U.S. Senate Democrats fail to enshrine nationwide abortion protections, vow more action
Pa.'s U.S. senators, Democrat Bob Casey, and Republican Pat Toomey, were on opposite sides of the bill.
U.S. Senate to try again on abortion rights after bombshell disclosure of draft opinion
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Democrats on Tuesday pledged a new vote codifying the right to an abortion after publication of a draft court ruling that showed the Supreme Court on track to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion decision. Democrats, who likely won’t have the votes to advance that bill, also predicted that abortion […]
Pa. Democrats vying for U.S. Senate highlight policy divides in televised debate
The leading three Democrats running for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania faced off for the first time together on the same stage
Toomey’s vote against Ketanji Brown Jackson set a dangerous precedent. Here’s why | Bruce Ledewitz
Justices don't make campaign promises. They interpret the law - and that perspective can change over time.
Pa.’s Toomey says he’s a ‘no’ on confirming Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court
"Due to Judge Jackson’s admitted lack of judicial philosophy, her concerning judicial record, and the likelihood she will continue to reach beyond the limited role of the judiciary, I cannot support her appointment to the Court,” Toomey said.
Pa.’s Toomey meets with Ketanji Brown Jackson, concerned whether she’ll ‘serve as a neutral umpire of the law’
Pennsylvania’s outgoing Republican United States senator isn’t a “no” vote for President Joe Biden’s pick for the U.S. Supreme Court. Yet. But U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, of Lehigh County, said Thursday he “[continues] to have concerns” about whether Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson “will serve as a neutral umpire of the law.” Toomey, who met with […]
Biden’s budget is a ‘gesture to the radical left,’ Pa.’s Toomey says | Wednesday Morning Coffee
The millionaire former Wall Streeter teed off on the tax policy measures in an interview with CNBC.
Biden’s Fed pick in doubt with Manchin’s opposition; Pa.’s Toomey a skeptic too
Toomey, the ranking Republican on the Senate Banking Committee, said GOP lawmakers are ready to vote on the White House's 4 other Fed picks.
Biden taps Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as first Black woman on the U.S. Supreme Court
If confirmed by the Senate, Jackson, 51, will be the first Black woman and first former federal public defender to serve on the court.
Dems, allies slam Pa.’s Toomey, Republicans for blocking Biden’s Fed nominees
Democrats and their allies went on the attack Wednesday, accusing Republicans of playing games with the nation’s economic recovery after Republican members of a key U.S. Senate committee boycotted a vote on President Joe Biden’s nominees to the Federal Reserve Board. In a call with journalists, Democratic National Committee Chairperson Jaime Harrison said U.S. Sen. […]
Schumer, Booker, Wyden ask U.S. Senate colleagues for help on marijuana reform
The biggest hurdle for the legislation would be garnering support from at least 10 Republican senators, the minimum number needed to advance a bill in the evenly divided Senate.
David McCormick enters crowded Pa. U.S. Senate race; will seek Republican nomination
Whoever fills the seat will replace retiring GOP U.S. Sen Pat Toomey, and the race could determine which party controls the upper chamber in Washington.