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Sen. Toomey Weighs In On VA Hospital Scandal, Other Issues

United States Senator Pat Toomey joins Mike Pintek in studio to talk about the veterans hospital, immigration and Obama.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/23/2014

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Rep. Rothfus Optimistic Parties Will Come Together After Ending Shutdown

In sure sign the government shutdown is over, the doors to the popular Air and Space Museum were back open again Thursday afternoon.

10/17/2013

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Congress Approves Bill To End Government Shutdown, Avoid Default

Congress has passed legislation to reopen the partially-shuttered federal government and avert a potentially disastrous default on U.S. obligations, clearing the measure for President Barack Obama’s promised signature.

10/16/2013

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Dem, GOP Senators Reach Background Check Deal

A Senate aide and a lobbyist say two senators have struck a bipartisan deal on expanding background checks to more firearms purchases. The agreement could build support for President Barack Obama’s drive to curb gun violence.

04/10/2013

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Could A Toomey-Manchin Gun Deal Be In the Works?

After months of stalemate in Congress, the Washington rumor mill is swirling that a possible deal is in the works between two pro-gun senators — Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Republican Senator Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania.

04/08/2013

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Pittsburgh VA To Be Investigated After Legionnaire’s Outbreak

The Office of Inspector General will start its investigation Monday, the Department of Veteran’s Affairs said.

01/11/2013

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Rick Santorum Faces Scrutiny From Republican Rivals

Rick Santorum learned his status as the new Republican front-runner means he will be facing greater scrutiny from his GOP rivals.

02/23/2012

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U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey: ‘Congress Is Completely Dysfunctional’

With Congress’s own supercommittee unable to compromise, both sides were blaming each other and frustrated at the inability to agree on tax reforms and budget cuts.

11/22/2011

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Labor Looks To Obama Speech On Jobs

Underneath the pomp and festivities of the Labor Day Parade there is widespread discontent among marchers trying to hold on to their jobs and others who no longer have one like unemployed account manager Henry Lipput.

09/05/2011

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Sen. Toomey: Tax Hike Would Harm U.S. Economy

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey, R-Pennsylvania, has been named to a joint congressional committee. Toomey, along with 11 other Senate and House members, must come up with at least $1.2 trillion in cuts to the budget by late November.

08/11/2011

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Local Politicians Weigh In On Debt Deal Compromise

Congress is poised to vote on a last-minute debt deal, but does the measure have enough votes to pass?

08/01/2011

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Local Elected Officials Super Bowl Bound

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Tens of thousands of Steelers fans would love to go to the Super Bowl, but getting tickets is not easy. However, one group of fans does have an advantage – elected officials. […]

KDKA-TV–02/02/2011

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New Congress Takes Oath Of Office

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A new Congress officially took office in Washington, including the new representatives from Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania’s junior Senator Pat Toomey was escorted down the aisle by his senior colleague Sen. Bob Casey – […]

01/05/2011

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Sen. Specter Gives Final Speech On Senate Floor

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KDKA) – After three decades in the U.S. Senate, Arlen Specter delivered his final speech on the Senate floor Tuesday morning. Sen. Specter is Pennsylvania’s longest-serving senator. He lost the Democratic primary last […]

12/21/2010

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Pat Toomey Pledges To Represent Western Pa.

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Republican Pat Toomey campaigned a lot in this area, but he knows there’s a big difference between campaigning and governing. Now that he is about to become Pennsylvania’s Junior Senator in Washington, […]

KDKA-TV–12/02/2010

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