After eight terms in Congress, Jim Langevin continues to bring a spirit of energy, vitality and courage to all he does. He is committed to continuing the fight for his state and the issues that affect the lives of Rhode Islanders, especially those living in the Second Congressional District, which he proudly represents today.
Jim is a senior member of the powerful House Armed Services Committee, where he is the Ranking Member of the Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee, and also serves on the Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces. He is also a senior member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, where he serves as a member of the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technologies.
In addition to his committee work, Jim has also become a national leader on cybersecurity, having co-founded the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus, which he continues to co-chair.
He has been a strong advocate for health care reform and stem cell research, and he has fought on behalf of individuals with disabilities. Throughout his time in Congress, he has advocated for more robust cybersecurity policy, sponsored bills to increase gun safety and championed initiatives to provide respite care for family caregivers, protect our environment, improve campaign finance laws, increase federal funding for life-saving research, and much more. In the Second Congressional District, Jim has spent countless hours touring local businesses, meeting with community organizations, and listening to the concerns of his constituents.
Jim has been a tireless advocate for Rhode Island’s families, and his courage and dedication have been repeatedly recognized by his House colleagues.
U.S. Senator, Vermont
Senator Leahy is a proud supporter of a constitutional amendment that would undo the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision.