Sen. Rob Portman (R., Ohio) responded to Ted Strickland’s characterization of him as “the enemy,” suggesting that it indicates the Democratic candidate for Senate would contribute to the “partisan gridlock” in Washington.
A spokesman for Democrat Ted Strickland’s Ohio Senate campaign once said that the former governor had “weak” standing with black voters.
Ted Strickland has raised just over 13 percent of the money advisers said he would need to have by November 2016 in order to defeat incumbent Sen. Rob Portman (R., Ohio) in the Ohio Senate race.
Some prominent Ohio Democrats have refused to support Senate candidate Ted Strickland, instead putting money behind his opponent for the nomination, Cincinnati city councilman P.G. Sittenfeld.
Ted Strickland, a Democratic candidate for Senate in Ohio, is twice as unfavorable as his Republican competition, current Sen. Rob Portman, according to Ohio voters.
Sen. Rob Portman (R., Ohio) slammed Barack Obama’s decision to allow the renaming of Mount McKinley in Alaska as yet another instance of the president acting without approval from Congress.
Lawmakers expressed confidence Sunday that a budget deal will be reached before Dec. 13, when the House of Representatives is expected to adjourn.
Republican senators said Wednesday that the president’s comments about a potential default could destabilize the economy.