Former CIA Operations Officer running for Congress to represent Virginia's 7th District

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Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
July 31, 2021 at 4:51 PM

Which link would you click?

  John, Across the 7th District, Virginia, and our country, advocates, everyday citizens, and grassroots donors have dedicated their time and donated their resources to propel this campaign to victory in 2018 and 2020. As we reach our end-of-month fundraising deadline tonig…
Team Spanberger · [email protected]
July 29, 2021 at 8:37 PM

three things you need to know

  CONTRIBUTE $5 CONTRIBUTE $15 CONTRIBUTE $25 CONTRIBUTE $50 CONTRIBUTE $100 OTHER AMOUNT   Paid for by Spanberger for Congress Spanberger for CongressPO Box 312…
Whitney Holt · [email protected]
July 28, 2021 at 10:47 PM

Race Update

  John, Four Republicans have filed paperwork to run against Abigail and another four are rumored to be joining the race in the coming months! As Abigail’s finance director, let me tell you that more candidates mean more people misrepresenting, distorting or even just lying…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
July 25, 2021 at 8:26 PM

follow along for summer fun

  John, My family and I have been having enjoying so many summer activities, and I’d love to share some of my favorite moments with you: Here is the Spanberger crew on a family trip to DC! My husband, daughters, and I took a bike ride around Capitol Hill. B…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
July 22, 2021 at 5:21 PM

speaking truth and seeking truth

  John, I was in the House chamber on January 6th, 2021. I was there when we received gas masks and hid behind chairs while Capitol Police officers bravely barricaded up the doors to protect all of us trapped inside. I strongly support a committee that seeks to illuminate t…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
July 20, 2021 at 6:17 PM

get outside and enjoy our national parks!

  John, I’m writing to you today to tell you about the “Every Kid Outdoors” program. The initiative is a federal program meant to encourage 4th-grade students and their families to experience and enjoy our nation’s public lands and waters. For the entire year, starting Sept…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
July 16, 2021 at 9:11 PM

An evening in my district:

  In the constant movement that comes with my job, I sometimes have opportunities to quietly participate in the most amazing events. This week provided such an opportunity. After a rush of important round tables and discussions with business leaders and families about recent…
Whitney Holt · [email protected]
July 14, 2021 at 10:32 PM

The most honest fundraising email you’ll read

  John, I’m Whitney, Abigail’s finance director. If you’re anything like me, your email inbox is regularly inundated with fundraising emails with subject lines like “please, let me explain!” issuing desperate pleas for support. I’m doing something different here — I want t…
Team Spanberger · [email protected]
July 8, 2021 at 11:11 PM

Breaking News from Central Virginia

  ICYMI: Abigail Has a New Opponent! Help Abigail push back against their attacks and defend this seat by contributing now. → CONTRIBUTE   John, Before the holiday weekend, we received breaking news: Another Republican opponent just announced th…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
July 6, 2021 at 7:50 PM

I have a new opponent...

  John, Before the holiday weekend, we received breaking news: Another Republican opponent just announced their campaign to defeat me in 2022. Last year, my opponent and the outside groups supporting him spent more than $10,000,000 in an attempt to flip this seat. And becau…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
July 2, 2021 at 7:46 PM

update on our fundraising goals

  John, I am excited to share that thanks to your generosity, we hit our quarter’s fundraising goals! Every single contribution we received is meaningful to me. Your contribution is an investment in our people-powered campaign and our shared commitment to moving the country…
Team Spanberger · [email protected]
July 1, 2021 at 10:36 PM

Did you see the Fox News Headline this morning?

