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Pitt law professor campaigns against longtime incumbent Rep. Mike Doyle

Pitt law professor Jerry Dickinson is running against Rep. Michael Doyle, D-Pa., in the 2020 Democratic primary election.

By Priya Ray, For The Pitt News

October 18, 2019

Along with affordable housing, Jerry Dickinson’s platform involves workers’ rights, economic mobility and criminal justice reformation, among other social issues.

Gallery: Lamb vs Saccone

Carol Ferguson (left) and Dale Cable (right), both lifelong Mt. Lebanon residents, have volunteered for campaigns for much of their life — Ferguson for Republicans and Cable for Democrats. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

By John Hamilton and Christian Snyder | TPN Staff

March 14, 2018

Voters in Pennsylvania’s 18th District cast their ballots Tuesday for Conor Lamb or Rick Saccone, but election workers couldn’t count absentee ballots fast enough to declare a winner by midnight.   ...

Lamb vs. Saccone: National attention on Pa’s 18th District

Voters head into Lincoln Elementary School in My. Lebanon Tuesday afternoon. (Photo by John Hamilton / Managing Editor)

By John Hamilton / Managing Editor

March 13, 2018

Voters are going to the polls today in Pennsylvania’s 18th District to decide between Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone in a uncharacteristically close race in the deeply Republican district. The 18th District favored President Donald Trump by 20 points in 2016, but polls show a v...

Lamb misses the mark on gun issues

Participants in the 2018 Women’s March hold up signs supporting Conor Lamb, Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania’s 18th district. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Senior Staff Photographer)

By Jeremy Wang | Senior Columnist

February 22, 2018

Southwestern Pennsylvania loves its guns. And for many Democrats outside Pittsburgh’s City limits, that part of the region’s culture has become a stumbling block to winning public office. Throughout his campaign, Conor Lamb — the Democratic candidate for March’s special election in Pennsyl...

Editorial: Saccone would underserve Pennsylvania’s 18th District

Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., who resigned earlier this year after a personal scandal broke, may be replaced by Rick Saccone, a member of the state legislature from the town of Elizabeth. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 14, 2017

With the Republican Party’s announcement of their nominee over the weekend, the race to replace disgraced former Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., just got a little more eccentric. Rick Saccone, currently a member of the state legislature for the town of Elizabeth, received the nod from the state Republican ...

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