Stories tagged: "US Senate"


This April 28, 2021, file photo shows the US Capitol building in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
We May Not Know Who Controls the US House and Senate for a Few Days—or Even Weeks

Control of the two chambers of Congress will come down to mail ballots that are still being counted in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, and Oregon—and possibly a December Senate run-off election in Georgia.

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.

Former President Barack Obama speaks at Citizens Bank Park as he campaigns for Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/ Matt Slocum)
Barack Obama Endorses John Fetterman for US Senate

“When the fate of our democracy and a woman’s right to choose are on the line, I know John will fight for Pennsylvanians. You can count on John Fetterman,” Obama said in a video posted to Twitter.

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.

Mehmet Oz, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, speaks during a campaign event in Malvern, Pa., Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
Dr. Oz Stages Photo Op With Paid Staffer Who Lost a Family Member to Gun Violence

First, it was whether or not he actually lived in Pennsylvania, then it was his days as a peddler of “miracle cures.” Now, the credibility of Dr. Oz’s campaign is called into question again after a staged photo op.

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.

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, who is running for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate, speaks at a Centre County Democrats' breakfast event at a hotel at the Mountain View Country Club, Saturday, April 9, 2022, in Boalsburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Marc Levy)
Debate Set Between John Fetterman and Dr. Oz

Pennsylvania’s candidates for US Senate will face off in a televised debate Oct. 25 in Harrisburg.