The Man Who Could Swing Ohio for Mitt

By Joe Hallett, Columbus Dispatch - July 6, 2012

Rob who?

Ask the question — “Does the name Rob Portman ring a bell?” — on Main Street in this Ottawa County hamlet and that answer will register on most voters’ faces.

It was posed randomly to 15 on a sizzling day this month; only five said they had ever heard of Portman. And only two of those five knew definitively that he is a U.S. senator from Ohio who reportedly tops the list of candidates to be Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s running mate.

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