Tag: Pittsburgh Mayor

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Ravenstahl’s profile wanes with feds’ probe

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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Pittsburgh Mayor Ravenstahl cancels bid for re-election

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.