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Sandusky Register: Portman pushes for action

By Tom Jackson | August 5, 2014

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Monday he's pushing federal officials to use the new algal bloom measure...


America Must Stand With Iraqi Christians

By Sen. Rob Portman | July 30, 2014

Today in Iraq, we are witnessing the systematic purging of Christians. In Mosul — Nineveh of Bible...


CNBC: Why Obama's 'economic patriotism' is bunk

By Ben White | July 25, 2014

Washington is as cynical a place as you will find on earth but President Barack Obama's latest attack...


Wall Street Journal: Heading Off the Entitlement Meltdown

By Sen. Rob Portman | July 21, 2014

This year's budget deficit of "only" $500 billion has brought some complacency on federal spending and deficits....


Rob Portman disputes Eric Holder ‘animus’


Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) is firing back Monday at Attorney General Eric Holder, saying that opposition to President Barack Obama...


Politico: Open Mike: Portman on Cleveland

By Mike Allen | July 11, 2014

“Open Mike” this week features Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio, who is playing a key role in the...


Washington Post: Cleveland’s winning bid to host the GOP convention highlights Portman’s influence

By Robert Costa July 8, 2014

Tuesday’s announcement that the 2016 Republican National Convention will be held in Cleveland underscored the importance of Ohio in the...


What Fourth of July Means to Me

This Fourth of July, Jane and I had the opportunity to celebrate our freedom and the founding of our nation with fellow Ohioans at the Red,...


It’s Time For AG Holder To Appoint A Special Counsel To Investigate The IRS

By Rob Portman

June 27, 2014


You may have heard that the Internal Revenue Service has lost some emails. We are going to help...


Congress must demand answers on Bergdahl prison swap

By Rob Portman

June 12, 2014


The administration’s decision to release five top Taliban leaders in exchange for Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl without consulting Congress...