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After a whirlwind of congressional speeches, meetings, talks from experts and meetings with their own elected representatives, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation members completed their 2014 trip to Capitol Hill with mixed feelings.
What happens in Vegas won't stay in Vegas if the Republican Party decides to hold its 2016 political convention in Sin City, a top Democratic super PAC is threatening.
In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says those actions show that change comes to Washington, not from it.
In this week's Republican address, Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio discusses a Senate GOP-hatched Jobs for America plan that he says is designed to spark economic recovery.
Opening statements were set to begin Friday in the court-martial of an Army general accused of sexually assaulting a captain under his command with whom he had a three-year affair.
Senators "Over and over again, I have emphasized with my colleagues the importance of extending unemployment benefits for Nevadans and for people hurting across the country.
Sen. Rob Portman and a handful of Republican colleagues hope to revive prospects for providing five extra months of unemployment benefits for those who cannot find work after getting six months of state benefits.
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., second from left, accompanied by fellow Senate Republicans, gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, where they discussed benefits to long-term jobless workers.
A group of deal-seeking Republicans introduced legislation Thursday evening that would extend expired unemployment benefits for five months, serving as a counteroffer to a Democratic bill that revives long-term jobless aid for six months, GOP Senate sources said.
Sen. Rob Portman says President Barack Obama's proposed 2015 budget, released Tuesday, does nothing to help the economy.
Potential 2016 presidential candidate Rand Paul of Kentucky has been announced as keynote speaker for a major southwest Ohio GOP banquet.
Farm Bureau presidents from throughout U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson's district met with him on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning, wrapping up their part of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation's annual presidents trip to Washington.
The legislation, authored by Reps. Peter Welch and David McKinley , aims to boost energy conservation with a program called Tenant Star, which provides incentives to landlords and tenants who up their energy savings.
Keyes, the spokeswoman for U.S. Rep. Dave Joyce since December 2012, is now working for U.S. Sen. Rob Portman.