Toomey’s Clout Emerges In Debt Talks—Lehigh Valley Senator Builds Consensus Among Tea Party Members, GOP Stalwarts Amid Stalemate

Allentown Morning Call Among his conservative Republicans colleagues, Pat Toomey is a visionary. The freshman senator from Zionsville foresaw this week’s debt stalemate within his first weeks on the job, penning an editorial in January and giving subsequent speeches about default while many freshmen were still mapping out how to get from their office to […]

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Mr. President, We Are Waiting For An Answer

Senator Pat Toomey Red State Blog Tuesday night, the House of Representatives offered President Obama a deal he should not refuse. And yet, the president seems intent on doing just that. For many months, President Obama and members of his administration have warned that failure to raise the debt limit will result in economic Armageddon. […]

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Pat Toomey: We Can’t Postpone Tough Choices

USA Today For months, President Obama’s administration demanded a clean increase in the government’s $14.3 trillion debt limit ceiling with no conditions attached. Despite a $1.4 trillion deficit for 2011 and the unsustainable fiscal trajectory we are now on, administration officials want to continue massive deficit spending. They have shrilly argued that failure to increase the […]

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Restore Fiscal Health, Grow U.S. Economy

Pat Toomey Allentown Morning Call As I traveled across Pennsylvania last year, I promised Pennsylvanians that I would dedicate myself to two key priorities in the U.S. Senate: restoring economic growth and private sector job creation, and putting our federal government on a sustainable fiscal path. These two goals are inextricably connected. We cannot maximize […]

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Toomey Opens Area’s First Senate Office

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat Republican Pat Toomey has opened what he says is the Johnstown area’s first-ever U.S. Senate office. The first-term senator, following through on a promise he made in March, announced Tuesday that his local office has been established at 1397 Eisenhower Blvd. in Richland Township. The office is located in the Richland Square III […]

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Toomey: Balanced Budget Possible In Next 10 Years (With Video)

Delaware County Times U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., discussed his proposal to balance the federal budget in 10 years during an editorial board meeting with the Delaware County Daily Times on Monday afternoon. “I think it’s a travesty that the federal government spent $3.6 trillion (last) year and we have no budget,” said Toomey, a […]

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Senator Toomey Rejects President Obama’s Call For Return To 1967 Borders

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) strongly criticized President Obama’s speech today in which the president called for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal based on Israel’s pre-1967 borders. “I am extremely disappointed with President Obama’s speech,” Sen. Toomey said. “The president’s reference to pre-1967 borders as the basis for peace undermines our ally Israel’s […]

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Toomey Plan For Balancing Budget

Lancaster Online Pat Toomey has been in the U.S. Senate for just five months, but already he has emerged as one of the more visible Republican lawmakers in the budget debate. On Tuesday, Toomey unveiled his own plan, which would balance the federal budget in nine years without raising taxes. And he would do it […]

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Sen. Toomey Releases ‘Balanced Budget Proposal’

The Daily Caller Sen. Pat Toomey, Pennsylvania Republican, released his “balanced budget proposal” on Tuesday afternoon. “I’m not aware of any country that has ever dramatically grown its government, generated massive spending beyond its means, run up huge deficits, accumulated massive debt, monetized part of it and then lived happily ever after,” Toomey said. “We won’t […]

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