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Post Politics Now It’s debate night in Pennsylvania, as Fetterman and Oz square off

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, Democratic candidate for Senate; and Mehmet Oz, celebrity physician and Republican candidate for Senate in Pennsylvania. (Matt Rourke/AP)

Today, Democrat John Fetterman and Republican Mehmet Oz are facing off in the only debate scheduled in a Pennsylvania Senate race that could determine control of the chamber in Washington next year.

The showdown between Fetterman, who continues to recover from a stroke, and Oz, a celebrity doctor, is among a handful of debates in high-profile races taking place Tuesday night: Senate candidates will tangle in Colorado, as will gubernatorial hopefuls in Michigan and New York.

In Washington, President Biden urged Americans to get a coronavirus booster shot this fall, warning that more infections, hospitalizations and deaths could occur as the weather gets colder and people start spending more time indoors.