We have just 100 days until November 3, the most consequential election we will see in our lifetime. I was live on Facebook earlier talking about what we need to do in these next 100 days because it’s going to take all of us working harder than we ever have to maintain a Democratic majority in the House, win back the Senate and elect Joe Biden.
From the Congressman
Christopher David, a Navy veteran and graduate of the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, was walking in Portland, and came upon an odd sight. He saw federal agents, in full tactical gear, heavily-armed, looking like the operators we drop into terrorist havens in Afghanistan, patrolling the streets of an American city. Detaining Americans. Hustling them, unexplained, into rented minivans,
All registered Democrat and Republican voters are eligible to vote by absentee ballot in Connecticut’s upcoming primary election on August 11th because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The absentee ballot application is the first step toward voting via absentee ballot for the primary.
Every June, we come together to celebrate Pride Month and honor our victories: from marriage equality to better workplace protections to overturning “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and then we recommit to continuing the fight for equal rights.
Our country faces a historic health crisis compounded by a centuries-old unhealed wound. It is a crisis of despair as over 100,000 Americans are lost to a virus. It is a crisis of shame as unarmed black Americans are regularly killed by the police. It is a crisis of leadership as the President clears peaceful protestors with teargas to use a church and a bible to create political propaganda.
We might be disheartened. That’s understandable. But, we must refocus. We must reactivate. For 240 years, all that we have won together as a country was won in the face of adversity, anxiety, and the temptation to just give up.
I’m very proud of two votes we took in the House to reassert our Constitutional authority regarding any declarations of war that risks American lives and our national security.
I’m excited to kick off 2020 by celebrating last year’s accomplishments and looking forward to winning elections up and down the ballot, across the country this year.
Before casting my vote today on impeachment, I read the articles, studied the evidence and listened to public testimony in hearings from credible witnesses who have served this country with honor. The facts are not in dispute.
When I came to Congress, I was excited to join President Obama in his bold vision for our nation: expanding healthcare to reach millions of Americans who had never had coverage before.