Press Releases

Press Releases

  • press_release / Oct 17 2018

    LESLIE COCKBURN RECEIVES DCCC “RED TO BLUE” CANDIDATE DISTINCTION

    Warrenton, VA – Today, The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) announced that Leslie Cockburn, VA-05 Democratic nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives, has received the Red to Blue candidate distinction.

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  • press_release / Oct 16 2018

    LESLIE COCKBURN EXCEEDS $1.1M IN THIRD QUARTER

    Warrenton, VA - Today, Leslie Cockburn, Democratic nominee for Congress in Virginia's 5th District, announces her campaign raised another $1,140,628.22 during the 3rd quarter of 2018 and currently has $1,036,049.37 cash on hand.

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  • press_release / Oct 11 2018

    IN CONGRESS, I'LL WORK TO SERVE VETERANS

    Warrenton, VA - Leslie Cockburn released the following statement today: 

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  • press_release / Oct 09 2018

    NEW COCKBURN AD: SAVES A LOT OF MONEY

    “Earlier this year, Denver Riggleman bragged about how recent tax changes are saving him $7,000 a month. What Riggleman didn’t tell Virginia voters is that those same tax changes are ballooning the national deficit by nearly $2 trillion and will raise premiums on older Americans by as much as $1500 next year alone,” said Louise Bruce, Campaign Manager for Leslie Cockburn.

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  • press_release / Oct 09 2018

    "I DO NOT BELIEVE HEALTHCARE IS A BASIC HUMAN RIGHT" - Denver Riggleman

    Charlottesville, VA - After a night of stunning quotes from Denver Riggleman, the contrast between Leslie Cockburn and her opponent for congress in Virginia’s 5th district was once again on stark display. Leslie summarily won the 5th debate at the Piedmont Virginia Community College this evening by sharing her plans for affordable healthcare, stronger public education, and better infrastructure in the 5th district.

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  • press_release / Sep 29 2018

    COCKBURN ROUTS RIGGLEMAN IN 4TH DEBATE

    Charlottesville, VA - Leslie Cockburn decisively won the 4th debate in the VA-05 congressional race against opponent Denver Riggleman.
     
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  • press_release / Sep 28 2018

    WHAT TO WATCH FOR IN TONIGHT'S VA-05 DEBATE: DENVER RIGGLEMAN'S RECORD IS ANYTHING BUT BIPARTISAN

    “Virginia voters should be prepared for another night of false promises by Denver Riggleman to be ‘bipartisan’ in Congress. Riggleman’s misleading claim could not be further from the truth. Riggleman was outspoken in his opposition to Medicaid Expansion for our state, which was passed by a Republican-controlled State Senate with broad Democratic support and embraced by leaders of both parties.

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  • press_release / Sep 06 2018

    LESLIE COCKBURN WINS SECOND DEBATE IN WASHINGTON VIRGINIA

    Warrenton, VA – This evening, Leslie Cockburn took the stage for the second VA-05 congressional debate in Washington, Virginia. More than one hundred Cockburn supporters arrived early to the Little Washington Theatre to secure a seat ahead of the debate and support Leslie.  

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  • press_release / Sep 03 2018

    On Labor Day and President Trump

     "On Labor Day we honor America’s workers, their families, and their contribution to our nation. For generations, our country’s growth has depended on the strength of our unions and workers. Ensuring that America’s federal employees are protected from undue partisanship, paid a decent wage and supported when they blow the whistle on injustice."

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  • press_release / Aug 26 2018

    VIRGINIA’S CLERGY SPEAK OUT AGAINST GOP MAILER

    WARRENTON, VA – Outraged clergy across Virginia’s 5th district are speaking out today to denounce the Republican Party of Virginia for their abhorrent use of the Charlottesville Unite the Right rally to falsely attack VA-05 congressional candidate Leslie Cockburn in a mailer sent to voters.

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