John Fetterman looks to November as primary day in Pennsylvania approaches

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Fetterman is the heavy favorite to win Tuesday's Democratic primary ahead of US Rep. But John Fetterman, the tattooed, 6-foot 8-inch, cargo-short-wearing lieutenant governor of the Keystone State is anything but conventional. When asked this week whether he supports any restrictions on abortion, Fetterman said, "I don't," even in the third trimester. "I think we should fund the police," he told CNN in an interview just days before Tuesday's primary. "Republicans think they'd crush Socialist Fetterman," blared an ad from a super PAC supporting Lamb.

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Can a Bernie Sanders-supporting advocate for legal marijuana and lower prison sentences flip a Republican Senate seat in Pennsylvania and help keep the Senate in Democratic hands? Conventional wisdom would say no. But John Fetterman, the tattooed, 6-foot 8-inch, cargo-short-wearing lieutenant governor of the Keystone State is anything but conventional. "We have to flip this seat," he told a cheering crowd of over a hundred people packed into the Holy Hound Taproom ("Hallowed be thy beer," the sign says) here in downtown York, where he grew up and where his father's insurance agency still operates just a few blocks away. Fetterman is the heavy favorite to...

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