Biden, Fetterman host PA Senate fundraiser in race against Dr. Oz

Pennsylvania lieutenant governor and U.S. Senate candidate John Fetterman speaks at a rally in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 24, 2022.

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president Joe Biden A fundraiser will be held next week in Philadelphia with Pennsylvania senatorial candidate John Fetterman, a senior government official told CNBC on Tuesday.

Biden’s appearance in the Democratic Senate scheduled for Oct. 20 comes less than a month after the Nov. 8 midterm elections, when Fetterman’s Republican rival Dr. It is because they have attained a certain position.

But Oz, the former president-backed celebrity doctor donald trumpis still tracking Fetterman, according to poll in the all-important Senate election. Fetterman wants to maintain both his polling dominance over Oz and his huge fundraising dominance in the final weeks of the election.

Candidates are vying for the seat vacated by the departure of Republican Senator Pat Toomey. Elections in the battleground states where Biden narrowly defeated Trump in 2020 could determine which party controls the Senate.

Democrats want to stick with a very thin majority in the House, where the parties are split 50-50, with Vice President Kamala Harris taking the tie vote. Republicans competing in the midterm elections, who tend to favor Republicans not in the White House, are trying to gain control of both the House and Senate.

Biden and Fetterman are scheduled to appear at a reception in support of Fetterman and the state Democratic joint fundraising committee, the Fetterman Victory Fund. invitation A reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer first reported.

Fetterman’s campaign outperforms that of its opponents. Also, outside groups spend more on attacking Oz than they do on Democratic Lieutenant Governors.

Oz announced last week that it raised $7 million out of its own pocket of the $17 million it raised last quarter. Meanwhile, Fetterman touted that he never raised his own $22 million in funding that his campaign raised during the same period.

The Oz campaign aimed to blame both Biden and Fetterman for high gas prices and crime in a statement on the fundraising news.

“Biden Fetterman’s agenda has given us higher prices at the pump and more dangerous streets.

A spokesperson for Fetterman’s campaign did not immediately respond to CNBC’s request for comment on the event. Biden, Fetterman host PA Senate fundraiser in race against Dr. Oz

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