Pennsylvania's Fetterman, ableism, and NBC

A controversial interview has sparked a conversation about ableism in politics. Can Fetterman overcome?

John Fetterman.
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On Tuesday, NBC News aired an interview with Pennsylvania's Democratic Senate candidate John Fetterman featuring journalist Dasha Burns. Burns' comments before the interview, and the focus on Fetterman's health, sparked accusations of ableism against Burns and the network. Here's everything you need to know about the controversy swirling around the interview, as well as the state of Fetterman's health and how it might impact the outcome of the race.

What was the interview about?

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