Stories tagged: "2022 Senate race"


FILE—Dr. Oz watches play during the women's singles final of the US Open tennis championships, in this file photo from Sept. 11, 2021, in New York. Mehmet Oz is running in the wide-open race for the Pennsylvania seat being vacated by two-term Republican Sen. Pat Toomey. The race has attracted wealthy and well-connected transplants, and homers.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
Pennsylvanians Call Out the Carpetbaggers in Senate Race

A wide-open race for the seat being vacated by two-term Republican Sen. Pat Toomey has attracted wealthy and well-connected transplants, and the homers are seizing on it.

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman.
Pennsylvania’s US Senate Seat Up for Grabs This Year and Everybody Wants It

Pennsylvania voters have the opportunity to change the balance of power in the US Senate.

FILE - Carla Sands seen at the official inauguration of the Australian War Monument at the Churchill Memorial Park on September 17, 2020 in Copenhagen, Denmark. (Photo by Ole Jensen/Getty Images)
Rich? Want to Be a US Senator? Welcome to Pennsylvania!

Carla Sands, Mehmet Oz — best known as the host of TV's "Dr. Oz Show" — and David McCormick all seem prepared to spend millions of their own dollars to win a Senate seat.

FILE - In this June 17, 2014, file photo, Dr. Mehmet Oz testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Oz is fighting back against critics who are trying to get him removed from a faculty position at Columbia University. Dr. Mehmet Oz will air an episode of his syndicated talk show on Thursday that specifically takes on the group of 10 doctors from around the country who wrote to a Columbia dean about him. The group suggested last week that Oz promotes quack treatments of weight loss supplements with no scientific proof that they work. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)
Several TV Stations Pull the ‘Oz’ Show as Host Runs for Senate

The stations were compelled by the FCC's "equal time" rules that give rival candidates the ability to request matching air time.

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)
Another TV Personality in Washington? Dr. Oz Will Run for Senate in Pennsylvania

Democratic Senate candidate Dr. Val Arkoosh blasted the prospect of Dr. Oz’s campaign: “Dr. Oz is the last thing we need when our Commonwealth faces real challenges.”

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a rally to raise the state minimum wage Friday, July 9, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Wolf Appears Ready to Start Talking New Congressional Maps

The upcoming round of drawing new congressional district boundaries for the 2022 election is the first time in three decades where a Republican-controlled Legislature must share the task with a governor who is a Democrat.

FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2020 file photo, Sean Parnell walks through people gathered at a campaign rally for President Donald Trump at the Pittsburgh International Airport in Moon Township. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
Trump-Backed Parnell Loses Custody Battle, Suspends Campaign

A judge in Butler County called Parnell’s estranged wife “the more credible witness,” and believed Parnell “did commit some acts of abuse in the past.”