Oz counters carpetbagger attacks from sidelined but not offline Fetterman

Pennsylvania’s Senate race — a contest that’s poised to help shape the balance of power in Washington over the next two years — is defying national trends and becoming a bare-knuckle fight over state roots between two idiosyncratic candidates.

Democrat John Fetterman, the 6-foot-8 lieutenant governor, has largely kept out of the public eye for two months as he recovers from a stroke. He hasn’t appeared at a public event since May and has instead leaned on viral memes featuring reality-TV star “Snooki” from “Jersey Shore” and aerial advertising to belittle his Republican opponent as a carpetbagger from neighboring New

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