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Toomey believes that our government can do more to forward thinking with our energy policies to lower costs and make the country energy independent. He is also a big supporter in protecting the environment. Toomey also votes for oil drilling in parts of the country.
“Pat Toomey on Energy & Oil”
In this article Toomey states that he wants to protect the environment but he also states that he thinks that it is possible to obtain natural resources and use them without harming the environment. He also votes toward energy conservation and research about energy productions.
“Wall Street Warrior Pat Toomey Thanks Big Oil For Their Contributions – Advocates For Drill Baby Drill Following Oil Spill Disaster” 6/8/2010
This article states that Toomey is a supporter of oil drilling. He believes that we should use the resources we have access to. The article also mentions that Toomey has taken a lot of money from oil companies to support them. Toomey wants to increase drilling domestically also.
Toomey is a strong supporter in making sure that our military has the best technologies for our defense network. He believes that our soldiers should have the best equipment in the world and we should do our best to bring our best resources to our frontline defenses.
Toomey wants to tackle our health care crisis by giving more choices and power to the patients. He doesn’t believe that having a government run health care system will make things any cheaper for America. He wants to change the laws so patients have more freedom and gain more tax benefits.
Money in politics
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|Top Contributors to during the 2010 Election Cycle|
|Donor||Amount (US Dollars)|
|Club for Growth||$ 860,441|
|Elliott Management||$ 115,438|
|Federated Investors Inc||$ 76,500|
|Martins Famous Pastry Shoppe||$ 68,600|
|Senate Conservatives Fund||$ 61,473|
|Exelon Corp||$ 57,650|
|FMR Corp||$ 54,250|
|PPL Corp||$ 53,674|
|Select Medical Holdings||$ 52,100|
|Air Products & Chemicals Inc||$ 49,600|
|Source: The Center for Responsive Politics' www.OpenSecrets.org site.|
Note: Contributions are not from the organizations themselves, but are rather from
the organization's PAC, employees or owners. Totals include subsidiaries and affiliates.
|Links to more campaign contribution information for Pat Toomey
from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.
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- Revolving door profile for Pat Toomey from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
- 2006 privately funded travel profile for Pat Toomey from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
- Personal finance profile for Pat Toomey from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
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|Current Office: U.S. Senate|
|Title: Sen||First name: Patrick||Middle name: J.||Last name: Toomey|
|Party: R||State: PA||District:
Junior Seat District short: Junior Seat
|Currently in office? True|
|Phone: 202-224-4254||Fax:||Website: http://www.toomey.senate.gov||Webform email: http://www.toomey.senate.gov/?p=contact|
|DC office: 248 Russell Senate Office Building|
|Bioguide ID: T000461||Votesmart ID: 24096||FEC ID: S4PA00121||Govtrack ID: 400408|
|CRP ID: N00001489||Eventful ID:||Old Sunlight ID:||Twitter ID: SenToomey|
|OpenCongress Wiki URL: http://www.opencongress.org/wiki/Pat_Toomey||YouTubeID: http://youtube.com/sentoomey||Senate class: III|
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|First Elected to Current Office:
November 2, 2008
|First Took Current Office:
January 3, 2011
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Date of Birth:
November 2, 2008