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McCormick Concedes To Oz In PA GOP Senate Primary

The Associated Press reports: Former hedge fund CEO David McCormick conceded the Republican primary in Pennsylvania for U.S. Senate to celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz, ending his campaign Friday night as he acknowledged an ongoing statewide recount wouldn’t give him enough votes to make up the deficit. McCormick said he had called Oz to concede. “It’s now clear to …

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Court Rules For McCormick In Ballot Counting Lawsuit

The Associated Press reports: A state court agreed Thursday night in a ballot-counting lawsuit with the campaign of David McCormick, who is in a neck-and-neck Republican primary contest for the U.S. Senate against celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz. In the decision, Commonwealth Court Judge Renee Cohn Jubelirer ordered counties to count the ballots in question, although her decision could …

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McCormick Seeks Hand Recount In PA Senate Primary

NBC News reports: Dave McCormick’s Senate campaign — citing what it called several “abnormalities” — will seek a hand recount of select precincts in 12 Pennsylvania counties as a broader, state-mandated recount gets under way in his too-close-to-call Republican primary with celebrity Dr. Mehmet Oz. A senior campaign official who briefed reporters on the plans Tuesday afternoon offered several complaints, …

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McCormick Sues To Have Undated Mail Ballots Counted

NBC News reports: Republican Senate candidate Dave McCormick filed a lawsuit Monday in a bid to ensure certain mail-in ballots aren’t disqualified from last week’s Pennsylvania primary, in which his fight against Mehmet Oz remains too close to call. McCormick, in papers filed in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, said a number of county boards of election are refusing to …

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PA Senate Candidates Hire Trump Lawyers For Recount

Politico reports: Both Oz and McCormick have enlisted alumni from former President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign to gird themselves for a potential recount. Mike Roman, the director of Trump’s Election Day operations, is helping the McCormick team, according to a source familiar with his efforts. The Oz campaign has brought onboard James Fitzpatrick, who led Pennsylvania’s Election Day operations for …

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Recount Likely In Pennsylvania GOP Senate Primary

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports: Pennsylvania’s Republican Senate primary was still undecided Wednesday, with celebrity surgeon Mehmet Oz clinging to a narrow lead of about 2,500 votes over David McCormick. But with thousands or even tens of thousands of votes still to be counted (including both some in-person votes and mail ballots), it was unclear who would have the edge once …

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Pennsylvania GOP Senate Primary Still Too Close To Call

Bloomberg News reports: Pennsylvania’s bitterly fought Republican US Senate primary was too close to call early Wednesday with celebrity physician Mehmet Oz holding the slimmest of leads over former Bridgewater Associates Chief Executive Officer David McCormick. Oz, who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump, had 31.3% of the vote to McCormick’s 31.1%, with 99% of the votes counted, according …

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GOP Senate Candidate Roasts Trump For Backing Oz

Axios reports: Dave McCormick, who privately lobbied hard to win former President Trump’s blessing, is going after Trump for backing Dr. Oz in the country’s hottest current race — the Pennsylvania GOP race for U.S. Senate. Trump slammed McCormick Friday night at a rally in Pennsylvania. Now McCormick is punching back in an ad you’re seeing first on Axios — …

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Candidate To Run “Let’s Go Brandon” Super Bowl Ad

The Hill reports: A Republican candidate running for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania is planning to run a campaign ad featuring chants of “Let’s go Brandon” during the Super Bowl on Sunday. The ad from candidate David McCormick features text highlighting issues that have hindered the Biden administration including the U.S. military exit from Afghanistan and rising inflation against an audio …

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Republican Hedge Fund Mogul Enters PA Senate Race

Bloomberg News reports: David McCormick, who stepped aside earlier this month as chief executive officer at giant hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, filed the paperwork needed to enter the Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat in Pennsylvania. The first-time politician filed a statement of candidacy Wednesday with the U.S. Federal Election Commission. McCormick is jumping into the race to succeed …

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