Pat Toomey

Pat Toomey — Katie McGinty elevator ad
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New McGinty Ad Calls Toomey “Senator Elevator”

Republicans running for office have a major problem this year, and his name is Donald Trump. While Trump is popular, this is his first run […]

Run Jimmy - still
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New Anti-McGinty Ad Suggests She’ll Kidnap Your Kids

It’s only June, but I can’t imagine anything tops the Pat Toomey–Katie McGinty Senate race in TV commercial quality. First, we had a Democratic PAC […]

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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 […]

Cheesesteak whiz
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Pro-Pat Toomey Ad Has Atrocious Cheesesteak Depiction

It’s only June, but the airways are already full of ads in the U.S. Senate race between Republican incumbent Pat Toomey and Democratic challenger Katie […]

Pat Toomey Kittens
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Weird New Anti-Pat Toomey Ad Compares Him to a Kitten

The ad above was released late last month, but it’s now airing on Philadelphia-area TV stations. (I saw it yesterday during the Extra/Access Hollywood block on […]

Katie McGinty, Pat Toomey

New Poll: Toomey-McGinty Race Is Essentially Tied

A new poll from Quinnipiac University says that the Senate race in Pennsylvania is very much like the presidential one here: A dead heat. Sen. Pat […]

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Face It, Sen. Toomey, You’re a Cafeteria Catholic Like the Rest of Us

“I was born and raised Catholic. I am a practicing Catholic. We are active members of our church. Our kids attend Catholic school, so my […]


Attack Ads Already Flying in Hotly Contested Pennsylvania Senate Race

It’s been just a week since the Pennsylvania primary election, but the general election is ramping into high gear — at least in the race […]

Pat Toomey; Merrick Garland
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Sen. Toomey to Meet with Obama’s Supreme Court Nominee

Pat Toomey has taken a beating in the wake of Merrick Garland‘s nomination to the Supreme Court. His Twitter mentions are a series of jabs […]


Bob Casey Endorses Katie McGinty in Senate Primary

Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey has endorsed Katie McGinty in the primary for the state’s other U.S. Senate seat. “McGinty will fight tirelessly for Pennsylvania families,” […]


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 […]

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Which Toomey Foe Had the Best Dig About Senator’s Supreme Court Vacancy Stance?

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died on February 13th. His body may still have been warm when battle lines started forming: Democrats said President Obama […]

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Nutter: DNC Attendees Will Eat Out

Good morning, Philadelphia. Here’s what you need to know this morning: Preparations for the Democratic National Convention in 2016 begin now. And officials say attendees […]

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America’s Gun Problem Isn’t Pat Toomey’s Fault

I get that it’s an election year and thus partisan attacks won’t always be fair, but still: It seems pretty silly that Democrats are taking […]

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Rendell: Nutter Mishandled Papal Visit

Good morning, Philadelphia. Here is what you need to know today. • Ed Rendell says Mayor Nutter mishandled the papal visit. You knew Ed Rendell […]