Donald Trump's biggest demographic problem is with women voters, and Ohio Senate candidate Ted Strickland is making the most of it, tying his Republican opponent Sen. Rob Portman to Trump in his opposition to abortion rights and women's rights in a new ad appropriately called "Choice." Narrator: "We all know what Donald Trump has said about women. Show More Summary
This is not encouraging. YouGov and Monmouth are both out with new polls of Ohio’s Senate race, and they both show Republican Sen. Rob Portman with a clear lead over ex-Gov. Ted Strickland—even as Hillary Clinton carries the state. YouGov gives...Show More Summary
Sen. Rob Portman has been the GOP’s go-to guy for debate preparation in past presidential races.
Senator Rob Portman was my guest this morning. He’s quietly built a commanding lead ofver a flailing, failing Ted Strickland, the defeated (and failed) former governor of Ohio, but Harry Reid is throwing tens of millions at Portman because the Senate simply doesn’t run blue if Portman wins re-election. Show More Summary
The Ohio Senate race between Ted Strickland (D) and Rob Portman (R) may be the most important political fight of our lives. Do I exaggerate? Republicans don't think so. Look at the Super PAC money being poured into the race, 33 million dollars so far: "...the most expensive (race) in the nation. Show More Summary
One Nation, a prominent Republican fundraising group affiliated with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, has cancelled a $2.8 million reservation for advertising backing Republican Sen. Rob Portman in Ohio, signaling the group feels confident the Republican Party will hang on to the seat.
Leading Off: ? OH-Sen, NC-Sen, MO-Sen: Ruh-roh. According to Politico, Karl Rove's One Nation just cancelled a $3 million reservation in Ohio, apparently on account of GOP Sen. Rob Portman's lead in the polls. If Republicans are already...Show More Summary
In a presidential election year where several GOP Senate candidates are seeing their numbers getting dragged down amid Donald Trump’s dismal poll...
Strickland is locked in a tight race with GOP incumbent Rob Portman in Ohio.
Ted Strickland is not going to let his opponent, Republican Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, get away with sending his staff out to give this kind of mealy-mouthed deflection of Donald Trump. The junior senator's support of Trump—who continues to be the subject of take-down tweets from Gov. Show More Summary
He didn't mention Donald Trump's name, but there was no doubt George W. Bush was talking about him. For the last year now, Donald Trump has been behaving like the Democrat he is, not only attacking GWB but flirting with 9/11 truther nonsense and saying Bush "lied" us into the Iraq War. Show More Summary
Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman just got a rather interesting endorsement, showing the politics sometimes makes for strange bedfellows. A...
Hillary Clinton makes history. The D.C. metro had a really, really bad day. An unofficial Black Lives Matter group endorsed Republican Sen. Rob Portman for re-election. Donald Trump blames the RNC for poor convention ratings. U.S. intelligencd...Show More Summary
A local Black Lives Matter chapter decided to endorse the Republican candidate for Senate in Ohio, Politico reported. Rob Portman, the Republican incumbent in the state, landed the endorsement of the Black Lives Matter group in Cuyahoga...Show More Summary
Democrat Ted Strickland, the former Ohio governor who is challenging Republican Sen. Rob Portman, lashed out Thursday at the unions that are formally backing the sitting senator, saying that the endorsements were cooked up in order to win favor with a politician who could help their troubled pension plans.
The Ohio Conference of Teamsters union endorsed Republican Sen. Rob Portman over former governor Ted Strickland, a Democrat who had won its ...
As 9 p.m. approached on the Wednesday of the 2012 Republican National Convention, delegates in Tampa, Florida, heard from South Dakota Sen. John Thune and Ohio Sen. Rob Portman. On Wednesday, as that same hour approaches in Cleveland,...Show More Summary
Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio spent this week building houses with Habitat for Humanity, motivating young campaign volunteers and kayaking with wounded veterans on the Cuyahoga River. Sen. Marco Rubio was home in Florida, stumping for votes before investigating mold contamination in a federal...
If you've been following the Republican National Convention this week in Cleveland, one of the more delicious sub-plots revolves around the remarkable resistance of John Kasich, Ohio’s Republican governor, to participate in any way—not...Show More Summary
CLEVELAND — Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio responded frankly on Monday to Paul Manafort saying John Kasich was "embarrassing" the Buckeye State by not supporting Donald Trump "John is not an embarrassment," the Ohio Republican told reporters...Show More Summary