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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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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.
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With the question of who will be at the top of the Republican presidential ticket looking more and more settled, attention is turning to the No. 2 spot. Who will be the vice presidential pick?
Politicians won't let you forget that you're paying more for gasoline. Voters are feeling the pinch, and leaders at the top are eager to point the finger. We explore a few of their claims.
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