Press Release | October 13, 2017
GLEN ALLEN, VA — Abigail Spanberger, Democratic candidate for Congress in Virginia’s 7th district and former CIA operations officer, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision not to recertify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)
Press Release | October 11, 2017
GLEN ALLEN, VA – Today, former Congressional candidate for Virginia’s 7th District, Jack Trammell, endorsed Abigail Spanberger’s bid for the 2018 Democratic nomination. Trammell was the first Democrat to challenge Congressman Dave Brat in 2014.
Press Release | October 3, 2017
GLEN ALLEN, VA – Abigail Spanberger, Democratic candidate challenging Congressman Dave Brat in Virginia’s 7th district, demonstrates impressive early momentum and local support, raising more than $240,000 with the majority of donors from Virginia.
Press Release | August 21, 2017
GLEN ALLEN, VA – Dr. Kim Gower, candidate for the 2018 Democratic nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives in Virginia’s 7th District, has ended her campaign and publicly announced her support for Abigail Spanberger’s candidacy.
Salon | August 16, 2017
By Amanda Marcotte
“From my perspective, if you’re elected to represent the people, you should represent the people, not just the ones who voted for you,” said Spanberger, Brat’s potential Democratic opponent.
Press Release | August 15, 2017
GLEN ALLEN, VA — Abigail Spanberger, candidate for Congress in Virginia’s 7th district, released the following statement in response to last weekend’s violence in Charlottesville, VA.
Washington Post | July 24, 2017
By Jenna Portnoy
When Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.) complained months ago that female constituents pressuring him to hold a town hall were “in my grill no matter where I go,” he didn’t know how prescient those words were.
Washington Post | July 14, 2017
By Peter Galuszka
Don’t call it piling on, but five women and one man are vying for the Democratic nomination in next year’s primary to challenge U.S. Rep Dave Brat, the tea party-backed conservative in the 7th District who supports President Trump’s policies. The latest contender is Abigail Spanberger, a former CIA operations officer who now lives in Henrico County.
Press Release | July 14, 2017
GLEN ALLEN, VA — Abigail Spanberger, candidate for Congress in Virginia’s 7th district, released the following statement in response to the most recent healthcare proposal by Senate Republicans.
Elle.com | July 11, 2017
By Caitlin Moscatello
Elle recently profiled Abigail and detailed the current political climate surrounding Dave Brat’s seat in Virginia’s 7th Congressional District.
NBC 12 | July 10, 2017
In her first television interview, Abigail Spanberger sat down with NBC12 to discuss her Congressional run announcement.
Press Release | July 10, 2017
GLEN ALLEN, VA — Former CIA operations officer, Abigail Spanberger of Henrico County, announced today that she is seeking the 2018 Democratic nomination for U.S. House of Representatives in Virginia’s 7th District. Abigail Spanberger brings to the race a background in law enforcement, counter-terrorism, foreign policy, and business.