Stories tagged: "US Senate"


FILE - An Afghan National Army pickup truck passes parked U.S. armored military vehicles, as smoke rises from a fire in a trash burn pit at Forward Operating Base Caferetta Nawzad, Helmand province south of Kabul, Afghanistan, April 28, 2011. The Senate is expected to approve on Thursday a large expansion of health care and disability benefits for veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan in response to concerns about their exposure to toxic burn pits.  (AP Photo/Simon Klingert, File)
Toomey Votes Against Enhancing Benefits for Vets Exposed to Toxic Burn Pits

Pat Toomey was one of 13 GOP senators who voted against the bill that greatly expands benefits for veterans exposed to toxic burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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 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)
Lt. Gov. John Fetterman Hospitalized After Suffering a Stroke

The leading candidate in Pennsylvania’s Democratic US Senate primary had a stroke Friday triggered by an irregular heartbeat, but insisted he’d be back on the campaign trail soon.

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.

Kathy Barnette, Mehmet Oz, moderator Greta Van Susteren, Carla Sands, David McCormick, and Jeff Bartos, (left to right) pose for photo before they take part in a debate for Pennsylvania U.S. Senate Republican candidates, Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in Grove City, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Dr. Oz’s Stance on Abortion Takes Center Stage at GOP Senate Debate

Both Kathy Barnette and David McCormick referred to a 2019 interview, where the celebrity surgeon said he did not want anyone in his family having an abortion.

In this Nov. 2, 2020 file photo, Rep. Conor Lamb, D-Pa., speaks during a rally for then-candidate  Joe Biden at Community College of Beaver County, in Monaca, Pa. Lamb is running for US Senate. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Remember That Time Fetterman Pulled a Gun on a Black Man? Lamb Does.

Conor Lamb took to Twitter Thursday to raise the episode, which has bubbled just below the surface of a primary campaign that previously had been relatively cordial.

Dr. Oz, Carla Sands, and David McCormick are the three leading candidates in the Republican Senate Primary in Pennsylvania. (Keystone Graphic/Desiree Tapia)
Meet the Out-of-State Millionaires Who Want to Be Pennsylvania’s Next Senator

Three out-of-state, Republican millionaires—who have either recently moved to Pennsylvania or moved back after years away—are competing to represent the commonwealth in the US Senate