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Portman Defeats Strickland in Ohio Senate Race

Associated Press called the race in favor of Portman immediately after polls closed

Rob Portman in 2012 / APIncumbent Ohio Sen. Rob Portman defeated Democratic challenger Ted Strickland Tuesday, notching a win for Republicans in the battle over the U.S. Senate.

DSCC Abandons Democrat Ted Strickland in Ohio

Ted StricklandThe Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee on Friday cancelled all remaining television advertisement buys in Ohio, as polls have increasingly showed Republican Sen. Rob Portman with a solid lead over Ted Strickland, his Democratic competitor.