Analysts Say Ryan Faces ‘Uphill Climb’ for SenateYOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan faces an “uphill battle” in his bid for the U.S. Senate as Ohio tilts increasingly Republican, two political analysts agree. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, announced Monday morning that he would seek the seat now held by U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, a Cincinnati area Republican, who said earlier this year he would not seek re-election in 2022. The congressman, who was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2002, has long been considered a potential ca
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