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Stacking the Deck: The Regulatory Accountability Act’s Threat to Civil Rights

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, center, with Senators Rob Portman, Roy Blunt, John Barrasso, John Thune, and John Cornyn, in March 2014 T he Trump administration has made clear its intention toShow More Summary

GOP senators start to rally around Mitch McConnell amid barrage of attacks from Trump

Republican senators on Thursday offered public backing of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell despite an onslaught of criticism from their party's own president. Three influential Republican senators — Rob Portman of Ohio, Orrin Hatch...Show More Summary

MAYBE THAT’S THE GOAL: Sex trafficking bill would make the internet a wasteland. Last week, Sens…

MAYBE THAT’S THE GOAL: Sex trafficking bill would make the internet a wasteland. Last week, Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) released the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act of 2017 (SESTA). Don’t let the title fool you. It won’t stop sex trafficking — a worthy goal we should all share — but it […]

WATCH: GOP Senator Rob Portman laughs in voter’s face after she asks him to stop taking money from Big Oil

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) laughed in a woman’s face on Friday when she asked him to stop accepting political contributions from the fossil fuel industry, the Huffington Post reports. In video posted to Facebook by the group Indivisible Columbus District 3, a mother confronted Sen. Portman...

WATCH: Republican squirms when questioned about why Trump’s State Dept isn’t enforcing Russia law

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Republican Senator Rob Portman (OH) squirmed under questioning from CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Thursday when asked why the State Department and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson have not used money the senator specifically earmarked to fight Russian disinformation programs. “The State...

Lawmakers and Internet Companies at Odds Over Sex-Trafficking Bill

A bipartisan group of senators, including Rob Portman, is pushing forward with legislation to end federal legal protection for websites that facilitate sex trafficking, drawing strong opposition from companies who say the measure undermines free-speech protections.

US Energy secretary to visit uranium plant cleanup site

Ohio's Republican senator says U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry will visit the cleanup site of a former Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio. U.S. Sen. Rob Portman said in … Click to Continue »

You Can't Save a Party From Itself.

From the midweek edition of the Morning Jolt: They Fear Responsibility for Change More Than They Fear the Status Quo You can’t save a party from itself. I like Ohio Senator Rob Portman quite a bit. But there’s no getting around the fact...Show More Summary

Health care protesters deploy 'flat Rob Portman'

Rachel Maddow reports on health care activists using a printed

Disability Advocates Arrested At Rob Portman's Columbus Office

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Police said 15 people were arrested after they allegedly blocked medics from responding to a call in the building.

Protesters occupy 2 Portman offices; 15 arrested in Columbus

Opponents of the Republican health care plan have occupied two Ohio offices of U.S. Senator Rob Portman, with 15 people arrested in Columbus. Columbus police reported the arrests Friday afternoon, … Click to Continue »

Addiction experts warn McConnell's $45 billion bribe to moderates won't help with opioid epidemic

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action In order to bribe Republican senators from the Medicaid expansion states hit hardest by the opioid epidemic, namely Shelley Moore Capito (WV) and Rob Portman (OH), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has thrown $45 billion in treatment funds at them, $4.5 billion every year for the next decade. Show More Summary

Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson: The Deciding Vote with Senator Rob Portman

About ten days ago at Dartmouth College, I sat down with Senator Rob Portman to talk about the threats and problems related to Russia’s meddling in democratic elections in the United States and around the world. Portman then discusses...Show More Summary

Portman, McConnell clash over Medicaid policy in Trumpcare

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) reportedly clashed in a meeting of Republican senators trying to hash out Medicaid cuts in Trumpcare Wednesday. McConnell sided with conservatives eager...Show More Summary

GOP Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, pummeled, says no on health bill

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman announced his opposition to the current Senate health care bill on Tuesday, after days of political pummeling that ended with the vote delayed. The Ohio Republican … Click to Continue »

Message to Sen. Portman: 220,000 Ohioans with substance abuse coverage will lose it if ACA repealed

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Last week, Ohio Sen. Rob Portman was in Cincinnati for a press conference about the heroin crisis in Ohio.  Portman said this about recent deaths due to Fentanyl-spiked drugs:  You're playing Russian roulette with your life every time...Show More Summary

Gardner Wants To End, Not Protect, Insurance Coverage For 400,000 Coloradans

Back in March, Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner joined fellow Republican Senators Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Rob Portman of Ohio, in stating that “we will not support a [Obamacare replacement] plan that...Show More Summary

Senators’ Dueling Web Shoutouts Echo Nation’s Partisan Divide On Obamacare

4 months agoHealth : The Checkup

Politically, Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) are not all that far apart. Both are moderates who rejected proposed cuts in Medicaid funds. And yet, in the highly polarized atmosphere...

Sen. Rob Portman on 4th circuit court ruling against Trump’s travel ban

4 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric spoke with Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) about an appeals court upholding the decision to block President Trump’s travel ban.

Trump's Budget Is Pulled Out Of Steve Bannon's Butt, But You Knew That

Brian Reidl, former chief economist for Republican Senator Rob Portman, spoke to Ali Velshi this morning and gave the whole game away: REIDL: I worked on budgets in the Senate. I've written budgets for presidential campaigns. I think I know what's happening. Show More Summary

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