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New Pennsylvania Poll: Fetterman +6, Shapiro +12

USA Today reports: Democrat John Fetterman is hanging on to a six percentage-point lead over Republican Mehmet Oz in the nation’s most closely watched Senate race, a new USA TODAY/Suffolk University poll of Pennsylvania finds, stoking Democratic hopes of keeping control of the Senate in the midterms. The Pennsylvania contest is believed to be the best shot Democrats have to …

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Fetterman Ad Compares Oz To The Simpsons’ Dr. Nick

The Hill reports: Pennsylvania Democratic Senate candidate John Fetterman is out with a new ad mocking his GOP rival Mehmet Oz and comparing the celebrity surgeon to a quack doctor character from “The Simpsons.” “Before there was Dr. Oz, there was Dr. Nick,” Fetterman wrote in a tweet Monday, referring to the recurring character from the long-running animated sitcom. “They …

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QAnon Mastriano Plans “40 Days Of Fasting & Prayer”

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports: On Monday night, Mastriano’s campaign posted on Facebook a photo of two hands under the words “40 days of fasting & prayer” with the dates Sept. 29 through Nov. 8 — Election Day. “Interceding for our elections, our state, and our nation,” it stated, along with a verse from the Book of Isaiah. “Starting in a …

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Fetterman +3 Over Oz In New Pennsylvania Senate Poll

Philadelphia’s Fox affiliate reports: A New Insider Advantage/FOX 29 Philadelphia poll shows Democratic nominee John Fetterman leading Dr. Mehmet Oz by a narrow margin in Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate Race. The poll, which surveyed 550 likely voters, shows just how tight the race is between the top two candidates with just a few weeks left before election day on Nov. 8. …

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Mastriano Recently Backed Murder Charge For Abortion

NBC News reports: State Sen. Doug Mastriano, the Republican nominee for governor in Pennsylvania, said in 2019 that women should be charged with murder if they violated his proposed abortion ban. In an interview with Pennsylvania radio station WITF, Mastriano was pressed about a bill he sponsored that would generally bar abortions when a fetal heartbeat could first be detected, …

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QAnon Mastriano’s Campaign Is Spiraling And Broke

The New York Times reports: In the same spot where he spoke to thousands of people at a raucous State Capitol rally demanding an end to pandemic restrictions in April 2020, Doug Mastriano appeared on Saturday before a crowd of just a few dozen — about half of whom were volunteers for his ragtag campaign for governor of Pennsylvania. He …

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PA School District Bans “Girls Who Code” Book Series

The Guardian reports: A school district in Pennsylvania has banned the Girls Who Code book series for young readers, according to an index of banned books compiled by the free expression non-profit Pen America. The series is in partnership with Girls Who Code, a non-profit that runs computer coding clubs The CEO and founder of Girls Who Code, Reshma Saujani, …

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Man Charged With Assaulting Abortion Clinic Escort

Law & Crime reports: A Catholic pro-life activist has been indicted for allegedly assaulting a “reproductive health care clinic escort in Philadelphia,” the U.S. Department of Justice announced on Friday. Mark Houck, 48, of Kintnersville, Pennsylvania, “is alleged to have twice assaulted a man because he was a volunteer reproductive health clinic escort.” Houck is listed as the co-founder and …

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PA Republicans Rally For Extreme “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

Penn Live reports: Pennsylvania GOP state lawmakers are pushing a bill to limit school instruction that is more expansive than the Florida legislation that has been described by its opponents as the “don’t say gay” law. During a rally at the Capitol, Republican lawmakers and supporters framed the legislation, House Bill 2813, as a way to guarantee parental oversight and …

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Shapiro +11 Over Mastriano In Pennsylvania Gov Poll

The Morning Call reports: With just over six weeks until the general election, Democratic candidates hold leads in both the Pennsylvania gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races, according to a new Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll. Democratic Attorney General Josh Shapiro leads Republican state Sen. Doug Mastriano by 11 points, 53% to 42%, which includes voters who are leaning to one candidate. …

