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Ohio Sen. Rob Portman: ‘This is a dangerous world’

  • 1:32 pm Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 by Staff Writer

Ohio Sen. Rob Portman made the rounds on cable TV today. He was on Fox News and CNBC.

He talked mostly about President Trump’s trip to Europe, the bombing tragedy in England and the administration’s budget proposals.

On the tragedy in Manchester, Portman said “this is a dangerous world.”

“It’s a three pronged approach. One is the military part we talked about and that is important to go after ISIS and that’s happening now in Syria and also in Iraq. Second, we have to do more in terms of ensuring the people who come to this country are not here to do us harm. There are [More]

Hot political stories for today

  • 2:50 pm Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 by Staff Writer

Violence in Iraq is going to bring the status of the nation back into the spotlight during the presidential race. Here’s a look at some of the hot political stories for today.

Violence in Iraq

Three separate car bombings in the Iraqi capital Wednesday killed at least 93 people and wounded at least 165.

The Islamic State group later claimed responsibility for all three bombings. In recent months, the extremist faction has lost some of the Iraqi territory it conquered in a stunning 2014 blitz. But Wednesday’s carnage demonstrates the group’s [More]