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Celeb surgeon Dr. Oz — a longtime N.J. resident — running for Senate in Pa.

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By MARC LEVY Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV’s Dr. Oz Show after rocketing to fame on Oprah Winfrey’s show, announced Tuesday that he is running for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat as a Republican. Oz, 61, will bring his unrivaled name recognition and wealth to a wide-open race that is expected to be among the nation’s most competitive and could determine control of the Senate in next year’s election. Oz — a longtime New Jersey resident — enters a Republican field that is resetting with an influx of candidates…

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