  John, Did you see this Fox News headline? GOP House hopefuls come out swinging at vulnerable Dems: ‘Retire Nancy Pelosi’, ‘Put a check on Joe Biden’ New GOP opponents “are looking to unseat Democratic Reps. Abigail Spanberger and Mikie Sherrill” -Fox News …
Abigail · [email protected]
June 30, 2021 at 6:15 PM

a brief note

  Good afternoon, John. Today is the FEC quarterly fundraising deadline, and while our campaign is stronger than ever, my re-election campaign in this swing district will not be easy. Raising money today means we’re in a stronger position for Election Day. So please, befor…
Team Spanberger · [email protected]
June 29, 2021 at 8:46 PM


  John, Did you see House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries’ email? If you haven’t yet, please read it below. Will you join Congressman Jeffries in supporting Abigail ahead of the FEC quarterly filing deadline? $5 $10 $15 $…
Hakeem Jeffries · [email protected]
June 28, 2021 at 7:50 PM

we need Abigail in Congress

  John, I’ll be blunt — We need Abigail Spanberger in Congress. Will you support Abigail ahead of the end-of-month fundraising deadline by contributing to her campaign today? CONTRIBUTE Abigail is an outstanding public servant and I'm always impressed by her commitment …
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
June 25, 2021 at 10:36 PM

the groundwork for future success

  John, In 2018, I became the first Democrat to win Virginia’s 7th district in 50 years. In 2020, with a challenging re-election, I was proud to win a second term to continue working hard everyday for the people of my district and our country. Your support in 2018 and 2020 …
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
June 18, 2021 at 7:56 PM

Protecting the Affordable Care Act

  John, In 2017, the House of Representatives voted to take away protections for those with pre-existing conditions. That was the day I decided to run for Congress. Since then, there has been a concerted effort to destroy the Affordable Care Act. There have been numerous v…
Whitney Holt · [email protected]
June 16, 2021 at 5:50 PM

asking for your support

  John, we are midway through the month, which means we have just a couple of weeks left to reach our crucial FEC quarterly fundraising goal before the end of June. Will you support Abigail’s re-election campaign by contributing now? CONTRIBUTE At the end of…
Team Spanberger · [email protected]
June 13, 2021 at 3:07 PM

little margin for error

  Democrats brace for 2022 elections with ‘little margin for error’ -Los Angeles Times John, did you see the headline from the LA Times? We need your help if we want to keep the House majority in 2022. With Democrats holding a razor-thin majority, holdi…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
June 9, 2021 at 6:06 PM

pride month

  John, Happy Pride month! Among the proudest moments I’ve had in Congress has been voting to pass the Equality Act twice. If passed by the Senate and signed into law, the Equality Act would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or sex…
Adam Spanberger · [email protected]
June 7, 2021 at 7:45 PM

Abigail’s message (ICYMI!)

  John, I wanted to make sure you didn’t miss this email from Abigail. Special interest groups continue to attack her work to lower prescription drug prices. Will you help her campaign weather these vicious attacks and contribute? SUPPORT ABIGAIL I am so proud of the w…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
June 3, 2021 at 4:16 PM

anything that comes our way

  John, I wanted to personally thank you. Because of the incredible grassroots support you’ve shown our campaign, we are significantly closer to meeting our quarterly goal! This campaign will not be an easy one, as special interest groups continue to spend money in our dist…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
May 30, 2021 at 3:06 PM

a great honor

  Hello John, I hope you are enjoying this holiday weekend. I wanted to send a quick note to ask if you’d consider contributing to my re-election campaign before our end-of-month deadline tomorrow? CONTRIBUTE It is a great honor to work for the people of Vi…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
May 29, 2021 at 4:35 PM

Somebody is spending a lot of money in our district to keep prescription drug prices high

  John, For the second time this month, national special interest groups have launched TV ads in our congressional district. The target of their ominous ads and anger —besides me — is H.R. 3, the “Lower Prescription Drug Costs Now Act”. H.R. 3 is the bill that would give Me…
Isa Djerassi · [email protected]
May 28, 2021 at 9:46 PM


  Hi John, it’s Isa from Team Spanberger. I wanted to make sure you saw the message Whitney sent yesterday. We have a crucial deadline coming up at the end of the month, and I hope you’ll consider helping us reach our goal. CONTRIBUTE BEFORE DEADLINE Being on Abigail’s …
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
May 19, 2021 at 4:06 PM

