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Thursday, Oct. 27

Democrat Mark Temons, right, and Libertarian Josh Gerber, second from right, take part in a League of Women Voters-sponsored debate on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. (Source: League of Women Voters of Lancaster County)

• 98th Pa. House District candidates Temons, Gerber debate: Republican Tom Jones was a no-show at the event, where Democrat Mark Temons and Libertarian Josh Gerber sparred over abortion, school security and taxes. (Source: LNP)

• F&M poll shows tight Fetterman-Oz race: The poll, which shows Fetterman nursing a 48% to 43% lead, was conducted before this week’s debate. (Source: WGAL)

• Abortion providers ask Pa. Supreme Court to overturn Medicaid ban: They claim Pennsylvania’s law against funding abortion through Medicaid violates the state’s Equal Rights Amendment. (Source: ABC 27)

• Republicans launch impeachment effort against Philly DA Krasner: Their resolution says Krasner’s policies have emboldened criminals and hobbled law enforcement. Krasner said his opponents are grandstanding and creeping toward fascism. (Source: AP)

• Bill reforming ‘prior authorization’ heads to Gov. Wolf’s desk: The governor is expected to sign the measure, which streamlines and standardizes procedures for insurance companies to authorize care. Advocates say it will reduce uncertainty and delays for doctors and patients. (Source: WITF)

• Nation/world: U.S. GDP grows at 2.6% pace in Q3. (Source: CNBC) Long-term mortgage rates hit 7%, highest in two decades. (Source: ABC News) Ye (Kanye West) escorted out of Sketchers. (Source: NPR) Poll shows Republican support rising. (Source: USA Today) Elon Musk visits Twitter HQ. (Source: UPI) 100+ lawsuits already filed regarding Nov. 8 election. (Source: AP) Transgender Thai tycoon buys Miss Universe pageant. (Source: BBC News)