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Obama, on the Pennsylvania campaign trail, tells Democrats “sulking and moping is not an option”
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Obama, on the Pennsylvania campaign trail, tells Democrats “sulking and moping is not an option”

The Democratic Party's most powerful voices warned Saturday that abortion, Social Security and democracy itself are at risk as they labored to overcome fierce political headwinds — and an ill-timed misstep from President Biden — over the final weekend of the high-stakes midterm elections."Sulking and moping is not an option," former President Barack Obama told several hundred voters on a blustery day in Pittsburgh."On Tuesday, let's make sure our country doesn't get set back 50 years," Obama said. "The only way to save democracy is if we, together, fight for it." Obama was the first president, but not last, to rally voters Saturday in Pennsylvania, a pivotal state as voters decide control of Congress and key statehouses. Polls across America will...
Biden returns to Pittsburgh to see new construction on bridge that collapsed earlier this year
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Biden returns to Pittsburgh to see new construction on bridge that collapsed earlier this year

The Fern Hollow Bridge in Pittsburgh became a symbol of the country's troubled infrastructure, collapsing into a ravine earlier this year, hours before President Biden visited the city. At the time, Mr. Biden detoured to survey the scene, where vehicles were stranded on shards of roadway and several people were injured, and pledged that help was on the way. On Thursday, the Democratic president returned to the bridge in hopes of turning it into a symbol of success for his administration.  US President Joe Biden speaks about the rebuilding the nation's infrastructure at the Fern Hallow Bridge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 20, 2022. - The bridge carrying Forbes Avenue through Frick Park, collapsed early on January 28, 2022, hours before Biden was due for a P...
Dr. Oz bought Palm Beach mega-mansion with help of man embroiled in immigration fraud scheme
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Dr. Oz bought Palm Beach mega-mansion with help of man embroiled in immigration fraud scheme

Among Pennsylvania U.S. Senate candidate Mehmet Oz's 18 known real estate investments, none is larger or more valuable than Louwana, a 10-bedroom historic beachfront mansion in Palm Beach, Florida.The 18,559-square-foot estate has been valued at more than $36 million, according to local appraisal records. In an interview with Boca Raton Magazine in 2018, the celebrity physician described the mansion as "our house" and raved about Palm Beach, which he said was "like a playground to me in many ways."The opulent Florida property has so far escaped the level of attention given to some of Oz's other houses, such as the New Jersey mansion where he resided for years until 2020. Oz's Democratic opponent in the hotly contested race, Pennsylvania's Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman, has hig...
Mehmet Oz becomes Republican Senate candidate in Pennsylvania as David McCormick concedes, saying statewide recount wouldn’t close gap
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Mehmet Oz becomes Republican Senate candidate in Pennsylvania as David McCormick concedes, saying statewide recount wouldn’t close gap

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 me with the recount now largely complete that we have a nominee," McCormick said at a campaign party at a Pittsburgh hotel. He added, "Tonight is really about us all coming together." Pennsylvania Republican Senate candidates David McCormick, left, and Mehmet Oz during campaign appearances in May 2022 in Pennsylvania. AP ...