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Ohio’s Republican US Senator says he’ll oppose Jackson’s nomination to Supreme Court

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Retiring Republican US Sen. Rob Portman will stick with most of his party and oppose Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Biden’s nominee to the US Supreme Court. That means a split vote for Ohio’s two Senators in Jackson’s confirmation vote in the Senate later this week. Portman writes in a statement… Read More

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U.S. Senator Rob Portman Says More Needed To Prevent Gun Violence

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Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman says he supports parts of Gov. Mike DeWine’s 17-point plan to curb gun violence in Ohio. Portman says he thinks more needs to be done to make sure people with mental health problems are in the federal background check system to flag gun purchases. “I think we can do more… Read More