Toomey Visits Mechanicsburg Company In Tour Of State

WHTM Senator-elect Pat Toomey made a stop Monday in Cumberland County as part of his tour of the state to meet with major employers and job creators. Toomey visited Select Medical to discuss the company’s concerns and economic challenges. He said he plans to hit the ground running when he takes office next month. Read […]

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Toomey On Health Care Ruling: “A Step In The Right Direction”

Politics PA Senator-elect Pat Toomey voiced his support for today’s ruling of a federal district court that the individual mandate portion of the health care law is unconstitutional. “I haven’t had a chance to read the decision, but I agree with the conclusion,” said Toomey. “I never thought that it is within the legitimate powers […]

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Toomey Urges Austerity Before Jobless Benefits

Mike Wereschagin Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Sen.-elect Pat Toomey said Thursday that Congress should extend unemployment benefits but must pay for them by cutting money elsewhere. With Republicans about to take control of the U.S. House and six more seats in the Senate, policy debates in Washington are shifting from government stimulus to government austerity. Incoming House […]

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Senator-Elect Toomey Talks With Channel 11

WPXI In about a month Republican Pat Toomey will be sworn in as the United States senator representing Pennsylvania. On Thursday, Toomey spoke with Channel 11’s Rick Earle in a one-on-one interview. The senator elect from Allentown talked about some of the top issues he plans on tackling next year. “We’ve got to get this […]

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GOP Targets Casey’s Senate Seat In 2012

John Guerriero Erie Times-News The state Republican Party issued a similar message. “If we want to repeal ObamaCare, stop the excessive spending and implement real change in Washington, D.C., we must get rid of Sen. Casey and … strip away his ability to support the same old tired big-government agenda,” state Republican Party spokesman Michael […]

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Republicans May Yet Have Upper Hand In Senate

Gerald F. Seib Wall Street Journal On paper, the numbers tell you the Democrats held on to a majority in the Senate last week. In reality, things won’t be quite that neat. In fact, on some issues the Republicans actually may have a functional majority, given the sentiments likely to prevail among certain Democrats who […]

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Toomey At Helm Of A Republican Wave In Pennsylvania

Daniel Malloy Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pat Toomey, a former Republican congressman, defeated Representative Joe Sestak, a Democrat, on Tuesday in a razor-thin Senate race in Pennsylvania that was not called for hours after polls closed.With almost all of the votes in, Mr. Toomey, a conservative who is also the former president of the anti-tax Club for […]

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