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  1. Congress makes sure Vanishing Tiger Stamp won't disappearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 |

    Finally some good news from Capital Hill. The Senate bill to reauthorize the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp passed the House Monday, clearing the way for it to be signed into law.


  2. Brown pushes bill to update sewage systems, clean up waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Days after returning to Washington, Ohio lawmakers are already introducing bills aimed at addressing last month's water crisis in Toledo. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, announced in a press call today that he is introducing a bill that would create a grant program aimed at helping communities update the outdated sewage systems that, during hard rains, can dump sewage into the same drains that hold rain runoff.


  3. Ohio 2016: It's Going Down, I'm Yelling TimberRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Plunderbund

    Here's an acid test for any true Ohio political junkie: When was the last time a Republican U.S. Presidential candidate won without taking our Great River state? None since Abe Lincoln himself, in 1860. That's o'er a hunder'd and fi'ty years.


  4. Save Vanishing Species Stamp Sales Reauthorized by CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | AmmoLand

    Clearing the way for it to be signed into law and requiring the U.S. Postal Service to resume sales of the Save Vanishing Species Stamp; also known as the Tiger Stamp for the image it bears, for at least another four years. The Senate had unanimously passed the bill on July 31st.


  5. Ohio legislators introduce bill seeking EPA action on algae toxinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 |

    Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio and U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Toledo introduced a bill today with U.S. Sen. Rob Portman that would require U.S. EPA to publish a health advisory on the algae toxins that contaminated Toledo-area drinking water last month WASHINGTON, D. C. - Both of Ohio's U.S. Senators joined with Toledo Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur today responded to last month's toxic algae outbreak on Lake Erie by introducing a bill that would require the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to issue public guidance on what algae toxin levels are dangerous in drinking water.


  6. Officials seek national standard for microcystinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Toledo Blade

    Three members of Ohio's congressional delegation today introduced a pair of bills that call upon the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to expedite its review of dangers associated with western Lake Erie's primary algal toxin, microcystin. The bills include a call for a faster scientific assessment of the World Health Organization's recommended limit of 1.0 parts per billion microcystin for drinking water to see if the federal agency believes it is conservative enough.


  7. Ohio representatives call for investigation of drinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Senators Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown, as well as Representative Marcy Kaptur, introduced legislation to help determine if Ohioans' drinking water is safe for consumption on Wednesday. According to the representatives, the Safe and Secure Drinking Water Act will direct the Environmental Protection Agency to publish a health advisory and submit reports on what level of microcystins in drinking water is expected to be safe for human consumption.


  8. Heirs Out, Entrepreneurs In on 50 Richest ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Roll Call

    Ten years ago, the 50 wealthiest members of Congress were 60 percent Republican even though the GOP held 52 percent of all the seats - just like this time. Then, as now, all the lawmakers on the roster were white, no more than 1 in 5 was a woman and a dozen of them had spouses to thank for the bulk of their money.


  9. It's All Bullshit, You KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Daily Pundit

    Mentioning the name of Rob Portman, the Ohio senator, as a potential Republican nominee in 2016 gets this reaction, especially from Republicans: "Really?" Almost all of these "potential candidates" are really auditioning for the Veep slot. None of them have any chance at the gold ring whatsoever.


  10. Cruz and Perry get a slap in the face from GOP establishment?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Daily Kos

    Recently my city pulled out all the stops to try to land the Republican National Convention. Nearly half a million was spent, and the sales pitches included live elephants and the Dallas Cowboy's cheerleaders.


  11. Many in Congress Would Rather Not Vote on ISIS With Midterms LoomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | US News & World Report

    President Barack Obama meets with congressional leaders Tuesday at the White House to discuss options for combating the Islamic State. President Barack Obama wants congressional approval for a plan to defeat the Islamic State, but with an election looming, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle in Congress are more inclined to sit back and let the White House make the hard choices on how to defeat the terrorists alone Many of the same lawmakers who have admonished the president for overstepping his constitutional authority on foreign conflicts in the past, say the president does not need congressional authority to continue airstrikes in Iraq or intercede in neighboring Syria.


  12. Oregon GOP Senate candidate Monica Wehby shows gay marriage supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Los Angeles Times

    Monica Wehby, the Republican U.S. Senate nominee running in deeply blue Oregon, on Tuesday did something that's a rarity for a GOP candidate: She highlighted her support of same-sex marriage. In a TV ad released by her campaign, Wehby receives the backing of Ben West, a plaintiff in a lawsuit from earlier this year that successfully struck down Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage.


  13. Senate a tossup - Giffords group jumps into Barber race - Kansas' Davis goes on airRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Politico

    "Senate control 'on knife's edge,'" by James Hohmann: "POLITICO interviewed two dozen party operatives and campaign aides about their outlook for November.


  14. Senate control 'on knife's edge'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Politico

    Some $400 million has already been spent in the battle for the Senate. Yet the record-shattering early money has hardly budged the half-dozen races that will decide the fate of the upper chamber, and two months out from Election Day, top officials from both parties say the election truly could go either way.


  15. Sen. Rob Portman reportedly exploring 2016 White House runRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Norwalk Reflector

    Sen. Rob Portman is being urged to form a presidential exploratory committee as the first step in running for the White House in 2016, but the Ohio Republican will not make a decision until after the November elections.


  16. Ed FitzGerald compares himself to a Cleveland Browns quarterback, labor looks to Connie...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 |

    Ohio Politics Roundup is your daily source for political news and notes in the Buckeye State.


  17. Portman likely to pick '16 race early to help GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | The Columbus Dispatch

    When it comes to U.S. Sen. Rob Portman's presidential prospects, the Republican says he is " going to see who's running and what they're saying" after the 2014 election and then decide whether to enter the race.


  18. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | 104.7 WIOT

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman says President Obama may have to answer for "doing dumb stuff" rather than developing a strategy for dealing with ISIS.


  19. Political Standing for Aug. 29, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | WMUR-TV Manchester

    Debate schedule The WMUR-Union Leader Granite State primary debates are next week.


  20. Gay marriage, Rob Portman and the Supreme Court: a timely convergenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 |

    He could be hailed as farsighted, a serious leader who opened his party's doors for all people and generations.