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The Wall Street Journal: Portman Fills the Gap in the GOP Presidential Field

By John Feehery | August 28, 2014

Jeb Bush is probably not running. Neither is Mitt Romney. Chris Christie is trying to hard to recover from Bridge-gate but that doesn’t seem likely.

That means there is a huge gap in the Republican field: The responsible one.

Rob Portman, the senator from Ohio, fills that gap quite nicely. And according to news reports, he is thinking about it very seriously.

Mr. Portman would be the anti-Obama. He has deep experience in both the legislative and executive branches, where President Barack Obama had none. He has a long record of bipartisanship, where Mr. Obama has been one of the most polarizing presidents in history.

Read the full article here: http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2014/08/28/portman-fills-the-gap-in-the-gop-presidential-field/ 

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