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.
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 […]
Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Joe Sestak’s first TV ad criticizes GOP opponent Pat Toomey as “Wall Street’s Congressman,” saying the former Lehigh Valley congressman wants to ease the burden on large corporations while the middle class struggles.