Posts tagged Joe Manchin

Toomey’s gun background check defeated

   April 17, 2013 5:08 pm    0

So much for that. U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey’s bipartisan compromise proposal to expand background checks on gun purchases has been defeated in the Senate. Toomey had teamed with Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., on the amendment that failed late this afternoon in the Senate. The legislation would have made it harder for criminals and the dangerously…


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Daneri supports Toomey on background checks

   April 17, 2013 4:22 pm    0

Erie County District Attorney Jack Daneri and other members of the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association are supporting a proposal to expand background checks on gun purchases. U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., today announced support for the bipartisan legislation from┬áDaneri and the rest of the association. Toomey and Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., have written the compromise…


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