Robert Patrick Casey Jr. (born April 13, 1960) is an American lawyer and politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Pennsylvania, a seat to which he was first elected in 2006. He previously served as Pennsylvania Auditor General from 1997 to 2005 and as Pennsylvania Treasurer from 2005 to 2007.
Robert Patrick " Bob " Casey, Jr. (born April 13, 1960) is an American attorney and politician. He was a member of the Democratic Party. He serves as the senior United States Senator from Pennsylvania, in office since 2007. He previously served as Pennsylvania Auditor General from 1997 to 2005 and as Pennsylvania Treasurer from 2005 to 2007.
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Robert Patrick Casey Sr. was an American lawyer and politician from Pennsylvania who served as the Democratic 42nd Governor of Pennsylvania from 1987 to 1995. He served as a member of the Pennsylvania Senate for the 22nd district from 1963 to 1968 and as Auditor General of Pennsylvania from 1969 to 1977. Casey was best known for leading the anti-abortion wing of the Democratic Party, taking the lead in fighting Planned Parenthood v. Casey, a major Supreme Court case that upheld almost all the pr
Casey was born in Jackson Heights, Queens, the son of Alphonsus Liguori and Marie Casey. His family, of Irish descent, was originally from Scranton, Pennsylvania, but his parents moved to New York in order for his father, a devoutly Roman Catholic former coal miner who began working as a coal miner at age 10, to attend Fordham University School of Law. The family returned to Scranton following Casey's birth. After attending Scranton Preparatory School, Casey turned down an offer to play for the
Casey served as a Democratic Party member of the Pennsylvania State Senate for the 22nd district from 1962 to 1969. He first sought the office of Governor of Pennsylvania in 1966, losing the Democratic Party primary to Milton Shapp. Casey was the candidate of the party establishm
In 1968 and 1972 Casey was elected to the post of Auditor General of Pennsylvania. Paul Beers in his 1980 book "Pennsylvania Politics Today and Yesterday: The Tolerable Accommodation", wrote that Casey was "regarded as the finest auditor general the Commonwealth ever had." During
Restricted from seeking another term as Auditor General of Pennsylvania, Casey declined to seek the office of Pennsylvania Treasurer in 1976. Instead, a Cambria County recorder of deeds named Robert E. Casey won the Democratic primary and the general election, spending virtually
Inaugurated January 20, 1987, Casey was immediately confronted with several serious issues. Budd Dwyer, the state treasurer who had been convicted on charges of accepting kickbacks, committed suicide at a televised press conference just two days into his term. Casey brought what he called an "activist government" to Pennsylvania, expanding health care services for women, introducing reforms to the state's welfare system, and introducing an insurance program for uninsured children. House Bill 20,
Prohibited from seeking a third term, Casey left office on January 17, 1995. He contemplated a run for President to oppose Bill Clinton in the 1996 Democratic primaries, but declined due to failing health. In 1996, Casey published an autobiography titled "Fighting for Life". Despite the transplants, Casey continued to suffer long-term effects of his disease and died of a viral infection on May 30, 2000, at age 68 in Mercy Hospital in Scranton. He was interred in Saint Catherine's Cemetery in Mos
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Robert Patrick "Bob" Casey, Jr. nasceu em Scranton na Pensilvânia, é filho do ex-governdor Robert P. Caseye de Ellen Harding Casey.
Casey graduou-se em direito no ano de 1982, na College of the Holy Cross. Exerceu direito na sua cidade natal, entre 1991 a 1996.
Auditor da Pensilvânia
Casey foi eleito auditor em 1996, assumindo o cargo em 21 de janeiro de 1997, mantendo uma imagem conservadora, foi reeleito em 2000, deixou o cargo em 18 de janeiro de 2005.
Tesoureiro da Pensilvânia
Com prazo limite de 2005, para Casey deixar o cargo de auditor, foi eleito tesoureiro em 2004, assumiu o cargo em 18 de janeiro de 2005, teria um mandato até 2 de janeiro de 2009, mas renunciou ao cargo em 3 de janeiro de 2007, para assumir o cargo de senador da Pensilvânia.
Senador da Pensilvânia
Em 2006, derrotou o tirular do cargo Rick Santorum, assumiu como senador em 3 de janeiro de 2007. Casey é contra o aborto e é a favor da união civil LGBT.
Robert Patrick “Bob” Casey Jr (s. 13. huhtikuuta 1960 Scranton, Pennsylvania) on yhdysvaltalainen lakimies ja senaattori Pennsylvaniasta. Hän kuuluu demokraatteihin ja aloitti senaatissa 3. tammikuuta 2007.
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Dale Kerns ran unopposed for the Libertarian nomination and received the official nomination from the Pennsylvania Libertarian Partyat the state convention on March 6, 2018.
1. Lou Barletta (R), U.S. Representative 2. Bob Casey Jr. (D), incumbent senator 3. Neal Gale (G), Clean Energy Consultant 4. Dale Kerns (L), Project manager in electrical construction and board of directors member for Goodwill Industries
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Bob Casey Jr won 11 of 18 congressional districts, including the 1st and 10th districts, which elected Republicans to the House.Candidates at Vote SmartCandidates at BallotpediaCampaign finance at FECCampaign finance at Center for Responsive Politics
Dec 06, 2020 · Robert Patrick Casey Jr. is an American attorney and politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Pennsylvania. He previously served as Pennsylvania Auditor General from 1997 to 2005 and as Pennsylvania Treasurer from 2005 to 2007.
Mar 14, 2021 · Bob Casey Jr. is an American attorney and politician. He is a member of the U.S. Senate from Pennsylvania. Bob has also served as Pennsylvania Auditor General from 1997 to 2005 and as Pennsylvania Treasurer from 2005 to 2007. Casey Jr. was elected for Pennsylvania State Auditor General in 1996.