PA Senator Pat Toomey’s decision not to seek reelection opens races for senate and governor in 2022

Written by on October 7, 2020

PA Senator Pat Toomey’s decision not to seek reelection opens races for senate and governor in 2022

By Brad Klein

October 7, 2020

Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., asks a question of Janet L. Yellen, Presidential nominee for Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at a hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs committee examining her nomination, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday Nov. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Pennsylvania U.S. Senator Pat Toomey surprised many Monday when he announced he will be leaving politics when his Senate term ends in two years. He is the state’s most prominent Republican office holder. 

To discuss what this means for the state and the country, WLVR’s Brad Klein spoke with Terry Madonna, the director of the Center for Politics at Franklin and Marshall College.

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