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  1. A few signers now pull back on Iran letterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | NWAonline

    At least a few of the Republican senators are expressing some second thoughts after signing an open letter drafted by Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and sent to Iran's leaders. As criticism mounted from allies, home-state editorial boards and colleagues who opted not to sign the missive, Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin became the latest Republican to suggest he might do things differently if given another chance.

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  2. To keep Ohio going forward, send Portman back to SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Dispatch welcomes letters to the editor from readers. Typed letters of 200 words or fewer are preferred; all might be edited.

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  3. Critics on right rap senators who signed letter to IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | The Day

    Washington - Criticism of 47 Republican senators' letter to Iranian leaders escalated Friday, and one of the lawmakers expressed misgivings about writing directly to an adversary to raise doubts about President Barack Obama's nuclear negotiations. Several newspapers that had endorsed the senators' elections were harshly critical.

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  4. Source: Senate panel probes whether Obama administration funded effort to oust NetanyahuRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Fox News

    A powerful U.S. Senate investigatory committee has launched a bipartisan probe into an American nonprofit's funding of efforts to oust Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after the Obama administration's State Department gave the nonprofit taxpayer-funded grants, a source with knowledge of the panel's activities told FoxNews.com . The fact that both Democrat and Republican sides of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations have signed off on the probe could be seen as a rebuke to President Obama, who has had a well-documented adversarial relationship with the Israeli leader.

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  5. DiscussRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Daily Kos

    As the Loretta Lynch nomination to be attorney general continues to rack up obstruction records the vote count is very tight. As in bring in Vice President Joe Biden tight.

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  6. Republican letter to Iran slammed in editorialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Chronicle Herald

    In this 2014 photo, Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis. walks on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  7. Portman pushes for less regulation to help businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Sen. Rob Portman said today streamlining federal regulations will bring more jobs to Ohio. Portman, who introduced bipartisan legislation in January that would improve the federal permitting process, said the U.S. regulations cause companies to move jobs to different countries.

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  8. March 13, 2015 - Portman-Shaheen energy efficiency bill is...Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Public Power

    Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, on March 11 re-introduced their energy efficiency bill, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act. The bill has been referred to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

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  9. Portman open to updating Voting Rights ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | News Herald

    Portman open to updating Voting Rights Act Senator said Congress should review the voting law after it was struck down by Supreme Court. Check out this story on portclintonnewsherald.com: http://ohne.ws/1GzAOUw Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, speaks during an interview in Lebanon, Ohio, in this October 2014 file photo.

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  10. How to contact Sens. Rob Portman and Sherrod BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    Have an opinion, issue or problem to share with your United States senator? Here's how to contact Ohio U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman. Both senators' official websites have sections for constituents seeking help cutting through red tape, wishing to request that a flag be flown over the U.S. Capitol to commemorate a special occasion, or hoping to tour of the Capitol, Library of Congress, Supreme Court or other institutions.

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  11. Brown, Portman Divided on Iran LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    Ohio's two U.S. senators are split over a letter addressed to leaders of Iran, while the Obama administration negotiates a deal limiting that country's nuclear program. ideastream's Nick Castele reports.

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  12. Is P.G. Sittenfeld in the Senate race for the long haul? Ohio Politics RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    P.G. Sittenfeld, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Ohio, has put a trusted Cincinnati City Council aide in position as his political director. P.G. Sittenfeld adds to his 2016 staff as primary showdown looms.

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  13. Abortion provision jeopardizes bipartisan sex-trafficking measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar 's long-fought measure to combat human trafficking finally started to look like it had a shot of making it to President Obama's desk this year. Democrats, including Klobuchar and Sen. Al Franken , say that Republicans sneaked a provision in the 68-page bill that would prevent funds reserved for trafficking victims from being used on morning-after pills or abortions.

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  14. Mehlman marriage brief signed by more than 300 RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Washington Blade

    Ken Mehlman is leading a Republican brief to be filed before the Supreme Court in favor of same-sex marriage. An unprecedented number of 303 Republicans indicated their support for a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of marriage equality nationwide by signing a brief led by former Republican National Committee Chair Ken Mehlman.

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  15. Foreign Currency Manipulation Front and Center in U.S. Trade TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | JD Supra

    As the Obama Administration vigorously pursues its trade agenda, bipartisan groups in the House and Senate have brought the issue of currency manipulation to the forefront of the trade policy debate. On February 10, Representatives Sander Levin , Tim Ryan , Mo Brooks , and Tim Murphy introduced the Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act .

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  16. Inside the Freedom Caucus -- McConnell backs off on Iran -- Gop...Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | Politico

    INSIDE THE HOUSE FREEDOM CAUCUS: The ragtag group of conservative rebels is a little more sophisticated than you might think. They aren't trying to oust House Speaker John Boehner, they made several offers during the DHS battle and they are studying up on their parliamentary tactics.

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  17. Ohio lawmakers to attend Selma eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Rev. Martin Luther King, front row center, waves as he leads a civil-rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., on March 21, 1965.

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  18. Bold Move: Give Manchin credit for Keystone voteRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    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.

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

    Mar 5, 2015 | 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.

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

    Mar 5, 2015 | Lucianne.com

    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.

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