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Police: Armed Man Who Menaced PA Dairy Queen Told Them He Was Planning To “Kill Democrats And Liberals”

We have an update on the Dairy Queen cultist: A Westmoreland County man is facing several charges after police said he wanted to “kill all Democrats.” Jan Stawovy, 61, took a loaded gun into a Delmont Dairy Queen and police said the quick action of an officer saved lives. It was Saturday, Sept. 10, is when Delmont police said Stawovy …

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Shapiro +11 Over Mastriano In Pennsylvania Gov Poll

Politics PA reports: Democrat Josh Shapiro has a double-figure lead over GOP opponent Doug Mastriano at 55-44 percent with one percent stating they are unsure at this time, according to today’s CBS/YouGov poll That same 55% are glad that the Dems nominated Shapiro, while 60% of Republican respondents said they wished the GOP had nominated another candidate other than Mastriano. …

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Fetterman +10 Over Oz In Pennsylvania Senate Poll

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports: The bad news for Mr. Oz? Voters seem to trust his Democratic opponent, John Fetterman, more on those key issues and generally hold a more favorable view of the lieutenant governor, the poll found. The topline of the Monmouth University Poll released Wednesday — sampling 605 registered voters in Pennsylvania — is that 49% of those …

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Armed Man In Rainbow Wig Menaces PA Dairy Queen, Tells Cops He’s Working To Reinstate Trump As “King”

The Centre Times Daily reports: A man was arrested at a Dairy Queen after he entered the restaurant with a loaded handgun, according to Pennsylvania authorities. The man was initially seen driving erratically along a highway in Delmont on Saturday, Sept. 10, prompting another driver to call 911, Delmont Police said in a news release. He pulled into Dairy Queen …

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Fetterman Agrees To Debate Oz Despite “Stroke Issues”

NBC News reports: Democrat John Fetterman on Wednesday agreed to a debate in Pennsylvania’s closely watched race for an open Senate seat, a day after Republican Mehmet Oz publicly questioned his opponent’s explanation for rejecting earlier invitations. A spokesperson for Fetterman, Joe Calvello, said the Democratic nominee was committing to one debate against Oz. The details have yet to be …

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Oz Refuses To Call Himself A “MAGA Republican”

Mediaite reports: Dr. Mehmet Oz refused to say whether he’s a “MAGA Republican” when asked by Fox News anchor Bret Baier. “Are you a MAGA Republican?” Baier asked. Oz did not answer the question directly. “I support what President Trump has argued while he was in the White House, that we can actually make America a great country if we …

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Pennsylvania Pastor Found Guilty Of Raping First Grader

The West Chester Patch reports: A former teacher at West Chester Christian School was convicted of sexually assaulting a first-grader there in 2007. Randy Lee Boston, 64, of Shickshinny, Luzerne County, was found guilty by a jury Wednesday in the Chester County Justice Center of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, indecent assault of a person under 13, corruption …

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Potential PA Secretary Of State: “9/11 Was A False Flag”

Media Matters reports: In newly unearthed videos, commentator Toni Shuppe claimed that Pizzagate is “absolutely real. It is 100% real,” and praised QAnon as “a very valuable resource.” Shuppe has been mentioned as a potential secretary of state pick for Mastriano, who would have the power to appoint the position if he becomes Pennsylvania governor. Shuppe also shared numerous 9/11 …

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Fetterman Prods Biden On Decriminalizing Marijuana

The Hill reports: Pennsylvania Democratic Senate nominee John Fetterman called on President Biden to deschedule marijuana, with a goal of ultimately decriminalizing the drug, ahead of Biden’s visit to the state next week. Biden is expected to travel to Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, two key swing states, on Labor Day ahead of the November midterms. “It’s long past time that we …

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QAnon PA Gov Nominee Posed In Confederate Uniform

Reuters reports: Three years before retiring from the U.S. Army in 2017, Donald Trump-backed Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano posed in Confederate uniform for a faculty photo at the Army War College, according to a copy of the photo obtained by Reuters. The previously unreported photo, released by the War College to Reuters after a request under the Freedom of …

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