January 6th, 2021

  John,  On January 6th, 2021, violent insurrectionists attacked America’s Capitol building, and with it, they threatened American democracy writ large. Incited by lies and conspiracies about the results of the 2020 election, these rioters attacked police officers with bear…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
May 15, 2021 at 2:45 PM

big day

  Good morning, John. I wanted to check in briefly this weekend about our race. Today marks the halfway point to the FEC quarterly deadline. And while our campaign is stronger than ever, our opposition is getting more aggressive by the day. Your contributions make a difference. We need…
Whitney, Team Spanberger · [email protected]
May 14, 2021 at 6:56 PM

Halfway there

  John, We’re about halfway through the quarter, and we’re just shy of our goal. At the end of this quarter, we have to report our fundraising to the FEC and it becomes public. We want to show the national Republican groups who are flooding VA-07 with negative ads attacking…
Team Spanberger Update · [email protected]
May 10, 2021 at 10:26 PM

Help us meet our goal

  John, On Friday, we launched a $25,000 rapid response fund to combat the latest Republican attack ads against Abigail. Will you contribute today to ensure we meet our goal? HELP REACH OUR GOAL The attack ads are already airing in VA-07 and they are filled…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
May 9, 2021 at 2:15 PM

my thoughts on this Mother’s Day

  Good morning and Happy Mother’s Day, John! Today, as I celebrate the day with my daughters, I’m thinking about the future and how my children and their generation will help shape it. Giving children the opportunity to succeed is why I am devoted to tirelessly advocating f…
Spanberger Rapid Response · [email protected]
May 7, 2021 at 3:10 PM

🚨The GOP’s new attack ads

  John, A dark money Republican group just announced they are spending big against Abigail, targeting our district in their latest seven-figure ad campaign. We need to respond quickly. We're fighting back by launching a $25,000 rapid response fund. Will you contribute to de…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
May 4, 2021 at 9:36 PM

Keeping our foot on the gas

  John, I just spoke with my team, and they let me know that we surpassed April’s end-of-month fundraising push! Thanks to you all, our re-election campaign is in good shape going into May. Your contributions mean so much to our team, and we are incredibly grateful for your…
Abigail · [email protected]
April 30, 2021 at 4:10 PM

Can I count on you?

  John, Our monthly fundraising deadline is tonight, and I want to take a moment to let you know why your contributions are so important. Before my election in 2018, Republicans held this seat for almost half a century. They are desperate to take it back in 2022, and they a…
Whitney, Team Spanberger · [email protected]
April 29, 2021 at 5:50 PM

Straight to the point

  Hi John, As Abigail’s finance director, it’s my responsibility to ensure we have the resources we need to win in 2022. I’ll get straight to the point: tomorrow is our end-of-month deadline. We can end April strong, but we need your help to make it happen: CONTRIBU…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
April 27, 2021 at 7:25 PM

I’m amazed

  John, I am always amazed by how much support you have given since I launched my first campaign in 2017. From speaking with my constituents in Central Virginia and with people across the country, I can see that the work I do in Congress makes a difference for the folks in o…
Adam Spanberger · [email protected]
April 26, 2021 at 2:40 PM

Abigail needs your support

  Hi John, Abigail’s campaign is just a few days away from the end of April deadline, and they need to hit their fundraising goal to stay on track for this quarter. Can you contribute any amount today to show your support? CONTRIBUTE Even though it’s the “…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
April 22, 2021 at 6:55 PM

mountains, rivers, and beaches

  Hi John, Happy Earth Day! As a child, I cherished the time I spent outdoors, trekking through the woods or picnicking in parks with my family. Now, as a parent myself, I love spending days outside with my daughters — our latest adventure was a hike to Crabtree Falls! Our …
Team Spanberger · [email protected]
April 21, 2021 at 10:10 PM

