Tag: Rob Portman

Presidential Polls Find Ohio Neck and Neck

The latest round of Ohio polling from NBC News / The Wall Street Journal / Marist and Emerson find a dead heat in the presidential race, with Donald Trump 1 point ahead in one poll, while Hillary Clinton leads by 2 points in the other.

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Portman Touts CARA During GOP Weekly Address

During Saturday’s GOP Weekly Address Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) promoted the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, a piece of legislation designed to address opioid addictions. Transcript (via ABC News Radio) as Follows: “I’m Senator Rob Portman. I’m here in Ohio today

Obama Could Try to Appoint Garland Without Senate Vote

WASHINGTON—As President Barack Obama’s efforts to pressure Senate Republicans to confirm Merrick Garland’s nomination to the Supreme Court fail, liberal White House allies are floating a trial balloon of installing Garland on the Supreme Court without Senate confirmation.

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Fox News’s Rupert Murdoch Endorsed Obamatrade

Donald Trump’s decision not to participate in the Fox News debate has shined a spotlight on the advocacy efforts and undisclosed conflict of interests of the news network’s founder, Rupert Murdoch. These advocacy efforts may perhaps explain some of the motivations underlying the network’s treatment of the GOP frontrunner.

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GOP Contenders Gather at ‘Sheldon Adelson Primary’ in Vegas

This weekend, leaders of the Republican Jewish Coalition hold their annual spring meeting in Las Vegas–and, as in prior years, many Republican presidential hopefuls will be in attendance. The conference is hosted by Sheldon Adelson, casino magnate, philanthropist and Republican mega-donor.

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Portman: Obama Budget ‘More of the Same’

Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) criticized President Obama’s budget as “more of the same” and outlined the budget plan the GOP will unveil during Saturday’s Weekly Address. Transcript (via ABC News Radio) as Follows: “Hi, I’m U.S. Senator Rob Portman from

Rob Portman Talking Up White House Run

Clearly Republican Bob Portman wants the media talking up the notion that he’s considering a run for the presidency. But given his deep ties to D.C. and both previous Bush administrations, one has to wonder how he would keep any

Senate Control a Toss Up

Both Republicans and Democrats are throwing boat loads of coin at the races that will determine which party runs the Senate after November, yet at this point, the conventional wisdom is the outcome remains a virtual toss up. “There are

Senate Vote Advances Unemployment Benefits Extension

Senate Vote Advances Unemployment Benefits Extension

The Senate voted Tuesday to invoke cloture on legislation extended unemployment benefits to the long-term unemployed. Six Republicans joined Democrats to clear the key procedural hurdle by a vote of 60-37. The vote allows the Senate to pass the final

Sen Portman: Restrict Spending by Leadership PACs

Sen Portman: Restrict Spending by Leadership PACs

Ohio Senator Rob Portman told a local news affiliate on Wednesday that he felt changes needed to be made to Leadership campaign PACs. Portman’s statement comes in the wake explosive allegations detailed in a new book,”Extortion“, by Breitbart Senior-Editor-at-Large Peter

Rangel Defends IRS!

Rangel Defends IRS!

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. ABC’s “This Week” roundtable on the IRS scandal fallout with Sen. Rob Portman, Sen. Bob Menendez, Rep. Tom Price, and Rep. Charles Rangel…

Obama Admin Study: China Not a Currency Manipulator

Obama Admin Study: China Not a Currency Manipulator

On Tuesday, the Obama Treasury Department sparked bipartisan outrage when it released a report denying that China manipulates its currency, a belief widely held by Democrats and Republicans alike. By artificially lowering the value of its currency, Chinese companies sell

Ryan Infuses Grassroots Spirit into Campaign

Ryan Infuses Grassroots Spirit into Campaign

Wisconsin’s state motto is “Forward.” It may be President Obama’s campaign motto too, but it’s the “cheeseheads” who have truly embodied it. Last June, Wisconsin took a big step forward when voters fought back and reelected Scott Walker, Rebecca Kleefisch,