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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Toomey Set To Announce His Own Budget

Peter Schroeder The Hill Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) plans to throw another budget plan into the ring next week, when he unveils his own fiscal 2012 proposal. The freshman senator will unveil a separate budget proposal Tuesday, which would balance the budget within nine years. “Right now, our country stands on the verge of a […]

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Toomey Willing To Raise Debt If Spending Controlled

Scranton Times-Tribune U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey said Monday he is hoping to produce his own plan to balance the federal budget in 10 years in time for the upcoming debate on raising the nation’s debt ceiling. Mr. Toomey said he will vote to raise the debt limit from the present $14.29 trillion only if there […]

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Unsustainable Budget Threatens U.S.

Repeated battles over the 2011 budget are taking attention from a more dire problem—the long-run budget deficit. Divided government is no excuse for inaction. The bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, under co-chairmen Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson, issued a report on the problem in December supported by 11 Democrats and Republicans — a clear majority of the panel’s 18 members.

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Toomey Takes Oath As Pa.’s New US Senator

WFMZ-TV The new Congress — with its Republican majority in the House and a weakened Democratic majority in the Senate — opened its 112th session on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Republican Pat Toomey of the Lehigh Valley is among the new senators to take office. He replaced Arlen Specter, who lost his bid for re-election […]

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Congress, State Capitols And GOP

Lancaster Online It’s good to be a Republican these days. In November’s midterm congressional elections, the GOP wrested control of the U.S. House from Democrats and made significant inroads in the Democratic-controlled U.S. Senate. At the same time, Pennsylvania elected a Republican governor, who will be working with a Republican state House and Senate, starting […]

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Toomey Impressed With Boeing Plant

Alex Rose Delaware County Daily Times Republican U.S. Senator-elect Pat Toomey said he was impressed with innovations taking place on assembly lines for the Chinook Helicopter and Osprey V-22 at Boeing after a tour of the company’s plant in Ridley Township on Wednesday morning. A recent report from the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and […]

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