Rob Portman heading to New Hampshire
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Sen. Rob PortmanRob PortmanSens submit bill to 'Hack the DHS' CBO score underlines GOP tensions on ObamaCare repeal Senate panel could pass new Russia sanctions this summer MORE (R-Ohio) is heading to New Hampshire, a move likely to set off renewed rounds of speculation about whether he might be eyeing a presidential run.

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Portman will speak at Saint Anselm College's "politics and eggs" breakfast on Aug. 26, a traditional stop for many candidates over the years.

The National Republican Senatorial Committee vice chairman will also stump for former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown (R), boosting his bid against Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Jeanne ShaheenSenate panel approves Scott Brown as NZ ambassador Senators pan WH proposal to cut airport security programs, hike ticket fees Dem senator: 'One of our closest allies' expressed concern about intelligence sharing MORE (D-N.H.), according to The Columbus Dispatch.

Portman also has scheduled trips to Colorado and Montana to help boost Rep. Cory GardnerCory GardnerSenate panel could pass new Russia sanctions this summer Overnight Energy: Trump energy nominees face Congress | OPEC to extend production cuts Senators air grievances on Trump energy budget, delays MORE (R-Colo.) against Sen. Mark UdallMark UdallPicking 2018 candidates pits McConnell vs. GOP groups Gorsuch's critics, running out of arguments, falsely scream 'sexist' Election autopsy: Latinos favored Clinton more than exit polls showed MORE (D-Colo.) and to help Rep. Steve Daines (R-Mont.), the favorite to win the state's open Senate seat.