Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
Ohio GOP Chairman: Party Supports Sen. Portman
The chairman of the Ohio Republican Party said the state GOP will continue to stand behind U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, who has announced his support of gay marriage.
Chairman Bob Bennett acknowledged Friday that there would be Republicans who will disagree with Portman’s decision. But Bennett said he respects the senator’s right to make up his own mind.
Portman told reporters Thursday in Washington that his views began changing in 2011 when his college-age son Will told his parents he was gay.
Bennett said the party got a flurry of phone calls Friday morning from people upset about Portman’s stance, but they’ve since died down.
Asked whether Portman’s announcement would change the level of financial support or help from the state Republican Party, Bennett said, “Absolutely not.”