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18 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Toomey has helped block the Bring Jobs Home Act: PennLive letters

I'm really disappointed that U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey recently filibustered the Bring Jobs Home Act for the second time.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Construction, Armstrong World Industries, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WFMZ

Carbon County veteran is trying to bring USS Independence to Philadelphia

A Navy vet from Carbon County is trying to bring Independence to Philadelphia; that's the USS Independence, a decommissioned aircraft carrier slated to be dismantled.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, US Senate, US Politics, US News

Philadelphia Weekly

Why is SeaWorld giving political money to Pennsylvania lawmakers?

It was billed as "the first film since Grizzly Man to show how nature can get revenge on man when pushed to its limits" - and it woke a lot of people up.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey, Pennsylvania, Barbara Boxer, Democrat, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Advocate

Past '40 Under 40' Honorees Are Still Changing The World

Since 2009 The Advocate has been profiling some of the best and brightest members of the LGBT community.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Pennsylvania, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey, Republican, Rick Santorum, Pennsylvania Government

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Northeasttimes.com

Wolf criticized for latest ad

The Republican Party of Pennsylvania is criticizing Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor, for a television ad that references the bipartisan transportation bill signed last year by Gov. Tom Corbett.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News, TV Advertising, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Tue Aug 19, 2014

UnionvilleTimes.com

Barrar seeking mental health solutions for vets

With the Pentagon reporting 150 confirmed and suspected suicides taking place among active duty troops in the Army in 2013, clearly additional and/or improved mental health services are needed for our men and women in uniform, and Rep. Stephen Barrar , chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Services Committee, is seeking solutions.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Representative Glenn Thompson, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Patrick Toomey, US Senate

Thu Aug 14, 2014

CBS Local

Senator Casey Pushes Legislation To Lower Student-Loan Interest Rates

Financial experts have warned that student debt is hurting economic growth, but a measure to relieve the burden failed in the U.S. Senate in June.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey, Robert Casey, Democrat, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

Philly.com

Yo, Corbett. Yo, Wolf. We got yer numbers

And I realize efforts to claw toward the truth of complex issues can lose readers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Pennsylvania, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Phillymag.com

Corbett Calls For Amish Mafia To End

See, this is a scene from Amish Mafia , a Discovery Channel reality show about Amish who violently defend their culture and religion.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Pennsylvania

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Centre Daily Times

U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson pushes mental health aid for vets

The Mental Evaluation Parity for Service Members Act has been championed by both Republican Sen. Pat Toomey and Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Howard Township.

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Related Topix: Representative Glenn Thompson, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

Daily Kos

PA-Sen: Uncovering Pat Toomey's (R) Weekly Newsletter, 8/11/14

Received this e-mail today from the Pennsylvania Democratic Party regarding Wall Street's favorite Tea Party Senator, Pat Toomey .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Joe Sestak, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Healthcare Law, Law

Mon Aug 11, 2014

PennLive.com

For Latinos in Pa., Toomey doesn't have a good record: PennLive letters

I thought it was hypocritical of Sen. Toomey to express concerns for issues that face Latinos during a recent event at The Union League of Philadelphia after he's repeatedly voted against their interests.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News, Opinion

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Erie Times News

Toomey vote clarified

Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., voted July 31 for a bill that keeps the Highway Trust Fund solvent until May 2015.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Erie, PA

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Group: Energy efficiency firms ready for EPA carbon rules

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey talks with Dr. Edgar J. Kenton III, Co-Director of the Neurosciences Center and Director of Neurology at Gesinger Medical Center in Danville, by way of a live video stream on Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate

The Times-Tribune

VA clinic set to open in Honesdale

BUTCH COMEGYS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey talks with Dr. Edgar J. Kenton III, co-director of the Neurosciences Center and director of neurology at Gesinger Medical Center, by way of a video stream at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

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Related Topix: Honesdale, PA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Healthcare Law, Law, Pike County, PA, Wayne County, PA, Susquehanna County, PA

Danville News

Danville opposes Clean Water Act expansion

The borough of Danville has approved a resolution opposing the expansion of federal control under the Clean Water Act.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Danville, PA, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Natural Disasters, Flood, US Politics, US News, US Senate

RedState

People are policy: GOP Whip lets lobbyist choose his staff

After the untimely demise of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, deputy whip, Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise was elevated to majority whip- the guy responsible for moving the GOP's legislative agenda forward.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Immigration Reform, Tom DeLay, US Senate

Tue Aug 05, 2014

O-R Online

Toomey blasts a excessive regulationsa during town meeting

Nika Anschuetz, a communications major at Waynesburg University, chats with U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey following the senator's town meeting Tuesday in the Stover Campus Center.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Representative Joe Sestak, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Life, Veteran Affairs

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Evening Sun

GovTrack: Medical marijuana bill has 3 percent chance

Federal legislation that would reclassify marijuana extracts to treat epileptic seizures has an 8 percent chance of clearing the committee level and a 3 percent chance of passing, according to GovTrack.us , a non-partisan government transparency website.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, York County, PA, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey

Business Journal

The Onion satirizes Sen. Toomey and corporate contributions

The Onion made Senator Pat Toomey its latest satirical victim when it targeted his general opposition to environmental measures that may lessen energy production or harm jobs in that sector.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Patrick Toomey, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chevron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas

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