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Sen. Portman: Could Consider '16 Presidential Bid

By Dan Sewell and Julie Carr Smyth | Friday Jul 11, 2014
Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman said Thursday he has definite plans to run in 2016 - at least for re-election. Whether he decides to aim higher, he said, will depend on the field of presidential candidates and the issues they campaign on.

Top Ohio Republicans Face Down IntraParty Critics

By Julie Carr Smyth and Dan Sewell | Sunday Dec 29, 2013
Conservative restlessness within their own party poses challenges to three Republican stars in the battleground state of Ohio, where House Speaker John Boehner, Sen. Rob Portman and Gov. John Kasich all have riled up the right.

Will Ohio Sen. Rob Portman Support ENDA?

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Nov 1, 2013
Though Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) came out in support for marriage equality just six months ago, he is not giving a firm answer if he will support ENDA, which could come to the Senate floor as early as next week.

GOP Sen. Portman’s Pro Gay Marriage Stance Cheers Activists

By Jason St. Amand | Sunday Mar 17, 2013
LGBT activists and groups overall are cheering Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman’s turnaround and support for marriage equality.

Gay Marriage: Senator’s Shift, GOP Soul-Searching

By Ann Sanner and Charles Babington | Friday Mar 15, 2013
Republican Sen. Rob Portman’s embrace of gay marriage is the latest sign of soul-searching in a party struggling to adapt in a society whose demographics - and views on emotional issues - are changing fast.

Mary Cheney Contributes to Anti-Gay Candidate

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Sep 1, 2009
The openly lesbian daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney has made a financial contribution to an anti-gay Ohio politician whose record includes opposition to rights for gay and lesbian families.
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