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 Portman: 220,000 Ohioans with substance abuse coverage will lose it if ACA repealed

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

3 weeks 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 weeks 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

APNewsBreak: Portman backs Mandel for US Senate seat in Ohio

Ohio's moderate Republican senator, Rob Portman, has thrown his support behind Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel for U.S. Senate. In a video posted early Wednesday, Portman urged Republicans in the battleground … Click to Continue »

Senate GOP weighs future of Medicaid in health care overhaul

The strategy: "to look at this with fresh eyes and think, 'How do you ensure these people can continue to get coverage,'" Ohio Sen. Rob Portman said. Continue reading ? The post Senate GOP weighs future of Medicaid in health care overhaul appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump Cabinet official to visit central Ohio centers

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao (chow) plans to visit research centers in central Ohio. Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman says he invited her to see the site he says is helping … Click to Continue »

Sen. Rob Portman Wants Trump To Press China On Fentanyl Manufacturing

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ? Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) sees President Donald Trump’s Thursday meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping as an opportunity to address a key driver of the opioid epidemic. Portman encouraged the president to confront the...Show More Summary

Why a little opioid bill has attracted big interest group backing

3 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Sen. Rob Portman is pushing a bill that he says would help staunch the flow of deadly synthetic opioids through the U.S. Postal Service.        

Dear Sen. Rob Portman: 1 in 4 Ohioans could lose health insurance under Trumpcare

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Ohio's Sen. Rob Portman is on the record as one of four Republican senators opposed to the House Republican's Trumpcare plan that would slash Medicaid funding. This new analysis should cement his opposition and maybe even make him do...Show More Summary

4 GOP senators just threw a wrench in the Republican plan to repeal Obamacare before it's even been released

In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday, Republican Sens. Rob Portman, Shelley Moore Capito, Cory Gardner, and Lisa Murkowski laid out concerns regarding the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act,Show More Summary

This GOP Senator Is Weeding Out Democrats From His Events

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The office of Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) denied entry to Democrats at his event Wednesday in another instance of GOP lawmakers attempting to avoid protesters and contentious questions from constituents, attendees claim. Katie Finneran...Show More Summary

Local GOP official slams Rob Portman for excluding Women’s March activists from fundraiser

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) canceled the tickets of several activists who had paid to attend a Lincoln Day dinner sponsored by the Seneca County Republican Party. Eight members of the recently formed and Women’s March-inspired Seneca County Rising had made reservations for Wednesday’s...

Rob Portman Posted His Reason For Supporting Betsy DeVos On FB And Everyone Is Roasting Him For It

Ohioans were understandably upset with supposedly free-thinking Rob Portman decided to cast a critical vote for Ms. DeVos.

Energy Efficiency Bill Introduced in House and Senate to Promote Public-Private Partnerships

Yesterday, Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Chris Coons (D-DE) as lead sponsors, Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) as original cosponsors, and House of Representatives Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and...

GOP Senator: Trump's Immigration Order 'Was Not Properly Vetted'

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ? Republican Sen. Rob Portman (Ohio) criticized President Donald Trump on cable news Sunday for leaving Congress out of the loop in his decision to temporarily bar entry to all refugees and individuals from seven Muslim-majority...Show More Summary

Latest Trump challenge: An anti-Putin hawk joins the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

House Republicans’ debacle in being forced to dump their plan to gut reform the House’s ethics office surely is the top news of the day. Much less visible but maybe more important in the long run is the news that Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) — reelected in a landslide in November — will join the […]

U.S. Should Consider Trade Deals With China and Japan, Rob Portman Says

With the Trans-Pacific Partnership in tatters, Sen. Rob Portman says the U.S. should consider negotiating separate trade deals with China and Japan.

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