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Poll Gives Strickland Edge In Senate Race

The poll says 49 percent of Ohio voters approve of the job Portman has done. Strickland has a 49 percent "favorability" rating, while 89 percent of voters haven't heard enough about Democratic candidate P.G. Sittenfeld to form an opinion of him.
April 6, 2015

A new independent poll shows former Ohio governor Ted Strickland leading Republican Rob Portman in the race for Portman’s U.S. Senate seat.

Ohio’s U.S. Senators Spar Over Letter To Iran

Ohio Senators. Democrat Sherrod Brown and Republican Rob Portman disagree on how to deal with Iran.
March 12, 2015

Ohio’s Rob Portman is one of 47 GOP senators who signed an unprecedented letter to Iran this week. And Ohio’s Democratic senator says he’s flabbergasted.

Strickland To Run For U.S. Senate

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February 25, 2015

Former Ohio governor Ted Strickland is jumping back into the political arena.

Portman Bows Out of 2016 Race For President

Portman is perhaps best known outside Washington for having reversed his position on same-sex marriage after learning his son is gay.
December 2, 2014

U.S. Senator Rob Portman says he will not run for president in 2016, choosing instead to seek a second term in the Senate.

Ohio’s Congressional Delegation Upset About Flood Plan Delay

The city of Findlay has struggled with flooding over the past seven years, particularly in the downtown area near the Blanchard River.
10, 2014

Several Ohio members of Congress say they are not happy that the Army Corps of Engineers may wait until 2016 to issue a final report on a flood control plan for the flood-prone Blanchard River.

Ohio Senators Split On Reaction To Health Overhaul

Ohio Senators. Democrat Sherrod Brown and Republican Rob Portman disagree on how to best proceed with the Affordable Health Care Act.
October 24, 2013

Ohio’s U.S. senators disagree on how to respond to problems with the federal website for President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

Portman: Debt Deal Gives GOP More Leverage In Next Budget Deal

“Will it be a grand bargain? Probably not. Can it be a bargain that’s good for the American people? Yes,” says Portman.
October 18, 2013

The government shutdown is over after lawmakers agreed to raise the country’s debt limit…until January 15th. Ohio’s Republican U.S. Senator is looking to the next round of negotiations with optimism.

Ohio’s GOP Senator Calls Syria Strategy “Confused”

U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (L) and Rob Portman (R) react to proposed Syrian military strike.
September 12, 2013

Ohio’s Republican senator said the Obama administration’s long-term strategy for Syria appears “very confused.”

Senator Rob Portman Opposes Air Strikes Against Syria

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Ohio Senator Rob Portman
10, 2013

Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio says he cannot support a resolution giving President Barack Obama the authority to use U.S. military force against Syria.

Portman Says He Warned IRS About Partisan Politics A Year Ago

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U.S. Senator Rob Portman
16, 2013

Ohio’s junior U.S. Senator says he wrote a letter to the IRS a year ago urging them to keep politics out of their investigations.