I just gave money to Pat Toomey
Why don’t you do the same?
Pat Toomey is beating Arlen Specter by 21% among Republican Primary voters in Pennsylvania according to Rasmussen. Incumbent Senator Arlen Specter trails former Congressman Pat Toomey by 21 points in an early look at Pennsylvania’s 2010 Republican Primary. Fifty-one percent (51%) of Republican voters statewide say they’d vote for Toomey while just 30% would support Specter. Specter is viewed favorably by 42% of Pennsylvania Republicans | Read More »
Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter is an important man. How do I know this? A congressman told me. While Specter is a Republican, his congressional booster happens to be a Democrat. Pennsylvania Congressman Robert Brady credits Specter with passage of Obama’s stimulus bill. “[T]his bill would not have passed,” says Brady, “if not for Arlen Specter,” who was one of three Republican senators to break ranks | Read More »
Arlen Specter is clearly trying to do what it takes to win his primary race against Pat Toomey. It’s hard to imagine him defending Rush Limbaugh – even in this halfhearted way – otherwise. It also suggests that he’s not expecting to be running in an open primary next year, and is instead planning to win a majority of Republican votes. Howard Stern: …that crackpot | Read More »
Cross posted to The Political Class. The Employee Free Choice Act will be proposed in both houses of Congress tomorrow. Via David Freddoso at NRO’s The Corner, and his excellent full NRO article, as well. And passage looks likely. It’s not really a question in the House, which passed the EFCA two years ago (the measure failed to secure the 60 Senate votes needed for | Read More »
It’s being reported by multiple outlets, and the word reportedly comes from close associates: Pat Toomey has begun telling friends that he will run for U.S. Senate against Republican Arlen Specter in 2010. Two sources said they spoke with the former Lehigh Valley congressman this week and were told that he’s made up his mind about a repeat challenge of the five-term incumbent in next | Read More »
Club for Growth President Pat Toomey likes McCain’s Palin pick: “At a time when many Republicans are still clinging to pork-barrel politics, Governor Palin has quickly become a leader on this issue,” said Club for Growth President Pat Toomey. “She is a principled reformer who understands how badly wasteful spending has marred the Republican brand.” But he said “clinging.”