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  1. Democrats Joe Sestak, Ted Strickland, Jason Kander bid to unseat freshman Republican senatorsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    Democrats have recruited big names to run in some of the most competitive Senate races next year, helping the party put early pieces into place as they make a major push to recapture the upper chamber. Each of those Republicans is a first-termer, elected in the 2010 midterm tea party wave.


  2. Democrats recruit big names in bidto unseat freshman Republican senatorsRead the original story

    1 hr ago |

    Democrats have recruited big names to run in some of the most competitive Senate races next year, helping the party put early pieces into place as they make a major push to recapture the upper chamber. Former Rep. Joe Sestak said he will make another bid for Senate in Pennsylvania, setting up a repeat of the 2010 race he lost to Republican Patrick J. Toomey.


  3. Foreign takeovers see U.S. losing tax revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    Just months after the Obama administration cracked down on mergers that helped U.S. companies skirt domestic taxes, a wave of foreign takeovers is steering more tax revenue away from Uncle Sam. In deals known as "tax inversions," which spiked in 2014, U.S. companies acquired foreign rivals and redomiciled in low-tax countries, reducing the taxes paid back home.


  4. Portman express doubts about Iranian negotiansRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Sen. Rob Portman urged the Obama administration today to be " tougher" in nuclear negotiations with Iran, saying that the U.S. must make it clear that it "has to stop the Iranian nuclear weapons program." In a conference call with Ohio reporters, the GOP senator said any agreement must be "enforceable and verifiable," suggesting he is skeptical about what the final agreement may look like.


  5. How to End Government Shutdown Threats ForeverRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Government Executive

    Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., has a plan to change that, however. The continual, ever-looming threat of a government shutdown stagnates the economy and impairs federal employees' ability to do their jobs, Grayson told Government Executive , and the country should do away with the possibility entirely.


  6. Klobuchar, Portman: Domestic Uncoated Paper Industry in Dire Need of Relief from Dumped ImportsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Business North

    Evidence suggests the U.S. uncoated paper industry is at a competitive disadvantage because imports are dumped at significant margins and some benefit from government subsidies; Nearly 2,500 jobs have been lost as a result of the fifteen uncoated paper machines at eight mills across the country that have shut down since 2011 In a letter to the International Trade Commission today, the senators pressed for a thorough investigation of uncoated paper imports from Australia, Brazil, China, Indonesia, and Portugal WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Rob Portman today said the domestic uncoated paper industry is in dire need of relief from dumped imports.


  7. Democrats Poised To Retake Senate In 2016, 'Crystal Ball' Guru ForecastsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Plunderbund

    Larry J. Sabato, a university professor of politics and director of the University of Virginia Center for Politics, said Tuesday that his accuracy on initial ratings for U.S. Senate races for the last five cycles has been correct 89-percent of the time. That's an important statistic, especially given his prediction for 2016 that Democrats stand a very good chance of retaking control of the Upper Chamber, and could do even better if their presidential candidate can blow the GOP ticket out of the water, as it now seems likely if Hillary Clinton mops the floor against a Republican ticket that could include Ohio's governor or its junior Senator in Washington.


  8. Manchin Correct To Oppose PresidentRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin was right to join a few fellow Democrats in voting against President Barack Obama on the proposed Keystone XL?Pipeline, even though they were involved in a losing cause. Obama had vetoed a bill intended to clear the way for the pipeline, which the White House has blocked for six years.


  9. North Korea says diplomat's knifing was 'just punishment'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Hill

    North Korea praised the wounding of an American diplomat Thursday as "just punishment" for U.S. military exercises with its rival South Korea. Mark Lippert, the U.S. ambassador to South Korea, was injured in a knife attack Thursday morning in Seoul.


  10. What the 'Big Ten' Tells Republicans They Need in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Roll Call

    We won't know the 2016 Republican presidential nominee for more than a year, but we already know the 10 states - the electoral "Big Ten" - that will select the next occupant of the White House. Because of that, we can evaluate the GOP's general election prospects over the next 12 to 18 months by watching the party's trek through its primary and caucus calendar.


  11. CPAC Journal, Part IV Impromptus: CPAC Journal, Part IV Jay...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | National Review Online

    Jay Nordlinger's journal concludes today. For the first three installments, go here , here , and here .


  12. Are Democrats in good shape to take back Senate in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | North Denver News

    It's still too early to predict the Senate's makeup in 2016, but it's not too early to start thinking about who could land on the list of endangered senators. And in the 2016 cycle, it's more likely to be a Republican than a Democrat.


  13. Let's lower the voting age to 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Madison Press

    I remember in 1971 when states ratified the 26th Amendment, lowering the voting age from 21 to 18. That seemed reasonable at the time, but it turns out we should have lowered it even further. When Democrat Ted Strickland announced last week that he would run for the U.S. Senate, the campaign of the incumbent, Republican Rob Portman, immediately launched a website called "Retread Ted."


  14. CLE to host first Republican debate 2 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NewsNet5

    ... in Cleveland in August. "This is exciting news and a great opportunity to showcase Cleveland," Ohio Senator Rob Portman said. "It's also a chance for our candidates to bring their message to one of the most important swing states in the country. ...


  15. Republican presidential hopefuls set to debate in Cleveland, but date and venue still not finalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Plain Dealer

    In a Wednesday interview with WKYC Channel 3 , RNC Chairman Reince Priebus confirmed the location. But a date and specific venue have yet to be finalized.


  16. Brown, Portman and Beatty to attend 50th anniversary of Selma eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman along with Rep. Joyce Beatty will attend this weekend's 50th anniversary events commemorating the historic civil rights march in Alabama which helped lead the way to passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Brown, D-Ohio, will make his fourth trip to Selma, Ala., where on March 7, 1965, Alabama state troopers savagely beat civil rights marchers, including John Lewis, now a Democratic congressman from Georgia.


  17. OK, So Who Gets to Go Free?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Slate Magazine

    It has become conventional wisdom that America's prisons are too full, and prominent elected officials on both sides of the aisle have expressed enthusiastic support for reducing the number of Americans behind bars. Of course, different politicians have different ideas about how to pursue this goal.


  18. Mixed reaction following Prime Minster Netanyahu's speech to CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WKSU-FM Kent

    ... we don't need to get in any deeper. We need to make peace where the opportunity exists." But Ohio Senator Rob Portman says he looks forward to further developing a U.S.-Israel alliance, calling it good for both nations' security. In this article you ...


  19. ANALYSIS: Things to watch after Sittenfeld says 'I'm all in' on U.S. Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    Cincinnati City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld has sent a letter to supporters assuring them that he's staying in the 2016 U.S. Senate race even though former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland also has entered the contest for the Democratic nomination.


  20. P.G. Sittenfeld on discussions with Ted Strickland: 'Private conversations are private'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    P.G. Sittenfeld said Wednesday that he will measure the viability of his U.S. Senate campaign by the response he gets from Ohio voters and donors, not by the Democratic establishment forces that might line up against him. "I'm running, obviously, to make an impact," the Cincinnati city councilman told the Northeast Ohio Media Group in a telephone interview.