Rob Portman

The Brian Lehrer Show

Open Phones: Empathy, Politics, and Civil Rights

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Ohio Senator Rob Portman came out in favor of gay marriage last week, saying he was convinced to support the issue once he learned his son was gay. President Obama also cited family, friends, and gay members of his staff in describing his decision to publicly support gay marriage. We ask: What's the intersection of experience and politics? Does a politician's change of heart mean any less when it stems from family experience rather than political conviction? Call 212-433-9692 or post your comments here.

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Opinion: Sen. Rob Portman is the VEEP Frontrunner

Friday, July 13, 2012

Romney will need someone serious, experienced and able to step in to the most powerful job in the world.

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The Takeaway

Romney Might Have "Finally Found" What He's Looking For With Portman

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

With the National Conventions just around the corner, all week we’re looking at potential vice presidential picks. Today it’s the turn of Rob Portman.

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Meet Congress' Debt Super Committee

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Congress has named the first few picks for the deficit reduction “super committee.” It’s A Free Country takes a look at some of the people charged with determining where to cut $1.5 trillion out of the nations budget over the next ten years.

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