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Himes To Throw Holiday Party To Thank Supporters

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U.S. Congressman Jim Himes is throwing a party to thank his supporters.

\"\"Himes, a Democrat who was first elected to Congress in 2008, beat Republican Steve Obsitnik in November\’s 4th Congressional District election.

In an email sent Sunday from his campaign email address, Himes invited supporters to join him for a holiday get-together on Dec. 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the South Norwalk Brewhouse on Marshall Street in Norwalk.

\”It\’s my way of saying thanks for all of your help this year,\” he wrote. \” I couldn\’t have done it without you.\”

Invited guests are expected to let Himes know if they are coming.

Himes Raises More Money; Obsitnik Spends More

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Democrat Jim Himes, who is running for re-election in the 4th Congressional District, raised more money than his opponent, Republican Steve Obsitnik, during the third quarter.

As Election Day nears, Himes also has more cash on hand.

Campaign finance reports for the third quarter were filed with the Federal Election Commission Monday. The reports take into account contributions and spending between July 1 and Sept. 30. Continue reading

Eric Cantor To Stump For Obsitnik In Greenwich Sunday

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U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., and his wife, Diana, will join congressional candidate Steve Obsitnik at Temple Sholom in Greenwich on Sunday.

Obsitnik, a Republican from Stamford, is running against incumbent Jim Himes, a Democrat from Greenwich, in Connecticut\’s 4th Congressional District race.

Cantor is the U.S. House of Representatives\’ majority leader and is often considered a controversial figure. He is well-liked by Tea Party activists.

Sunday\’s event, which will include opening remarks and a meet and greet, will begin at 9:30 a.m. It is not open to the public.  Continue reading

Four Debates Scheduled In The 4th Congressional District

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U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, a Democrat who represents Connecticut\’s 4th Congressional District, is running for re-election, and he\’s facing Republican Steve Obsitnik.

The candidates will meet four times to discuss issues before Election Day. The first debate is this Wednesday.

Here are the details:

– Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Greenwich Hyatt Regency, 1800 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. This debate will focus on foreign affairs and is being sponsored by the World Affairs Forum and Moffly Media.

– Oct. 18 at noon at the Norwalk Inn, 99 East Ave., Norwalk.  The event\’s sponsors are the Norwalk Chamber of Commerce and News 12 CT.

– Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. at Wilton High School, 395 Danbury Road, Wilton. The debate is being sponsored by the League of Women Voters.

– Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn, 1070 Main St., Bridgeport. The AARP is sponsoring this debate.

State Democratic Party Files FEC Complaint Against Roraback, Obsitnik

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The state Democratic Party is asking the Federal Election Commission to investigate whether congressional candidates Andrew Roraback and Steve Obsitnik violated federal campaign finance regulations when they held a joint fundraiser earlier this week.

The fundraiser in question was a cocktail reception that was held Tuesday at a home in Darien. The suggested contribution was $500.

Roraback and Obsitnik are Republicans. Roraback is running against Democrat Elizabeth Esty in the 5th Congressional District, while Obsitnik is running in the 4th Congressional District against incumbent Jim Himes, a Democrat.  Continue reading