The New York Times: The Daily: A Conversation with a Virginia Democrat

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In a bipartisan win for President Biden, Democrats and Republicans have passed a trillion-dollar infrastructure plan. Now comes the difficult part — trying to win approval for a $2 trillion social spending bill.

For more moderate Democrats in swing districts, the vote will be among the toughest of the Biden era — and one that some fear could cost them their seats in next year’s midterms.

One such lawmaker is Representative Abigail Spanberger of Virginia. She has been critical of the Biden agenda and of Democrats’ messaging.

We speak to her about her concerns over her party’s direction and about the signals sent by a recent bellwether win for a Republican in Virginia’s race for governor.

On today’s episode: Representative Abigail Spanberger, Democrat of Virginia.

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