Casey campaign gets a boost from Pennsylvania veterans’ coalition
A coalition of veterans from across Pennsylvania, including current and former members of the state’s Congressional delegation, have come out in support of U.S. Sen. Bob Casey’s reelection campaign. Veterans for Casey includes more than two dozen veteran leaders. “Our government has a sacred duty to care for my fellow veterans,” U.S. Rep. Chris Deluzio […]
Huge $1.7T spending package passes in U.S. Senate with bipartisan backing
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.