Mike Doyle in the 14th: The low-key incumbent gets the job done

By the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Editorial Board To demand action on gun-control legislation, Democratic members of Congress, including Rep. Mike Doyle of Forest Hills, staged a 26-hour sit-in on the floor of the House of Representatives in June. It was an unusual step into the spotlight for Mr. Doyle, who is…

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Doyle, Democrats Promise Sustained Pressure On Gun Reform

By NOAH BRODE / 90.5 WESA Congressman Mike Doyle (D-PA) promises to continue demanding House action on gun reform outside the City-County Building in downtown Pittsburgh on Wed., June 29, 2016. CREDIT MATT NEMETH / 90.5 WESA On the heels of the sit-in staged by Democrats in the House of Representatives last week,…

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Doyle Leads Local Rally For Congressional Action On Gun Violence

June 29, 2016 7:35 PM By Jon Delano PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — If Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan refuses to schedule an up-or-down vote on “No Fly No Buy” for terrorists and universal background checks for gun purchases, another sit-in like that last week in the House is likely. “If he refuses…

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Experience counts: Congressman Mike Doyle deserves renomination

By the Editorial Board It’s good for voters to have choices, particularly in contests with long-serving incumbents. But when a choice provides no real alternative on policy or conduct in office, voters have to wonder why a challenger even bothers. That’s the situation before Democrats in the 14th Congressional District,…

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Allegheny County Democrats make primary picks

BY TONY RAAP  / Tribune Review   Several incumbents seeking to retain their seats in the U.S. and state House won the endorsement of the Allegheny County Democratic Committee. Committee members cast votes Sunday at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers building in the South Side to select which candidates the party…

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Job growth top priority for 14th District candidates

The Democratic candidates for Congress in the 14th District put job growth at the top of their agendas, but they differ on whether a new voice or veteran hand is needed to achieve progress. U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle, who has represented the district for 22 years, said he’s helped grow…

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