Mike Doyle

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Mike Doyle


Mike Doyle is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the 14th district of Pennsylvania.

Voted against cutting funding for ACORN

In September 2009, following the lead of their Senate colleagues, the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to cut off funds to ACORN. the vote was 345-75. All of the 75 were Democrats, and included Mike Doyle. [1]

PARA event

Jean Friday, Mike Doyle

Congressman Doyle spoke to a Pennsylvania Alliance for Retired Americans Medicare Birthday Party in Pittsburgh 7/31/12. He was welcomed by PARA president Jean Friday.[2]

ARA endorsement, 2012

The Alliance for Retired Americans endorsed Mike Doyle in 2012.[3]

PDA contact

In 2013 Progressive Democrats of America assigned activists to deliver their material to almost every US Congressman and several Senators. Robert Beattie, was assigned as contact for Rep. Doyle. In June it was Daniel Schlegel.[4][5]

JStreet endorsement

The socialist infiltrated, anti-Israel "two state solution" JStreet PAC endorsed Mike Doyle in his 2014 Congressional race. [6]

JStreet endorsed him again 2016.

Doyle is a strong supporter of J Street's mission.[7]

DSA influence

Pittsburgh DSA June 8 2018

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Today our Anti-Imperialism Committee, with Jewish Voices for Peace, Veterans for Peace, Pittsburgh Palestine Solidarity Committee, and FOSNA, went to Mike Doyle’s office to turn in a petition to support a bill prohibiting US aid to Israeli detention centers for Palestinian children.

Excellent news! Doyle will meet with the coalition again on Monday to discuss the petition. The pressure is on 🔥

Pittsburgh DSA June 11 2018.

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📣 ANNOUNCEMENT: After delivering hundreds of petitions, members of our chapter, Jewish Voice for Peace - Pittsburgh, Friends of Sabeel North America, Pittsburgh, Veterans for Peace of Western PA, and the Pittsburgh Palestine Solidarity Committee met with Rep. Mike Doyle.

After speaking with him, Rep. Doyle stated that he intends to co-sponsor HR 4391, a bill that prevents US aid from going to the Israeli military detention of Palestinian children.

Pressure over Venezuela

Pittsburgh Democratic Socialists of America May 8 2019· 📣 We are happy to announce that Representative Mike Doyle has signed on to co-sponsor HR 1004, the Prohibiting Unauthorized Military Action in Venezuela Act!

Please call Rep. Doyle to thank him for standing with those of us trying to prevent the United States from spreading violence and imperialism yet again in Latin America. His office number is (412) 390-1499.

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🌹 We, along with Veterans for Peace of Western PA and Thomas Merton Center, thank all of you for standing with us in opposing US military intervention in Latin America. United States sanctions continue to starve the working people of Venezuela and covert actions to create unrest as well as threats from public officials are ongoing. We hope you will continue to stand beside us in our collective fight against the war economy and imperialism!

Medicare For All Congressional Caucus founders

In August 2018 Medicare For All Congressional Caucus founding members included Representative Mike Doyle.

Medicare for All Act

In February 2019 Rep. Pramila Jayapal introduced H.R.1384 - Medicare for All Act of 2019. By May 29 she had 110 co-sponsors including Rep. Mike Doyle.

Praising CAIR

“I applaud the Council for continuing the great tradition of bringing together community leaders, scholars, and activists to celebrate CAIR’s work of defending civil liberties. The Council’s work in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and across the nation has indeed had a significant positive impact.” - Rep. Mike Doyle (D-Pa.) (August 2014). [8]

“I also want to thank CAIR for giving the American Muslim community an authentic voice in the public square. Our democracy requires the active participation of informed citizens.”

-Rep. Mike Doyle (D-Pa.) (October 2017)

Condemning Criticism of Islam legislation

On December 17, 2015, Rep. Don Beyer, Jr. introduced legislation condemning "violence, bigotry, and hateful rhetoric towards Muslims in the United States." The legislation is based on unsourced claims that there is a "rise of hateful and anti-Muslim speech, violence, and cultural ignorance," and a "disproportionate targeting" of "Muslim women who wear hijabs, headscarves, or other religious articles of clothing...because of their religious clothing, articles, or observances." The resolution, H.Res.569 - Condemning violence, bigotry, and hateful rhetoric towards Muslims in the United States [9]

The legislation was cosponsored by Rep. Michael Honda, Rep. Keith Ellison, Rep. Joseph Crowley, Rep. Andre Carson, Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Rep. Betty McCollum, Rep. Marcy Kaptur, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Rep. Dan Kildee, Rep. Loretta Sanchez, Rep. Charles Rangel, Rep. Scott Peters, Rep. Brad Ashford, Rep. Alan Grayson, Rep. Mark Takai, Rep. Brian Higgins, Rep. William Keating, Rep. Raul Grijalva, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Rep. G.K. Butterfield, Rep. Gerry Connolly, Rep. Ruben Gallego, Rep. Cheri Bustos, Rep. John Delaney, Rep. Kathy Castor, Rep. Luis Gutierrez, Rep. Michael Quigley, Rep. Elizabeth Esty, Rep. Joseph Kennedy III, Rep. Robin Kelly, Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, Rep. Gregory Meeks, Rep. Grace Meng, Rep. Al Green, Rep. Katherine Clark, Rep. Adam Schiff, Rep. Alcee Hastings, Rep. Sam Farr, Rep. Frank Pallone, Rep. Jim McDermott, Rep. Barbara Lee, Rep. Donna Edwards, Rep. Robert Brady, Rep. Frederica Wilson, Rep. Mike Doyle, Rep. Albio Sires, Rep. Suzan DelBene, Rep. Judy Chu, Rep. Jared Polis, Rep. David Loebsack, Rep. Bill Pascrell, Rep. Debbie Dingell, Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Rep. Steve Cohen, Rep. Ruben Hinojosa, Rep. John Yarmuth, Rep. Niki Tsongas, Rep. Jim Langevin, Rep. Mark Pocan, Rep. John Conyers, Jr., Rep. Mark Takano, Rep. Tim Ryan, Rep. Jose Serrano, Rep. Hank Johnson, Rep. Paul Tonko, Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Rep. Chris Van Hollen, Rep. Lois Capps, Rep. David Price, Rep. Doris Matsui, Rep. Gwen Moore, Rep. Denny Heck, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Rep. John Carney, Rep. Xavier Becerra, Rep. Eric Swalwell, Rep. John B. Larson, Rep. Dina Titus, Rep. Peter Welch, Rep. Lloyd Doggett, Rep. Jim Himes, Rep. Matt Cartwright.

NIAC connection

National Iranian American Council March 13, 2017:

Ending the #MuslimBan is a marathon - not a sprint. We're setting up meetings with Members of Congress to keep up the pressure. niacaction.org/join

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Today, NIAC Action's Pennsylvania team joined ACLU Nationwide, CAIR, and Jewish Voice for Peace for a meeting with U.S. Representative Mike Doyle to thank him for opposing the ban, and urged him to continue fighting for us! #StopTrumpsBan

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