On the Issues

  • Honors the service of our nation's veterans and recognizes a deep moral obligation to strengthen our nation's network of support for American veterans.
  • Has supported legislation to improve the Veterans Administration's provision of care.
  • Knows that Israel is America's friend and ally and supports a two-state solution to bring peace to the region.
  • Voted for free trade agreements with Panama, Colombia and South Korea.
  • Stands with our allies and will employ every resource at our disposal to deter and confront hostile actors around the world.
  • Will defend our nation without bankrupting it.
  • Opposed the war in Iraq and
  • Wants to reduce our reliance on foreign oil.
  • Supports finding and using domestic gas and oil reserves, provided we do not recklessly endanger people or the environment to do so.
  • Supports long-term development of clean, renewable energy sources like wind and photovoltaic, which reduce our consumption of fossil fuels and create whole new high-tech industries for future job growth.
  • Supports and voted for laws that promote better energy efficiency, saving money and reducing energy consumption.


  • Is a proud advocate for women's rights.
  • Supports a woman’s right to choose and fights against violations of women’s reproductive right.
  • Speaks out against efforts to weaken protections for women from abusive partners and voted to protect all women from domestic violence.
  • Believes in equal pay for equal work.
  • Has been helping improve the economy so private companies can create jobs and put Americans back to work, resulting in 28 straight months of private-sector job growth.
  • Wrote part of the bipartisan JOBS Act which is now law and will make it easier for growing companies to raise money to expand their operations and grow jobs.
  • Supports investment to improve roads, bridges, and rail lines, putting people back to work today and securing our future prosperity.
  • Worked hard to create real financial regulatory reform—to both prevent a future crisis and ensure a financial
  • Believes that growing deficit is a challenge that must be addressed now: if we fix our deficit problems now, we will do so in a smart way that helps us invest in our future.
  • Was named one of the most pro-environment legislators by the League of Conservation Voters.
  • Will keep America’s air and water clean by supporting conservation programs in Long Island Sound, as well as Greenwich, Stamford, and Norwalk harbors.
  • Recognizes the importance of early childhood education and supports legislation to help make quality pre-school education available to all.
  • Supports a robust, interdisciplinary public education system.
  • Will fight to close the “achievement gap” facing families in districts with underperforming public schools.
  • Believes every American should be have access to the level of education they require to reach their life

Every July 4, we commemorate the beginning of the American experiment of representational self-government and the patriotic spirit that keeps us fighting for change.  Whether at a parade, a barbecue or gathering with family and friends, you can feel the presence of those proud Americans who came before us. 

  • Supports increased investment in transportation to get people back to work and repair outdated roads, bridges, and rail lines
  • Voted for improvements to Metro-North trains and stations.
  • Led the effort to secure multi-million dollar transportation infrastructure grants to improve access to the Stamford train station and build the new roads to necessary to redevelop Steel Point in Bridgeport.
  • Worked to connect resources from t
  • Will fight to protect Social Security and Medicare.
  • Rejects the Republican plan to turn Medicare into a voucher program.


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