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Bill Straub: Does the Trump cult even remember when they first sold out? Does Rob Portman?

This is a column written more in sorrow than anger, stealing a reference from Shakespeare, about a man who once upon a time stood up to President Donald J. Trump but who has since succumbed to his wiles, folding like a cardboard suitcase in the presence of President Extremely Stable Genius, aka President Great and Unmatched Wisdom. In 1994 I was chosen to serve as the Washington correspondent for the...

Rick Robinson: Rob Portman supporting same-sex marriage? That's right and RIGHT

    Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) has released a list of party officials endorsing him in his 2016 bid for re-election to the United States Senate. Many Ohio news sources passed on reporting Portman’s early broad base of grass-roots party support – instead giving column inches to some right-wing, neo-Federalists angered by his support for same-sex marriage.   Following his election...