Stories tagged: "Pat Toomey"


Alisha Hoffman-Mirilovich, left, Mark Shaffer, and Claudia Glennan visit with on another at the Edwardsville Pierogi Festival in Edwardsville, Pa., Friday, June 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Democratic Voters Don’t Want the Party To Stop Fighting

Democratic voters hope President Biden and democratic leaders in congress don't give up on the agenda they promised last November.

In this image from video, Rep. Scott Perry (R-York) speaks at the US Capitol Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (House Television via AP)
One Pennsylvania Congressperson Voted Against the AAPI Hate Crimes Bill

Scott Perry voted against the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Bill, but it still passed the US House of Representatives and was signed into law on Thursday.

Rachel Levine fist bumps Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., at the end of her confirmation hearing before a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (Caroline Brehman/Pool via AP)
Senate Confirms Levine, Who is Now the Nation’s Highest Ranking Transgender Official

Former Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine has become the first openly transgender person confirmed to a government position in the nation’s history.

Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., arrives for votes on President Joe Biden's cabinet nominees, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Pennsylvania Republicans Nearly Censure Toomey for Voting to Support Election Results

Pennsylvania's Republican Party expressed its disapproval of US Sen. Pat Toomey over his vote to convict Donald Trump during the former president’s second impeachment trial.

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman has been a proponent of unions and legalizing marijuana.
It Sure Looks Like Fetterman Is Running For Toomey’s Senate Seat

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, a Democrat, is taking the first steps in running for the US Senate seat currently held by Republican Pat Toomey.

Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., during a Congressional Oversight Commission hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 10, 2020. (The Washington Post Photo via AP/Sarah Silbiger)
Toomey Rips Fellow Republicans Who Plan to Vote Against Election Results

Eight of members of the US House of Representatives from Pennsylvania plan to vote against the certification of the 2020 election results.

US Sen. Pat Toomey announces his decision not to seek re-election or run for governor in 2022 at a press conference on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. (Screenshot)
Sen. Pat Toomey Confirms He Won’t Run for Re-election or Governor

Toomey also pushed for the quick confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme Court.