Rob Portman

John Kasich, Rob Portman, And Shaming Poor Ohioans: SNAP & UI Edition
The days of working for cash in this country are nearly over. The Republican party may be setting a dangerous precedent in their need to shame and humiliate the poor. Read more...
Chris Van Hollen Allows Former Bush OMB Director To Fearmonger Over Debt And Deficit
Here's how you lose an argument on economics on Faux "news." Allow the right to frame the debate and give those responsible for wrecking our economy a pass for their behavior. Read more...
Portman Misleads Gregory On Vote Against UI Extensions
What would David Gregory do if he were actually required to have facts on hand during these discussions? Read more...
Facts Intrude On Right's IRS Scandal Mongering
This latest revelation that the IRS singled out progressive groups ought to put an end to the conservatives continuing to prop up this fake "scandal" but I'm not holding my breath that facts will matter to them any time soon. Read more...
With the Supreme Court weighing in on the issue of gay marriage this week and such sorry pronouncements like the one we heard from Justice Samuel Alito where he called the issue "newer than cell phones or the Internet," The Daily Show's Jon Stewart took his viewers though some of the "evolving" views we've seen from our politicians over the recent weeks. Read more...

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From this Sunday's This Week on ABC, former HP executive and California Senate candidate Carly Fiorina apparently believes that people's civil rights should be put up for a vote... because we all know how well that's worked out in the past. And don't dare call anyone like John Boehner insincere or uncompassionate, because heaven forbid that might hurt their feelings. Read more...
Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman recently reversed on his opposition to same sex marriage after his son came out as gay, but House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) says that he would never support equal marriage rights for an LGBT child. Read more...
To this day I cannot honestly tell if President Obama has been offering up things like chained CPI to Republicans because he is hoping to put them in a box and make them look completely unreasonable. Read more...
You just gotta love Fox allowing the Budget Director for the administration that blew a mile wide hole in our debt and deficit to come on the air and fearmonger about how we're going to "become Greece" if we don't do something to get our Read more...
I don't know why these Sunday talking heads show anchors like David Gregory even bother asking politicians questions if they're not going to push them for some actual answers. On this Sunday's Meet the Press, first Gregory had to hide behind the now Read more...