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Pat Toomey Getting A Lot of Right-Wing Heat for Gun Control Bill

The Daily Beast has done us the favor of rounding up some examples of recent conservative opposition to Pat Toomey, after he paired up with […]

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Toomey Threatened to Nix Gun Control Bill For A Ridiculously Petty Reason

Today, for the first time since voting on the “Brady Bill” and the infamous assault weapons ban during the Clinton administration, the Senate will vote […]

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Pat Toomey (Yes, Pat Toomey) Reaches Deal to Save Gun Control Bill [Updated]

Well, gun control advocates (and 90% of the country) have a new ally in Pennsylvania’s junior senator. Pat Toomey and Joe Manchin, blue dog Democrat […]

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Will Pat Toomey Save The Gun Bill?

The Washington Post suggests that Pennsylvania’s deeply conservative senator, Pat Toomey, may be the only person who can bring a gun bill to the president’s […]

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Breaking: Pat Toomey Has Sense of Humor

Pat Toomey declared his intention of running against Tom Corbett, Tom Corbett announced he was privatizing his own mouth, and Joe Sestak won tickets to […]

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Pat Toomey, Barack Obama Pretended to be Friends Over Dinner Last Night

Last  night–before he ahem, droned on and on last night to temporarily filibuster Barack Obama’s controversial C.I.A. Director nominee–Pat Toomey apparently had a lovely dinner party […]

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Will 9/11 Tribute Ship Be Commissioned in Pennsylvania?

The Daily American reports: U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is asking that the commissioning ceremony for the USS Somerset be held in Philadelphia. Toomey, R-Pa., wrote […]

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Pat Toomey Voted Against the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill

Give Sen. Pat Toomey this: He’s either really concerned about the deficit, or he doesn’t much care what his constituents think of him. Either way, […]

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Ed Rendell’s Calling Everybody Wusses Again

Ed Rendell, in his book A Nation of Wusses, calls out politicians for their cowardice on gun control. Today, he reprises the act in a […]

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Pat Toomey Has Become More Powerful Than You Can Possibly Imagine

It’s good news for Pat Toomey—but is it good news for Pennsylvania? Sen. Pat Toomey, the Pennsylvania Republican, announced today he’d been named to the […]

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PA Delegation Plays Nice as Fiscal Cliff is (Semi) Averted

A day after we careened over the looming cliff (what, you didn’t feel it?), the frisky and mischievous House of Representatives finally approved the Senate […]

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NRA Gives Toomey an A, Casey a Fake B+

Don’t get your hopes up for Pennsylvania’s senators to lead the fight for increased gun control. Pat Toomey, no surprise, got an “A” when he […]