Leslie Cockburn


Candidate for Virginia's 5th Congressional District

Leslie Cockburn is a distinguished journalist and producer. For thirty-five years, Leslie covered major issues as an investigative journalist including the financial meltdown, nuclear weapons, and wars across the world. Leslie served as a producer for CBS News “60 Minutes”, a correspondent for PBS “Frontline”, and a Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton. She has won two Emmys, two George Polk awards, two Columbia Dupont Journalism awards, and the Robert F. Kennedy Award for her work.

Leslie knows that Big Money in politics poses a major threat to our democracy. That’s why she is rejecting all corporate PAC money in her campaign and work hard in Congress to pass meaningful campaign finance reforms.

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