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1 hr ago | ABC News
As Congress heads into its final week before it adjourns for the holidays, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said he is "hopeful" a short-term budget deal will be reached to avoid the threat of a potential government shutdown in January.
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6 hrs ago | PolitiFact
Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman questioned Democrats who want to raise the federal minimum wage and offered a flurry of statistics to help make his point.
7 hrs ago | Reuters
A senior Democrat said on Sunday he hoped an emerging deal on the U.S. budget would include an extension of unemployment benefits but added that his party would not necessarily walk away from an agreement that left it out.
9 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal
House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan , R-Wis., left, speaks with Senate Budget Committee Chair Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday Nov. 13, 2013.
9 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
On Sunday's This Week with George Stephanopoulos , Sen. Rob Portman incorrectly asserted that raising the minimum wage would most adversely affect young people between the ages of 16 and 24. He also claimed that companies would replace young workers with machines, a move he said that he's already witnessed at a burger place that he was at this past ... (more)
9 hrs ago | Switched
Sen. Rand Paul said Sunday he opposes extending unemployment benefits for workers, arguing that it would be a "disservice" to jobless individuals.
10 hrs ago | Washington Times
Sen. Richard J. Durbin , Illinois Democrat, said Sunday that members of his party have not drawn a line in the sand on an extension of unemployment benefits getting included in a possible budget deal.
During my time in the Senate, I have used this space to speak to the people of Ohio about the issues that our state and our nation are facing, and how we are working to address those problems in Washington.
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The Daily Times reported Wednesday that U.S. Senator Rob Portman, R-Ohio, led the Ohio Congressional Delegation in sending a letter to U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz urging the Department of Energy to identify viable near-term and long-term options to preserve the United States' domestic enrichment supply, which fulfills multiple national ... (more)
Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Va., is lobbying to keep the party's campaign groups from throwing any money at gay Republican candidates.
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