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.

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Pat Toomey's bank and fact vs. fiction in this noisy US Senate race

Did a bank founded by Toomey really push people out of their homes? (No.)

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.

The Truth-O-Meter takes no prisoners.

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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.