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Ohio Senator Portman Optimistic Deficit Deadline Can be Met

Rob Portman
Ohio U.S. Senator Rob Portman thinks bipartisan deficit cutting committee will meet its deadline.
2:11PM
November
17, 2011

U.S. Senator Rob Portman Thursday said he remains optimistic the bi-partisan congressional supercommittee will meet next week’s deadline. But the Ohio Republican acknowledged time to meet next Wednesday’s deadline is running out.

Ohio’s US Senators React To The President’s Troop Draw Down Plan

Briefing of troops
The Officer Commanding Corunna Company, 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment briefs his troops on Op Tor Mahke Zi. Republican Senator Rob Portman says there are aspects of President Obama's plan to bring troops home that he likes.
12:00AM
June 23, 2011

Congressional Democrats are leading the criticism of President Barack Obama’s troop withdrawal plan from Afghanistan, arguing that his timeline for bringing 33,000 U.S. troops home by next summer is not fast enough. At the same time, Republicans are faulting Mr. Obama’s plan as too rash. But Ohio’s junior senator, a Republican, says there are aspects of the plan he likes.