T. J. Rooney
|Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 133rd district
January 5, 1993 – November 30, 2006
|Preceded by||Katherine McHale|
|Succeeded by||Joseph Brennan|
|Constituency||Part of Lehigh and Northampton Counties|
|Chair of the
Pennsylvania Democratic Party
March 20, 2003 – June 19, 2010
|Preceded by||Allen Kukovich|
|Succeeded by||Jim Burn|
December 9, 1964 |
Garden City, New York
|Residence||Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania|
|Alma mater||Catawba College (attended)|
He was named runner up for the 2003 Politician of the Year by the political website PoliticsPA, who noted the statewide success of the Democratic party, who won five of six statewide judicial races and helped elect Dan Onorato and re-elect John Street.
- "SESSION OF 1993 - 177TH OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY - No. 1" (PDF). Legislative Journal. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. 1993-01-05.
- Per Article II, Section 2 of the Pennsylvania Constitution, the legislative session ended on November 30, 2006
- The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
- "T.J. Rooney (Democrat)". Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Archived from the original on 2006-01-10.
- "Politician of the Year". PoliticsPA. 2003. Archived from the original on December 20, 2003.
- "TJ Rooney". Leadership Biographies. Tri State Strategies PA, L.L.C. Archived from the original on 2009-06-06.
- "PA Report 100" (PDF). Pennsylvania Report. Capital Growth, Inc. January 23, 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-08-14.
one of the key players in Pennsylvania’s effort to get Barack Obama elected President of the United States
- Roarty, Alex; Sean Coit (January 2010). "Pennsylvania Influencers" (PDF). Politics Magazine. pp. 44–49. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-02-08.
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- Pennsylvania House Democratic Caucus - Representative T.J. Rooney official Party website (archived)