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Celebrity Surgeon Dr. Oz Running For Senate In PennsylvaniaDr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV’s Dr. Oz Show, is planning to run for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat as a Republican.
Officials Introduce People Over Politics Petition Calling For Change In Rules For Pennsylvania PoliticiansThe proposal comes on the heels of guilty verdicts against John Dougherty and City Councilmember Bobby Henon in their corruption trial.
Pennsylvania Senate Scramble Could Include Dr. Oz And Former Bush Official: 'This Crowd Is So Big And Unknown'The slate of GOP candidates could expand in coming weeks to include hedge fund executive David McCormick and daytime TV personality Dr. Oz.
GOP Candidate For Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Seat Concedes To Philadelphia Democrat Lori Dumas After RecountOn Twitter, Drew Crompton congratulated Dumas and the other winners in the judicial races that were on the ballot in Nov. 2 election.
Gov. Wolf To Veto Permitless Concealed Carry Gun Bill Passed By Pennsylvania House As Local Authorities Sound AlarmOfficials in the Delaware Valley are sounding the alarm on a state legal proposal that they say could make things more dangerous locally.
New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney Concedes To Republican Newcomer Edward DurrSweeney stopped short of saying whether he would seek election to the Senate again in two years or run for governor in 2025.
2021 Election Day Results For GOP Could Be Preview Of 2022 Midterms, Rutgers-Camden Political Science Professor SaysStronger than-expected performances by the Republican party on Election Day could be signaling a reckoning amongst Democrats.
Mayor Kenney Orders Philadelphia Police To Stop Pulling Drivers Over For Minor InfractionsThe executive order from Mayor Jim Kenney puts a bill passed last month by the City Council — called the Driving Equality Bill — into effect.
Larry Krasner, Charles Peruto Face Off In District Attorney Race Amid Philadelphia's Near-Record Murder RateIn a race historically decided at the primary, does concern of Philadelphia’s rising near-historic murder rate inject life into this late-hour Election Day contest?
2021 NJ Election: Excitement In Air As New Jersey Voters Head To Polls To Elect GovernorNew Jersey voters are headed to the polls Tuesday to elect their next governor.