Angie Craig

Ben Cardin

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE ANGIE CRAIG 

D-MINNESOTA DISTRICT 2

RACE SUMMARY: Elected to replace incumbent GOP Rep. Jason Lewis.

VOTING RECORD: 

 

BIOGRAPHY POLITICAL CAREER

PARTY: Democrat

EDUCATION: University of Memphis (BA-Journalism)

OCCUPATION: Human Resources & Communication

FAMILY: Married, 4 children

Career:

  • U.S. House of Representatives, 2019-Present
  • Former Pricinct Chair MN Senate District 51

Committees:

  • Agriculture
  • Small Business
  • Transportation & Infrastructure

Elected: 2018

 

ISRAEL


  • Supports a two-state solution 
  • Believes strengthening the U.S. relationship with Israel is and should continue to be a national imperative
  • Supports the JCPOA (Iran Nuclear Deal)
  • Believes a continued close relationship between Israel and the U.S. is necessary to combat terrorism in the region and to ensure the security of both nations..

 

CHOICE


  • Supports Roe v. Wade
  • Opposes defunding Planned Parenthood
  • Strong advocate for access to and expansion of affordable, comprehensive reproductive healthcare and age appropriate sex education
  • Supports right access affordable contraceptive services

 

In Her Own Words


“I support full reproductive rights for women and access to contraception and family-planning services. No one should ever come between a woman and her doctor when making these decisions.” 1

"I support a strong, safe, secure and prosperous Israel, and in Congres, I will be an advocate for strengthening the vital relationship our countries share.." 2

SOURCES: 1) Twin Cities Pioneer Press  2) 2016 Position Papers

 

Interesting Facts


Worked as a newspaper reporter out of college.

Her and her wife's adoption of their son Josh set precedent in Tennessee state law, allowing for same-sex couples to adopt.