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.
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.
Led by the Congressional Black Caucus, the House passed the Justice in Policing Act to answer your calls for change to stop police brutality and excessive force and hold officers accountable for repeated misconduct.
Today is a victory for our Dreamers as the Supreme Court ruled the Trump administration illegally ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This ruling upholds protections for almost 700,000 Dreamers; a win for DACA recipients and their families.
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.
Today, Connecticut Congressman Jim Himes released the following statement endorsing Joe Biden…
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.
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.