12 Facts About Angie Craig


Angie Craig's district includes most of the southern suburbs of the Twin Cities and some outlying rural areas.

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

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

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Angie Craig is the first out LGBT member of Congress from Minnesota.

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Angie Craig's is the first lesbian mother ever to serve in Congress.

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

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

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

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

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Angie Craig's defeated Lewis, becoming 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.

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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.

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

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