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.