The Corner

Portman: ‘We’re Going to Win in Ohio’

Ohio Republican senator Rob Portman struck an upbeat note on Fox and Friends this morning, predicting that the Buckeye state would swing for Mitt Romney in the end.

“I think we’re going to win in Ohio,” Portman said. “I got a good feel for it on the ground. I didn’t feel this in 2008, frankly. But we’ve got the momentum. Folks are really fired up. If you look at our crowds, you can see it. But, again, also look at our grassroots operation which is driven by volunteers. People are passionate this year. They don’t like what happened in the last four years. They don’t want to see it repeated and they are worried about their kids and their grandkids and what kind of future they are going to have.”

Katrina Trinko — Katrina Trinko is a political reporter for National Review. Trinko is also a member of USA TODAY’S Board of Contributors, and her work has been published in various media outlets ...

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