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NAM Highlights Concerns with BEPS, Critical Need for International Tax Reform

Dorothy Coleman, the NAM’s Vice President, Tax and Domestic Policy, today joined U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) and a panelRead the Rest...

Ted Strickland’s (D) Senate bid gasping for cash.

Ted Strickland isn't raising the money he needs to run to challenge Rob Portman for Senate. The post Ted Strickland’s (D) Senate bid gasping for cash. appeared first on RedState.

Why is a Republican senator running on defunding Planned Parenthood in Ohio? It might be helping him

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Rob Portman Ohio Sen. Rob Portman got a bunch of flak on Thursday, and rightly so, for saying that the public dollars that currently fund Planned Parenthood should instead go to "community health centers" that "provide the women's health needs that are legitimate"—implying, of course, that Planned Parenthood's services are not legitimate. Show More Summary

Morning Digest: Why is Rob Portman running on defunding Planned Parenthood? It might be helping him

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman Leading Off: • OH-Sen: GOP Sen. Rob Portman got a bunch of flak on Thursday, and rightly so, for saying that the public dollars that currently fund Planned Parenthood should instead go to "community health centers"...Show More Summary

Good news Ohio ladies, your Republican senator is going to decide on your 'legitimate' health care

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

We're just not going to have to worry our pretty heads about our health care now, because Sen. Rob Portman (OH-R. Of course.) is in charge of deciding what care we can get, you know, "legitimately." "I think it’s worth continuing to fight to defund. Show More Summary

Schumer and Ryan Discussing Infrastructure Deal

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is in talks with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) “to deliver a major infrastructure bill that’s eluded Congress for a decade,” Politico reports. “The discussions to marry international tax reform with transportation [...]

Rob Portman Shows Why Political Pandering Has Become A Dangerous Game

Once upon a time, promising to support whoever won your party's presidential nomination seemed like a harmless exercise in party loyalty for senators, governors and other high-ranking Democrats and Republicans. But that was when people...Show More Summary

How the Iran deal could keep the Senate in GOP hands

Given that the overwhelming majority of Americans disapprove of the Iran deal, you can bet it will come up in the 2016 Senate races. It already has. Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) is hitting his likely challenger, former Ohio governor Ted Strickland. Quinnipiac’s recent poll showed Ohio voters oppose the deal by a 58 to 24 percent margin. […]

Strickland Leads Portman in Ohio

A new Quinnipiac poll in Ohio shows Ted Strickland (D) just ahead of Sen. Rob Portman (R) in a possible U.S. Senate match up, 44% to 41%.

Planned Parenthood Fighting Back Against Republicans

Planned Parenthood is fighting back–launching ads such as the one above against vulnerable Republicans. They are targeting Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) who are expected to be in tough reelection races next year. The ads concentrate on the problems which might be created if there is [...]Show More Summary

Kasich’s reception on gay marriage important benchmark for Rob Portman

When Ohio Gov. John Kasich fielded a hypothetical question at Thursday night’s Republican presidential debate in Cleveland about how he would explain his position on gay marriage to his children if one of them came out as gay, it hit close to home.

Rob Portman, the Pope and the Need for Bold Democrats

When it comes to addressing climate change, the need to act has never been more urgent or more important. Not only was 2014 the hottest year on record, much of the country also experienced the devastating impacts of extreme weather.Show More Summary

Sens. Rob Portman and Chuck Schumer Propose International Tax Reform

Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) have proposed a bipartisan tax reform plan that will reduce taxation of overseas profits and fund needed highway and infrastructure development, the New York Times reports. The legislation would reduce the tax rates on profits made overseas by U.S. Show More Summary

US Chamber makes early entrance into 2016 Senate contests

The Chamber is paying for new television ads starting Monday in Ohio and Pennsylvania, home to two of the Senate's most endangered GOP incumbents. The spot in Ohio, by contrast, focuses exclusively on Sen. Rob Portman's likely Democratic challenger, former Gov. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Swingy Ohio is host to a tight Senate race

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Republican Sen. Rob Portman Leading Off: • OH-Sen: Public Policy Polling takes a look at next year's Ohio Senate race and finds a very tight contest. Republican Sen. Rob Portman holds a 43-41 edge against ex-Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland, not too different from the 45-45 tie they found in March. Show More Summary

Close Senate Match Up in Ohio

A new Public Policy Polling survey in Ohio shows Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) edging Ted Strickland (D) in the U.S. Senate race, 43% to 41%.

Strickland Promises Celebration at Portman’s Restaurant

Ted Strickland (D) vows if he defeats Sen. Rob Portman (R) for the U.S. Senate next year, “he and other Democrats will celebrate at Lebanon’s Golden Lamb — a restaurant owned by Portman’s family,” the Hamilton Journal-News reports.

White House issues veto threat to trade currency measure

Sen. Rob Portman, an Ohio Republican, and Sen. Debbie Stabenow, a Michigan Democrat, want the Senate to vote on an amendment to the trade bill that would place prohibitions on currency manipulation into trade agreements.

Could Rob Portman Make GOP Evolve on Marriage Equality?

The Ohio senator, a marriage equality supporter and father of a gay son, is in a good spot to advocate that the party drop its opposition, says CNN's John King. read more

GOP Establishment Seeking to Tweak Party's 2016 Anti-gay Marriage Platform with Sen. Rob Portman's Help

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

An interesting tidbit of news out of CNN today: Whatever the Supreme Court decides, social conservatives active in the Republican Party are vowing to leave tough language opposing same-sex marriage in the GOP's 2016 platform. But a group of establishment...

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