Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Rob Portman's file

Portman

Republican from Ohio

Rob Portman was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2010. He is a former Republican congressman who also was a U.S. trade representative and director of the Office of Management and Budget under President George H.W. Bush.

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Rob Portman's website

Recent statements involving Rob Portman

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Actually, the decline is even bigger than that

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He could've said it a little better

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‘Digital diplomacy’ comes with a price

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He was put on hold

Recent stories featuring Rob Portman

A look at claims about minimum wage

Increasingly, state Sen. Nikiya Harris is making a push to raise the minimum wage in Wisconsin.

Here is a recent look at claims related to the minimum wage from elsewhere, and how they fared on the Truth-O-Meter.

Fact-checking the Dec. 8 Sunday shows

Fox analyst Brit Hume said Sunday that President Barack Obama’s decision to start talking about raising the minimum wage and income inequality was a political calculation to shift the discussion away from the health care law. If so, it worked.

Fact-checking the Dec. 8 news shows

Fox analyst Brit Hume said Sunday that President Barack Obama’s decision to start talking about raising the minimum wage and income inequality was a political calculation to shift the discussion away from the health care law. If so, it worked.

Convention speakers throw verbal jabs at Obama

President Barack Obama quipped that Republicans have said some "wonderful" things about him during this week’s national convention in Tampa.

Speakers contrasted the president’s record to GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s. Others claimed Obama has never worked in business and doesn’t want farm kids to do basic chores.

PolitiFact looked at those claims and others.

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Read summaries of some of our latest checks below. Look for a roundup of our fact-checks of Romney’s speech in Saturday’s newspaper.

Wednesday night at the GOP convention: the running mate and more

We're fact-checking the second full night of speeches at the Republican National Convention.