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 2017-10-22 16:17 

ctpost.com

Blumenthal: Halt immigration action in sensitive places... +

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn, and a group of 19 other Democratic senators are demanding a halt to recent federal immigration enforcement at sensitive locations such as schools, hospitals and religious institutions. ...

 2017-10-21 00:24 

WTNH

Sens. Blumenthal, Murphy introduce Protect Access to Birth Control Act... +

Senator Richard Blumenthal joined Senator Chris Murphy and 33 others in Congress to introduce the "Protect Access to Birth Control Act." The legislation would rescind the Trump Administration rule that allows companies to interfere with employees...

 2017-10-20 22:46 

New Haven Register

Blumenthal pushes to protect sensitive locations for undocumented immigrants... +

NEW HAVEN - Sen. Richard Blumenthal has accused Immigration and Customs Enforcement of violating its policy of not arresting undocumented persons at sensitive locations, which is spreading fear in those communities.The senator, along with 19 others, has i...

 2017-10-18 19:57 

The CT Mirror

Sessions tells Blumenthal he's had no contact from Mueller in Russia probe... +

WASHINGTON — Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Attorney General Jeff Sessions played a game of political cat and mouse Wednesday during a Senate Judiciary oversight hearing, with the Democratic senator pressing Sessions on whether he'd been contacted ...

 2017-10-18 18:42 

Washington Post

Blumenthal compares Trump and Nixon's relationships with press... +

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) said on Oct. 18 he was deeply troubled by President Trump's threat to revoke broadcast licenses for news media, drawing a similarity to President Nixon's attempts to silence the press....

 2017-10-16 20:02 

Newsmax

Blumenthal: Trump 'Sabotaged' Bipartisan Work on Healthcare... +

The matter of government payments to insurance companies could have been handled a long time ago, but President Donald Trump sabotaged bipartisan work with his push for repeal and replace legislation, Sen. Richard Blumenthal claimed Monday....

 2017-10-16 12:59 

Norwich Bulletin

Blumenthal wants FCC to pledge support of free speech... +

HARTFORD — Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he plans to ask members of the Federal Communications Commission to publicly affirm their support for the First Amendment amid the president's threat to pull NBC's broadcast license. The De...

 2017-10-15 19:01 

The Guardian

After Trump threatens the press, senator asks FCC to affirm free speech... +

Richard Blumenthal plans to ask each member of the Federal Communications Commissions board to individually voice support for the first amendment...

 2017-10-15 18:53 

ctpost.com

Blumenthal calls for Puerto Rico relief investigation... +

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn, is demanding an investigation into how President Donald Trump is handling hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico.Blumenthal noted that Trump tweeted a video purporting to show successful relief efforts in Puerto R...

 2017-10-15 15:59 

Washington Post

Blumenthal wants FCC to pledge support of free speech... +

Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he plans to ask members of the Federal Communications Commission to publicly affirm their support for the First Amendment amid the presidents threat to pull NBCs broadcast license....

 2017-10-15 15:56 

US News & World Report

Blumenthal Wants FCC to Pledge Support of Free Speech... +

Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal wants federal regulators to pledge support for free speech amid president's threat to pull NBC's broadcast license....

 2017-10-15 15:56 

Glen Falls Post-Star

Blumenthal wants FCC to pledge support of free speech... +

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he plans to ask members of the Federal Communications Commission to publicly affirm their support for the First Amendment amid the president's threat to pull NBC's broadcast lic...

 2017-10-15 15:55 

WTOP

Blumenthal wants FCC to pledge support of free speech... +

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he plans to ask members of the Federal Communications Commission to publicly affirm their support for the First Amendment amid the president’s threat to pull NBC’s The post Blume...

 2017-10-15 14:50 

WTNH

Blumenthal wants FCC to pledge support of free speech... +

Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he plans to ask members of the Federal Communications Commission to publicly affirm their support f...

 2017-10-15 14:23 

New Haven Register

Blumenthal wants FCC to pledge support of free speech... +

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he plans to ask members of the Federal Communications Commission to publicly affirm their support for the First Amendment amid the president's threat to pull NBC's broadcast license.T...

 2017-10-14 02:03 

Republican-American

Blumenthal pushes bill to crack down on abuse of elderly... +

TORRINGTON U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal made a brief stop at the Sullivan Senior Center on Friday to make the case for a bill aimed at cracking down on abuse of the elderly. Versions of the...

 2017-10-13 21:56 

Norwich Bulletin

Blumenthal calls for boost in training for manufacturing jobs... +

NORWICH — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal told area business leaders Friday that the region is leading the way in efforts to provide a skilled workforce in the defense manufacturing industry, bolstered by new hiring at Electric Boat, but that more must...

 2017-10-13 18:54 

ctpost.com

State GOP boss: Connecticut Democrats profited from Weinstein... +

It's not often that Connecticut's top Republican has anything charitable to say about Richard Blumenthal, but he's calling on the state Democratic Party to follow the senator's lead in cleansing itself of political cash he says is tainted ...

 2017-10-11 20:43 

WTNH

Connecticut Dreamers respond to immigration demands... +

Senator Richard Blumenthal and Connecticut dreamers held a news conference in Hartford rejecting President Trump...

