In a purple district in purple Virginia, soaring inflation takes the stage in the midterms battle

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Midterms: Democrats, GOP battle over Virginia’s 7th district

  • Rep. Abigail Spanberger faces a wide array of Republicans hoping to win Virginia’s 7th Congressional district.
  • Political experts predict Republicans will gain control of the House after the midterm elections.
  • Republicans have attacked Spanberger and Democrats over the economy and rising inflation.

At a virtual town hall Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., hosted last month, the first question was about how to get inflation under control.

“So the issue of inflation sir, you called it a silent tax, and I agree with you completely—it is. The impact of inflation is one that is felt by people across our districts and across the country,” Spanberger responded.  

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