Tough new tone is heard as Philly region's reps talk about ISIS

September 11, 2014

"The graphic torture of the reporters was a turning point in the sentiments of a lot of people, and I began to hear significantly more discussion about ISIS and the issues in Syria and Iraq," said Rep. Pat Meehan (R., Pa.)

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  • Pat Meehan will bring a valued perspective to the committee work. As a former prosecutor with an exemplary record of rooting out government fraud and abuse, Congressman Meehan will work to produce fiscally responsible legislation to improve our infrastructure, protect the taxpayers and create jobs

    Rep. John Mica

    Chairman, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

  • Even more impressively, this week he was named Chair of the House Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence. Pretty good for a freshman representative.

    PoliticsPA

    12/24/10

  • Several of the 96 House freshmen stand out for their ability to raise campaign cash early in the 2012 season...Pat Meehan of Pennsylvania...raised more than $300,000.

    Derek Willis

    New York Times, 4/15/2011

  • [Pat] has worked with teachers, supported teachers, and voted with teachers. I look forward to working with him to ensure the future success of our children and our public schools.

    Michael Crossey

    President, Pennsylvania State Education Association

  • "He definitely stood out as a leader...He walked into a room, and you knew that was a guy you wanted on your side."

    Craig Stedman

    Lancaster County District Attorney

  • “Pat Meehan is one of our majority-makers, and there is no doubt that Pennsylvania’s 7th District will be a battleground in 2012. The Democrats...face a tough, skilled leader whose campaign will give them no place to hide.”

    Congressman Pete Sessions

    Chairman, National Republican Congressional Committee

  • “Pat Meehan is a natural leader and a rising star in the House. He's going to leave a big mark in Congress for Pennsylvanians and the entire country.”

    Congressman Eric Cantor

    House Majority Leader

  • I know that Pat is steadfastly committed to protecting our homeland from the terrorists who continue to plot and execute attacks against our nation. Pat, one of the rare freshman Members of Congress to assume a committee leadership role, is immensely qualified to lead the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence.

    Rep. Peter King

    Chairman, Homeland Security Committee

  • Pat has been a leader on numerous issues important to our members, including saving the refineries and the dredging of the Delaware River. These aren’t partisan or ideological issues – they’re common sense…More importantly, Pat really understands the challenges facing the middle class today. He gets it.

    Patrick Gillespie

    President, Philadelphia Council of Building and Construction Trades

  • Pat Meehan has never let me down and he is not going to let you down either.

    Governor Chris Christie

    New Jersey Governor

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