Meet Conor Lamb, Pennsylvania’s 18th District candidate

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Conor Lamb is a Marine, a former federal prosecutor, and the Democratic nominee for the March 13th special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District, located in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Conor’s priorities include taking immediate action to fight the heroin crisis, creating and protecting good jobs, making health care more affordable, protecting Medicare and Social Security, and reforming our broken student loan system.

As an Assistant U.S. Attorney from 2014-2017, Conor led prosecutions against drug dealers and violent criminals and helped establish the Justice Department’s Pittsburgh office as a national leader in the fight against the heroin epidemic, working to build partnerships between law enforcement and community members in places that have been hit hardest by the crisis.
Prior to his appointment as a federal prosecutor, Conor was a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps. He completed active duty service in 2013 and joined the Marine Corps Reserves.

Conor, 33, resides in Mt. Lebanon, the southern suburb of Pittsburgh where he grew up. He went to Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School (2002), and went to college and law school at the University of Pennsylvania (2006, 2009).