Pat Toomey’s Website

Profile below from Senate Conservatives Fund Site:
Former Congressman Pat Toomey is running to replace five-term Senator Arlen Specter who recently switched parties to become a Democrat. Toomey opposes government bailouts, wants to end wasteful earmarks, and will fight tooth and nail to wrestle power out of the hands of President Obama and career politicians in Congress. Toomey has a 97% lifetime American Conservative Union (ACU) rating and strongly supports the SCF policy goals.

Pat Toomey

  • Toomey was raised in a blue collar home, earned a degree from Harvard, started his career in investment banking, and later went into the restaurant business with his brothers.
  • Toomey was elected to the U.S. House in 1998, served six years, and then narrowly lost a bid for the Senate to Specter in 2004.
  • Toomey favors a smaller federal government and has vowed to oppose congressional earmarks.
  • Toomey opposed the $700 billion Wall Street bailout and President Obama’s $1 trillion economic spending bill, and has vowed to fight efforts like these that increase the government’s role in the private economy.
  • Toomey opposed the union organizing “card-check” bill and supports efforts to protect secret ballot union elections.

Compare Pat Toomey to Arlen Specter:

  • Elected in 1980, the 79-year-old Specter is now serving his 5th term and is the 12th most senior member of the U.S. Senate.
  • In announcing his decision to become a Democrat, Specter said he had become “more in line with the philosophy of the Democratic Party.”
  • As an appropriator, Specter has supported numerous congressional spending bills and sponsored hundreds of earmarks costing billions of dollars.
  • Specter voted in favor of the $700 billion Wall Street bailout in 2008 and was the deciding vote for President Obama’s $1 trillion economic spending bill in 2009.
  • Specter voted in favor of the union organizing “card-check” bill and voted against a bill to protect secret ballot union elections.
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