Rep. Jim Himes

Syrian President Bashar Assad (credit: CBS 2)

Assad Warns Of Retaliation For U.S. Strike On Syria

In an interview on “CBS This Morning,” Syrian President Bashar Assad says, “You should expect everything.”

09/09/2013

Connecticut U.S. Rep. Jim Himes (file / credit: Office of Jim Himes)

Himes Optimistic About Immigration Bill’s Chances

The bill came out of the Senate Judiciary Committee with such momentum that Himes believes it could stand of fair chance of passage in the House.

05/30/2013

Two Metro-North trains collided in Bridgeport, Conn., on May 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Connecticut Officials Want More From Feds On Rail Safety

Connecticut officials are calling on the federal government to spend more on rail safety and reliability following the Metro-North Railroad derailment and crash near Bridgeport.

05/29/2013

Rep. Jim Himes (file / credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Rep. Jim Himes Appointed To Intelligence Committee

The 113th Congress is underway and Rep. Jim Himes, Democrat of Connecticut has a new assignment.

02/14/2013

Rep. Jim Himes and Sen. Chris Murphy hold discussion on curbing gun violence Jan. 17, 2013 (credit: Rep. Himes Twitter)

Conn. Elected Officials Hold Panel Discussion On Curbing Gun Violence

Also Thursday, it was announced that newly retired Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman will serve as an adviser to the Sandy Hook School Support Fund’s transition team.

01/17/2013

State police personnel led children from the school, following the shooting. (credit: Newtown Bee Photo, Shannon Hicks)

Officials React To Mass School Shooting In Newtown, Connecticut

Officials from Connecticut and beyond are expressing their shock and horror.

12/14/2012

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy surveys shoreline damage from Sandy (credit: Governor's Office)

Some Connecticut Residents Struggle Through FEMA Application Process

Connecticut residents have until Dec. 31 – just one more month – to file for individual disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

12/01/2012

Rep. Paul Ryan

Romney’s Pick Stirs Things Up In Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District

Mitt Romney’s pick of Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate has stirred reaction in the race for Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District.

08/13/2012

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file/credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Malloy Seeks Protective Order Against Fellow Democrat

Gov. Dan Malloy has filed a protective order against a fellow Democrat who is suing him for alleged slander.

03/06/2012

Job Search (file / credit: clipart.com)

Reps Himes, Murphy Talks Jobs At Roundtable In Bridgeport

Jobs were the topic at a roundtable discussion in Bridgeport Thursday morning, where they were trying to find solutions to America’s employment crisis and to assist those who’ve been out of work for a long time.

01/12/2012

An American soldier is seen in Afghanistan (file / credit: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. Jim Himes Praises Program To Ease Soldiers’ Transition Back To Homefront

With a high unemployment rate nationwide, returning veterans face a huge challenge joining the workforce.

10/13/2011