Stories tagged: "Pat Toomey"


FILE - Sen. John Fetterman, D-Pa., leaves an intelligence briefing on the unknown aerial objects the U.S. military shot down this weekend at the Capitol in Washington, Feb. 14, 2023. Fetterman is in Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to seek treatment for clinical depression. His office said Thursday that Fetterman checked himself in Wednesday night. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
John Fetterman Expected Back to Senate April 17 Following Treatment for Depression

Fetterman was barely a month into his first term as US Senator and still recovering from the aftereffects of a stroke when he entered the hospital to receive inpatient treatment for clinical depression.

Sen. John Fetterman, D-Pa., arrives for President Joe Biden's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress at the Capitol, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Sen. John Fetterman Hospitalized After Feeling Lightheaded

A spokesperson said tests showed no signs of a stroke, and that Fetterman was “in good spirits.”

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate from Pennsylvania, takes the stage at an election night party in Pittsburgh, early Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
From Braddock to Washington: John Fetterman Takes Oath of Office as US Senator

Fetterman will represent the commonwealth in Washington alongside fellow Democrat Bob Casey Jr., marking the first time Pennsylvania has had two senators elected as Democrats since the 1940s.

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)
Pat Toomey Supports Bill to Prevent Efforts to Overturn Election Results

With Donald Trump eyeing another White House run, Pat Toomey joined nine other Senate Republicans in backing legislation designed to prevent a repeat of 2020.

Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act Passes, But Senate Republicans Block Insulin Price Cap, Delivering Big Win For Big Pharma

After voting to keep an insulin price cap out of the Inflation Reduction Act, Pat Toomey was one of several Republican Senators calling on the Finance Committee to “evaluate” the measure, a political ruse if ever there was one.

Pat Toomey, R-Pa. (Tom Williams/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Jon Stewart Takes Aim at Pennsylvania GOP Senator Pat Toomey Over Anti-Veteran Vote

Republicans “haven’t met a war they won’t sign up for and they haven’t met a veteran they won’t screw over.” This statement was made by comedian Jon Stewart just after the GOP blocked the PACT Act, a bill designed to help toxin-exposed veterans, a bill that passed a procedural vote just a couple days ago...

John Parkin, co-owner of Coyote Point Armory displays a handgun at his store in Burlingame, Calif., Thursday, June 23, 2022. California's top law enforcement official said that he is working with the governor and legislative leaders on legislation to keep dangerous people from carrying concealed weapons in public, despite a U.S. Supreme Court decision that imperils the state's current law. (AP Photo/Haven Daley)
All But One PA Republican Congressman Voted Against Gun Safety Bill

Brian Fitzpatrick was the lone GOP Pennsylvania US Rep. to vote for the sweeping Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, which President Biden signed into law Saturday.