Mon. Dec 4th, 2023

Intrigue has already swirled around who will succeed Sen. Rob Portman only a little more than a week after the Republican from Terrace Park announced he would not seek re-election to the U.S. Senate in 2022.

Here’s the latest:

Tim Ryan getting high-level support

Hillary Clinton already has a favorite candidate to succeed Portman. It’s Rep. Tim Ryan. The Youngstown Democrat said he’s getting encouragement from Democrats across the country.  

Tim Ryan

Democratic National Committee Member Kathy DiCristofaro, from Trumbull County, tweeted on Jan. 29 she’s “all in” on a Ryan Senate run. Clinton responded the next day via Twitter “You’re right, Kathy!”

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