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  1. Gov. John Kasich to get help from D.C. steering committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich flies into Washington Tuesday to meet with a group of heavy hitters including some of his former congressional colleagues who have lent their names and support to the governor's nascent bid for president. Among those included on Kasich's "steering committee" of D.C. supporters are Reps.


  2. US Chamber makes early entrance into 2016 Senate contestsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is jumping in early to help Republicans hang onto control of the Senate in 2016, and going immediately on the attack. The Chamber is paying for new television ads starting Monday in Ohio and Pennsylvania, home to two of the Senate's most endangered GOP incumbents.


  3. Carly Fiorina speaks about the "War on Women" on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on March 16, 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | National Journal

    Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina raised only $1.4 million in the second quarter-far less than any of her rivals for president who have released campaign fundraising totals. The former Hewlett-Packard CEO declared her candidacy for president May 4, and the $1.4 million figure represents her haul throughout the rest of May and June.


  4. Congress races toward Highway Trust Fund deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Congress returns on Tuesday to a familiar scenario: the federal Highway Trust Fund is about to expire and lawmakers have not figured out how to pay for an extension of the program. Leaders in the House and Senate plan to spend the four weeks remaining before funding for road and bridge projects expires July 31 negotiating a reauthorization of the program, while also working on proposals to revamp the No Child Left Behind education law, cybersecurity legislation and several appropriations bills.


  5. U.S. Chamber of Commerce Gets An Early Start With 2016 AdsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

    The country's biggest-spending business lobby is going up on the air this week with ads in two of next year's most competitive Senate races, in a pair of likely presidential battleground states - Pennsylvania and Ohio. The spots are the opening salvo in what the group promises will be monthly advertising blitzes in a number of key battleground states that will run through next year's election.


  6. Chamber Boosts Toomey in PA, Knocks Strickland in OhioRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

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  7. Portman raises $2.9M in second quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Hill

    Sen. Rob Portman raised $2.9 million toward his reelection bid in the second quarter of 2015, bringing his total cash on hand to over $10 million, according to figures provided by his campaign. "Rob continues his momentum, gaining more support from voters across Ohio," Portman's campaign manager Corry Bliss said in a statement.


  8. Republican National Committee begins its 2016 ground game: Ohio Politics RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, center, looks on as RNC site selection team leader Enid Mickelsen addresses reporters during the party's June 2014 visit to Cleveland. The RNC chose Cleveland to host its 2016 nominating convention the following month.


  9. Sen. Rob Portman campaign has $10 million for re-election bidRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Sen. Rob Portman raised more than $2.9 million during the second quarter of 2015, giving him more than $10 million on hand for a Senate bid that's 16 months away. His campaign released the figures this morning for the period between April 1 and June 30. The reports are due to the Federal Election Commission July 15. His Democratic opponents, former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland and Cincinnati City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld, have yet to release their fundraising totals.


  10. Community leaders, supporters take Senator Rob Portman to task for TPP voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    On July 2 demonstrators stood in the rain outside Senator Rob Portman's office to protest his support of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. "We can't afford to lose more jobs to outsourcing," said Communications Workers of America organizer Thomas Lee Thursday afternoon.


  11. Guest column by Sen. Rob Portman: Expanding college accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Peak Of Ohio

    The following is a guest column by U.S. Senator for Ohio Rob Portman on expanding college access and CTE programs: We face a number of challenges and opportunities in Ohio in preparing young people for 21st century jobs. High school graduation rates, especially in many of our urban schools, remain disappointingly low, despite some positive reform efforts.


  12. Northwood agents join Realtors to advance key housing issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Review

    Fighting for all current and prospective American home and property owners, more than 8,500 Realtors descended upon Washington, D.C., last week to urge action on various real estate issues during the 2015 Realtors Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo. Karen O'Donnell and Marlin Palich, Northwood Realty Services agents and members of the Akron Cleveland Association of Realtors, joined fellow Realtors from around the country to attend the meetings and visit lawmakers on Capitol Hill.


  13. Facts, not faith, in economicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Lamar Daily News

    The Export-Import Bank has been around for 81 years, providing loans and protections for American companies selling their products abroad. The bank's charter runs out at the end of June, and renewal has always been a noncontroversial bipartisan process.


  14. Ohio Democrats' narrow thinking on PG Sittenfeld and Senate primary race: editorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 |

    The Ohio Democratic Party's refusal to let U.S. Senate contender PG Sittenfeld speak at the party's June 27 state dinner was petty. It was also hypocritical.


  15. Top Races in 2016: The MidwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Roll Call

    Editor's note: This is the sixth in a series of regional looks at the most competitive House and Senate in the Midwest Region, which includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. Ohio Senate: The Buckeye State is no stranger to attention and 2016 is no different.


  16. GOP senator grills EPA over barbecue researchRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Hill

    Sen. Rob Portman's office puts out a monthly series on what he considers wasteful government spending. Ahead of the Fourth of July, he highlighted a $15,000 EPA grant into ways to reduce fine particulate emissions from barbecue grills.


  17. U.S. Senator Portman to attend Aurora's July 4 festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Aurora Advocate

    U.S. Senator from Ohio Rob Portman will attend Aurora's July 4 festivities to meet with constituents and assist Mayor Ann Womer Benjamin in awarding parade trophies. He is expected to be at the Kiwanis-Moore Playground grounds beside the main fire station from about 1 to 2:30 p.m.


  18. U.S. Senator wants more mental health evaluations for service men, womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WKYT

    An in-depth mental health screening after service men and women come home but what about before they ever get deployed? That's what Senator Rob Portman of Ohio is demanding from our veteran's health care system. "We have an opportunity just by changing the system to help and that means to focus on mental health just as we do physical health," Portman said.


  19. John Kasich's next moves: Ohio Politics RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 |

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich greets patrons in May at a bar and restaurant in Nashua, N.H. John Kasich will be raising money and Washington and holding his first town hall meeting in New Hampshire. Read on in today's Ohio Politics Roundup.


  20. Senator Pushing for Military Mental-Health ScreeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WILX-TV Lansing

    The study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association said nearly half of the soldiers who attempted suicide said they tried it before they were even enlisted. An in-depth mental health screening after service men and women come home but what about before they ever get deployed? That's what Senator Rob Portman of Ohio is demanding from our veteran's health care system.