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Rob Portman

  1. Trump, Roy Moore, and the Craven Surrender of the Republican Establishment“I wasn’t paying attention. I’m just worried about taxes”: a credo for the Republican Party.
  2. 7 Senate Republicans Help Kill GOP’s Obamacare Repeal BillA second major GOP Obamacare repeal bill, the one Congress passed in 2015, was handily defeated by the Senate.
  3. Six Questions About the Senate Health-Care Bill As the Endgame ApproachesThe GOP is still struggling for votes to bring up health-care legislation. If that succeeds, the deal-making and rules-breaking will get serious.
  4. CBO Says Repealing Obamacare Without a Replacement Would Be a DisasterCBO says a “straight repeal” would cost 32 million their health coverage while doubling premiums.
  5. How Many Millions Losing Health Coverage Will GOP ‘Moderates’ Find Acceptable?Soon Republican centrists will have to decide if big insurance losses due to Medicaid cuts are okay after all.
  6. McConnell’s Two-Faced Approach to Health-Care ReformBy giving conservatives long-term Medicaid cuts and then telling moderates they won’t be implemented, McConnell may be too clever for his own good.
  7. McConnell Has $188 Billion Fund to Save Health-Care Bill. How Will He Spend It?Here’s how the enticements to wavering GOP senators might be doled out.
  8. GOP ‘Moderates’ Worry Gutting Medicaid During Opioid Crisis Might Have DownsidesSome Senate Republicans are realizing that there’s a tension between solving the opioid epidemic and throwing millions of people off health insurance.
  9. Donald Trump Is Making All (Republican) Politics Local AgainPurple-state GOP senators are keeping their messages focused on local, non-ideological concerns.
  10. Rob Portman Slams Hillary Clinton As ‘Mainstream.’ Wait, What?That’s not how partisan messaging works.
  11. Portman’s Compromise: Obama Can Keep DaughtersA magnanimous offer.
  12. Moderate Rob Portman Not Quite Ready to ImpeachHe needs proof first. No, not proof. Evidence? Hints?
  13. Frank Rich on the National Circus: How Iraq Wounded AmericaCynicism, tax cuts, and economic collapse.
  14. Rob Portman, Gay Marriage, and SelfishnessIs it too much to ask for a little introspection along with his newfound decency?
  15. Senator Rob Portman Reveals He Has a Gay Son, Now Supports Same-Sex MarriageIt allowed me to think of this issue from a new perspective,” says Portman.
  16. Romney’s Debate Prep Stand-in Mastered Obama’s Voice With AudiobooksReading with the enemy.
  17. Rob Portman Owns Haunted Hotel, Is Still BoringSorry, Rob Portman. Nice try. 
  18. Boring Midwestern White Guys on StandbyRomney has alerted at least two running-mate contenders that he could pick them at any moment.
  19. McCain Reveals Romney’s VP Pick to Some InternsShocker:  It’s a boring white guy.
  20. Media Buzz Builds Around Rob Portman for Important JobNot the one you’re thinking of.
  21. Why Rob Portman Is the Key to the Debt-Reduction Super-CommitteeHe is open to raising taxes!
  22. McCain’s Potential Running Mates: A Who’s WhoIt’s easy enough to pinpoint exactly who this year’s Republican vice-presidential candidate should be — but Arnold Schwarzenegger is not eligible for the post.