It was Saturday afternoon, and Abigail Spanberger was in a busy hallway at the Chesterfield County Public Library in Midlothian, Va., minutes away from training a room of about 40 campaign volunteers. She seemed ready for a quick interview, but then abruptly called out to her campaign manager.
"Hey Dana, Eileen Davis is about to come through. Can you head her off at the pass so she doesn't interrupt the — "
She cut herself off and turned to me.
"That's my mother," Spanberger said, laughing.
Her mom is volunteering for her campaign?