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Dr. Oz wins Pennsylvania GOP Senate primary by 951 votes, final tally shows
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Dr. Oz wins Pennsylvania GOP Senate primary by 951 votes, final tally shows

Dr. Mehmet Oz won last month's U.S. Senate Republican primary in Pennsylvania by 951 votes, according to the final tally released Wednesday. According to the final vote count, Oz received 419,999 votes, followed by David McCormick, who received 419,048 votes and Kathy Barnette, who received 331,864 votes, according to numbers from the Pennsylvania Secretary of State. None of the other candidates topped 75,000 votes.There were more than 1.3 million votes cast in the May 17 primary, according to the Associated Press. The outcome isn't very surprising, since McCormick conceded last week despite the ongoing recount, saying it was "now clear to me with the recount now largely complete that we have a nominee." He urged the party to now come together to defea...
Oz’s Ties to Turkey Attacked in Pennsylvania’s Senate Race | Entertainment News
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Oz’s Ties to Turkey Attacked in Pennsylvania’s Senate Race | Entertainment News

By MARC LEVY, Associated PressHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Mehmet Oz’s rivals in Pennsylvania’s competitive Republican primary for U.S. Senate are escalating their attacks on the celebrity heart surgeon’s connections to his parents’ native country of Turkey, raising it as a possible national security issue.Oz, best known as TV's Dr. Oz, has rejected any suggestions he is a threat to national security and accused an opponent, ex-hedge fund CEO David McCormick, of making “bigoted attacks.” If elected, Oz would be the nation's first Muslim senator, although Oz has not campaigned on that milestone.The criticism of Oz and his ties to Turkey has mushroomed in the weeks after Oz won the endorsement of former President Donald Trump, who remains popular with conservative voters. With the state's May 17 p...