U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey last week told Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce members about three looming showdowns on Capitol Hill that he hopes will change the way Congress looks at spending.
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz last week moved her Northeast office from Mayfair to Rhawnhurst.
— The Republicans were not much of a Grand Old Party in Northeast Philly last week. Democrats won throughout the area.
Here's what you need to know about the names you'll see on the ballot Nov. 6.
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-13th dist.) is panning the selection Saturday of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, a fellow member of the House Budget Committee, as Mitt Romney’s vice presidential running mate.