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Summer Lee, D-34, speaks at Pittsburgh’s TEDxWomen event on Nov. 29, 2018. Lee announced her run for U.S. Congress on Oct. 19.

Collab Column | PA-18 House race — excitement and indecision

By The Pitt News Staff November 12, 2021
It’s been a remarkably successful few years for progressives in the Pittsburgh area.
The Office of Congressman Mike Doyle on East Carson Street in South Side on June 24, 2019. Steve Irwin, Pittsburgh lawyer, recently announced he will run to replace Doyle’s seat in Pennsylvania’s 18th congressional district.

Squirrel Hill attorney Steve Irwin announces run for U.S. House

By Natalie Frank, News Editor November 8, 2021
Squirrel Hill attorney Steve Irwin announced on Thursday that he is joining the race to represent Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District. The seat currently belongs to U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle, who announced on Oct. 18 that he will not run for reelection.
Rep. Mike Doyle at a March 2017 town hall to discuss health care with constituents.

Rep. Mike Doyle to retire after 14 terms

By Millicent Watt, Assistant News Editor October 19, 2021
Rep. Mike Doyle announced Monday that he will not run for reelection and a 15th term, setting the stage for a showdown for who will represent the deep blue seat.
The Office of Rep. Mike Doyle, PA-18, at 2637 East Carson St. in Pittsburgh.

Opinion | Mike Doyle has coasted in Congress for too long

By Jack Troy, Senior Staff Columnist April 22, 2021
In such a safe blue district, Doyle should be championing progressive policies and making media waves, not acting like he represents a cautious swing district.
Pitt law professor Jerry Dickinson is running against Rep. Michael Doyle, D-Pa., in the Democratic primary election.

Pitt law professor Jerry Dickinson announces second run for U.S. House

By Natalie Frank, Senior Staff Writer April 13, 2021
Jerry Dickinson announced Tuesday that he is vying again to represent Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District, beginning another primary challenge against incumbent Rep. Mike Doyle after Dickinson’s unsuccessful attempt to beat Doyle last year.
Incumbent Mike Doyle (D) easily overcame challenger Luke Negron (R) in the 18th Congressional District.

Many local races still too early to call

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor November 4, 2020
With much of the country focused on the presidential race, there’s a number of state and local seats that were up for grabs on Tuesday. But many of the elections are still too early to call, as of 2 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Pennsylvania held its primary elections Tuesday.

Incumbent candidates win big in June 2 primary elections

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor June 2, 2020
This is the first year Pennsylvania has allowed mail-in ballots for anyone who requested one by a May 26 deadline.
The incumbent candidate, Mike Doyle, won the Democratic nomination for Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District.

Doyle keeps seat, fends off challenger Dickinson

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor June 2, 2020
Incumbent candidate Mike Doyle kept the Democratic nomination for Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District in Tuesday’s primary elections.
Pitt student Catherine Tomes holds a sign encouraging voting as a part of the Dickinson campaign.

Pitt students hit the streets to get Dickinson on the ballot

By Ashton Crawley, Staff Writer February 23, 2020
First-year Lucy Bornhorst spends part of her days learning from Pitt political science professors before heading downtown to try to get a Pitt Law professor elected to Congress.
Pitt law professor Jerry Dickinson is running against Rep. Michael Doyle, D-Pa., in the Democratic primary election.

Pitt law professor campaigns against longtime incumbent Rep. Mike Doyle

By Priya Ray, For The Pitt News October 17, 2019
Along with affordable housing, Jerry Dickinson’s platform involves workers’ rights, economic mobility and criminal justice reformation, among other social issues.
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