Doug Mastriano's controversial run for governor in Pennsylvania, explained

Why the GOP candidate is attracting so much attention

Doug Mastriano.
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There are 36 gubernatorial elections across the United States this year, but one race — and one candidate in particular — is drawing an extraordinary amount of attention: Doug Mastriano, the Republican nominee to be Pennsylvania's chief executive.

Not all the attention is good, admittedly.

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