CMD superman logo.jpg SourceWatch, a project of the Center for Media and Democracy,

depends on donations from people like you!

Click here to make a tax-deductable contribution.

Jim Langevin

From SourceWatch
Jump to: navigation, search
This is a profile of a U.S. Representative. (See the New York portal for all incumbents, candidates and blogs.)
New York state flag.png

Things you can do:

Jim Langevin currently serves the 2nd Congressional district of Rhode Island

James R. Langevin, a Democrat, has represented the Second Congressional District of Rhode Island in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2001. (map)

Record and controversies

General information about important bills and votes for can be found in Congresspedia's articles on legislation. You can add information you find on how Jim Langevin voted by clicking the "[edit]" link to the right and typing it in. Remember to cite your sources!

Iraq War

Langevin voted against the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 that started the Iraq War.[1]

For more information see the chart of U.S. House of Representatives votes on the Iraq War.

Environmental record

For more information on environmental legislation, see the Energy and Environment Policy Portal

Support for gun control

Langevin cosponsored H.R. 1312 (Assault Weapons Ban and Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2005) on April 21, 2005.[2]

Main article: U.S. gun legislation

Bio

Langevin was born on April 22, 1964 in Providence, Rhode Island. He has been unable to walk since 1980, when, at the age of 16, he was seriously injured in an accidental shooting. He uses a wheelchair, and is known as an advocate for people with disabilities.

He was a member of the Rhode Island state assembly from 1988 until 1994 and Rhode Island's Secretary of State from 1995 until 2001.

On July 27, 2004, he spoke to the Democratic National Convention, largely on the subject of stem cell research.

Langevin is Roman Catholic and is a pro-life Democrat.

Congressional career

2006 elections

In 2006, independent Rodney D. Driver announced his intention to challenge Langevin in his November 2006 bid for reelection. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [1] Langevin retained his seat.

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. <crpcontribdata>cid=N00009724&cycle=2006</crpcontribdata>

Links to more campaign contribution information for Jim Langevin
from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.
Fundraising profile: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by organization/corporation: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by industry: 2006 election cycle Career totals


Committees and Affiliations

Committees

Committee assignments in the 109th Congress (2005-2006)

  • House Committee on Armed Services
  • House Defense Review Threat Panel
    • Subcommittee on Projection Forces
    • Subcommittee on Terrorism Unconventional Threats and Capabilities
  • House Committee on Homeland Security
    • Subcommittee on Economic Security Infrastructure Protection and Cybersecurity
    • Subcommittee on Intelligence Information Sharing and Terrorism Risk Assessment
    • Subcommittee on Prevention of Nuclear and Biological Attack - Ranking Minority Member

More Background Data

Wikipedia also has an article on Jim Langevin. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.

Contact

DC Office:
109 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: 202-225-2735
Fax: 202-225-5976
Email: james.langevin AT mail.house.gov
Web Email
Website

District Office - Warwick:
Summit South
300 Centerville Road, Suite 200
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-732-9400
Fax: 401-737-2982

Articles and Resources

Local blogs and discussion sites

Corresponding article on Wikipedia and Cause Caller. (If Cause Caller link does not work, pick from its list of senators and representatives.)

Current Office: U.S. House of Representatives
111th Congress
Leadership Position:
Committees Chaired:
Committees,
Ranking Member On:

Caucuses:
Committees:
110th Congress
Leadership Position:
None
Committees Chaired:
Committees,
Ranking Member On:

Caucuses:
Committees: House Committee on Homeland Security, House Committee on Homeland Security/Subcommittee on Border Maritime and Global Counterterrorism, House Committee on Homeland Security/Subcommittee on Intelligence Information Sharing and Terrorism Risk Assessment, House Committee on Homeland Security/Subcommittee on Emerging Threats Cybersecurity and Science and Technology, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence/Subcommittee on Terrorism Human Intelligence Analysis and Counterintelligence, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence/Subcommittee on Technical and Tactical Intelligence
Congressional Career
First Elected to Current Office:
November 7, 2000
First Took Current Office:
January 3, 2001
Next Election:
November 2, 2010
Term Ends:
Freshman Member?
No
Previous Political Work?
Rhode Island Secretary of State, Rhode Island House of Representatives
Other Party Membership:
District Offices:
1. Summit South 300 Centerville Road, Suite 200 Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-732-9400 / Fax: 401-737-2982





Campaign Contact:

Website:
Webform Email: / Email:

Campaign Offices:

1.
Phone: / Fax:



Zip Code Affiliations:
Misc:

Date of Birth: April 22, 1964








Cite error: <ref> tags exist, but no <references/> tag was found