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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.

Bill codifying same-sex marriage nears critical vote in U.S. Senate

BY: - September 8, 2022

'I think the momentum is going in the right direction. And yeah, I think it's gonna have good support, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisc., said.

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.

Democratic U.S. Senate nominee John Fetterman (L) and Republican U.S. Senate nominee Mehmet Oz (R) Campaign file photos

Fetterman — still recovering from stroke — declines KDKA-TV’s debate invite

BY: - August 31, 2022

John Fetterman said he would not attend what would have been the first televised debate, hosted by Pittsburgh’s KDKA-TV, on Sept. 6.

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Senator Casey: We need you to protect pregnant Pennsylvanians | Opinion

BY: - August 18, 2022

Pregnant Pennsylvanians can't count on the General Assembly. It's up to Washington now.

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Republicans showed us who they are with vote on insulin caps | Ray E. Landis

BY: - August 14, 2022

There was no clearer signal on whether the GOP stands with Americans or Big Pharma.

U.S. Senate preps big tax, climate and health bill after deal struck with Sinema

BY: - August 5, 2022

U.S. Senate Democrats’ wide-ranging tax, climate and health bill appears set to pass after Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona struck a deal to soften the measure’s corporate tax increase and a second tax hike aimed at wealthy finance-sector workers, Schumer told reporters Friday.

Fetterman to host first public campaign event since suffering stroke

BY: - August 5, 2022

For the most part, Fetterman has been sidelined since suffering a stroke and undergoing a procedure to implant a pacemaker with a defibrillator in May, fueling attacks from Mehmet Oz, his Republican opponent in the November election.

Record rent increases, low wages are driving an eviction crisis, U.S. Senate panel told

BY: - August 3, 2022

The chair of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown, said that families are being priced out of buying homes, and rising rents mean that tenants are “just one illness or job loss or car repair away from eviction.”

Four members of U.S. Senate unveil bipartisan bill ensuring nationwide abortion rights

BY: - August 1, 2022

Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins, Virginia Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine, Alaska GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said the measure, called the Reproductive Freedom For All Act, would protect access to abortion and contraception. 

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.