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Patrick J. Toomey

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  • Politics as Usual

    Birthday wishes for Senate foes Sen. Pat Toomey won't let a silly thing like running for the office that he holds stand in the way of wishing someone a pleasant birthday. On Toomey's legislative and campaign Twitter accounts, his staff offered...
  • Pawlowski, Sestak on display as Pennsylvania Democrats meet in Allentown

    Pawlowski, Sestak on display as Pennsylvania Democrats meet in Allentown
    As Allentown officials rolled out the red carpet for Democrats from across the state Friday, the official agenda was run-of-the-mill: Vet candidates for local and judicial offices on the ballot this fall. But to many in attendance, the bigger show of...
  • Pennsylvania Democrats head to Allentown for summer gathering

    Pennsylvania Democrats head to Allentown for summer gathering
    This weekend, Allentown will be hosting the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, and it may feel a bit like a housewarming. The two-day meeting will give state Democrats a firsthand look at the downtown turnaround that local leaders have been heralding. Its...
  • Happy birthday, even if you are seeking my job

    Sen. Pat Toomey won't let a silly thing like running for the office that he holds stand in the way of wishing someone a pleasant birthday. On both his legislative and campaign Twitter accounts, Toomey's staff offered birthday greetings to three...
  • Hearing next week for Pa. appeals court nominee

    After controversy over why his nomination has remained pending, a Pennsylvania appeals court nominee will get his day before a Senate panel next week. Luis Felipe Restrepo, who sits on the U.S. District Court for Pennsylvania’s Eastern District,...
  • Suburban Philly's Josh Shapiro will not run for U.S. Senate seat held by Republican Pat Toomey

    Montgomery County Commissioner Chairman Josh Shapiro has told national Democratic Party leaders that he will not run for the nomination to challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey next year. "I am incredibly humbled and flattered by their interest, but...
  • Pat Toomey criticizes White House ban on local police using some military equipment

    Republican Sen. Pat Toomey is urging the White House to reconsider new restrictions on what military equipment can be accessed by local law enforcement agencies, saying the limits announced Monday go too far. In a letter dated Thursday, Toomey wrote...
  • Toomey criticizes ban on military equipment for local police

    Toomey criticizes ban on military equipment for local police
    Republican Sen. Pat Toomey is urging the White House to reconsider new restrictions on what military equipment can be accessed by local law enforcement agencies, saying that the limits announced earlier this week go too far. In a letter dated Thursday,...
  • Madonna and Young: Case for Sen. Pat Toomey re-election stronger than expected

    Madonna and Young: Case for Sen. Pat Toomey re-election stronger than expected
    Republican Sen. Pat Toomey is running for his first re-election, probably against Democrat Joe Sestak. It's bound to be one of the most interesting U.S. Senate races of 2016. And one of the priciest. Total spending is likely to top the $50 million...
  • Toomey sees progress in battle against earmarks

    Federal earmarks aren’t gone, but Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey said Wednesday that he and others who have aimed to annihilate wasteful government spending have a lot of progress to tout. Toomey – accompanied by several fellow Republican...
  • Toomey leads challengers in new Harper poll

    Toomey leads challengers in new Harper poll
    Republican Sen. Pat Toomey has a solid lead over his two Democratic challengers and another who has been urged to enter the race, according to a new poll. The survey from the Republican-leaning Harper Polling shows Toomey's closest opposition in next...