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Thursday, June 9

Trump supporters swarm the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2022.

• Recount confirms Oz win over McCormick: Dr. Mehmet Oz defeated David McCormick in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate by less than 1,000 votes. Recounts are mandatory under Pa. law when the margin of victory is 0.5% or less. (Source: WGAL)

• Pa. House votes to remove homosexuality from criminal code: The unanimous vote would remove references to homosexuality in definitions of prohibited sexual acts. (Source: ABC 27)

• Pa. Republicans lessen their opposition to spending ARPA funds, surplus: The deadline for passing a state budget is June 30. (Source: Spotlight PA)

• Protesters call for removing Mastriano, Perry from fall ballot: They say the efforts by U.S. Rep. Perry and by state Sen. Mastriano, the Republican candidate for governor, to keep Donald Trump in power after he lost the 2020 election were treasonous and should disqualify them from holding office. (Source: Fox 43)

• National/world: Jan. 6 panel to hold 1st televised hearing at 8 tonight. (Source: UPI) Senate GOP expected to block gun-control bill passed in House. (Source: NBC News) FBI raids home of man accused of plotting death of Justice Kavanaugh. (Source: CBS News) Fierce fighting continues in Sievierodonetsk. (Source: AP)