Americans are often accused of having short political memories. And three Republican senators - Rob Portman of Ohio, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska - are betting their entire political careers on that premise.
GOP Senator Reverses Stance On Gay Marriage After Son Comes Out
Rob Portman Reverses Gay Marriage Stance After Son Comes Out" It allowed me to think of this issue from a new perspective, & that's of a Dad who loves his son a lot & wants him to have the same opportunities that his brother & sister would have -- to have a relationship like Jane & I have had for over 26 years," Portman said. Portman said that his son, who is now a junior at Yale University, inspired him to reassess his position on same-sex unions. The senator also consulted clergy on…
The Senate's plan to repeal and replace Obamacare has hit a setback
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Rob Portman Reverses Gay Marriage Stance After Son Comes Out | The Huffington Post
Buy Photo Stephen White from Sen. Rob Portman’s office listens to concerned residents of Crawford Count during a Thursday town hall meeting.(Photo: Zach Tuggle/Telegraph-Forum)Buy Photo BUCYRUS – Staffers of Sen. Rob Portman met with officials in Marion and Crawford...
Republicans Lose Vote; Senate Will Not Repeal Obamacare Without A Replacement - blogged by: @eleven8 Just one day after Republicans voted to begin debate over repealing #Obamacare their first effort at completely repealing the bill without a replacement has failed. The results came down to a vote of 45-55 with 7 Republicans voting in opposition of the measure. Just two years ago the same measure made it passed Senate but was vetoed by President #BarackObama. Im for repeal and replace and…
Rob Portman: ENDA Might Not Protect Anti-LGBT Religious Entities | ThinkProgress Last summer, Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) told ThinkProgress that he opposed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act because he feared it would lead to a lot of litigation, intimidating employers. Since then, Portman has endorsed marriage equality, motivated by what he learned from his son’s coming out. Unfortunately, it seems he still has reservations about granting legal protections to the LGBT community