Portman Heads Home

by Robert Costa

After a marathon, 18-hour day on the trail in Colorado, Ohio senator Rob Portman will fly home to Cincinnati on Thursday morning. Per sources, Portman will spend the next few days in the Buckeye State. On Saturday, he is scheduled to attend Pelotonia, a popular bike tour that raises money for cancer research. (A couple years ago, Stuart Stevens, Romney’s top strategist, attended the event with Portman.) Over the weekend, while Portman hangs out with cyclists, Romney will be in Virginia, holding a rally with Governor Bob McDonnell.

Earlier today, outside the Romney bus, Portman deflected the veep questions:

You can watch Portman’s speech in Thornton, Colo., here.

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