Pat Toomey

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Pat Toomey (R) faces Joe Sestak (D) in the November election.
Pat Toomey's references to opponent(s): 32 uses in the last 7 days (down 33%).

Compare how Pat Toomey uses key words

vs.
uses
days ago

Top This Week

Obama

0,11,0,0,1,2,0,4

  • Last 7 days: 4 uses (up 400% over last week)

taxes

2,1,5,0,1,0,1,1

  • Last 7 days: 1 uses (down 0% from last week)

jobs

2,1,0,0,0,2,2,1

  • Last 7 days: 1 uses (down 50% from last week)

Top Overall

Obama

0,11,0,0,1,2,0,4

  • Overall: 419 uses since Aug. 30

bailout

1,0,2,0,0,7,6,1

  • Overall: 106 uses since Aug. 30

taxes

2,1,5,0,1,0,1,1

  • Overall: 12 uses since Aug. 30

Colors correspond to a word's relative popularity in the last 7 days. Words in orange are being used more frequently this week; gray, less frequently. 'Sparkline' graphs plot each word's motion over the last 8 weeks.

Recent uses of words we're tracking

...Want to tell the president what you really think? Today's your day! Donate $30 on 30 and we'll send him this postcard with your...

— via Facebook (October 30)

...Hey PA, donate $30 on 30 and we'll send the president a postcard w/your name on it!: http://bit.ly/a9pVBh #toomey #sestak #tcot #pasen...

— via Twitter (October 30)

...voices in American politics today, advocating for lower taxes and spending cuts, as well as opposing government bailouts. Oct 27, 2010 08:49...

— via RSS (October 29)

...Pat Toomey is one of the most consistent conservative voices in American politics today, advocating for lower taxes and spending cuts, as well as opposing government bailouts. ...

— via RSS (October 29)

...Want to send the president a postcard? Today you will! -       ...

— via RSS (October 29)

... Taxes are often the most common mark of discussion — and disagreement — during heady election battles. Indeed, the tax issue is implicit in Pat Toomey’s campaign slogan, “More Jobs, Less Government.” But as Kevin Williamson often argues at Exchequer,...

— via RSS (October 25)

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