Angie Craig

Ben Cardin
U.S. REPRESENTATIVE 
ANGIE CRAIG 
D-MINNESOTA 2ND DISTRICT 
 
 
 
 
RACE SUMMARY: Elected to replace incumbent GOP Rep. Jason Lewis in 2016 in a district Trump won by nearly 15 points. This was the second time she ran for the seat.
 
 
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.