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Patrick J. Toomey


    Wed, April 09, 2014

    Protect Our Kids from Predators


    by PAT TOOMEY and JOE MANCHIN

    April 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    One-hundred thirty. That is the number of teachers across America who have been arrested for sexual ...

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    Tue, September 10, 2013

    Pennsylvanians Worried About Jobs


    Over the past three weeks, I visited 28 Pennsylvania counties. I met with business owners, students, and workers along the way. I hosted town hall meetings and jobs roundtable discussions with ...

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    Tue, June 11, 2013

    Toomey Statement on Farm Bill


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 10, 2013

    Contact:
    E.R. Anderson (202) 224-8609

    SENATOR TOOMEY'S STATEMENT ON FARM BILL

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    Mon, December 03, 2012

    How to Avoid the Fiscal Cliff


    "... The vast majority of Democrats on Capitol Hill would prefer not to have to do anything on entitlements, would prefer, frankly, not to have to do anything on some of these debt and deficit ...

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    Wed, October 17, 2012

    Don't Raise Income Taxes


    Pennsylvania's manufacturing sector has played a crucial role in our state's economy since the early years of the commonwealth. From the steel mills of Pittsburgh, to the paper mills of York and St. ...

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    Wed, June 20, 2012

    America vs. the Sugar Lobby


    Posted by Senator Pat Toomey (Diary)

    Wednesday, June 20th at 4:46AM EDT

    It's not often conservatives and liberals, Democrats ...

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    Thu, June 14, 2012

    Senate Must Repeal Medical Device Tax


    For more than two years, thousands of workers in Pennsylvania's life sciences community have been waiting for Congress to repeal the 2.3 percent medical device tax imposed by President Obama's ...

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    Mon, February 06, 2012

    Obama's Warped Sense of Fairness


    The Morning Call
    Sen. Toomey: Obama's warped sense of fairness
    By U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey

    As a parent, I try to teach my three children the value of ...

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    Thu, May 12, 2011

    Toomey Proposes Balanced Budget


    As I traveled across Pennsylvania last year, I promised Pennsylvanians that I would dedicate myself to two key priorities in the United States Senate: restoring economic growth and private-sector job ...

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    Mon, February 28, 2011

    Toomey: Congress Must Lead on Debt


    Washington's chronic overspending problem is becoming a national emergency.


    Judging by the budget he submitted to Congress, President Obama is abrogating his ...

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    Tue, January 18, 2011

    How to Freeze Debt Ceiling Without Default


    Tue, December 14, 2010

    Toomey Speech on Monetary Policy


    Allentown — On Saturday, December 11th, Senator-Elect Pat Toomey delivered a speech on the country's monetary policy to Pennsylvania's Manufacturers' Association, the Keystone State's leading ...

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    Thu, August 19, 2010

    More Taxes = Less Jobs


    COMMON SENSE says that if you impose a massive tax on a product, that
    product will be more expensive. And if that product is essential to a
    particular sector of our economy, then we will ...

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    Wed, April 21, 2010

    Stop the Spending Addiction


    Every college student graduating today will leave their carefree university days behind with $30,000 of debt on their shoulders. No, I'm not talking about student loans, but their share of the ...

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    Mon, March 15, 2010

    Government Policies Hinder Business Growth


    As in the medical profession, when it comes to the federal government's job-creation efforts, the first principle ought to be "Do no harm."

    As businesses and workers struggle in ...

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    Wed, January 20, 2010

    $700 Billion Bailout Turns in Congressional Slush Fund


    If the Democratic-controlled Congress is looking for a New Year's resolution, here is a suggestion: No more bailouts.

    The past year and a half was dominated by a string of taxpayer funded ...

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    Fri, December 04, 2009

    Obama Should Act on Iran to Spare Us Next Afghanistan


    In Washington, it is all too common for members of one political party to attack the position of the president from the other party, more or less automatically, especially when the president's ...

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    Thu, November 19, 2009

    A Bi-Partisan Health Care Fix


    THE HOUSE of Representatives has now voted for the largest possible
    government takeover of health care, despite bipartisan opposition.
    Thirty-nine House Democrats, including two from ...

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    Fri, November 06, 2009

    Cap ~Trade Vs. PA:

    We can protect the environment without losing thousands of jobs


    Two important and interrelated events occurred recently that mean bad news for tens of thousands of Pennsylvania workers and families.

    On Oct. 15, the federal ...

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    Tue, August 11, 2009

    Government Health Care Will Wrap Patients in Red Tape


    Over the past decade, Americans have struggled as the price of health care has soared at a much faster pace than workers' earnings and the general rate of inflation. In Pennsylvania alone, premiums ...

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    Thu, June 04, 2009

    The Danger of One-Party Rule in Washington


    It is natural for political parties to seek power. As a Republican, I root for Republicans to win as many elections as possible. But I hope I am objective enough to recognize that our country is ...

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    Wed, May 13, 2009

    Welcome to Our Tent

    THE GOP has plenty of room for honest debate


    Arlen Specter's defection to the Democratic Party provoked a firestorm of debate about the future of the Republican Party and its ability to become a majority party once again in America. Many on the ...

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    Wed, February 11, 2009

    A Capitulation, Not a Compromise

    Thanks to three senators, Republicans have lost an opportunity


    The three Republican senators who struck a deal with the Democrats are touting the Senate's stimulus bill as a bipartisan compromise. In yesterday's Washington Post, Sen. Arlen Specter even labeled ...

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    Tue, December 30, 2008

    Card Check Will Harm Workers


    The nation's most powerful labor unions have been lobbying heavily for a law, misleadingly named the Employee Free Choice Act, that would take away workers' basic rights to a secret-ballot vote on ...

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    Thu, November 06, 2008

    Swing Voters Not for Big Government


    Barack Obama and congressional Democrats won big on Tuesday night, but they should not mistake their victory for a big-government mandate. The evidence tells a very different story.

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