CapitolInq Archive: March, 2013

Ryan echoes Toomey's comments on welfare programs

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WASHINGTON -- Last week at the Heritage Foundation Sen. Pat Toomey (R., Pa.) touched on an issue that has often been used to paint Republicans... Read more

Toomey to join Republicans dining with Obama

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UPDATED with comments from Toomey below WASHINGTON -- Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey is among several Republicans scheduled to dine with President... Read more

Toomey: "candid" dinner with Obama opens door to common ground

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WASHINGTON -- A two-and-a-half hour dinner with President Obama Wednesday night was perhaps a first step toward finding common ground on some... Read more

Casey unveils early education plan

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WASHINGTON – Sen. Bob Casey (D., Pa.) unveiled a plan Wednesday to boost early childhood education across the country, encouraging more... Read more

Poll: overwhelming local support for background checks

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WASHINGTON – As some new gun laws gain momentum in Congress, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is ramping up pressure on Philadelphia-area... Read more

Menendez: looking forward to vindication

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WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez told reporters today he is looking forward to vindication from the courts as he faces accusations... Read more

Report: Menendez accuser says she made up story

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WASHINGTON -- One of the two women who videotaped allegations that New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez paid her for sex has said in an affidavit... Read more

How the sequester could pressure local GOP Reps

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WASHINGTON -- Democrats have come to accept that the sequester budget cuts are here to stay – at least for months, if not longer -- and... Read more