FILE - This Dec. 4, 2019 file photo shows Dr. Mehmet Oz at the 14th annual L'Oreal Paris Women of Worth Gala in New York.  Oz, joins the Republican field of possible candidates aiming to capture Pennsylvania's open US Senate seat in next year's election. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Dr. Oz Says He’ll Keep Pennsylvanians Safe. His Positions Suggest Otherwise.

Dr. Oz, who insists he’s the candidate that will keep Pennsylvanians safe, opposes all gun safety laws, supports abortion bans that have been shown to make women less safe, and wants to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which expanded access to healthcare, saved lives, and even reduced crime.

FILE - Mehmet Oz, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey, File)
‘Gross Fear Mongering’: How Dr. Oz is Distorting John Fetterman’s Record to Scare Voters

In an effort to distract from their candidate’s unpopularity, the Oz campaign and its Republican allies have run a barrage of misleading ads against Democrat John Fetterman, trying to depict Fetterman—a man who has tattoos on his arm to honor murder victims—as being soft on crime.

Pro-Choice Protestors gather at the "Bans Off Our Bodies" Rally at the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg on Oct. 2, 2021 to protest Texas' Anti-Abortion laws. (Image via Shutterstock)
Pennsylvania Races Loom Larger as Senate and House Republicans Introduce Nationwide Abortion Ban

“If we take back the House and the Senate, I can assure you we’ll have a vote on our bill,” Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday. “If the Democrats are in charge, I don’t know if we’ll ever have a vote on our bill.”

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28: A woman walks with a sign supporting legalizing marijuana during the Democratic National Convention (DNC) on July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The convention officially began on Monday and has attracted thousands of protesters, members of the media and Democratic delegates to the City of Brotherly Love.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Democrats Renew Push for Biden to Decriminalize Weed, an Idea Pennsylvanians Overwhelmingly Support

Decriminalizing and legalizing marijuana is overwhelmingly popular with Pennsylvania residents of all political affiliations, as 69% of voters in the state support legalizing cannabis, according to the polling firm Civiqs.

FILE - Mehmet Oz, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, takes part in a Republican Jewish Coalition event in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. If Dr. Mehmet Oz is elected to the U.S. Senate this fall, he'll be the first Muslim to serve in the chamber. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Dr. Oz: Abortion is ‘Murder’ at Any Stage of Pregnancy

In newly-leaked audio from a campaign event in May, the Republican nominee for US Senate in Pennsylvania, Dr. Mehmet Oz, claimed that abortion was “murder” at any stage of pregnancy, a statement that could put him at odds with Pennsylvania voters.

Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh (Shutterstock)
Biden Cancels Student Loan Debt, Extends Repayment Pause, Announces Reforms for Future Repayments

Biden’s executive order will cancel $10,000 in debt for anyone who went to college and earns less than $125,000; $20,000 for borrowers who also received Pell Grants and meet the income threshold; and dramatically reduces monthly payments for low- and middle-income borrowers moving forward.

President Joe Biden speaks at Carnegie Mellon University at Mill 19 in Pittsburgh, Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Five Ways Democrats Have Helped Pennsylvania Under Biden’s Leadership

From the American Rescue Plan to the Inflation Reduction Act and everything in between, the Biden administration and Democratic leaders in Congress have passed an impressive array of bills that aim to improve America’s economy and infrastructure, invest in physical and mental health care, and combat climate change.