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Pat Toomey Defends Impeachment Vote, Says He’ll Support Trump in November

Senator Pat Toomey had a smart plan for how to publicly explain his vote in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. He rolled it out last […]

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Trump Wants to Recruit Women Voters, Starting in King of Prussia

Donald Trump wants more women to vote for him. Yes, this past weekend the president did in fact tell four freshman lawmakers — Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, […]

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Hall of Shame: Philly’s Greatest Social Media Fails

We’ve seen nothing more bizarre than the Twitter scandal that felled Sixers GM Bryan Colangelo this spring. (Short version: His wife used burner accounts to […]

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Toomey Says He’ll Vote for Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey announced his support of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after the duo met in person on Thursday. Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court […]

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Toomey Is Pushing Back Against Trump — on Trade, at Least

Pat Toomey is pushing back against Donald Trump. You read that right: The conservative U.S. senator from Pennsylvania who’s rarely (if ever) quick to criticize […]

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Toomey: Let’s Look Into Opening More Family Detention Centers

Both Democratic and Republican lawmakers (as well as all five living First Ladies) have spoken out against the federal government allowing nearly 2,000 children to be […]

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Schuylkill River Trail Receives $12M in Federal Funding for Completion

After years of lobbying in D.C., Pennsylvania senators Bob Casey and Pat Toomey announced on Tuesday that they have secured $12 million in federal funding […]

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Toomey Introduces Bill That Would Toughen Existing Gun Laws

On Monday morning in Old City, Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey joined Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware to introduce a bipartisan bill that would allow […]

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Two Philly Activists Slapped With $600 Tickets Over Messy Toomey Protest

A GoFundMe page was recently launched to raise funds for two physically disabled and low-income Philadelphians who each received a $600 citation for their messy protest at Sen. […]

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Pat Toomey’s Town Hall Sold Out in Six Minutes

If you haven’t heard by now, Sen. Pat Toomey will hold a town hall on Thursday – with 54 people. PBS39 WLVT will host the event, which […]

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Toomey Praises Sessions Despite Trump’s Criticism

In a statement issued Tuesday, Sen. Pat Toomey praised Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has recently come under fire from President Donald Trump. Despite Sessions’s early support of the […]

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Toomey Wants to Repeal the Affordable Care Act With or Without a Replacement

Disability activists protested outside Sen. Pat Toomey’s Philadelphia office yesterday, some covered in fake blood, to speak out against his push to repeal the Affordable Care Act […]

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Toomey Led the Push for the Senate Bill’s Deep Medicaid Cuts

Senate Republicans unveiled their version of a bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act today—and behind that legislation is Pennsylvania’s own Sen. Pat Toomey. […]

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Wolf Urges Toomey Against Medicaid Cuts

Like a lot of people, Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf wants to get in touch with Sen. Pat Toomey. Wolf sent Toomey a letter expressing concern for the […]

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Philly Groups Plan Toomey Town Hall – “With or Without” Toomey

Several activist groups in Philadelphia are planning to hold a town hall for Sen. Pat Toomey – with or without the senator himself. Indivisible Philadelphia […]