Abigail Spanberger

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Abigail Spanberger column: One year in, keeping our momentum in the fight against COVID-19

One year ago, I wrote an op-ed in the Richmond Times-Dispatch in response to the arrival of an unfamiliar and dangerous virus in central Virginia. COVID-19 had brought chaos to our long-term care facilities, and our front-line health care workers — many lacking the personal protective equipment (PPE) they desperately needed — worked around the clock to save lives. Dedicated volunteers sewed thousands of homemade masks, food pantries welcomed hungry families, local distilleries tackled a hand sanitizer shortage and K-12 students relearned how to raise their hands during class — this time through a computer screen.
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Virginia Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger on being in Capitol during rioting

In this episode of Intelligence Matters, Michael Morell speaks with Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger, a former CIA operations officer now representing Virginia's 7th Congressional District. Spanberger takes us inside the U.S. Capitol on January 6, the day it was stormed by a mob of insurrectionists. Spanberger recounts the incursion into the Capitol by Trump supporters and weighs in on who should be held accountable for the riots that day.
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