Stories tagged: "US Senate"


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.

Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, the chairperson of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners, plans to run for the state's open US Senate seat in 2022. (Courtesy of Montgomery County)
Montgomery County Commissioner Val Arkoosh to Run for US Senate in 2022

Arkoosh would be the first woman to represent Pennsylvania in the US Senate if she's elected.

State representative Malcolm Kenyatta, a Black man, wears a gray suit and tie, and holds his right hand over his heart as he sings the National Anthem.
State Rep. Kenyatta to Run for US Senate in 2022

Kenyatta, the grandson of the late civil rights activist Muhammad I. Kenyatta, is the latest candidate to join what is likely to be a crowded race.

John Fetterman speaks during his inauguration as lieutenant governor on Jan. 15, 2019. (Flickr/Office of Gov. Tom Wolf)
Fetterman Makes It Official: He’ll Run for US Senate in 2022

The race for the US Senate seat currently occupied by Pat Toomey could be the most competitive Senate race in 2022.

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman has been a proponent of unions and legalizing marijuana.
It Sure Looks Like Fetterman Is Running For Toomey’s Senate Seat

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, a Democrat, is taking the first steps in running for the US Senate seat currently held by Republican Pat Toomey.

US Sen. Pat Toomey announces his decision not to seek re-election or run for governor in 2022 at a press conference on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. (Screenshot)
Sen. Pat Toomey Confirms He Won’t Run for Re-election or Governor

Toomey also pushed for the quick confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme Court.