Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush made huge news on Tuesday by announcing on Facebook. that he plans to pursue the possibility of maybe looking into running for president in 2016, presumably because 500 mg. gorilla Rob Portman is out of the way. The faux-nouncement makes Jeb the first major candidate to kind of declare their [...]
Former Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland Leading Off: • OH-Sen: Former Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland recently made an offhanded comment about not ruling out a challenge to Republican Sen. Rob Portman, and it looks like he actually is seriously considering a campaign. Show More Summary
A horror writer moonlights as a Congressman's speechwriter. Brett Talley creates texts for Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio), when he's not writing about the Necronomico. “He’s been great,” Lehman says. “He’s very creative. He’s also dogged about expanding the senator’s vocabulary.”...
Brett Talley, who writes speeches for Ohio Senator Rob Portman, is a ghost hunter in his spare time. Talley began going out with the Tuscaloosa Paranormal Research Group while clerking for a judge after law school. The group would explore old plantation homes or abandoned insane asylums armed with thermal cameras, electromagnetic field meters and [...]
Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) recently announced that he would not run for president in 2016, which, we now realize, has now deprived us of this guy: his speechwriter Brett Talley, who moonlights as an award-winning horror novelist and a frickin' ghost hunter.
Republican Sen. Rob Portman Leading Off: • OH-Sen, Columbus Mayor: Last week, Democrat Michael Coleman announced that he would not seek another term as mayor of Ohio's largest city. Coleman's decision quickly led to speculation that he'll run to unseat Republican Sen. Show More Summary
Would Rob Portman’s presence on the GOP primary debate stage have pushed his fellow candidates to support same-sex marriage? We’ll never know—and now the issue may be off the table.
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Amateur Jack Nicklaus in 1960. JACK NICKLAUS IS ON HIS WAY to the Congressional Gold Medal. The following news is excerpted from Nicklaus.com: Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) announced...Show More Summary
Jack Nicklaus has done it all in golf, and he's about to get recognized for it by Congress. On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate passed a measure, first brought forth in 2012 by Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown from Nicklaus’ home state of Ohio,...Show More Summary
Republican Senator from Ohio Rob Portman announced yesterday that he would neither seek nor accept his party's nomination for President of the United States in 2016. Portman also made clear he was not interested in being considered as a Vice-Presidential...
The Highland County Press U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) has released the latest example in a monthly series highlighting Washington’s wasteful spending during a time of record debt:
Portman, the first Republican U.S. senator to endorse marriage equality, says he'll run for reelection to the Senate instead. read more
In the pre-presidential primary jostling, Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) announced he will run for reelection, not the presidency. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) announced he will run for reelection but has already made clear he will not be deterred by Kentucky state law, which bars him from also appearing on the ballot for president. As we […]
Sen. Rob Portman's (R., Ohio) announcement that he will not be running for the Republican presidential nomination may have disappointed his supporters, but it does mean less marital strife for one household in Washington.
Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) today announced that he will not run for president in 2016. Portman, a Republican who was once considered a top contender to be Mitt Romney’s vice presidential nominee in 2012, said in a statement early Tuesday morning that he would not seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. Show More Summary
Absent his support for marriage equality, there's no other way to make sense of his withdrawal
Republican Senator Rob Portman, a former White House budget chief and trade representative who broke with fellow conservatives to back gay marriage, has ruled out a presidential run in 2016 and will seek a second term. In a statement on Tuesday, the Ohio lawmaker said he could not be an effective...
Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, a Republican who was considered to be Mitt Romney's running mate in 2012, has decided to run for re-election rather than seek the presidency in 2016. Portman, 58, made news last year when he flipped to support for gay marriage after his college-age son told him he was gay. Show More Summary