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Oz counters carpetbagger attacks from sidelined but not offline Fetterman

Summary by Ground News
Pennsylvania’s Senate race — a contest that’s poised to help shape the balance of power in Washington over the next two years — is defying national trends and becoming a bare-knuckle fight over state roots between two idiosyncratic candidates. Democrat John Fetterman, the 6-foot-8 lieutenant governor, has largely kept out of the public eye for two months as he recovers from a stroke. He hasn’t appeared at a public event since May and has instead leaned on viral memes featuring reality-TV star “Snooki” from "Jersey Shore" and aerial advertising to belittle his Republican opponent as a carpetbagger from neighboring New Jersey.
2 months ago·Harrisburg, United States

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Washington TimesWashington Times

Fetterman knocks Oz with carpetbagger attacks, digs into New Jersey, Pennsylvania rivalry

It’s not often that candidates running for office intentionally run ads in neighboring states — much less one focused entirely on an opponent.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Oz counters carpetbagger attacks from sidelined but not offline Fetterman

Pennsylvania’s Senate race is becoming a bare-knuckle fight over state roots between Republican Mehmet Oz and Democrat John Fetterman.

2 months ago·United States
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John Fetterman and Dr. Oz trade memes in Twitter fight

Pennsylvania Democratic Senate candidate John Fetterman campaigns ahead of primary election | Photo by Michael M. Santiago / Getty ImagesOver the last few weeks, the Fetterman and Oz campaigns have been locked in an online tit for tat as the midterm election cycle continues to heat up in Pennsylvania. The Oz campaign has repeatedly slammed “radical liberal” John Fetterman over Twitter for his 2016 Bernie Sanders endorsement and “crazier than you…

2 months ago·United States
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Oz vs. Fetterman: In Pennsylvania, a war of ads (and memes) takes center stage

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski discuss new ads out of the Senate race in Pennsylvania between Dr. Mehmet Oz and Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, and the meme war taking place between the two candidates online. Scarborough and Brzezinski also discuss Oz's history of false statements.

2 months ago·United States
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InquirerInquirer

Mehmet Oz says John Fetterman is Bernie Sanders 2.0. How similar are they?

Fetterman and Sanders have swapped endorsements and shared rally stages, as well as some policy views. But it's unclear how effective the comparison will be to voters.

2 months ago·Philadelphia, United States
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Penn LivePenn Live

Oz takes gloves off in Pa. Senate race, calls out Fetterman for ‘hiding’

After remaining silent for weeks about Democrat John Fetterman's absence from the U.S. Senate campaign as he recuperated from a stroke, Republican Dr. Mehmet Oz's campaign is now going after Fetterman for "hiding" from voters.

2 months ago·Harrisburg, United States
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