After Biden’s move on marijuana pardons, Fetterman celebrates and Oz dodges
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mehmet Oz talks to the media after accepting an endorsement from the Fraternal Order of Police on Sept. 26, 2022, at the FOP headquarters in Philadelphia. - Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS

PHILADELPHIA — President Joe Biden’s decision to pardon thousands of Americans convicted of “simple possession” of marijuana in federal court elicited celebration from Democratic Senate candidate John Fetterman, who has long advocated for legalizing the drug, and silence from his Republican challenger, Mehmet Oz. Fetterman called the announcement a “a massive step toward justice,” and claimed some credit. He’d pressed Biden on the issue when they both marched in the Pittsburgh Labor Day parade. “When I heard President Biden would be in Pittsburgh a month ago, I knew that if I had a chance to s...