Stories tagged: "fetterman"


Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate from Pennsylvania, takes the stage at an election night party in Pittsburgh, early Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
John Fetterman Cinches Victory, Will Represent Pennsylvania as US Senator

A contentious election season comes to a close with the former mayor of Braddock defeating celebrity surgeon Dr. Oz.

US Senate Candidates John Fetterman and Dr. Mehmet Oz debate in Harrisburg, Oct. 25, 2022. (Screen shot).
‘I Will Keep Getting Back Up’: John Fetterman Stands Tall in Debate With Dr. Oz

Still working his way back from a stroke, Pennsylvania’s Democratic US Senate candidate John Fetterman struggled at times in his debate with Mehmet Oz on Tuesday, but was more direct than his Republican opponent when discussing abortion, the economy, crime, and more.

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, speaks during a campaign event at the Steamfitters Technology Center in Harmony, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
John Fetterman’s Doctor Says He’s in Good Health and Has Recovered Well From Stroke

After suffering a major stroke in May, US Senate candidate John Fetterman released an updated medical report which states he has fully recovered and can return to full-time duty as a public official.

Police vehicles are parked at Roxborough High School near where multiple people were shot in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022. Authorities have identified the 14-year-old youth killed in a shooting on Tuesday that also wounded several other teens as they walked away from a Philadelphia high school athletic field after a football scrimmage.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Deadly Shooting Outside Philadelphia School is a Grim Reminder of What’s at Stake in Pa. on Election Day

Despite a surge in gun deaths in Pennsylvania over the last decade, Republican lawmakers in Harrisburg and Washington have consistently voted against gun safety laws. This Election Day offers voters a chance for change.

US Senate candidate John Fetterman speaks to a crowd of supporters at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (Haley O'Brien)
At Bethlehem Rally, John Fetterman and Susan Wild Warn of Dark Days if Republicans Win Big in Midterms

Both candidates said reproductive rights will be stripped away and job creation in Pennsylvania will suffer if their opponents, Dr. Oz and Lisa Scheller, win in November.

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.