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Jim Himes' Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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
General Nov. 4, 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: Foreign Affairs
Issue Position: National Security
Issue Position: Iraq and the Middle East
Issue Position: Government Accountability
Issue Position: Foreign Affairs and Defense
Issue Position: Nuclear Proliferation
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, Subcommittee on Defense and Pete Visclosky, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Denfense - Combat Rescue Helicopter Program
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Raj Shah, USAID Administrator - Titus Joins Bipartisan Letter in Support of U.S. Airdrops of Food and Supplies to Remote Areas of the Philipines
Oct. 3, 2013 Himes Statement on Possible Sikorsky Shutdown
Sept. 10, 2013 Himes Statement on President's Speech on Syria
Sept. 10, 2013 Himes Statement in Advance of President's Speech on Syria
Sept. 4, 2013 Himes Statement on President's Decision to Seek Vote on Military Force in Syria
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
Jan. 23, 2013 Himes Applauds DOD Decision to Allow Women in Combat
Sept. 12, 2012 Himes Statement on Attack in Benghazi
Aug. 5, 2012 Rep. Jim Himes: Act Now On Simpson-Bowles
May 10, 2012 Himes: Time for Action on Real Budget Plan
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Aug. 1, 2011 Statement on Support for Debt Limit Compromise
June 24, 2011 Himes Votes to Limit U.S. Action in Libya
June 21, 2011 Himes Statement on President's Address Regarding Drawing Down Troops in Afghanistan
May 26, 2011 Himes Votes Against Unlimited New Presidential War-Making Authority
May 25, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
May 4, 2011 Himes Co-Sponsors Resolution Commending Obama, Military, and Intelligence Personnel on Bin Laden Mission
April 15, 2011 Himes Votes Against Dangerous GOP Budget, Wants Plan Like Simpson-Bowles
April 7, 2011 Himes Votes against Disingenuous CR
March 22, 2011 Himes Statement on Libya
Dec. 16, 2010 Rebuilding Our Own Nation
Aug. 20, 2010 Himes Statement In Response To President's Announcement On The Draw Down Of Troops From Iraq
July 20, 2010 New Congressional Working Group Unveils Legislation to Cut Spending, Reduce Deficit
March 10, 2010 Himes Statement On Vote Against Removing Troops From Afghanistan In 30 Days
Dec. 11, 2009 Himes Supports Sanctions Against Iran To Help Prevent Nuclear Proliferation
Dec. 2, 2009 Himes Statement On President's Afghanistan Speech
Feb. 11, 2009 Members Of Conn. Delegation Request Briefing On Marine-1 Cost Over-runs
Nov. 5, 2008 The Hour - Himes Wins in Upset Over Shays
Aug. 25, 2008 Himes Calls for Renewal in Connecticut
June 11, 2008 Jim Himes Statement on Importance of Bringing Our Troops Home
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Foreign Affairs and Defense
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Foreign Policy and Defense
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