On Columbus Pride Weekend, Ohio LGBTQ Leaders Condemn Portman

COLUMBUS – Ahead of this weekend’s Columbus Pride celebration, today Ohio LGBTQ leaders released the following statements highlighting Sen. Rob Portman’s vote against banning suspected terrorists from buying weapons and his “confusing stance on gun regulations.” From Mary Jo Hudson, Ohio LGBTQ community leader and Columbus school board member: “This Pride weekend will not only

Ohio Seniors, Ohio Democratic Party Call Out Portman’s Record Of Hurting Seniors

Today Marks Anniversary of Portman Stating It Would Be “Irresponsible” NOT to Cut Medicare COLUMBUS — To mark today’s five-year anniversary of Sen. Rob Portman’s statement that it would be “irresponsible” not to cut Medicare, the Ohio Alliance for Retired Americans and the Ohio Democratic Party held a press conference call to discuss Portman’s record

Ohio Veterans and Servicemembers Call on Portman to Step Down from Homeland Security Committee for Missed Hearings on Domestic Terrorism

COLUMBUS — Today, U.S. Air Force veteran and former state Rep. Connie Pillich and Cleveland City Councilman Terrell Pruitt, a major in the Ohio Army National Guard, called on Sen. Rob Portman to step down from the Homeland Security Committee because of missed hearings on domestic terrorism. A recent report revealed that Portman missed an

Chairman David Pepper Condemns Portman’s Vote to Allow Suspected Terrorists to Buy Guns and Explosives

Pepper Calls Portman’s Vote “Reprehensible” COLUMBUS — Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper today condemned Sen. Rob Portman’s vote against stopping suspected terrorists from buying weapons. “As we mourn and come together following the mass shooting at an LGBT club in Orlando, we must also assess what can be done to help prevent domestic terrorism

Ohio Women Speak Out Against Portman’s Anti-Equal Pay Record, Marking Anniversary of Equal Pay Act

Ultimate Washington Insider Rob Portman Voted Five Times Against Equal Pay Legislation, Hurting Ohio’s Women and Working Families COLUMBUS — On the 53rd anniversary of the Equal Pay Act today, Ohio women — including elected officials and community leaders — spoke out against Sen. Rob Portman’s record of prioritizing the Washington power brokers and wealthy

Ohio Democratic Party Statement on Ruling to Keep “Golden Week” for Nov. 8 General Election

COLUMBUS⎯⎯Today, Judge Michael Watson issued an order rejecting Secretary of State Jon Husted’s request to stay last month’s ruling reinstating “Golden Week” for the Nov. 8 general election.  As the Ohio Democratic Party had argued, Judge Watson concluded that enacting a stay as Husted requested would potentially harm voters. “Another day, another loss in court