Ohio Democratic Party Statements on Strickland Debate Victory in Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN — Following today’s debate between Ted Strickland and Sen. Rob Portman, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper and Mahoning County Democratic Party Chairman David Betras issued the following statements. From Pepper: “At today’s debate, Ted distinguished himself as the only candidate in this race who will stand up for Ohio’s working families in the

Portman’s Trump Fallout

COLUMBUS — In the hours and days following Sen. Rob Portman’s desperate attempt to save his own political hide by flip-flopping on Donald Trump, Portman is facing increasing backlash from Democrats and Republicans alike. See for yourself: Trump Campaign: CNN reported that the Trump campaign says voters should punish Republicans like Rob Portman. “His national

Ohio College Democrats Statement on College Republican Disappointment in Portman

COLUMBUS — In response to a report from the student publication The New Political that “Ohio University College Republicans president David Parkhill said he is ‘disappointed’ in Portman’s recent actions,” College Democrats of Ohio President Michael Lakomy issued the following statement. “We agree, Ohio college students should be deeply disappointed in Senator Portman,” said College

Ohio Democratic Party Statement on Portman’s Desperate Attempt to Save His Political Career

COLUMBUS — In response to Sen. Rob Portman’s desperate attempt to save his political career, Ohio Democratic Party spokesman Daniel van Hoogstraten issued the following statement. Immediately following the revelation that Donald Trump had bragged about sexual assault Portman continued to endorse him. “Senator Rob Portman is the weakest politician in America. This isn’t political

Ohio Democratic Party Statement on Portman’s Gutless Statement on Trump’s Offensive Comments

COLUMBUS — In response to Sen. Rob Portman’s statement on Donald Trump’s deeply offensive comments and non-apology, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper issued the following statement. “Just when we thought Senator Portman couldn’t display any less political courage and moral integrity, he stooped even lower. Portman was the only political figure in the country