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The Issues

Economy

Throughout the last few decades, wealth and power have become concentrated into the hands of fewer and fewer people — and everyday Minnesotans have suffered for it.

Healthcare

My top priority in Congress has been to increase access to and reduce the cost of healthcare for all Americans. I’ve held healthcare listening sessions all over the Second District to better...

Education

I’m the daughter of a teacher, a proud wife of an educator, and mother of four sons. I understand the importance of a great education for all children, which means fully funding our public schools...

Veterans

Every American owes a deep debt to the brave men and women who serve our country in the armed forces. We must repay that debt the moment they return home, and do all we can to make...

Cleaning Up Washington

Members of Congress have too often used their power for personal gain while hardworking Minnesota families struggle just to get by. And as I listen to Minnesotans, I am often struck by a sense...

Agriculture

I grew up in rural America. My grandfather farmed beans until the 1980s farm crisis forced him out. My 93-year-old grandmother still lives near that same land where my grandfather spent so...

Seniors

Medicare and Social Security allow Americans who have paid into these programs their entire lives to retire with dignity. That’s why I oppose any changes that would cut, privatize or...

National Security

In a time of increasing division, we need a smart and tough foreign policy agenda that protects the United States and at the same time preserves the shared...

Environment

Climate change is happening. I believe in the science, and we need to address it now. In Minnesota, we’ve already seen milder winters, heat waves, droughts and floods.

Women and Families

As a working mom who raised four amazing young men, I understand that strengthening opportunities for women creates stronger families. I grew up...

Gun Safety

I’m the owner of a hunting rifle. Two of my sons are deer and duck hunters, a third competed in trap shooting. My family belongs to the Eagan Gun Club. My support for the Second...