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Portman, Fisher Go Head To Head

Michelle Rotuno-Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michelle Rotuno-Johnson

Last night marked the first televised debate for Ohio Senate candidates Lee Fisher (D) and Rob Portman (R). The candidates sparred over Ohio's lacklus...

Former Bush Budget Director Leads Dem Opponent In Ohio Senate Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP)-- Former Bush budget director Rob Portman is enjoying a commanding advantage over his Democratic rival, Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher, in th...

New Poll Shows Republican Rob Portman Leading Democrat Lee Fisher In Senate Seat Race

Michelle Rotuno-Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Rotuno-Johnson

A new CNN/Time poll shows Republican Rob Portman is ahead of Democrat Lee Fisher by 11 points in the race to capture the open Senate seat in Ohio. Fi...

Lee Fisher: Ohio Senate 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Ohio Senate race below. Email TwitterLists2010+OHSen@gmail.com if you know someone who should b...

Ohio Senate: 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Ohio Senate race below. Email TwitterLists2010+OHSen@gmail.com if you know someone who should b...

Rob Portman: Ohio Senate 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Ohio Senate race below. Email TwitterLists2010+OHSen@gmail.com if you know someone who should b...

Lee Fisher Wins Ohio Democratic Primary For U.S. Senate Race

Associated Press / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ohio Lieutenant Governor Lee Fisher, a former Ohio attorney, won the state's Democratic primary for the Senate race. Backed by Democrats in Washingto...

It's a Horse Race for the U.S. Senate: The Brunner/Fisher Primary

Kelley Bell-Wenzlaff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kelley Bell-Wenzlaff

Lee Fisher and Jennifer Brunner are the two democratic U.S. senatorial candidates on the ticket for the upcoming May primary in Ohio. The winner will face off against Republican Rob Portman. Money does matter, but Americans love an underdog and Brunner is running a Seabiscuit race.

Fixing Wall Street at the Top of the Cliff

Lee Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lee Fisher

The crackdown on Wall Street's abuses is the right thing to do. It will hold Wall Street bankers accountable today so that middle class families -- and all Americans -- never have to face this kind of economic collapse ever again.

On the Ohio Campaign Trail: Jennifer Brunner's Drive for U.S. Senate

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

Brunner discussed why she chose to run for federal office at this time.

The Courage Express: Why Congress Needs Jennifer Brunner

Sam Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Bennett

This post was submitted by Julie Daniels, WCF Political Programs Manager. WCF believes so strongly in Jennifer Brunner's candidacy that they sent Juli...

Boehner's Got it Backward

Lee Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Fisher

No matter what Boehner is saying on any given day, he's steadfast in wanting to cap BP's liability for the damages it caused to families across the Gulf region. That's wrong.

Brunner and Hanabusa: Great Female Candidates Ignored and Rejected

Sam Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Bennett

Strange winds are blowing from Washington to Ohio to Hawaii. Why do national committees continue to tilt the playing field in favor of male candidates, without clear justification?

Let's Finish the Fight

Lee Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Fisher

We can't just sit back and expect a perfect health reform bill to emerge -- we have to be ready to work for it. It's now up to us to make sure the health insurance industry doesn't convince legislators to oppose reform

Ending Hate Crime

Lee Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Fisher

I am heartened that Congress has finally passed a bill that would strengthen the ability of governments at all levels to investigate and prosecute hate crime.

Why Cram-Down Must Pass

Lee Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Fisher

It is now clear that the administration's plan and other voluntary efforts that merely encourage mortgage lenders to modify loans and avoid foreclosure are not sufficient.

Ohio's And Kentucky's Democratic Senate Candidates Appeal to the Progressive Netroots

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

With the 2010 Senate races in Ohio and Kentucky featuring two of the most competitive Democratic primaries of the cycle, I asked them why the progressive netroots should support their campaigns.