Sen. Rob Portman

Officials from the World Health Organization wear protective clothing on July 28, 2012 as they prepare to enter Kagadi Hospital in Kibale District, about 200 kilometres from Kampala, where an outbreak of Ebola virus started.  (Photo credit: ISAAC KASAMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

White House: ‘Shortcomings’ In Texas Ebola Case

The White House is conceding that there were shortcomings in the response to an Ebola patient’s care in Texas that ended up with two health care workers testing positive for the disease.

10/15/2014

File photo of Sen. Rob Portman. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Senator Calls Ukraine Elections Legitimate

An Ohio senator who observed Ukraine’s presidential election this weekend said Monday the experience he had in the crisis-torn European nation was inspiring and he viewed it as a legitimate election.

05/26/2014

File photo of Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH).  (credit: Paul Morigi/Getty Images)

Ohio Senators Seek Delphi Health Coverage Help

Ohio’s U.S. senators and other members of the state’s congressional delegation are pushing for extension of a health coverage tax credit they say is particularly important for Delphi salaried retirees.

03/10/2014

The Democratic-led Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday began a long-shot bid at a constitutional amendment that would limit deep-pocketed political campaign donors' influence.  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senate Takes The Lead In Shutdown, Debt Limit Talks

Senators put faith in party leaders Sunday to devise a plan that would reopen the government and steer clear of a potential default this week, saying it’s unthinkable that political obstinacy would prevent the United States from paying its bills.

10/13/2013

GOP Senators have vowed to reject President Obama's consumer oversight nominee unless the office itself is changed. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

GOP Senators Vow To Reject Obama’s Consumer Protection Nominee

Renewing a 3-year-old fight over bank oversight, Senate Republicans said Friday they will oppose President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unless the office created after the 2008 Wall Street financial meltdown is significantly changed.

02/01/2013

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