CT’s delegation will have familiar roles on major policy committees, but Himes is now the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee.
Jim Himes, a Democrat, has served as the U.S. representative for Connecticut’s fourth congressional district since 2009.
CT Reps on failed U.S. House Speaker votes: ‘We’re all in limbo’
Kevin McCarthy’s failed attempts to secure the leadership position have put House business on hold, and CT representatives are frustrated.
CT to secure $236 million windfall from federal spending bill
Communities across Connecticut will receive funding, formerly known as earmarks, for infrastructure, housing, education and more.
Ahead of Sandy Hook anniversary, a push for assault weapons ban
Gun violence survivors joined CT politicians to call on the Senate to restore the federal assault weapons ban, which is unlikely to pass.
How CT’s influence in Congress will change with divided government
With a narrow GOP House majority, CT Democrats will lose committee chairmanships but say they’ll still have leverage in crafting policy.
CT Democrats in D.C. explore different paths to protecting abortion access
Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th District, has suggested voting on individual components of a bill that would broadly protect abortion access.
State Rep. Mike France running for Congress
Mike France, a Republican state lawmaker, is running against U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District.
Joe Biden takes office: ‘At this hour, my friends, democracy has prevailed.’
America took a deep breath and watched Joe Biden uneventfully inaugurated outside a Capitol invaded two weeks ago by rioters.
CT’s U.S. Representatives join the vote to impeach President Trump, and the state braces for protests
Donald J. Trump was impeached on a day when lawmakers in capitals like Hartford assessed threats that may await them.
The mob arrived. As police retook the Capitol, Himes told the story.
Aides appeared, whispering to bosses. Then came noises in the hall. The U.S. Capitol was breached.
‘Unreal’ scene as pro-Trump mob invades U.S. Capitol
A mob supporting Donald J. Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol, delaying the certification of Joe Biden’s presidential victory.
Day after pandemic relief: Explaining and complaining
A big stimulus bill takes a lot of explaining.
Can opportunity zones revive struggling neighborhoods?
The federal tax incentive draws private investment to distressed neighborhoods, but there are problems with the program.
Rosa DeLauro wins caucus fight for Appropriations chair
U.S. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro won a 148-79 vote in the Democratic caucus to become the House Appropriations chair.
All five of CT’s congressional incumbents are reelected
As expected, there were no upsets of Connecticut’s incumbent members of Congress this year.