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During the Pandemic, Spanberger Amplifies More Than 1,000 Additional Constituent Stories on Prescription Drug Costs

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U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today announced the results of her second 2020 Prescription Drug Survey, a fact-gathering questionnaire that invited Central Virginians to share their stories and experiences coping with the dual crises of the COVID-19 pandemic and the intensifying problem of prescription drug costs. Spanberger received answers from 1,066 Central Virginians. This was the seco... Read more »

Fox News: Moderate Democrats pressure Pelosi, House leadership to move new coronavirus bill: 'Stop the stupidity'

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FOX NEWS, MARISA SCHULTZ Moderate Democrats, especially those in swing districts, have been pressuring House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to pass another coronavirus relief bill, signaling that blaming the Senate Republicans and the White House for the inaction isn't flying back home with their constituents who need help. One of the boldest efforts of revolt came Tuesday when the bipartisan Problem Solver... Read more »

AP: Trump says he can talk GOP into going for ‘larger’ virus aid

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AP, ANDREW TAYLOR and LISA MASCARO President Donald Trump parachuted into the coronavirus aid debate Wednesday, upbraiding his Republican allies for proposing too small of a relief package and encouraging both parties in Congress to go for a bigger one that would include his priority of $1,200 stimulus checks for most Americans. But his top GOP allies in the House and Senate shrugged off the presi... Read more »

NBC News: Moderate Democrats in the House push Pelosi to find deal with Republicans on COVID-19 relief

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NBC NEWS, LEIGH ANN CALDWELL and HALEY TALBOT House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is hearing increased complaints from Democratic lawmakers who want passage of a COVID-19 relief package after talks with the White House hit a deadlock. On a conference call Tuesday with the New Democrats Coalition, a group of moderate members, several implored Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer to keep the House in sessi... Read more »

ABC News: Trump urges Republicans to back bigger coronavirus bill

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ABC NEWS, MARIAM KHAN and BENJAMIN SIEGEL The White House is signaling a renewed interest in negotiations with Congress over the next coronavirus stimulus relief package after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi vowed to keep the House in session until a deal with Republicans and the administration is hammered out. President Trump on Wednesday urged Republicans to embrace a larger coronavirus stimulus pack... Read more »

Spanberger: Democrats & Republicans “Must Get Back to the Negotiating Table” on COVID-19 Relief

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**VIDEO: Spanberger Remarks at Rollout of “March to Common Ground” Framework** WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today joined her fellow Members of the Problem Solvers Caucus — comprised of 25 Democrats and 25 Republicans — to unveil the caucus’ “March to Common Ground” framework to help break the gridlock on the latest COVID-19 relief package. This morning, Spanberger spok... Read more »

Washington Post: Frustrated House Democrats push for action on new economic relief bill

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WASHINGTON POST, ERICA WERNER Multiple House Democrats expressed anxiety and frustration Tuesday about the prospect of adjourning for the election without a new coronavirus relief bill, with one vulnerable House Democrat saying on a private call with leadership that she wanted to do her "goddamn job” and deliver a deal for her constituents. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced on a conf... Read more »

Newsweek: Congress Grapples with New Bipartisan Stimulus that Includes $1,200 Checks and Jobless Benefits

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NEWSWEEK, RAMSEY TOUCHBERRY No new coronavirus relief has passed Congress since April. Partisan gridlock has a group of lawmakers from both parties fed up with their leadership's inability to carve out a deal with the Trump administration for struggling Americans, and they are searching for a way forward. Combining proposals from both parties and the White House, the bipartisan House Problem Solve... Read more »

Vice: Here's the Deal on the New $1.5 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Proposal in the House

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VICE, EMMA OCKERMAN Thanks to bitter partisan rancor and an upcoming presidential election to worry about, it seems incredibly unlikely that Congress will come together and pass the sort of sweeping stimulus package that’s needed to save many American households from a financial meltdown. But the House Problem Solvers Caucus — a bipartisan, centrist group of 50 lawmakers — is at least trying to br... Read more »

Spanberger Tours Chesterfield Facility’s Mask Manufacturing Operations

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**Click Here for Photos from the Tour** CHESTERFIELD, V.A. —U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger toured the Blackbriar Regulatory Services (BRS) facility in Chesterfield County to learn more about how BRS is manufacturing personal protective equipment (PPE) face masks for frontline workers across the United States. In response to COVID-19 and the nationwide need for PPE, BRS entered into medical... Read more »

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