Bob Casey


Toomey Backs Senate Plan to Investigate Alleged Russian Hack

Both Pennsylvania senators have called for an investigation into possible Russian interference in the presidential election last month. Republican Pat Toomey, who himself won re-election […]


Pa. Senators: Defend American Greatness By Rejecting These Two Trump Picks

Dear Senators Toomey and Casey, We’ve got to talk — youngish Baby Boomer to youngish Baby Boomer, Catholic to Catholic, Pennsylvania voter to Pennsylvania legislators. […]


Elizabeth Warren Rallies Penn Students for McGinty and Clinton

Republican Sen. Pat Toomey has said he’s convinced that Pennsylvanians are smart enough to differentiate between the various elections that are being held this November. […]

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Someone Made Incredible, Weird, Awful Songs About Pat Toomey and Bob Casey

Yesterday I came across a song by a group called Papa Razzi and the Photogs that had a curious title. “Song About Pat Toomey, Believer […]


Casey: DNC Showed “Something Very Special About the People of Philadelphia”

This is an opinion column by U.S. Sen. Bob Casey. The city of Philadelphia is no stranger to making history. Our Commonwealth’s largest city is the cradle […]


Kenney, Other Philly Pols Added to Lineup of DNC Speakers

The Democratic National Convention just got a bit more Philly. Today, the DNC announced five more speakers for the event: Mayor Jim Kenney, Gov. Tom […]

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Bob Casey’s Profound About-Face on Gun Control

In 2009, during his first term in the U.S. Senate, Bob Casey voted to allow guns on Amtrak trains. He was not a believer in […]


Both Pa. Senators Joined Filibuster Seeking Better Gun Control

Both of Pennsylvania’s Senators took park in a marathon filibuster that called for gun limits yesterday. Starting 11 a.m. yesterday through early this morning, Sen. Christopher S. Murphy […]

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A Year After the Amtrak Crash, Casey Calls for More Money for Train Safety

Flanked by officials from Amtrak and SEPTA, Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey today called for more money for safety measures on train lines across the country. […]


Senator Casey and Commissioner Ross: This New Smartphone Gun Must Be Stopped

Right now, when you picture a handgun, the silhouette doesn’t resemble the iPhone in your pocket. Sen. Bob Casey and Philly Police Commissioner Richard Ross want […]


What They’re Saying: Pennsylvania Pols React to Obama’s Pick for Supreme Court

Today, Barack Obama made one of the most important decisions of his presidency: In his final NCAA tournament poll, he picked the Kansas Jayhawks to […]


Casey on Pa. Overdose Epidemic: “We’re Leading in a Category We Don’t Want to Be Leading”

Drug overdose deaths have rapidly increased in recent years and experts say this is due in large part to abuse of prescription painkillers and heroin […]


Ross on Recovering Officer: “The Fact He’s Here Is Amazing”

Sen. Bob Casey, Mayor Jim Kenney and Police Commissioner Richard Ross gave a joint press conference today to give an update on the condition of […]


For Some Gays, Getting Married to Their Own “Children” a Legal Nightmare

Before the Supreme Court’s ruling which legalized same-sex marriage across the country, a number of couples, who desperately wanted assurance that their partners could have hospital […]


Bob Casey, Elizabeth Warren, and More Address Loophole in SSA’s Same-Sex Marriage Benefits

A loophole in the Social Security Administration’s benefit administration has caused many same-sex married couples to be penalized by the SSA, and a growing host […]