Stories tagged: "Pat Toomey"


Abortion rights activists protest outside of the U.S. Supreme Court, Wednesday, May 11, 2022 in Washington. A draft opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a Politico report. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Casey and Toomey Split as Senate Bill to Codify Abortion Rights Fails

The bill's failure to advance underscores how Democrats are severely limited in what they can achieve with a narrow Senate majority.

President Joe Biden announces a ban on Russian oil imports, toughening the toll on Russia's economy in retaliation for its invasion of Ukraine, Tuesday, March 8, 2022, in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
PA Congressional Lawmakers Support Ban On Russian Energy Imports

The US took a stand and became the first nation to ban Russian energy imports, which account for less than 10% of overall oil imports in America.

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.