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Patrick J. Toomey

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  • Obama's $4-trillion budget champions liberal priorities

    Obama's $4-trillion budget champions liberal priorities
    President Obama released a $4-trillion budget Monday with liberal priorities that have little chance of passage but will serve as an initial foray in negotiations with the new Republican Congress and help define the Democratic Party in the run-up to the...
  • Obama proposes more pipeline safety money in new federal budget

    Obama proposes more pipeline safety money in new federal budget
    — Federal pipeline inspectors would see a 20 percent boost in the money available for overseeing those aging networks under the budget proposal released Monday by the White House. That $4 trillion funding plan would provide another $30 million...
  • Lower Macungie man part of elite WWII unit honored by Congress

    Lower Macungie man part of elite WWII unit honored by Congress
    As he walked the hallways of the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday, 92-year-old Bert Winzer didn't make it far without someone thanking him for his military service. Capitol police officers approached Winzer, clad in an olive-green Army uniform, asking to shake...
  • Toomey, GOP stand for special interests

    Toomey, GOP stand for special interests
    As usual our politicians from the Lehigh Valley are standing in line with their party on major issues instead of what would most benefit their constituents. Sen. Pat Toomey will not only stand in the party line but also be the front-runner trying to...
  • Democrats like Bob Casey cast fire companies as potential victims of stalled Homeland Security bill

    Democrats like Bob Casey cast fire companies as potential victims of stalled Homeland Security bill
    Congressional Republicans have sought to put the president's immigration policies at the forefront of the debate over a Homeland Security bill, and now Democrats are aiming to shift the rhetorical battle to your local firehouse. If the bill isn't passed...
  • Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania lawmakers respond to President Obama's military force authorization

    Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania lawmakers respond to President Obama's military force authorization
    Lehigh Valley lawmakers welcomed the president's action in formally requesting congressional approval for military action against militants in Iraq and Syria, although local Republicans described his request as prompting more questions than it answered....
  • Reform bills get early push in Congress

    Reform bills get early push in Congress
    As the new congressional session gets underway, government reform proposals are getting early interest from Pennsylvania legislators. Republican Sen. Pat Toomey said Wednesday that he’s co-sponsoring a constitutional amendment from Louisiana Sen....
  • U.S. Senate 'candy desk' back in PA hands

    U.S. Senate 'candy desk' back in PA hands
    WASHINGTON — A spoonful of sugar is known to help the medicine go down, but can it also help smooth tensions in the U.S. Senate? Some lawmakers seem to think so, and a 50-year tradition of ensuring that sweet treats are within easy reach of...
  • 200 brave Philadelphia cold in rally for police

    PHILADELPHIA — About 200 people braved temperatures below freezing to attend a rally near Philadelphia's Independence Hall in support of local law enforcement officers. Pennsylvania Republicans Sen. Pat Toomey and Rep. Pat Meehan spoke at Saturday'...
  • Hundreds rally for cops in Philly

    Hundreds rally for cops in Philly
    About 200 people braved temperatures below freezing to attend a rally near Philadelphia's Independence Hall in support of local law enforcement officers. Pennsylvania Republicans Sen. Pat Toomey and Rep. Pat Meehan spoke at Saturday's Delaware Valley...
  • Sands poker player finds out about casino data hack 10 months late

    Sands poker player finds out about casino data hack 10 months late
    With the frequency of data breaches these days, it may feel as if you're gambling every time you swipe your credit card or fill out a form giving a business your personal information. If your information does get swiped by a hacker, it's not a sure...