Protesters: Do Your Job, Rob COLUMBUS — Sen. Rob Portman is facing enormous backlash for his continued refusal to uphold his constitutional duty and consider the Supreme Court nominee, and yesterday, dozens of Ohio voters rallied outside of Portman’s Ohio offices with one simple message: Do your job, Rob! Portman’s refusal to even consider the
Ohioans Welcome Sen. Portman Back Home With Digital Protest On SCOTUS, Highlighting His Failure to Uphold His Constitutional Responsibilities COLUMBUS — As Sen. Rob Portman returns to Ohio this week for his two-week “spring break,” Ohioans are calling him out in a digital Twitter protest for his failure to uphold his constitutional responsibilities and do
COLUMBUS — Today, the Ohio Democratic Party launched a new website: BeltwayRob.com, which exposes Sen. Rob Portman’s long record of prioritizing the Washington power brokers and wealthy special interests he serves at the expense of Ohio’s working families. Visitors can share various sections on social media and find out the facts on how Beltway Rob
COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party released the following statement on Ted Strickland’s victory in today’s U.S. Senate primary election: “Congratulations to Ted Strickland on his overwhelming victory tonight,” said Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper. “P.G. Sittenfeld and Kelli Prather waged spirited campaigns that brought important issues to the forefront. The stakes in this
COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party released the following statement today in response to the ruling against Secretary of State Jon Husted by Franklin County Common Pleas Court Judge Richard Frye allowing registered voters who will be 18 before the general election to vote for their chosen presidential candidate: “We were confident that Secretary Husted’s
COLUMBUS — The Cleveland Plain Dealer today called Secretary of State Jon Husted’s decision to bar 17-year-olds from voting for their chosen presidential candidate in the primary “suspect” and encouraged young voters to “turn out in force” for Ohio’s presidential primary. “The Plain Dealer editorial board agrees with Ohio Democrats that the law is clear
COLUMBUS — Sen. Rob Portman is bragging about the anti-heroin bill passed by the Senate today, but according to Cleveland.com, Portman voted against the legislation that will fund these drug prevention efforts — a clear example of the kind of D.C. double-talk that Ohioans hate about Washington. The Comprehensive Addiction Recovery Act (CARA) that Sen.
COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party is applauding the efforts of several groups that are challenging Secretary of State Jon Husted’s decision — which overturns decades of precedent — to bar 17-year-olds from voting in the 2016 presidential primary. “Unfortunately, this is a pattern of behavior from Secretary Husted and Ohio Republicans, as they have
COLUMBUS — A new report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) reveals that Ohio lost 112,500 jobs in 2015 to countries that are a part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) — the trade deal that Sen. Rob Portman voted to fast-track through Congress last year. Portman not only voted to force the TPP through Congress
COLUMBUS — Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is claiming his directive that prohibits Ohio voters who will turn 18 before the general election from casting a ballot for their presidential choice in the primary was the policy under former Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner, but officials that worked for Brunner are disputing that assertion.