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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  • "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 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 demonstrated a strong commitment to protecting animals from cruelty and abuse...He is standing up for the values of kindness and compassion, and we urge voters who care about the humane treatment of animals to support Pat Meehan.

    Michael Markarian

    President, Humane Society Legislative Fund

  • “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 think he's well known to Republican leaders around the country. So on that level, it certainly shouldn't surprise anyone that Mr. Meehan has gotten some pretty significant appointments," said Madonna.

    G. Terry Madonna

    WHYY, 12/21/10

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

    Governor Chris Christie

    New Jersey Governor

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

    Governor Chris Christie

    New Jersey Governor

  • “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] 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

  • 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

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