Congress / VA-07
Elected in a swing district in 2018, Abigail Spanberger has stood up to the abuses of power by the Trump administration, helping achieve the impeachment of Donald Trump in the House of Representatives. A former CIA officer, she plays an important role in foreign policy issues, and has been receptive to the priorities of Common Defense veterans.
Congress / NY-14
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is an inspirational progressive champion who has led the Green New Deal in Congress. A member of the progressive “Squad,” she’s embodied the values of a rising new generation.
Congress / MA-07
Ayanna Pressley is an advocate, a policy-maker, an activist, and survivor who has dedicated her life to eradicating poverty, building healthy communities, empowering women and girls, combating sexual assault, and fighting fiercely to make government serve all of us equally.
Congress / NM-01
Deb Haaland is one of first two Native American women ever elected to Congress, and with the help of Common Defense and New Mexico veterans she is fighting for racial justice, ending poverty, and investing in our communities. She’s been a progressive voice on the Armed Services Committee, overseeing the military.
Congress / MN-05
Ilhan Omar has been a progressive community organizer her whole life, advocating for working families, educational access, environmental protection, and racial equity. She’s been a particular leader in Congress on foreign policy, and was the first member of Congress to sign our pledge to End the Forever War.
Congress / CO-06
Jason Crow is a former Army Ranger, longtime advocate for the homeless, and spoke at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, making the case for President Obama’s repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” He served as one of the Impeachment managers during the trial of Donald Trump.
Congress / MI-13
Rashida Tlaib is one of the first two Muslim Congresswoman, and has stood with veterans to fight back against the Trump agenda that puts corporate profits and serving the rich over the needs of the rest of us.
Congress / TX-02
Elisa Cardnell is a Navy veteran, single mom, and teacher running for Congress in TX-02 against Republican incumbent Congressman Dan Crenshaw.
Congress / TX-23
Gina Ortiz Jones is a fearless progressive, a child of immigrants, and a former Air Force Intelligence Officer who served as a lesbian during “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” She’s running to flip a GOP-held open seat.
Congress / IL-03
Marie Newman is challenging incumbent Democrat Dan Lipinski in Illinois’ 3rd congressional district. Lipinski has failed to support LGBTQ equality or our pro-choice values in Congress, and has not signed our pledge to End the Forever War.