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Sen. Toomey Presses For Stricter Background Checks on School EmployeesToday, Toomey held a round table discussion in center city Philadelphia on the topic of sexual abuse of children and how to prevent it.
US Sen. Bob Casey Visits Hospital Where Amtrak Survivors Are RecoveringCasey says he deliberately avoided speaking with those still in recovery mode, but talked with physicians about the challenges they faced.
Booker Takes To US Senate Floor Ahead Of Same-Sex Marriage Arguments In Supreme Court Two Weeks From NowIn just two weeks, the US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on whether the US Constitution requires states to recognize same-sex marriages from other states.
Sen. Casey Says Legal Quirk Locks Amtrak Police Out of US Emergency Radio FrequenciesUS senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) wants the Federal Communications Commission to change its policy to allow Amtrak police to communicate with other first responders.
N.J. Voters Tell Sen. Menendez To Stay Put As He Fights Corruption Charges A Rutgers-Eagleton poll of 860 registered voters in the Garden State found most giving their senior senator the benefit of the doubt.
Sources: Indictment of US Sen. Menendez (D-N.J.) is Imminent New reports indicate that US senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) could be indicted on federal corruption charges as soon as this week.
Joe Sestak Announces US Senate Run To Unseat Pat ToomeyToday, outside Independence Hall, Sestak held up a pair of military-issue boots as he said, "While I don't know all Pennsylvanians, I intend to walk in their shoes."
Sen. Bob Casey Calls For Hearings Into V.A. Processing BacklogsEven with changes and reforms, Casey says, the backlog for disability claims is 266 days for Philadelphia veterans. "That backlog is unacceptable," he says.
Democrat Cory Booker Is Re-elected To US SenateNew Jersey voters returned Democratic incumbent Sen. Cory Booker's to Washington for his first full term Tuesday, extending the party's firm grip on the office.
Call Widens For More School NursesUS Senator Bob Casey says he is endorsing a bill that would require one nurse for every 750 students.
Comcast Exec Tells Senators Merger Will Be Good For ConsumersBut several members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee were skeptical.
Cory Booker To Be Sworn In As US Senator Next WeekThe White House says Vice President Joe Biden will swear in Booker on Oct. 31 at noon at the U.S. Capitol.