Stories tagged: "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)
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.

FILE - An Afghan National Army pickup truck passes parked U.S. armored military vehicles, as smoke rises from a fire in a trash burn pit at Forward Operating Base Caferetta Nawzad, Helmand province south of Kabul, Afghanistan, April 28, 2011. The Senate is expected to approve on Thursday a large expansion of health care and disability benefits for veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan in response to concerns about their exposure to toxic burn pits.  (AP Photo/Simon Klingert, File)
Toomey Votes Against Enhancing Benefits for Vets Exposed to Toxic Burn Pits

Pat Toomey was one of 13 GOP senators who voted against the bill that greatly expands benefits for veterans exposed to toxic burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan.

FILE - David McCormick poses for photos at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse, in this Nov. 20, 2016 file photo in Bedminster, N.J. McCormick is running in the 2022 Republican primary election in the wide-open race for the Pennsylvania seat being vacated by two-term Republican Sen. Pat Toomey. The race has attracted wealthy and well-connected transplants, and homers. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Judge Sides With McCormick Campaign’s Request to Count Mail-In Ballots

The court victory likely won’t be enough to propel David McCormick past Dr. Oz in Pennsylvania's Republican primary race for US Senate.

Pennsylvania Senate candidate Mehmet Oz, left, accompanied by former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Greensburg, Pa., Friday, May 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Trump’s Candidate Dr. Oz Pulls Trump-like Move And Declares Himself Presumptive Nominee in US Senate Race

With a recount underway, the celebrity surgeon is positioning himself as the victor over David McCormick in the GOP primary. A new ruling by the Supreme Court could make Oz’s claim a reality.