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Washington Post: We differ in our politics. We agree on Congress’s power to declare war.

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WASHINGTON POST by JUSTIN AMASH, KEN BUCK, JARED GOLDEN, SCOTT PERRY, DEAN PHILLIPS, CHIP ROY, AND ABIGAIL SPANBERGER We are members of Congress whose political ideologies and priorities run the gamut, but we are united in our determination to safeguard the constitutional duty of Congress to declare war and to ensure that the American people have their voices heard. This duty is essential to provi... Read more »

Op-Ed: Richmond Times-Dispatch: USMCA shows how trade deals should get done

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RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH, OP-ED: REP. ABIGAIL SPANBERGER Back in August on a hot, muggy day, I was standing beside a pair of grain bins in Nottoway County during my two-day farm tour. Flanked by a soybean grower on my left and farm reporters on my right, I was very clear: Congress needed to make progress on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The farmer agreed. At a moment marked by ... Read more »

Op-Ed: The Hill: Transparency is a first step in bringing down drug costs for American seniors, families

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THE HILL, OP-ED, REP. ABIGAIL SPANBERGER Wherever I go — be it to school events, county fairs, town halls, or even the grocery store, my neighbors and constituents share the same serious concern. Prescription drug prices keep going up, and families across our district don’t know how they can afford them. Hardworking Americans are making real decisions about how and whether to fill prescriptions an... Read more »

Culpeper Star Exponent: FOR THE RECORD: Spanberger on Trump-Ukraine allegations

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CULPEPER STAR EXPONENT, ABIGAIL SPANBERGER U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger, a House Foreign Affairs Committee member who represents Virginia's 7th Congressional District, released this statement on Monday: “To the People of Central Virginia— “On January 3, 2019, I swore an oath to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States. It was the third time in my life of public service that I had ta... Read more »

Washington Post: Seven freshman Democrats: These allegations are a threat to all we have sworn to protect

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WASHINGTON POST by REPS. GIL CISNEROS, JASON CROW, CHRISSY HOULAHAN, ELAINE LURIA, MIKIE SHERRILL, ELISSA SLOTKIN, and ABIGAIL SPANBERGER Our lives have been defined by national service. We are not career politicians. We are veterans of the military and of the nation’s defense and intelligence agencies. Our service is rooted in the defense of our country on the front lines of national security. We... Read more »

Washington Post: Seven freshman Democrats: These allegations are a threat to all we have sworn to protect

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WASHINGTON POST By Gil Cisneros, Jason Crow, Chrissy Houlahan, Elaine Luria, Mikie Sherrill, Elissa Slotkin and Abigail Spanberger Reps. Gil Cisneros of California, Jason Crow of Colorado, Chrissy Houlahan of Pennsylvania, Elaine Luria of Virginia, Mikie Sherrill of New Jersey, Elissa Slotkin of Michigan and Abigail Spanberger of Virginia are all freshman Democrats. Our lives have been defined by ... Read more »

At Southern border, our broken immigration system on display

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REP. ABIGAIL SPANBERGER, CULPEPER STAR-EXPONENT Last month, I joined a group of House Democrats and Republicans on a visit to our southern border. I’d like to share a few thoughts about this experience. The tragedy of our broken immigration system was on display. We saw desperate families, terrible hardships, and exhausted officers. Throughout the visit, we spoke directly with migrants and law enf... Read more »

D-Day's 75th anniversary reminds us of the importance of our alliances

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THE HILL, REPS. MIKIE SHERRILL, JASON CROW, GIL CISNEROS, CHRISSY HOULAHAN, ABIGAIL SPANBERGER Like so many Americans, we grew up hearing the stories of our family members and community leaders who served in World War II. From the French Resistance that protected American troops in occupied France to the Rangers that scaled the cliffs of Pointe du Hoc, these stories of sacrifice and heroism shaped... Read more »

Reps. Cunningham, Spanberger, Sherrill, Torres Small: Rural Americans need high-speed internet, too

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FOX NEWS, REP. JOSEPH CUNNINGHAM, REP. ABIGAIL SPANBERGER, REP. MIKIE SHERRILL, REP. XOCHITL TORRES SMALL It has been more than 10 years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, which began a global financial crisis and an economic recession – a period of time that fundamentally changed the American economy. Although the data today shows that the country overall has seen economic improvement, the re... Read more »

Better Broadband Connectivity Will Boost the Rural Economy

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STORY PARTNERS, REP. ABIGAIL SPANBERGER Recently, Germany auctioned off segments of the broadband spectrum for the testing of a 5G network, bringing with it the potential for rapid development and adoption of new technology—everything from hyper-fast downloads to self-driving cars. Imagine then the frustration for millions of rural Americans still stuck with broadband speeds a decade or more behin... Read more »

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