14 Facts About Angie Craig


Angela Dawn Craig was born on February 14,1972 and is an American politician, retired journalist, and former businesswoman.


Angie Craig moved to Minnesota in 2005 for a job at St Jude Medical.


Angie Craig first ran for Congress in 2016, losing to Jason Lewis, whom she defeated in their 2018 rematch.


Angie Craig is the first openly LGBT+ member of Congress from Minnesota and the first lesbian mother to serve in Congress.


Angie Craig graduated from Nettleton High School in Jonesboro and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Memphis.


Angie Craig lived in London from 2002 through 2005, and worked at St Jude Medical in human resources and communications from 2005 to 2017.


In 2016, Angie Craig ran for the United States House of Representatives in.


Angie Craig announced her candidacy before Republican incumbent John Kline announced his retirement.


Angie Craig is the first openly lesbian mother to be elected to Congress, the first woman to be elected in Minnesota's 2nd district, and the first openly gay person elected to Congress from Minnesota.


The federal judge hearing the case ruled for Angie Craig, noting that federal election law barred moving the date of House elections in all but a few circumstances.


On February 25,2022, Angie Craig introduced the Affordable Insulin Now Act, a bill intended to cap out-of-pocket insulin prices at $35 per month.


On February 1,2023, Angie Craig was one of 12 Democrats to vote for a resolution to end the COVID-19 national emergency.


In 2020, Angie Craig moved to Prior Lake, Minnesota, after living in Eagan, Minnesota, for nearly 10 years.


Angie Craig was physically held hostage and assaulted in the elevator of her Washington, DC, apartment building on February 9,2023.