Doyle endorses Onorato in guv race

April 12, 2010
By Dan Hirschhorn In Governor

Congressman Mike Doyle (D-14) endorsed Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato for governor Monday, giving the Democratic front-runner another high-profile supporter five weeks before primary day.

Doyle is a fellow western Pennsylvanian. The announcement of his support seemed timed to coincide with Bob Brady’s endorsement of state Senator Anthony Williams (D-Philadelphia) Bob Brady’s endorsement of state Senator Anthony Williams (D-Philadelphia), who is emerging as one of the most serious threats to Onorato’s long bid to secure the party’s nomination.

“Dan Onorato has been a great asset to Allegheny County, and he is the only candidate for Governor with the leadership experience our state needs,” Doyle said in a statement. “He has worked hard to reform government and transform Allegheny County into a hub for business development and good-paying jobs.”