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'Thought & Prayers' And The NRA

Last night, Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio tweeted out the same trite banality he always does when there's been a particularly bad massacre (as opposed to a run-of-the-mill, almost daily massacre) in the United States: Heartbreaking news out of Florida. Show More Summary

‘Across all democracies, you don’t see lying like this’: GOP’s Schmidt demolishes White House Porter cover-up

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Long-time GOP strategist Steve Schmidt analyzed the Rob Portman scandal during a Tuesday interview on “Deadline: White House” with MSNBC anchor Nicolle Wallace. “The story imploded today like it was a building implosion or stadium implosion you were watching on tv,” Schmidt...

Hope Hicks Reportedly Helped Write White House Statement Against Rumored Boyfriend Rob Portman

He left his position amid allegations of domestic violence. White House communications director Hope Hicks was put in the awkward position of leading the response to her purported boyfriend’s ouster. CNN crime and justice correspondent...Show More Summary

Senator Portman Promises To Pass Bills To Harm Tech Companies If They Won't Support SESTA

last monthIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Senator Rob Portman, one of the authors of a terrible piece of legislation in SESTA, has gone on the offensive in trying to get the bill passed. He gave a rousing speech on the Senate floor, in which he (1) misrepresented his own bill,...Show More Summary

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — TBA. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.; Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio; Anita Hill. ___ … Click to Continue »

Republican Sen. Rob Portman on Roy Moore Sexual Assault Allegation: “I Assume It Is True”

Well, that is going one step further than anyone else so far, for sure. The post Republican Sen. Rob Portman on Roy Moore Sexual Assault Allegation: “I Assume It Is True” appeared first on RedState.

Senator Portman Pushes Forward With SESTA, Despite Being Misinformed

4 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

It appears that Senator Rob Portman has decided to push forward with SESTA -- the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act -- a bill with problems we've discussed in great detail. Despite previous suggestions that the bill would not move forward until there were important fixes in place, it's now been announced that a committee vote will happen next week. Show More Summary

Full Portman Interview: 'The Party is in Good Shape'

4 months agoNews : The Cutline

In an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) joins Chuck Todd to talk about infighting within the Republican Party and the president's tax plans.

Portman: 'I Don't Agree With Every Tweet'

4 months agoNews : Trending Now

Exclusively on Meet the Press, Sen. Rob Portman tells Chuck Todd that character is still important in politics, but that he feels a duty to work with the president.

President is 'Too Defensive' On Russia: Portman

4 months agoNews : The Lookout

Ohio Sen. Rob Portman (R) tells Chuck Todd in an exclusive interview that the president should focus on the attacks that the Russian government made against the American electoral system.

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

7 months agoNews : 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

7 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

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