In 2020, we are proud to endorse and support extraordinary candidates who share our commitment to strong, principled American foreign policy. Click below to support these champions and help them win!

OUR 2020 CYCLE ENDORSED CANDIDATES 


REPRESENTATIVE COLIN ALLRED 

TEXAS, U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 

Colin Allred, after an NFL career, pursued a career in law, becoming a civil rights attorney. He served in the General Counsel’s office at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development under Secretary Julián Castro in the Obama administration, before returning home to Dallas to represent the district he grew up in. As a first term Member of Congress serving on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Allred has led efforts to build stronger trade agreements and provide emergency assistance in the border crisis.

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representative Jason crow

COLORADO, U.S. House of Representatives

Jason Crow served three combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, achieving the rank of Captain and receiving a Bronze Star. Upon leaving military service, Crow joined the Colorado Board of Veterans’ Affairs to help veterans who suffer from homelessness and substance abuse. As a first term Member of Congress, Crow serves on the House Armed Services Committee where he is leading efforts to improve military readiness and strengthen all the tools of American power – diplomatic, developmental, and defense – to advance our values and interests around the world.

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representative Andy kim

New Jersey, U.S. House of Representatives

Andy Kim served in Afghanistan as Strategic Advisor to Generals David Petraeus and John Allen. Kim went on to serve as Director of Iraq in Obama’s National Security Council where he coordinated the crisis response to countering the rise of ISIS. As a first term Member of Congress serving on the House Armed Services Committee, Kim is leading efforts to modernize America’s cybersecurity defenses and fighting to ensure that our actions abroad deliver security and prosperity for American families at home.

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representative Tom Malinowski

New Jersey, U.S. House of Representatives

Tom Malinowski served as an Assistant Secretary of State under President Obama, fighting to defend liberty, equality, and rule of law. As Washington Director of Human Rights Watch, he helped lead a bipartisan effort to stop the use of torture. As a first term Member of Congress serving on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Malinowski has led efforts to protect American elections from foreign interference and force accountability for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

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REPRESENTATIVE MAX ROSE 

NEW YORK, U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Max Rose served as a U.S. Army officer in Afghanistan from 2012-2013 and continues to serve as a Captain and company commander in the National Guard. Following his active duty service, Rose worked as Director of Public Engagement and Special Assistant to a Brooklyn District Attorney and then as Chief of Staff for Brightpoint Health, a non-profit healthcare organization. As a first term Member of Congress serving on the House Committee on Homeland Security and the first post-9/11 combat veteran to represent New York City, Rose has led efforts to strengthen our national security.  

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Senator jeanne shaheen

New Hampshire, U.S. senate

For more than a decade, Jeanne Shaheen has been a powerful advocate in the Senate for smart, diplomacy-first foreign policy. As the only woman serving on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and a leading voice on the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senator Shaheen has been a consistent voice for diplomatic solutions to our national security challenges. 

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REPRESENTATIVE MIKIE SHERRILL

NEW JERSEY, U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 

Prior to Congress, Mikie Sherrill served as a Navy helicopter pilot from 1994 to 2003, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Commander. After leaving the Navy, Sherrill attended law school, worked in private practice and eventually joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Jersey. As a first term Member of Congress, Sherrill serves on the House Armed Services Committee, where she has consistently advocated for responsible engagement with the world and worked to protect American elections from foreign interference. 

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representative Elissa slotkin

michigan, U.S. House of representatives

Elissa Slotkin served as a Middle East analyst with the Central Intelligence Agency and as Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs. As a first term Member of Congress serving on the House Armed Services Committee, Slotkin has led efforts to strengthen our national security, bolster American alliances, and maintain America’s openness to Dreamers and refugees fleeing disasters at home.

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representative Abigail spanberger

virginia, U.S. House of representatives

Abigail Spanberger served as a federal law enforcement officer working narcotics and money laundering cases and later as a CIA operations officer from 2006 to 2014. As a first term Member of Congress, Spanberger serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, where she has pushed for reforms to counter the Chinese cyber threat and worked to strengthen America’s infrastructure for diplomacy. She has consistently pressed the Trump Administration to explain its justifications for the use of military force, and been a strong voice for restoring America’s standing in the world.

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