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Is Scott Brown Running Clean? "Um, No."

Oct 14 2014 7:24pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

In our next election preview, we turn our attention to the New Hampshire. Voters in the Granite State have the opportunity to re-elect a true champion for clean energy and climate action: Jeanne Shaheen. Shaheen has a strong and long record on clean energy, climate change and environmental protection. (Heck, her last name even rhymes with "clean.") When she served as governor, Shaheen signed legislation to reduce four pollutants ...
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GOP senator: Party could be slow to accept gay marriage

Oct 8 2014 11:37am CDT | Source: USATODAY

Sen. Rob Portman believes gay marriage will continue to divide GOP despite court decisions.          ...
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Exclusive – Rand Paul: Obama 'Downplaying' Ebola Threat to America

Oct 3 2014 1:37pm CDT | Source: Big Government

GREENVILLE, North Carolina — Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said he fears the rapidly escalating Ebola crisis could become a “worldwide pandemic” and criticized President Obama for failing to forcefully confront it. “They’re downplaying and underplaying the risk of this,” Paul said in an interview with Breitbart News backstage at an event where he endorsed Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) for re-election. “They keep emphasizing that it’s so hard to transmit. Well ...
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Obama invites Afghan president, chief executive to Washington
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Wednesday invited Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah to visit the White House in the new year. | by IANS
 
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Portman Unclear on Flight Ban for Countries With Ebola Outbreaks

Oct 3 2014 11:16am CDT | Source: Big Government

Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Committee appeared to avoid giving a clear statement on banning flights from countries that have experienced mass outbreaks of the Ebola virus on CNN’s “@This Hour” on Friday. Portman was asked whether he agreed with CNN Aviation Analyst Mary Schiavo, who earlier argued that allowing flights from the Ebola presented a “unique threat vector.” Anchor John Berman said that this posit ...
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The Fix: Rob Portman sounds a lot like a presidential candidate

Oct 1 2014 1:39pm CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

Ohio Sen. Rob Portman was in Iowa on Wednesday, stumping for Senate candidate Joni Ernst while also stoking some speculation about his own interest in running for president in 2016. He called me to check in. "This looks a lot like Iowa," he said. "Except our cornfields are a little bit smaller." A lightly edited transcript of our conve ...
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Maverick PAC event to feature Cruz

Sep 16 2014 4:33pm CDT | Source: POLITICO

Sen. Rob Portman and RNC Chairman Reince Priebus will also attend the gat ...
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Rob Portman: Obama 'First Measured Steps' on ISIS 'a Good Thing for the Country'

Sep 15 2014 10:30am CDT | Source: Big Government

On Monday’s “America’s Newsroom,” Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) indicated that although he had been a critic of President Barack Obama and his policy regarding the ISIS threat in the Middle East, Republicans Obama for his evolution on using forced against the rogue element. However, he also said Obama should do more to combat the threat. “It does seems to be a big switch and yet he is finally doing the right thing. So I think has a Republican who has criticized the president for ...
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Senate Control a Toss Up

Sep 3 2014 6:18am CDT | Source: Big Government

Both Republicans and Democrats are throwing boat loads of coin at the races that will determine which party runs the Senate after November, yet at this point, the conventional wisdom is the outcome remains a virtual toss up. “There are probably five states where there’s a statistical tie right now,” said Rob Portman, vice chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee. “Many of them are right on the kn ...
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