‘We don’t have time anymore to wait’: Summer Lee announces Congressional bid

State Rep. Summer Lee, a champion of the progressive movement that has remade the face of western Pennsylvania politics in just a few election cycles, hopes to carry out a similar transformation at the federal level. She is announcing her campaign for Congress today, seeking the seat that outgoing U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle will vacate after 14 terms.

Progressive champion Summer Lee enters primary to replace retiring Rep. Mike Doyle

The race is on to replace retiring Democratic Rep. Mike Doyle of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania state Rep. Summer Lee, a leading progressive organizer and democratic socialist, formally entered the primary in the state's 18th Congressional District on Tuesday with the support of Justice Democrats, the group that launched New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's first run and has helped send a new generation of young leftist lawmakers to Capitol Hill.

State Rep. Summer Lee announces congressional run

On Tue., Oct. 19, State Rep. Summer Lee (D-Swissvale) officially announced her candidacy for U.S. Congress in Pennsylvania’s 18th District, the day after longtime U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle (D-Forest Hills) disclosed he was retiring from the position at the end of his current term.

State Rep. Summer Lee launches campaign for Congress

Second-term state Rep. Summer Lee launched her campaign for Congress on Tuesday, a day after longtime U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle said he wouldn’t seek reelection in the district representing Pittsburgh and suburbs in eastern and southern Allegheny County.

Progressive PA State Rep. Summer Lee Launches Congressional Bid

BRADDOCK, PA — Progressive Democratic state Rep. Summer Lee launched her congressional campaign Tuesday with a social media blitz,video, news conference and the backing of Ed Gainey, likely to be elected Pittsburgh's next mayor on Nov. 2.

Progressive champion Summer Lee enters Pennsylvania primary to replace retiring Rep. Mike Doyle

(CNN)The race is on to replace retiring Democratic Rep. Mike Doyle of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania state Rep. Summer Lee, a leading progressive organizer and democratic socialist, formally entered the primary in the state's 18th Congressional District on Tuesday with the support of Justice Democrats, the group that launched New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's first run and has helped send a new generation of young leftist lawmakers to Capitol Hill.