Fetterman beats Trump pick Oz, NBC News projects

Fetterman beats Trump pick Oz, NBC News projects

Pennsylvania Democratic Lt. John Fetterman will defeat Republican Dr. Mehmet Oz in a crucial Senate race that could prove to be a decisive blow in the battle for control of the upper chamber of Congress, NBC News projects. With 90% of the vote counted, Fetterman led Oz 49.4% to 48.1%, a margin of about 66,000 … Read more

Pennsylvania Senate Results: 2022 Midterm Elections

Pennsylvania Senate Results: 2022 Midterm Elections

Despite blow he suffered in May, Fetterman, 53, handily won the Democratic nomination with support from all 67 counties. His motto on the campaign trail has been “Every County. Every Vote.” He didn’t return to the campaign trail until August, and Fetterman continues to struggle with hearing loss. He has been using closed captioning to … Read more

Pennsylvania gubernatorial election results: 2022 midterm elections

Pennsylvania gubernatorial election results: 2022 midterm elections

CBS News is projecting Attorney General Josh Shapiro to win the Pennsylvania governor’s race over Republican Doug Mastriano. Shapiro and Mastriano ran to succeed outgoing Gov. Tom Wolf, who is term-limited. Gender appeared to figure in this race: 51% of men say they voted for Republican Doug Mastriano, compared to 47% who say they voted … Read more

Photos: 2022 US midterm elections

Photos: 2022 US midterm elections

The midterm elections on Tuesday will determine which party controls the chambers of Congress for the next two years. Democrats are playing defense in blue-state strongholds like New York, Washington and Oregon as they aim to hold on to the House of Representatives. Republicans need only a net gain of five seats to regain control … Read more

Anti-abortion group attacks swing state Democrats with emails masquerading as public health announcements

Anti-abortion group attacks swing state Democrats with emails masquerading as public health announcements

In at least three states identified by Vanity Fair– Arizona, Pennsylvania and North Carolina – voters have received what appear to be public health warnings but are actually attacks on pro-choice Democratic candidates. The shipments were delivered in envelopes that read “Public Health Alert” and “Children in your area are increasingly vulnerable due to a … Read more

Decades of Black history were lost in an overgrown Pennsylvania cemetery until a group of volunteers unearthed more than 800 headstones

Decades of Black history were lost in an overgrown Pennsylvania cemetery until a group of volunteers unearthed more than 800 headstones

North York, Pennsylvania CNN  —  Before she became one of America’s most-decorated Special Olympics athletes, before the made-for-TV movie and the shared stages with actor Denzel Washington and Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, Loretta Claiborne was a great-granddaughter – of one Anna Johnson. Johnson died mysteriously after the 1969 race riots in Claiborne’s hometown … Read more

Donald Trump performs for . . . Donald Trump

Donald Trump performs for .  .  .  Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s allies say the former president, who lost in 2020, will announce as early as next week that he is running for the White House again in 2024. If you doubt that, Mr. Trump is already taunting his fellow Republicans and potential rivals before Tuesday’s midterm elections. Mr. Trump held a rally Saturday in … Read more

Oprah Winfrey supports John Fetterman over Dr. Mehmet Oz to the PA Senate

Oprah Winfrey supports John Fetterman over Dr.  Mehmet Oz to the PA Senate

Oprah Winfrey speaks on stage during The Robin Hood Foundation’s 2018 benefit at the Jacob Javits Center on May 14, 2018 in New York City. Kevin Mazur | Getty Images Oprah Winfrey said Thursday she would vote for Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman over Republican Dr. Mehmet Oz in the must-win Pennsylvania Senate race. It’s … Read more