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  1. Open thread for night owls: Harper's Index excerpts for NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    The Western Federation of Miners began organizing in Michigan's "Copper Country" in 1912. In the summer of 1913, 9,000 workers went on strike to reduce the 10- to 12-hour workday, get rid of child labor and raise wages.


  2. Blast from the PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2011 | Daily Kos

    Ouch. This is just the headline for The Washington Post's fact check on the Republican jobs bill: "The GOP's ludicrous claim about their jobs bill." Ludicrous seems generous.


  3. EPA giving $7.5M in grants to address algaeRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing nearly $7.5 million to Ohio to address algae blooms in Lake Erie, most of it to farmers to encourage practices that stop the flow of algae-feeding nutrients into the lake. Federal lawmakers and EPA administrators announced the grants today at the University of Toledo's Lake Erie Center in Oregon.


  4. Ohio lawmakers ask for CDC support after Ebola scareRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Ohio's congressional delegation has asked the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to beef up its support to the state after an Ebola-stricken nurse flew from Cleveland to Dallas with a low-grade fever. Every member of the state's U.S. House delegation - including House Speaker John Boehner, R-West Chester, who rarely signs delegation letters because of his leadership role - signed a letter to CDC director Thomas Frieden asking the CDC to provide "any and all necessary support to the state of Ohio in determining any potential exposure, identifying those most at risk, and, if necessary containing and treating anyone that may have come in contact with the Ebola virus."


  5. The Worst Campaign Ad That Human Beings Actually Paid for This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... ads about different things, but they sound exactly the same -- especially the background piano music. Senator Rob Portman is an avid biker. So Mark asked him to let us ride along for one of his favorite ways to relax: a bike ride around Washington, ...


  6. Brace yourself. The 2016 Republican field is going to be HUGE.Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    New Washington Post-ABC News polling on the 2016 Republican presidential race makes one thing very clear: Every GOPer who has even a hint of ambition for national office is likely to run in two years time. Why? Because the field is remarkably frontrunner-less, meaning that every Ted, John and Rob can make a plausible case to activists and donors that they are going to eventually be the guy.


  7. A look at the pro-Hillary super-PAC outspending the restRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    ... Iowa Poll, but he could provide a valuable network of political activists if Clinton decides to run. Senator Rob Portman is an avid biker. So Mark asked him to let us ride along for one of his favorite ways to relax: a bike ride around Washington, ...


  8. Ohioans in Congress cross U.S. to back party candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    For three Ohioans in Congress, this month has been at least partly made of frequent-flier miles, rental cars and hotel rooms. Sens. Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown and House Speaker John Boehner have spent a good chunk of the month on the road, with Portman and Boehner campaigning for Republicans, and Brown for Democrats.


  9. Ohio's Sen. Portman unveils plan to combat ebolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WKSU-FM Kent

    The Takeaway is a national morning news program that invites listeners to be part of the American conversation. Hosts John Hockenberry and Celeste Headlee, along with partners The New York Times, BBC World Service, WNYC, Public Radio International and WGBH Boston, deliver news and analysis and help you prepare for the day ahead.


  10. Gay marriage stances in Ohio races true to partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    The judicial climate on gay marriage may be tumultuous, but opinions on the issue in Ohio's top statewide races remain predictably tied to a candidate's political party.


  11. Shaheen criticizes Brown's energy policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Concord Monitor

    U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is turning the focus to energy this week. Shaheen's campaign today released a report highlighting votes her Republican opponent, Scott Brown, has taken on energy policy that she says will take New Hampshire in the wrong direction.


  12. "There are probably five states that are on the edge right now."Read the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Bloomberg

    For a political insider, Senator Rob Portman of Ohio is enjoying an unusual moment: A job that gets easier as Election Day gets closer. As finance chair of the National Republican Senatorial Campaign committee, Portman is charged with raising the money to help the GOP win back the majority in the chamber.


  13. Stunt Reporters Hit Campaign Trail - Obama Warns against Ebola...Read the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Politico

    THE RISE OF STUNT REPORTING: Yahoo News' Chris Moody dirt-bikes in Arkansas with Rep. Tim Griffin Moody surfs with Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Bloomberg's Mark Halperin bike-rides with Sen. Rob Portman : ... Annie Karni of the N.Y. Daily News bike-rides with Schumer . --The fad started with Jon Karl's Subway Series of congressional interviews.


  14. Brown For Us Senate - Around Town with Scott Brown - this Week: "Surging"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | NH Insider

    ... Mitt Romney for a packed rally at Gilchrist Metal Fabricating in Hudson. Scott also campaigned with Senator Rob Portman on Tuesday and Senator Rand Paul stopped by campaign HQ yesterday. Scroll down to read more about these great events. With under ...


  15. Let's step it up to stop Ebola: Rob PortmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 |

    News that a nurse with Ebola traveled to Northeast Ohio is only the latest reminder that stopping Ebola will require a comprehensive, proactive response, both here at home and abroad. I met yesterday with the mayor of Cleveland, Frank Jackson, and I am confident that he and his team are doing everything in their power to ensure that the people of Cleveland and the surrounding area are safe.


  16. Congress has mixed reaction to 'Ebola Czar' selectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 |

    Congress was not feverish with enthusiasm after President Barack Obama named Ron Klain, a former-chief-of-staff to Vice President Joe Biden, as the national " Ebola Cza r" who will oversee the government's response to the disease. Many GOP members of Congress weren't impressed with Obama's pick opining that he should have selected someone with public health or infectious disease expertise.


  17. How Do You Solve A Problem Like Ebola? Some Proposals Already UnderwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    Today, President Obama announced the appointment of an Ebola Czara .something Ohio GOP Senator Rob Portman called for several weeks ago. Yesterday, Portman released his own 5-point plan to stop Ebola.


  18. Portman Hints He May Not - Back Away' From Presidential BidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WBNS

    Sen. Rob Portman inched closer to making it official that he'll test the presidential waters next year, telling 10TV that leaders cannot "back away" from a bid for the White House with too many key issues at stake. "I'll make a decision sometime after the election, there's no timeline particularly," said Portman.


  19. Sen. Brown: This Is The "Best Group Of Four Downticket Candidates I've Seen"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Plunderbund

    ... pick for their national convention in two years, GOP officials think favorite sons like Gov. Kasich and Senator Rob Portman, whose term coincidentally is up in two years, could be presidential contenders in their own right or attractive picks for ...


  20. Georgia's on Their Mind in Battle for SenateRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | US News & World Report

    Of the five states Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio , recently ticked off as genuine tossup U.S. Senate races, Georgia stands out as his most revealing mention. While compelling twists of fortune in states like Kansas and South Dakota have attracted swarms of national reporters, the contest for the Peach State's open seat has churned along quietly at a low country boil.