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Rob Portman

Rob Portman
Personal data
Date of birthDecember 19, 1955(age 60)
Place of birthCincinnati, Ohio
Political partyRepublican
SpouseJane Portman
ResidenceTerrace Park, Ohio
Alma materDartmouth College (A.B.)
University of Michigan (J.D.)
Assumed officeJanuary 3, 2011
Serving with Sherrod Brown
Preceded byGeorge Voinovich
35th Director of the Office of Management and Budget
In officeMay 29, 2006 - June 19, 2007
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Succeeded byJim Nussle
Preceded byJoshua Bolten
14th United States Trade Representative
In officeMay 17, 2005 - May 29, 2006
Succeeded bySusan Schwab
Preceded byRobert Zoellick
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio's   district
In officeMay 4, 1993 - May 17, 2005
Succeeded byJean Schmidt
Preceded byBill Gradison

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Robert Jones "Rob" Portman (born December 19, 1955) is the junior United States Senator from Ohio. He is a member of the Republican Party. He succeeded retiring Senator George Voinovich.

From 1993 to 2005, Portman served in the United States House of Representatives from 1993 to 2005, representing Ohio's 2nd congressional district, which stretches along the Ohio River from the Hamilton County suburbs of Cincinnati east to Scioto County and Pike County. Portman won seven consecutive congressional elections with over 70 percent of the vote.

Portman served in two federal cabinet positions under the administration of President George W. Bush. From May 2005 to May 2006, he was the U.S. Trade Representative. From May 2006 to June 2007, he was Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

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