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Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio

Senator (2nd term)

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Biography

Leadership: Deputy Whip
Political Highlights: White House associate counsel, 1989; White House Legislative Affairs director, 1989-91; U.S. House of Representatives, 1993-2005; U.S. trade representative, 2005-06; Office of Management and Budget director, 2006-07
Born: December 19, 1955; Cincinnati, Ohio
Residence: Terrace Park
Religion: Methodist
Family: Wife, Jane Portman; three children
Education: Dartmouth College, B.A. 1978; U. of Michigan, J.D. 1984
Elected: 2010
Committee Assignments: Energy & Natural Resources (Energy; National Parks; Water & Power); Finance (Health Care; Social Security, Pensions & Family Policy; Taxation & IRS Oversight - Chairman); Foreign Relations (Europe and Regional Security Cooperation; Multilateral International Development, Multilateral Institutions; Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism; State Department and USAID Management); Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (Permanent Investigations - Chairman; Regulatory Affairs & Federal Management); Joint Economic
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Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: 29th ranked Senate Republican
Twitter: 2,089 followers
State Clout: Ohio is 14th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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