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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 ...
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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 not sho ...
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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 knife’s edge.” Ty Matsdorf, the campaigns and communications director at Sena ...
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Great expectations from Modi's US visit
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) There are great expectations all around from the corridors of power in Washington to business circles to the Indian-American community from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's landmark visit to the US beginning Friday. | by IANS
 
70,000 Syrian Kurds flee to Turkey from IS violence: UN
Ankara, Sep 21 (IANS) Some 70,000 Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey since Friday fleeing violence spread by the Islamic State (IS) militants, who have seized dozens of Kurdish villages in northern Syria, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said Sunday. | by IANS
 
Sri Lanka's ruling party wins key poll but loses votes
Colombo, Sep 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka's ruling party led by President Mahinda Rajapaksa won the key provincial council election Sunday but lost votes and seats when compared to the previous polls. | by IANS
 
 

12 Shocking Numbers That Reveal Grim, Gruesome Truth Behind Elephant Poaching

Aug 12 2014 2:48pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Elephants are extraordinary animals. They're super smart and emotional, and their relationships are complex. They've been known to show compassion, empathy, altruism, self-awareness and grief. People the world over love elephants; some even worship them. But these majestic creatures are also one of the planet's most threatened. African elephants, for instance, are being driven to extinction by poaching, killed en masse for their magnificent tusks. “I could take you to ...
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Republicans Have Zero Reaction To Obama's Historic LGBT Order

Jul 26 2014 6:30am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- When President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday making it illegal for federal contractors to fire or harass employees based on their sexual orientation or gender identity, civil rights advocates hailed the move as one of the most important actions ever taken by a president to stem discrimination. Democratic lawmakers raced to issue statements celebrating the advancement for t ...
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Land of the unfree and the home of the timid?

Jul 25 2014 5:59pm CDT | Source: WND

America is supposed to be the land of the free and the home of the brave. But as we become bogged down in our many problems, I see, unfortunately, a mentality in which we are becoming increasingly a nation of the unfree, the victim and the timid, in how we’re approaching these challenges. Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman wrote a column this week drawing attention to the latest dire projections from the Congressional Budget Office. CBO projects the nation sinking deeper and ...
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CBO Predicts Increasing Debt As Baby-Boomers Retire

Jul 25 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: National Center for Policy Analysis

The United States' entitlement system is unsustainable, warns Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) at the Wall Street Journal. Indeed, a new report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) predicts a $40 trillion increase in debt over the next 20 years. In the CBO's "alternative" and more realistic forecast, the agency expects $10 trillion in debt over the next 10 years, followed by $100 trillion in the two decades after that. But even that forecas ...
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Fact Checker: Do 10,000 baby boomers retire every day?

Jul 24 2014 5:02am CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

“Each day,10,000 baby boomers retire and begin receiving Medicare and Social Security benefits.” —Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), writing in The Wall Street Journal, July 22, 2014 A reader asked about this line in Sen. Portman’s article, which warned of a looming budget crisis because of growth in entitlements. Could this figure possibly be true? Read full art ...
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