Stories tagged: "David McCormick"


FILE - Mehmet Oz takes part in a forum for Republican candidates for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania at the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference in Camp Hill, Pa., April 2, 2022. Millionaire candidates and billionaire investors are harnessing their considerable personal wealth to try to win competitive Republican primaries for open U.S. Senate seats in Pennsylvania and Ohio. In Pennsylvania, three multimillionaire candidates, including TV's Dr. Mehmet Oz, report loaning their campaigns over $20 million combined. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Dr. Oz Delivers Keynote for Conference Supporting Pyramid Schemes

Just days after winning the GOP primary for Pennsylvania’s open US Senate seat, celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz delivered the keynote address at a conference for a lobbying group that supports pyramid schemes.

McCormick Concedes to Dr. Oz in Pennsylvania GOP Senate Primary

Even with a recount in progress, the former hedge fund CEO David McCormick knew he wasn’t going to muster enough votes to pass the celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Oz in the US Senate primary.

FILE - David McCormick poses for photos at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse, in this Nov. 20, 2016 file photo in Bedminster, N.J. McCormick is running in the 2022 Republican primary election 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/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Judge Sides With McCormick Campaign’s Request to Count Mail-In Ballots

The court victory likely won’t be enough to propel David McCormick past Dr. Oz in Pennsylvania's Republican primary race for US Senate.

Pennsylvania Senate candidate Mehmet Oz, left, accompanied by former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Greensburg, Pa., Friday, May 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Trump’s Candidate Dr. Oz Pulls Trump-like Move And Declares Himself Presumptive Nominee in US Senate Race

With a recount underway, the celebrity surgeon is positioning himself as the victor over David McCormick in the GOP primary. A new ruling by the Supreme Court could make Oz’s claim a reality.

Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman gives notice that she will order a statutorily required statewide recount in the May 17 Republican primary race for a U.S. Senate seat, in Harrisburg, PA on May 25, 2022. (PACast)
Recount Officially Announced for Oz, McCormick Primary Race

Dr. Mehmet Oz is ahead of former hedge fund CEO David McCormick by 0.07% points. A recount is triggered when the margin is within 0.5% points.

PA GOP Senate Recount Devolves Into Battle Of Conspiracy Theories

While the dispute amounts to a disagreement over technicalities, it is also an example of GOP voter suppression strategies coming home to roost. The attempts to disqualify mail-in ballots, seen as a way to suppress democratic votes, are now backfiring on the party that created them.

Pennsylvania Senate candidate Mehmet Oz, left, accompanied by former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Greensburg, Pa., Friday, May 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
It Was All About Trump at Dr. Oz Campaign Rally

The former President talked about how Dr. Oz is “in the bedrooms” of potential female voters Friday. But mostly, he spewed his usual rhetoric about MAGA, patriots, and China.