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Will Bob Casey Kill the Iran Nuclear Deal?

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey may be one of the votes standing between the Obama Administration and a deal with Iran to put its nuclear program […]

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Toomey, Casey on Opposite Sides of Planned Parenthood Debate

In recent weeks, a pro-life group has released several videotapes purporting to show Planned Parenthood officials haggling over the price their organization will be paid […]

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Sen. Casey Pushes for Families to Fly Cheaper

The major U.S. airlines, more than ever, are dinging travelers — including whole families — for amenities like checked bags, seat changes and even on-board […]

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Casey Backs Bill to Prepare for Oil Train Disasters

Amid growing concern about oil train derailments — including on trains journeying through Philadelphia to refineries on the south side of town — U.S. Sen. […]

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Reintroduced “Respect for Marriage Act” Seeks to Completely Repeal DOMA

All our lives changed when the Supreme Court—with the help of Miss Edie Windsor—struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which negated our marriage rights […]

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PHOTOS: Barack Obama and Tom Wolf at Temple University

President Barack Obama was at Temple University yesterday stumping for gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf. Pennsylvania’s Democratic machinery, including State Senator Mike Stack, Mayor Michael Nutter, […]

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Casey: Hospitals Need Money to Fight Ebola

In the wake of Ebola’s appearance on American soil, Sen. Bob Casey is calling on Congress to increase funding to a program that helps hospitals […]

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Casey Backs Bill to Increase School Nurses

The same day that Philly schools opened with a shortage of nurses — and a week after the district was sued over a death blamed, […]

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Sen. Casey Wants World Cup in U.S. in 2022

Bob Casey has World Cup fever, and it won’t subside for another eight years or so. Pennsylvania’s senior senator issued a press release saying the […]

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Senators Pat Toomey, Bob Casey Actually Vote Same Way on a Bill

Bipartisanship is here! Well, okay, for one recent bill. Both of Pennsylvania’s senators, Republican Pat Toomey and Democrat Bob Casey, voted the same way on […]

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Bob Casey Pushes Back Against Euro Meat Claims

First it was Pat Toomey taking on the Europeans over cheese names. Now it’s Bob Casey pushing back against the European Union’s new rules on […]

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Casey Seeks Fed Help to Crack Down on Philly Witness Intimidation

Sen. Bob Casey is trying to make Philly’s witness intimidation problem a federal matter, AP reports. He’s co-sponsoring a bill “to stiffen penalties and form […]

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Toomey, Casey to Vote Against Obama Nominee

PoliticsPA reports: “Senator Bob Casey declared that he intends to vote against President Obama’s choice to head the Civil Rights Division, potentially imperiling the nomination. Debo […]

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Sen. Bob Casey Causes 22-Minute Air Force One Delay

ABC News reports Sen. Bob Casey delayed President Obama’s trip to Pennsylvania on Wednesday by 22 minutes, before “sprinting” across the tarmac to join Air […]

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Sen. Bob Casey Campaigning for Minimum Wage Increase

Sen. Bob Casey is campaigning for an increase to the minimum wage—and trying to persuade his perhaps-skeptical rural constituents by unveiling a county-by-county poverty chart. […]