Republican David McCormick announces Pennsylvania Senate run
McCormick narrowly lost the Republican nomination in 2022 to Dr. Mehmet Oz, whom former President Donald Trump endorsed.
Republican David McCormick on Thursday announced he would challenge Pennsylvania Democratic Sen. Bob Casey in 2024, marking his second attempt to reach the upper chamber of Congress.
McCormick narrowly lost the Republican nomination in 2022 to Dr. Mehmet Oz, whom former President Donald Trump endorsed. Oz went on to lose the general election against then-Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, D.
"I have total faith and confidence in the people of Pennsylvania, but we need the right kind of leaders to turn things around and give us the opportunity we deserve," he said at his Pittsburgh announcement, according to The Hill.
McCormick is the former CEO of asset manager Bridgewater Associates.
A battleground state, Pennsylvania will be a key theater in the 2024 presidential contest. The Senate race, consequentially, is likely to be one of the most closely watched of the cycle.
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