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Jim Himes' Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: James 'Jim' Himes
Office: U.S. House (CT) - District 4, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 4
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary; 2 Children: Emma, Linley
Birth Date: 07/05/1966
Birth Place: Lima, Peru
Home City: Greenwich, CT
Religion: Christian (Presbyterian)
Date Title
Issue Position: Restoring the Constitution
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
April 15, 2014 Himes Unveils Legislation to Increase Oversight of Intelligence Agencies
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
Aug. 26, 2013 Himes Celebrates 50th Anniversary of March on Washington
Aug. 16, 2013 Himes Statement on Report NSA Violated Privacy Rules
July 31, 2013 Himes Congratulates Westport's James Comey as New FBI Director
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
June 26, 2013 Himes Disappointed SCOTUS Ruled to Make Voting More Difficult
June 26, 2013 Voting Rights Act
June 18, 2013 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript - Privacy Rights and National Security
June 6, 2013 Himes Statement on Verizon Phone Records
May 15, 2013 Freedom of the Press
May 1, 2013 Blog - Preventing Workplace Discrimination
Jan. 24, 2013 Himes Joins Bill to Ban Assault Weapons, High-Capacity Magazines
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
June 29, 2011 Himes Records Video for "It Gets Better" LGBT Youth Campaign
Feb. 15, 2011 Himes Statement on Vote against PATRIOT Act Reauthorization
Oct. 10, 2008 Himes Applauds Supreme Court Decision
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