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  1. More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate voteRead the original story

    36 min ago | KDWN

    In the aftermath of the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle. Within minutes of Monday's Senate vote, abortion-rights groups were releasing TV ads attacking GOP supporters of the measure for stomping on women's health care needs.


  2. More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate voteRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to term... An archaeological project has returned to an artifact-rich state park in the southern Adirondacks on what was once the focal point of the warring British and French empires more than 250 years ago. An archaeological project has returned to an artifact-rich state park in the southern Adirondacks on what was the focal point of the warring British and French empires more than 250 years ago.


  3. Shutdown talk creeps into debate over Planned Parenthood fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Hill

    Republican senators are tiptoeing around talk of a government shutdown in October after a failed vote Monday on defunding Planned Parenthood. A group of conservatives in the House have already pledged not to vote for any government funding bill that includes Planned Parenthood, creating the potential for a high-stakes battle against the White House this fall.


  4. It's the tenth anniversary of the amazing Paul Hackett-Jean Schmidt special election in Ohio's 2ndRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Swing State Project

    Sunday marked the tenth anniversary of one of the most remarkable elections we've ever witnessed first-hand: the Ohio 2nd special between Democrat Paul Hackett and Republican Jean Schmidt, which put the nascent netroots permanently on the map. It certainly didn't seem like a promising opportunity at the start, though.


  5. Obama Political Staff Overruled Human Rights Experts On Slavery ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Switched

    Top diplomats at the State Department repeatedly overruled human rights experts in the crafting of a recent report on human trafficking, Reuters reported Monday night , elevating concerns that the Obama administration compromised a key diplomatic tool to advance other political goals. Lawmakers from President Barack Obama's own party had previously pilloried the administration's official Trafficking In Persons report, which is used to shame governments that support or tolerate modern-day slavery.


  6. OH-Sen: Rob Portman (R) Says He Won't Review Draft Of TPP Because Of Proposal's SecrecyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, a former U.S. trade representative, refuses to review a draft of what would be the country's largest trade agreement in history if approved. "It was behind closed doors, and I refused to see it," said Portman, a Republican from the Cincinnati area who served as former President George W. Bush's U.S. trade representative from May 2005 to May 2006.


  7. Senator Brown Joins Fight Against Senior Drug AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    ... is Republican Senator Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, who's chief sponsor. Others include Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman and Virginia Democratic Senator Tim Kaine. The U.S. Senate is back in session in early September. An Area Agency on Aging ...


  8. Portman campaign releases new ads in early barrageRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Hill

    Sen. Rob Portman's campaign will release a trio of new digital ads on Monday in the latest round of what has been an aggressive early advertising push by the incumbent senator. The Portman campaign ads, first viewed by The Hill, are debate-themed ahead of Thursday's first official Republican presidential forum.


  9. NEMA Lauds Congressional Actions to advance energy legislation.Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | ThomasNet

    NEMA President and CEO Kevin J. Cosgriff praised passage, by 18-4 vote, of Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 by Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee as "a welcome and positive step." This legislation incorporates NEMA-supported provisions within portions of S 720, Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2015.


  10. Republicans Ready One-Liners for First DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

    With just days until the first Republican presidential debate, candidates are deeply immersed in preparation: boning up on policy, predicting opponents' lines of attack, running through mock debates in underground bunkers. Right? "I've got a really fat book, and I'm sleeping on it at night, and I'm hoping all of that information will get inside my brain," Sen. Rand Paul joked as he walked through the Capitol last week.


  11. Kasich can do well in the citiesRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    The candidate who captures the big-city vote will be our next president. Why do you think Hillary Clinton, in her speech announcing she's running, proposed a hefty new tax on fossil fuels and said much of the proceeds would go to inner cities? Leading Republicans seem to be looking at ideology, not the nuts-and-bolts potential for victory among the 16 or so major GOP candidates for president.


  12. Thousands paddle down the river in 14th annual PaddlefestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLWT-TV Cincinnati



  13. GALLERY: Ohio River Paddlefest 201540 mins agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WCPO-TV9 Cincinnati

    More than 1,400 canoes and kayaks paddled from Coney Island to Yeatman's Cove during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. Doug King and U.S. Senator Rob Portman present Joe White of Lorain, Ohio with his 1st place ribbon in the K1 Unlimited race.


  14. One Year After Toledo, Our Waters Still at RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Switched

    Last August, a toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie left half a million people in the Toledo area unable to use their own tap water for drinking, bathing, or cooking. A year later, with another algae outbreak growing in Toledo's water supply, one thing is clear: If we want safe drinking water, we need better protections for our waterways.


  15. Ohio senator responds to Democratic in-party fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | WKSU-FM Kent

    To the Best of Our Knowledge is an audio magazine of ideas -- two hours of smart, entertaining radio for people with curious minds addressing topics accross the spectrum of life today. Inside Europe provides listeners with the latest developments in Europe as a network of staff and freelance correspondents look beyond the headlines to provide analysis, background and color to make the European story relevant for American listeners.


  16. July 31, 2015 - Senate energy panel OKs Portman-Shaheen efficiency...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Public Power

    The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on July 30 approved an energy efficiency bill authored by Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H. The measure, S. 720, the Energy Savings and Industry Competitiveness Act of 2015, is backed by the American Public Power Association. S.720 was approved by the Senate panel on a vote of 20-2.


  17. In Sit-Down Chat, Ohio Democratic and Republican Chairs Have Plenty to DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    Last week Gov. John Kasich announced he's running for president. Next week the top 10 Republican candidates will debate in Cleveland.


  18. Renowned experts to appear at Dayton-area National Security ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Business Journal

    National security experts will bring the most critical new information to the Dayton-area next month.


  19. The Tri-State Tooling and Manufacturing Association Introduces Jeff Smith as Administrative DirectorRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | ThomasNet

    ... the Ohio State House of Representatives, the Ohio Senate, State Treasurer of Ohio Josh Mandel, and U.S. Senator Rob Portman on the U.S. Senate House floor in 2014. All of these experiences and distinctions make Smith a perfect fit for the TTMA, ...


  20. Planned Parenthood: Joni Ernst's First Target in the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | National Journal

    In her hotly contested Senate campaign last fall, Planned Parenthood's political arm spent $450,000 in ads against her. In one ad, a woman sitting around a table pipes up that "it's amazing [Ernst] would vote to defund Planned Parenthood."