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Pennsylvania poll offers glimpses into how abortion might boost Democrats in key races

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Pennsylvania is giving us a view into how an impending Supreme Court ruling gutting Roe v. Wade could cost Republicans precious votes in November. In both the gubernatorial and Senate races, Republicans nominated candidates who have taken extreme positions on abortion: state senator and MAGA extremist Doug Mastriano, and TV huckster and Trump endorsee Dr. Mehmet Oz.

Mastriano is a Christian nationalist who has said he wants to end all abortions with no exceptions, "Period." Oz, who backs exceptions solely in cases to protect the life of the mother (not rape or incest), was forced further right on the issue by a hotly contested GOP primary that became a referendum on abortion in the final month of the campaign. After the last GOP Senate debate, Oz told reporters that "life starts at conception," a reversal from his........

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