Huge $1.7T spending package passes in U.S. Senate with bipartisan backing 

BY: and - December 22, 2022

Casting his last vote in Washington, Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, of Pa., opposed the bill.

GOP is ‘bigger’ than one man, Pa. Sen. Toomey says in farewell remarks | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: and - December 16, 2022

The Lehigh Valley lawmaker, who is retiring, reflected on his 12 years representing the state.

Talks over protecting Dreamers pick up in Congress, but agreement still elusive

BY: - December 7, 2022

The success of any major immigration deal appears unlikely, as a lame-duck session of Congress dwindles into its last days.

Bill protecting same-sex marriage gains bipartisan support in U.S. Senate; Pa.’s Casey, Toomey split

BY: - November 16, 2022

Retiring U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., said the bill 'does not provide any meaningful benefit to same-sex marriages that does not already exist.'

When it comes to Congress, the Lehigh Valley is king of swing | Analysis

BY: - November 8, 2022

Elections over the last three decades prove that voters pick Republicans and Democrats to represent them on Capitol Hill.

U.S. Senate approves stopgap spending bill with disaster relief, heating aid

BY: - September 29, 2022

As he did earlier in the week, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., voted against the spending package.

As Manchin pulls energy plan, Pa.’s Toomey votes against advancing stopgap spending bill

BY: - September 28, 2022

Democrats and Republicans voted 72-23 to move the measure toward a final vote later this week.

Retiring GOP U.S. Sen. Toomey joins in calls for Fetterman to debate

BY: - September 7, 2022

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey and Mehmet Oz also questioned whether Fetterman — who suffered a stroke in May — is fit to serve in public office.

Biden to wipe out $10K in student loan debt for many borrowers

BY: - August 24, 2022

In a statement, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., a Harvard educated former Wall Street banker, called the loan scheme a "grossly unfair taxpayer-subsidized handout to the wealthy."

U.S. Senate in turnaround backs aid for veterans exposed to burn pits

BY: and - August 2, 2022

The shift came after days of protest and vigils outside the U.S. Capitol, in heat and rain, by veterans outraged at the delay in passage of the $280 billion measure due to objections from Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey. Veterans advocacy groups were intensely critical of the delay as well.

Stalled U.S. Senate bill on veterans’ burn pit exposure could be revived this week

BY: - August 1, 2022

The measure, which the Senate voted 84-14 to pass in June, stalled last week after a group of 25 Republicans switched their votes to block the measure over concerns from Toomey about how some of the spending would be classified. 

Pa. Sen. Toomey faces heat from Jon Stewart, veterans over burn pit legislation

BY: - July 30, 2022

The legislation would have expanded health care benefits for veterans exposed to toxic material.