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March 18, 2013 Public opinion is clearly shifting on the issue of gay marriage; even one Republican senator has come out in favor of it. But it was a different story in 1996, when an overwhelming majority of congressional D's and R's supported the Defense of Marriage Act and a Democratic president signed it.
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Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio.
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March 15, 2013 The Ohio Republican, who was on the short list of 2012 vice presidential possibilities, told reporters that he's now thinking about the issues as "a dad who loves his son a lot and wants him to have the same opportunities that his brother and sister would have."
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (right) and running mate Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin greet supporters during a homecoming campaign rally Sunday in Waukesha, Wis.
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August 13, 2012 Mitt Romney made a risky and daring move in naming House Budget Committee chair Paul Ryan as his running mate. It's a choice that has excited conservatives. But it also gives the White House an opportunity to switch focus from President Obama to the GOP and its plans for Medicare.
May 4, 2010 Ohio Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher has won the Democratic primary for the Senate seat being vacated by GOP incumbent George Voinovich and will face former Rep. Rob Portman (R) in November.
May 4, 2010 Voters in three states go to the polls today, with all three -- Indiana, North Carolina and Ohio -- featuring primaries for the Senate seats of Evan Bayh (D), Richard Burr (R) and George Voinovich (R), respectively.
April 29, 2010 Lee Fisher has opened up a sizable lead in Tuesday's Ohio Democratic Senate primary, while in Indiana, former Sen. Dan Coats leads the GOP field in his bid to return to office.
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