Pat Toomey's file:

Republican from Pennsylvania

Pat Toomey is a U.S. senator from Pennsylvania, having won election to his seat in 2010 by defeating Democratic Rep. Joe Sestak. Toomey occupies the seat formerly held by Sen. Arlen Specter, to whom he narrowly lost in the 2004 Republican U.S. Senate primary.

Recent statements involving Pat Toomey

Says Debo Adegbile "was nominated to serve as a judge on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals" and "was abruptly withdrawn by the administration."

"We have the highest (corporate tax rates) in the world right now."

Pat Toomey "still supports privatizing Social Security."

"Pat Toomey thinks corporations shouldn't pay any taxes."

"Joe Sestak ... even wants to bring back the death tax, letting the IRS take half of your savings when you die."

Recent stories featuring Pat Toomey

Truth-O-Meter rattles saber, burns britches:

Last week, AJC PolitiFact Georgia's Truth-O-Meter emerged from its holiday slumber and rattled its saber.
First, it made quick work of claims on subjects including corporate tax rates, Atlanta's budget and whether DeKalb is the "greenest" county in America.

Then, in honor of the Civil War's sesquicentennial, it burned some britches for a group's claim that blacks fought in droves for the Confederacy.

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Rating tax attacks in Pennsylvania Senate race:

Republican Pat Toomey and Democrat Joe Sestak have beat up on each other with advertisements over tax policy. We sort through the charges.

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