Himes said he understands fellow Democrats feel there’s urgency to have a stimulus deal, but he supports Pelosi’s hardline stance.
BALTIMORE — Rep. Jim Himes, the co-chair of a group of centrist Democrats, on Thursday criticized efforts by progressives to try to sideline centrist messages at the annual gathering of House Democrats. The retreat is an effort by Democrats to find unity and a shared message after November’s electoral losses.
WASHINGTON — With Donald Trump’s presidency fueling partisan fires in Congress, a group of centrist Democrats led by Rep. Jim Himes is trying to find common ground with GOP counterparts. The goal is to determine whether they could come together on infrastructure, budget, tax and other issues.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Jim Himes was elected on Thursday to head the centrist New Democrat Coalition in the next Congress, a group that says it’s “moderate,” “pro-growth,” and has about 50 members.
WASHINGTON — Connecticut’s members of the U.S. House, all Democrats who were re-elected by healthy margins in a bad year for their party, will return to work next week amid a new political reality and with a Democratic Party in disarray.
WASHINGTON — Overshadowed like other congressional races in Connecticut by the loud and vitriolic presidential race, the matchup between Democratic Rep. Elizabeth Esty and GOP challenger Clay Cope has been a civil contest between party moderates.
WASHINGTON — Democrats across the country are trying to tie their Republican opponents to Donald Trump, and it’s no different in the race for the 4th District congressional seat, where Republican nominee John Shaban is trying to unseat Democrat Jim Himes.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Himes has a solution to the leadership crisis in the House: Republican leaders should replace the hard-to-get votes of Tea Party sympathizers with those of moderate Democrats like himself.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Jim Himes has not been a stranger to controversy this year, and he’s likely to once again pop up again at the center of new congressional scuffles.
WASHINGTON — Republican John Shaban said he’s challenging Rep. Jim Himes because he thinks Connecticut gets a raw deal from Washington — with many more dollars leaving the state in federal taxes than come back to shore up schools and infrastructure.