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U.S. Senate Democrats fail to enshrine nationwide abortion protections, vow more action

BY: and - May 11, 2022

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

BY: - May 4, 2022

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 […]

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Pa. Democrats vying for U.S. Senate highlight policy divides in televised debate

BY: - April 21, 2022

The leading three Democrats running for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania faced off for the first time together on the same stage

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Toomey’s vote against Ketanji Brown Jackson set a dangerous precedent. Here’s why | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - April 14, 2022

Justices don't make campaign promises. They interpret the law - and that perspective can change over time.

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Pa.’s Toomey says he’s a ‘no’ on confirming Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court

BY: - April 3, 2022

"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.

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Pa.’s Toomey meets with Ketanji Brown Jackson, concerned whether she’ll ‘serve as a neutral umpire of the law’

BY: - March 31, 2022

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 […]

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U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., talks to CNBC's 'Squawk Box' program on Tuesday, 3/29/22 (Screen Capture).

Biden’s budget is a ‘gesture to the radical left,’ Pa.’s Toomey says | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 30, 2022

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

BY: - March 15, 2022

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

BY: - February 25, 2022

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

BY: - February 16, 2022

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

BY: - February 10, 2022

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

BY: - January 13, 2022

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.