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USA Today: For Obama, inaction speaks louder than words: Column

By Rob Portman

June 10, 2014

An administration the American people cannot trust to govern is an administration that cannot lead. Incidents over the past...


America must stand with Ukraine: Rob Portman

By Rob Portman

June 06, 2014


In response to Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea and Russian-backed violence in the eastern part of the country,...


New federal spending database a boon to private companies seeking government work, Portman says

By Carrie Ghose

June 06, 2014


U.S. Sen. Rob Portman says Big Data initiatives such as Columbus Collaboratory LLC and Read more


Sen. Rob Portman On The Connection Between Drugs & Poverty

By NBC Staff June 06, 2014

Senator Rob Portman is calling for a federal intervention to stop the tide of drugs in America’s neighborhoods.


WDTN: Portman calls for VA accountability

By Robert Lowrey

May 29, 2014


FAIRBORN, Ohio (WDTN) – A room full of veterans shared their stories involving scars, bruises, and recovery Thursday.



Associated Press: Ohio lawmaker observes Ukrainian election

By Associated Press

May 26, 2014


(Warsaw, Poland) - An Ohio senator who observed Ukraine’s presidential election this weekend says the experience in the crisis-torn...


Cleveland Plain Dealer: Amid Ukraine violence and election, Sen. Rob Portman is heading there

By Stephen Koff

May 22, 2014


WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Rob Portman is going to Ukraine this weekend to get a look at...


The Columbus Dispatch:Portman offers anti-poverty plan

By Jessica Wehrman

May 14, 2014


WASHINGTON — President George W. Bush campaigned in 2000 as a compassionate conservative.


Cleveland Plain Dealer: Sen. Rob Portman makes anti-poverty debut

By Stephen Koff

May 13, 2014


WASHINGTON, D.C. – You've heard of compassionate conservatism. Rob Portman has a plan for fighting poverty that he...


WBNS: Portman Takes On Poverty & War On Drugs With Eye On 2016


In a speech that could be a precursor to a run for the White...