WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and House impeachment investigation (all times local):
A former national security aide to President Donald Trump has given...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has long been a place of false gentility, where "my good friend" can be a euphemism for the opposite.
Now, as the Senate prepares to consider an impeachment...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Sen. Rob Portman became the fourth Republican senator to break ranks by criticizing President Donald Trump for seeking help from foreign governments to investigate a...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has received $17.8 million to generate data on self-driving vehicles, an area of research in which the state is already playing a prominent role, according to the...
SANDSUKY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's U.S. senators want Congress to rename a NASA research facility in Ohio after astronaut Neil Armstrong.
Republican Rob Portman and Democrat Sherrod Brown...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's two U.S. senators plan on asking Congress to rename a NASA research facility in northern Ohio after astronaut Neil Armstrong.
Three U.S. senators want a new memorial in Washington, D.C., to honor journalists killed in the line of duty.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine is joining Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin of...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's U.S. senators are recognizing environmental progress on Cleveland's Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) River with a bipartisan resolution.
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Members of Ohio's congressional delegation came away with few answers after meeting with the head of General Motors about the future of its shuttered assembly plant near...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Republican senator from Ohio is amassing millions of dollars toward his 2022 reelection bid, which falls in the middle of President Donald Trump's would-be second...
A bipartisan report from Congress is urging U.S. colleges and universities to sever ties with the Confucius Institute, a program that allows the Chinese government to help teach language classes...
A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would authorize the U.S. Treasury to mint $1 coins honoring former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, for the year.
The Bushes, who lived in Texas and Maine, both died in 2018.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine said the coin will pay tribute to the Bush legacy of "courage, duty, honor, and compassion" and serve as a reminder of their contributions to the country.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's two U.S. senators have met with General Motors executives to express concerns over repeated incidents of racial harassment at the automaker's transmission plant in Toledo.
Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown and Republican Sen. Rob Portman say they told GM officials this week they're outraged by what's been happening at the plant.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Former Republican congresswoman Jean Schmidt wants to return to Ohio's statehouse.
The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Schmidt says she has received encouragement to run, including from her husband. She will run in 2020 for a southwest Ohio seat held by Republican John Becker, who will be term-limited.
PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials say they plan to invest $115 million over the next three years to reopen a uranium enrichment demonstration project in Ohio.
U.S. Sen. Rob Portman said Monday that the U.S. Department of Energy plans to invest in the former American Centrifuge Project in Piketon. The Ohio Republican's release says 16 centrifuges would be installed to demonstrate the production of enriched uranium as a fuel source for advanced nuclear reactors.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump has given final approval to legislation that will rename a federal building in Dayton, Ohio, for Judge Walter Rice.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The U.S. Senate has passed legislation to honor former Cleveland Indians center-fielder Larry Doby, the American League's first black ballplayer, with the Congressional Gold Medal.
Ohio Sens. Sherrod Brown, a Cleveland Democrat, and Rob Portman, a Cincinnati-area Republican, recently announced passage of the bill, which awaits President Donald Trump's signature.
Republican Rep. Jim Renacci (ruh-NAY'-see) of Wadsworth earlier helped gain House approval.
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DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Congress members representing southwestern Ohio say Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton will get at least 400 new jobs as it adds a mission related to managing versions of the F-35 strike fighter.
The Pentagon's decision to base the F-35 Hybrid Product Support Integrator Organization at Wright-Patterson was announced this week by Ohio's senators, Republican Rob Portman and Democrat Sherrod Brown, and GOP Rep. Mike Turner.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Ohio congressmen met with the head of General Motors Wednesday in Washington in their bid to keep an assembly plant from closing, urging her to give auto workers a chance at a new line of electric vehicles soon headed into production.
GM announced last week it will stop making the Chevy Cruze at its Lordstown, Ohio, plant by March and is considering closing the plant for good. It's part of a massive restructuring for the Detroit-based automaker.
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's two U.S. senators say they'll meet with the head of General Motors this week to discuss what can be done to stop its northeastern Ohio assembly plant from closing.
GM announced last week it will stop making the Chevy Cruze at its Lordstown plant by March and that it's considering closing the plant for good. It's part of a massive restructuring for the automaker.
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Setting aside the Supreme Court fight, members of Congress this week approved bipartisan legislation aimed at curbing the devastating opioid addiction across the country.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Sen. Rob Portman, who has been a strong advocate for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh expressed confidence Friday he will be confirmed despite a heated battle in Washington.
The Republican senator said he expects it to be by "a very narrow margin," and added: "That's too bad."
"These hearings have become way too partisan," Portman said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
ABC's "This Week" — Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla.; Reps. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., and Steve Stivers, R-Ohio.
STONINGTON, Maine (AP) — Maine's independent U.S. senator is joining with a group of colleagues to push for legislation that promises to address a maintenance backlog within the National Park Service.
Sen. Angus King is helping introduce the Restore Our Parks Act along with Republican Sens. Rob Portman of Ohio and Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Democratic Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia. The senators say their bill would address nearly $12 billion in deferred maintenance in the park system.
CINCINNATI (AP) — A Republican senator who's a former U.S. trade official voiced concern Friday about the impact President Donald Trump's trade battles will have on the Ohio economy.
Sen. Rob Portman, a U.S. trade representative during George W. Bush's presidency, said he supports being tough with China but would like to see more caution and negotiating with the European Union, Canada and Mexico.
The United States and China launched a trade war with each other on Friday.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio's U.S. senators are fighting to keep Amtrak staff at a southwest Ohio terminal.
Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown and Republican Sen. Rob Portman recently wrote a letter urging Amtrak CEO Richard Anderson to change the company's decision to close the ticket window at Union Terminal in Cincinnati. There are two full-time clerk positions that service the location.
Amtrak plans to replace the clerks with a "caretaker" who will open and close the facility.
CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio-based payments-processing giant said Friday it's giving bonuses, upping pay and improving benefits while crediting the GOP tax cuts.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland businessman Mike Gibbons has landed the endorsement of Republican Rand Paul in his bid for U.S. Senate.
The second-term senator from Kentucky on Thursday called Gibbons a fiscal and constitutional conservative who can be trusted to "stand up and fight for smaller government and less government overreach into our lives."