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Blackstone Courier-Record: Across the Aisle: Study ranks Rep. Spanberger in top 20 for bipartisanship

Washington, May 20, 2020
BLACKSTONE COURIER-RECORD

U. S. Representative Abigail Spanberger (D), whose 7th District includes Nottoway County, is ranked as one of the most bipartisan Democrats in the U.S. House and the most bipartisan Member of the Virginia delegation.

In the nonpartisan 2019 Bipartisan Index released by the Lugar Center and Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy, Spanberger ranks as the fifth most bipartisan House Democrat in the 116th Congress.

According to the Lugar Center and the McCourt School of Public Policy, the Bipartisan Index measures how often a Member of Congress introduces bills that succeed in attracting cosponsors from Members of the opposite party, as well as how often they cosponsor a bill introduced from across the aisle.

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