United States Senator from the state of Ohio


    We all stand together

    Last month, I was honored to visit our brave troops in Afghanistan, giving me a chance to get a firsthand look at the challenges they are facing, and to thank them on behalf of all Ohioans for their service to our country. I took a bunch of Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds baseball caps that were a big hit. Even though they are thousands of | Read More »

    Let’s Harness American Energy To Lower Gas Prices And Create Jobs

    Like many Ohioans, I experienced sticker shock today when I filled up at our neighborhood gas station outside Cincinnati. Regular unleaded was $3.79 a gallon.   Some Ohioans are already seeing gas prices over four dollars per gallon, and higher prices may be on the horizon.  This makes it more expensive to commute, drive to the store or take a vacation. Because oil fuels every | Read More »

    Portman for Senate TV Ad: “Jobs Tour”

    Today our campaign released our first TV ad: “Jobs Tour.” The ad highlights our results-oriented jobs proposal, and addresses the top issue on the minds of Ohio voters, and the primary reason I am in the race, Ohio’s economy.  I wanted to take a moment to share it with you. Ohio has lost 400,000 jobs in the last three years during the Strickland-Fisher Administration, while | Read More »

    A Path To Prosperity

    There’s a clear choice in the Senate race here in Ohio. I am running because I know we need a new direction. Ohio is suffering from record unemployment and continues to fall behind. Everything Washington is doing – from the higher taxes and more regulations to higher energy and health care costs and record deficits – makes it harder for Ohio to get on its | Read More »