A serious challenge

  John, We’re facing a serious challenge from the National Republican Congressional Committee. In the first three months of 2021 alone, the NRCC raised $33.7 million. The NRCC is in charge of electing Republican candidates in the House of Representatives and they’re going t…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
April 18, 2021 at 4:11 PM

Legislative Update: Rural Broadband

  John, Last month, we passed the historic COVID-relief bill, the American Rescue Plan. While there are plenty of things that excite me about this legislation, today I want to tell you more about the influence it will have on broadband in Virginia, especially for our state’s…
Cindy Sussan · [email protected]
April 14, 2021 at 1:05 AM

Our work has not slowed down

  Hello John, My name is Cindy Sussan and I’ve been highly involved with Abigail Spanberger’s campaign since her first run for Congress in 2018. Helping flip VA-7 blue was one of the most exciting experiences of my life, and I have remained a volunteer to her campaign ever s…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
April 5, 2021 at 11:10 PM

Thank You, John

  John, We closed the first quarter of 2021, and we met our fundraising goal! Thank you for being integral to our success and helping us reach our goal! We are building a strong campaign towards 2022 because we will need it to hold this seat. I won re-election with a tight,…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
March 31, 2021 at 8:10 PM

🌱 Our first deadline is hours away 🌱

  John, In 2020, we won this election by fewer than two points. National Republican groups spent millions of dollars on ads attacking my campaign and me. Now, in the first quarter of 2021, they have already started running attack ads against me and phonebanking into our dis…
Whitney Holt · [email protected]
March 30, 2021 at 4:01 PM

Tomorrow’s deadline

  John, While Abigail is working hard representing Virginia in Congress, I’m working to ensure our campaign has the resources we need to keep her in office. Can you show your support by contributing before our FEC deadline on Wednesday? I know it might seem too early to sta…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
March 27, 2021 at 10:55 PM

Our first FEC report in a few days

  John, The first filing deadline of the year is quickly approaching, and it looks like we’re on track to meet our goal, but we’re not quite there yet. Your support in 2018 and 2020 helped ensure we could communicate with voters across our ten counties and propel our campai…
Team Spanberger · [email protected]
March 25, 2021 at 7:02 PM

Background checks - tell the Senate to take action!

  John, As we all reel from the horrific murders of ten people in a Colorado supermarket and eight people at spas in Atlanta, so many Americans are asking, “What can we do?” They know that we need to take action now to prevent future gun violence and deaths. As a former fe…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
March 23, 2021 at 9:55 PM

Last night’s shooting in Colorado

  John, Today, I am holding the families of those murdered in Boulder, Colorado in my heart, and I am praying for the survivors and families whose lives are forever changed. I am thankful for the law enforcement officers and first responders who arrived on the scene to respond to the ch…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
March 17, 2021 at 2:26 PM

Women’s History Month

  John, This Women’s History Month, I am grateful for all the trailblazing women who have set extraordinary examples and advocated for equal rights and opportunities. They have paved the way for generations of women, including me, and I thank them. Many of these tireless ad…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
March 12, 2021 at 11:57 PM

An update on COVID relief

  John, Yesterday President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law. I am proud to support this historic COVID-19 relief package, which will help Central Virginians recover from the pandemic. This legislation will increase funding for COVID-19 vaccinations, testing…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
February 26, 2021 at 11:26 PM

A personal request

  Dear John, Our February fundraising deadline is in just two days, and in a district as competitive as ours, every deadline matters. Your support shows we have the resources to win again in 2022. Will you make a contribution today to my re-election campaign before the dead…
Team Spanberger · [email protected]
February 24, 2021 at 11:16 PM

Legislative Spotlight: The Equality Act

  John, This week, Abigail and her colleagues in the House of Representatives will vote on the Equality Act, which would protect members of the LGBTQ+ community from discrimination in the workforce, housing, and education. Every American deserves to be treated equally under…