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Rob Portman

  1. politics
    Biden Signs Infrastructure Bill, Hoping to Build On His WinThe president and his party finally have some good news, and they want to make sure everyone hears it.
  2. politics
    Sununu Passes on Senate Race, Giving Democrats a BreakThe popular New Hampshire governor was a key part of the formula for a Republican takeover of the Senate in 2022. Now it gets tougher for the GOP.
  3. 2022 midterms
    Are Fears of 2022 Losses Driving House Democrats to Retire?Sometimes senior House members bail in anticipation of their party losing the majority. A wave of 2022 retirements could be a bad sign for Democrats.
  4. politics
    The Midterms Could Give the Senate a MAGA MakeoverRetirements and primary challenges could decimate the Senate’s Establishment Republicans.
  5. politics
    Crypto-Amendment Fight Holds Up $1 Trillion Infrastructure PackageThe cryptocurrency industry is throwing its weight around in D.C. amid an attempt to require increased tax compliance.
  6. impeachment trial
    Senate Republicans Split on Trump’s Culpability for Capitol RiotMitch McConnell wasn’t the only senator who combined a vote to acquit Trump with criticism of his conduct. But most won’t have trouble crawling back.
  7. 2022 midterms
    Republican Senator Rob Portman to Retire in 2022The fight for control of the Senate in 2022 is already underway. The key factor could be the kind of Republican divisions evident in Portman’s Ohio.
  8. the national interest
    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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. Donald Trump Is Making All (Republican) Politics Local AgainPurple-state GOP senators are keeping their messages focused on local, non-ideological concerns.
  17. the national interest
    Rob Portman Slams Hillary Clinton As ‘Mainstream.’ Wait, What?That’s not how partisan messaging works.
  18. the national interest
    Portman’s Compromise: Obama Can Keep DaughtersA magnanimous offer.
  19. the national interest
    Moderate Rob Portman Not Quite Ready to ImpeachHe needs proof first. No, not proof. Evidence? Hints?
  20. Frank Rich on the National Circus: How Iraq Wounded AmericaCynicism, tax cuts, and economic collapse.
  21. the national interest
    Rob Portman, Gay Marriage, and SelfishnessIs it too much to ask for a little introspection along with his newfound decency?
  22. Senator Rob Portman Reveals He Has a Gay Son, Now Supports Same-Sex Marriage“It allowed me to think of this issue from a new perspective,” says Portman.
  23. hooked on obama
    Romney’s Debate Prep Stand-in Mastered Obama’s Voice With AudiobooksReading with the enemy.
  24. veepstakes
    Rob Portman Owns Haunted Hotel, Is Still BoringSorry, Rob Portman. Nice try. 
  25. veepstakes
    Boring Midwestern White Guys on StandbyRomney has alerted at least two running-mate contenders that he could pick them at any moment.
  26. veepstakes
    McCain Reveals Romney’s VP Pick to Some InternsShocker:  It’s a boring white guy.
  27. veepstakes
    Media Buzz Builds Around Rob Portman for Important JobNot the one you’re thinking of.
  28. super friends
    Why Rob Portman Is the Key to the Debt-Reduction Super-CommitteeHe is open to raising taxes!
  29. early and often
    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.