In this file photo from March 1, 2013, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl takes questions during a news conference where he announced he has abandoned his bid to seek reelection in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) by Joe MandakAssociated Press Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — The public couldn’t avoid Luke Ravenstahl when he became the youngest mayor of a major U.S. city nearly seven years ago, even appearing on “Late Night with David Letterman.” Now a 33-year-old lame duck, Ravenstahl governs bunker-style and is rarely seen since a federal grand jury probe claimed his hand-picked police chief and now appears to be focusing on Ravenstahl himself.
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Democratic candidate for Mayor of Pittsburgh, City Councilman Bill Peduto, right, walks with his communications director Sonya Toler between one of his campaign signs and…
STEPPING DOWN–Mayor Luke Ravenstahl speaks at a news conference at his office in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic/FILE) During a Press Conference at the Pittsburgh City-County Building on March 1, City of Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl announced that he would not be seeking re-election for his office. This comes after he announced his campaign for re-election less than two weeks ago.