Advocate for Women and Their Families

For decades, I have advocated for mothers and working families in Northern Virginia. In Congress, I will be a powerful voice on family issues. Read more…

Diversity

Maintaining the area’s rich diversity assures that everyone can share in the American Dream, while contributing to the region’s rich culture.Read more…

Education

We must prepare every child for the challenges of the globalized 21st century economy. Read more…

Energy & Environment

There’s nothing more important that we can do for our children and future generations than leave them with a healthy world. Read more…

Federal Employees

Northern Virginia is home to over 65,000 federal employees and the workplace to 110,000 more, including my mother, who worked for the US Postal Service for more than 30 years. Read more…

Fighting Tea Party Extremism

Tea Party extremists ignited a GOP civil war that has wreaked havoc on our country. From the devastating effects of sequestration, to the government shutdown, to threats of political revenge against members of their own party, the Tea Party’s reckless agenda has long proven dangerous to our country’s vitality. Read more…

Health Care

The Affordable Care Act is providing millions of Americans access to health insurance for the first time. In Congress, I will work to strengthen and improve health care. Read more…

Jobs & Economic Equality

While our nation is slowly crawling out of the recession, we must do more to get workers trained for the jobs of tomorrow. Read more…

LGBT & Equality

Every citizen is protected from discrimination and inequality under the Constitution, despite sexual orientation or identity. Read more…

National Security

The United States faces a turbulent economy and a new set of threats in an increasingly complicated world. Read more…

Reducing Gun Violence

We cannot wait for another tragedy like Fort Hood or Sandy Hook to enact sensible gun control laws. Read more…

Social Security and Medicare

Protecting Social Security and Medicare is part of our nation’s moral obligation to keep retired Americans out of poverty.  Read more…

Veterans and Military Families

As a member of Congress, I will work to create economic opportunities for our veterans and their families by expanding veteran employment services to unleash the leadership and entrepreneurial power of veterans.  Read more…

Voting Rights – Restoration & Voter ID laws

Recent changes to legislation on voting rights have contributed to the suppression of rights for thousands of Americans. I understand the importance of these rights and will work in Congress to restore these rights. Read more…

Women’s Reproductive Health

I will NEVER compromise when it comes to protecting women’s health care. Read more…