Abuse of Power, by Rob Portman The Daily Caller: Cheney: ‘Don’t Conflate the NSA With the IRS’ Omaha World-Herald: Angry Man Who Dumped Dirt at IRS Agents' Feet With Front-End Loader Gets Probation Jay Sekulow: The Immense and Growing IRS Scandal...
Rob Portman takes the next step toward abject liberalism.
Cleveland Plain Dealer op-ed: Uncovering the Full Truth About IRS Abuse of Power, by Rob Portman Daily Caller: Lerner Used Personal Email for IRS Business, Say Lawmakers Daily Mail: Did the IRS's Lois Lerner Use a Secret Personal Email Account to Order Targeting of Tea Party Groups? Forbes: Listen in...
by LifeSiteNews staff CLEVELAND, August 5, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In an unprecedented move on July 17th, the National Right to Life Committee (NRTL) chose to support Senator Rob Portman's newly expressed support of gay marriage and to withdraw support from one of the most effective prolife organizations in the…
Senators Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and Rob Portman are discussing how to advance a bill in the Senate to ban abortion at 20 weeks — an issue that has invigorated the Republican base this year.
All indications are that the bipartisan Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act introduced by Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Rob Portman will be brought to the Senate floor for debate.
A bipartisan energy efficiency bill sponsored by Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) may be on the verge of a Senate breakthrough. That is, it’s an energy bill that might actually pass. If you’re feeling a sense of déjà vu, it’s because this bill was introduced during the last Congress with the same [...]