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Toomey Files First Bill, Challenges Democrats on Debt Ceiling

Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) arrived in Washington, D.C., just a month ago, but he hasn’t wasted any time challenging Senate Democrats on a central economic issue: the debt ceiling. PoliticsPA reported last month on Toomey’s efforts to articulate conservatives’ debt ceiling argument, and on Wednesday Toomey unveiled his first piece of legislation in the 112th Congress: the Full Faith and Credit Act, filed as an amendment to the FAA Reauthorization Act.

February 3rd, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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GOP rules the state’s delegation

Republicans reverse the Democrats’ 12-7 edge in Pennsylvania. MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press Writer PHILADELPHIA — Republicans seized control of Pennsylvania’s U.S. House delegation on Tuesday, picking off several Democratic incumbents to command a majority of the 19 seats for the first time since 2006. On his third try, Hazleton’s Republican mayor, Lou Barletta, ended the […]

November 3rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment