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3 hrs ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Sen. Rob Portman weighs in on gay marriage in Tri-State

Tuesday, as he toured a steel plant in Carthage Tuesday to call for a simplified tax code, Portman, who changed his view about gay marriage a year ago, has reiterated his belief that federal orders are unwelcome.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Gay/Lesbian, Ohio

5 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

Ukrainian Americans seek sanctions likely to affect Cleveland businesses: the Mix

As heavily armed, Russian-speaking men move through cities in eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian Americans in Greater Cleveland are asking their elected representatives to help them support a homeland in peril--even if there's a price to pay.

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Related Topix: Russia, OH, Cleveland, OH, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Ohio

9 hrs ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Ky. Legislature working to keep Brent Spence project alive

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky Government, Kentucky

13 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Tax Day got you down? Have fun and make some lists with that tax-wonk senator, Rob Portman

It's Tax Day, the final day for filing your individual federal tax returns if you owe the IRS money.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

17 hrs ago | Politico

GOP Senate may run purple

Much like the last four years of Majority Leader Harry Reid's tenure, when the Nevada Democrat relied on picking off swing Republicans, a GOP-led Senate would almost certainly be closely divided.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Joe Donnelly, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid, Republican, Mitch McConnell

22 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Ohio EPA says Cuyahoga River sediment must go in disposal facility this year, not Lake Erie

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is still concerned enough about pollution in the Cuyahoga River that it decided against allowing dredged sediments from the river and Cleveland Harbor to be dumped in Lake Erie.

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Related Topix: Marcy Kaptur, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ohio, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Salem News

Sen. Portman talks jobs at plant

On Monday morning, he had one substitute for a few moments in the person of U.S. Sen. Rob Portman who climbed the steps to the cradle deck, manned the controls and poured iron into a mold.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Columbiana, OH, Columbiana County, OH

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Central Ohio mumps outbreak tops 200 cases

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Youngstown City Council is considering a move aimed at making the city's business district look nicer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Ohio, Youngstown, OH, Bristolville, OH

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

U.S. Senator Robert Portman - Plan for Jobs and Economic Growth

Youngstown, OH - U.S. Senator Robert "Rob" Portman toured some plants in the region and outlined his and the Republican plan for creating jobs and prosperity.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Youngstown, OH, Columbiana County, OH

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Funds missing from firefighter treasury

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Youngstown City Council is considering a move aimed at making the city's business district look nicer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Ohio, Youngstown, OH, Fire, Media, Television, FOX News Network

Cleveland.com

LaTourette campaign fund donates more than $12,000 to daughter's Ohio House contest

Former Rep. Steven C. LaTourette has been using his campaign fund to help other Republicans with their elections, including a gift of more than $12,000 to his daughter's bid for the Ohio House.

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Related Topix: Steven LaTourette, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David Joyce, Representative Bill Johnson, US Senate, Mike DeWine

Examiner.com

Judge's ruling on out-of-state gay marriages spices up Ohio November elections

Marriage Equality on the statewide ballot this year in Ohio could be very bad for Gov.John Kasich and very good for his Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mike DeWine, Gay/Lesbian, Wedding

Daily Kos

Stephen Wolf's US Senate Race Ratings 04/2014 with Interactive Map

Following my initial outlook from January, this diary is my second quarterly update on race ratings for the US Senate elections in 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, Ted Stevens

OpenSecrets

Final Push for DATA Act

Late last week, the Senate passed the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act by unanimous consent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Free Republic

Huntsman a 2016 wild card vs. Hillary?

The 2,500-seat Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts sold out March 31 for an appearance by Jon Huntsman as part of the Philadelphia Speaker Series.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Hillary Clinton, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

Sat Apr 12, 2014

JD Supra

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Holds Hearing on Grid Reliability and Security

Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held a standing-room only hearing titled "Keeping the lights on - Are we doing enough to ensure the reliability and security of the U.S. electric grid?" While the hearing was organized into two panels focusing on cyber security and physical security, the questioning from the lawmakers ... (more)

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Roll Call

Tax 'Extenders' and Energy Efficiency Make May Agenda, Reid Says

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid plans to bring up a catchall tax "extenders" package to the floor next work period, along with a long-delayed energy efficiency bill.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Ron Wyden, Scott Brown, Republican, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

The Wall Street Journal

Sen. Portman Prepares for GOP Senate Takeover

If Senate Republicans win a majority in the midterm elections this fall, expectations will be sky-high for the party to accomplish some of its long-held goals, from eliminating the 2010 health law to overhauling the tax code.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Ohio, Barack Obama, John Cornyn

The Hill

Twilight of the Bush dynasty: Perry or Petraeus in 2016

The Bushes are all on the surface nice people. Jeb in particular, and while other candidates are brandishing their Glocks and challenging Russian President Vladimir Putin to arm wrestling, Jeb, the former Republican governor of Florida, lowers his voice.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Bobby Jindal, Rick Perry, US Governors

Examiner.com

Should you support the Shaheen-Portman energy efficiency bill?

Studies have shown that the United States has the capacity to reduce the amount of non-transportation energy it uses by 23% within the next six years.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, US News, Republican

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