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Apply to be a 2021 Democracy Summer Fellow

Himes for Congress will be an official 2021 Democracy Summer partner! Developed by Maryland Congressman (and law professor) Jamie Raskin, Democracy Summer is an educational program dedicated to training the next generation of political activists, organizers, and leaders. In 2021, for the first time ever, Democracy Summer is expanding nationally in partnership with the DCCC and Democratic campaigns across America.

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Help is here. Direct payments. Business aid. Vaccines.

The American Rescue Plan is now law. Help is here and we are on the road to recovery.

This law provides $1,400 direct payments to the majority of American households, extends unemployment benefits, cuts child poverty rates in half, sends children safely back to school, invests billions of dollars towards vaccine distribution, expands COVID testing and aids struggling businesses.

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Today we delivered on our promise to end the gun violence epidemic

Today, I was proud to preside over the passage of the Enhanced Background Checks Act in the House Chambers for the safety of all Americans. I live just a few miles where the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut happened. I have felt the real pain family members, neighbors and community members felt losing so many precious lives. Connecticut knows that pain, and we still feel it.

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Good news, more help is on the way

At about 2 a.m. this morning, the House passed the American Rescue Plan with my support. This comprehensive aid bill will save lives, expand and accelerate the vaccination program, put money directly in people’s pockets, extend federal unemployment benefits, provide emergency rental assistance and help reopen our schools.

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