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Toomey Votes Out of Touch With Pennsylvanians

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 04.06.2015 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Toomey has cast one vote after another designed to block action on climate change, undermine clean energy growth, and weaken protections for air and water. Meanwhile, back in Pennsylvania, the vast majority of residents have been calling for the exact opposite.

With Out Papers

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 01.17.2015 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

We have an immigration issue here today. People will risk their lives to get here to become part of the bigger, louder American Family. The problem isn't that these people are coming here -- the problem is we have part of our family who have forgotten what it was like to be Italian (or whatever group YOU come from).

New Ad Thanks GOP Senator For Controversial Vote

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a gun control advocacy group backed by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, announced a new television ad Thursday than...

Zach Carter

Rubio Argument Against Background Checks Exposes Logical Glitch in NRA Talking Point | Zach Carter | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Sunday that he does not support expanding criminal background checks for the purchase of firearms, arguin...

Famously-Fired Santa Claus Found Dead In Hotel Room

Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.28.2011 | San Francisco

John Toomey, the 69-year-old Macy’s Union Square Santa who was fired for making an inappropriate joke to an adult couple last year while working, wa...

Republicans' Next Attack on the Middle Class: Pay Wall Street First if Debt Ceiling Not Raised

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

What would be the value of holding U.S. government obligations with Toomey playing Russian roulette with the economy? His proposal is not only mean-spirited, it is also unworkable.

Reading the Pictures: GOP '11: Corporate Stalking Horses Disguised as "Average Joes"

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2011-01-05-jhj.jpgWant to know how the radical right is winning hearts and minds? In part, it's through feel-good news pictures.

Howard Fineman

Why Has Sestak Pulled Even With Toomey? | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA -- As the Pennsylvania Senate candidates prepare for two crucial debates, the first one here tonight, the question is: why has Democratic...

Arlen Specter 2010: Ominous Signs For Specter's Re-Election Bid

Politics Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Although Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter leads his Democratic primary opponent and is running neck-and-neck in a general election matchup against Repu...

Conservative Argument for Healthcare Reform: Part 4: Pop Torts

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

After attending the Sestak-Toomey debate in Allentown this week I struck up a conversation about medical malpractice with one of the people who questioned the two senate candidates during the forum.

Sam Stein

Specter's EFCA Move Helps Him With Primary: Norquist | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In announcing his opposition to the Employee Free Choice Act on Tuesday, Sen. Arlen Specter -- labor's best hope for a Republican defector -- declared...