Philadelphia Inquirer Endorses Fetterman

The Philadelphia Inquirer on Sunday endorsed  Democrat nominee John Fetterman in his bid to become Pennsylvania's next U.S. senator

  • The major daily newspaper, it the city’s most liberal and populous city, declining to endorse the state’s lieutenant governor in his party’s primary earlier this year.
  • Fetterman had a stroke in May, and the last effects, have been a major concern among likely voters who are uncertain about whether’s capable of the challenges of being a senator.
  • “There is no reason Fetterman cannot serve effectively after his stroke,” the paper’s editorial board wrote about the candidate, who struggles with delayed auditory processing.
  • Board members also said a “couple of moments” lag “should not significantly impair him” from serving as a senator.
  • Fetterman is in a close race with GOP nominee Dr. Mehmet Oz to win the seat of retiring GOP Sen. Pat Toomey.


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