The Philly Four: Oz, McCormick race headed to recount, Far-right Mastriano wins primary, Fetterman dominates Democrats
The race for the GOP nomination for Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate seat is likely headed for a recount as the race remains too close to call. The two candidates locked in a dead heat are former television personality Mehmet Oz and hedge fund manager David McCormick. McCormick has chosen to attack Oz's past liberal beliefs and the fact that he does not primarily reside in Pennsylvania while Oz championed his endorsement from former President Donald Trump and called McCormick a globalist.
This candidate promises to remove inappropriate books from Pennsylvania public schools if elected Governor
Many Pennsylvania parents have expressed concern over the availability of what they consider "inappropriate content" in public school libraries. Here's how Lou Barletta would handle the issue if elected governor in the fall.
Governor Puts Smith Execution on Hold
Temporary reprieve for Oscar SmithXU Haiwei/Unsplash. “Due to an oversight in preparation for lethal injection, the scheduled execution of Oscar Smith will not move forward tonight. I am granting a temporary reprieve while we address Tennessee Department of Correction protocol. Further details will be released when they are available.” - Bill Lee, Governor of Tennessee 4/21/2022 5:35 p.m.
Gov. Murphy Tests Positive For COVID-19
On 31 March 2022, Governor Murphy tested positive for COVID-19. The governor met with officials in Holmdel on Thursday morning to support a donating drive for Ukraine. Statement from Communications Director Mahen Gunaratna.
Longtime journalist to appeal decision that he’s ineligible to run for governor
YAMHILL, OR — Longtime New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof will appeal today’s decision that he’s ineligible to run for governor in 2022. “A failing political establishment in Oregon has chosen to protect itself, rather than give voters a choice,” Kristof said on Twitter. “We will challenge this decision in court, and we are confident we will prevail, because the law is on our side.”