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Congressman Pat Toomey (R-PA) will meet with students and talk about his re-election bid and issues before the Congress 5-6 p.m. today in room 104 of Kirby Hall of Civil Rights.

The visit is sponsored by Kirby Government and Law Society. For more information, contact John Stephenson '05, public relations and technology coordinator, at or x4146.

Stephenson is an area coordinator for the campaigns of Toomey and Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Fisher.

Since January 1999, Toomey has represented all of Lehigh and Northampton counties, and a portion of Montgomery County in the United States House of Representatives. Following his graduation from Harvard in 1984, Toomey worked in international finance in New York, London, and Hong Kong. He later started a small business with his brothers, and owned and operated restaurants in Allentown and Lancaster.

Toomey has received several awards as a Congressman, including “Hero of the Taxpayer” from Americans for Tax Reform, “Golden Bulldog” from Watchdogs of the Treasury, Inc., “Treasury Guardian” from Taxpayers for Common Sense, “Guardian of Small Business” from National Federation of Independent Businesses, and “Spirit of Enterprise” from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

He lives in Zionsville with his wife, Kris, and their two children, Bridget and Patrick.

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