 2017-10-11 15:22 

WTNH

Senator Blumenthal holds rally with Dreamers against Trumps decision to end DACA... +

Senator Richard Blumenthal is joining the Connecticut "Dreamers" to rally against President Donald Trump...

 2017-10-11 01:57 

Republican-American

Judge asked to kill Democrats suit over Trump foreign business... +

Government lawyers are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit over President Donald Trumps foreign business dealings that U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is spearheading.Blumenth...

 2017-10-10 20:04 

Norwich Bulletin

Senator: Work to help veterans brings us all together... +

KILLINGLY  14; One of the cleanest ways to cut through political rancor is to focus on veterans’ issues, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said to a group of former service members in Killingly on Tuesday.“With all the partisan...

 2017-10-10 19:15 

Republican-American

Trumps lawyers asking judge to toss emoluments suit... +

Government lawyers representing President Donald Trump are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit over Trumps foreign business dealings that U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is sp...

 2017-10-10 15:39 

Washington Free Beacon

Blumenthal: Anyone Who Received Weinstein Donations Should Give Money to Combat Sexual Assault... +

Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal (Conn.) said Monday on CNN that he believes anyone who received political contributions from Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein should re-donate the money to organizations that fight sexual assault....

 2017-10-09 23:15 

WTNH

Senator Blumenthal meets with Puerto Rican families arriving in Connecticut... +

Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal returned from a trip to Puerto Rico this weekend after surveying the rescue and recovery effort....

 2017-10-09 22:56 

Newsmax

Sen. Blumenthal: Russian Ads 'Sinister' Attack on US Democracy... +

The Facebook ads Russians bought during the 2016 election were extremely sophisticated Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who said Monday he has seen them and reviewed them. ...

 2017-10-09 22:33 

New Haven Register

Blumenthal pushes for stricter laws to end human trafficking... +

NORTH HAVEN - Human trafficking is known as an issue overseas, but the issue also is prevalent in Connecticut. At Quinnipiac University Monday, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. gathered with victim advocates, students, attorneys, survivors and hotel ...

 2017-10-09 21:59 

The CT Mirror

Blumenthal: U.S. in danger of failing Puerto Rico... +

WASHINGTON After a weekend trip to the island, Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Monday said the United States is in danger of failing Puerto Ricos Hurricane Maria-struck residents and said hundreds of storm victims already are arriving in Connecticut to reunit...

 2017-10-09 21:38 

WTNH

Senator Blumenthal holds meeting on sex trafficking... +

Senator Richard Blumenthal held a meeting on Monday with victim advocates, students and survivors to discuss sex trafficking....

 2017-10-09 15:13 

Stamford Advocate

Mayor to host town hall on mass shootings... +

STAMFORD In the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting, Mayor David Martin will host a town hall meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. to discuss the increase in mass shootings in the country. Hell be joined by Sen. Richard Blumenthal and other elected ...

 2017-10-09 11:41 

MSNBC

Facebook ads an attack on our democracy:...... +

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., discusses the probe into Russia's influence on the 2016 presidential election, relief efforts in Puerto Rico and President Trump's tweets about relief efforts....

 2017-10-08 20:41 

Breitbart.com

Elizabeth Warren, Booker, Franken More Democrats to Donate Campaign Cash from Harvey Weinstein... +

Congressional Democrats, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and potential 2020 presidential contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren among them, are starting to give charities thousands of dollars in donations they had received from disgraced Hollywood titan Har...

 2017-10-08 18:10 

The Hill

Blumenthal: 'We are on the verge of failing Puerto Rico' ... +

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) on Sundayexpressed concern over theTrump administration's planned response to the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, while acknowledging the commitment and hard work being done by federal first res...

 2017-10-07 02:14 

WTNH

Blumenthal, DeLauro to give campaign contributions from Harvey Weinstein to charities... +

Senator Richard Blumenthal and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro have joined other Democrats in announcing they are giving away campaign contributions they received from Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein....

 2017-10-07 00:08 

New Haven Register

Blumenthal, Murphy, DeLauro rally gun control advocates in New Haven... +

NEW HAVEN - A crowd of approximately 150 people gathered outside the New Haven Police Department Friday as U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, along with U.S. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro, addressed the issue of gun violence and proposed legislation...

 2017-10-06 21:46 

The CT Mirror

An unlikely postscript to two expensive, bitter campaigns... +

The black SUV glided to a stop Friday outside a factory off I-91 in Hartfords industrial North Meadows. Out popped Linda McMahon. Waiting was a smiling Richard Blumenthal, a man she branded a liar in a $50 million campaign for U.S. Senate in 2010. Nice to...

 2017-10-06 19:55 

The CT Mirror

Blumenthal to review Trump response to Maria in Puerto Rico... +

WASHINGTON Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a critic of the Trump administrations response to the devastation in Puerto Rico caused by Hurricane Maria, will travel to the island on Saturday to get a firsthand look....

 2017-10-06 05:22 

NY Times

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Democrats, Seeking to Disavow Weinstein, Plan to Give His Donations to Charity... +

Senators Patrick J. Leahy, Richard Blumenthal, Martin Heinrich and Elizabeth Warren each said on Thursday they would transfer money they had received from Mr. Weinstein to charity....

 2017-10-05 21:29 

New Haven Register

Blumenthal, Murphy call For repeal of PLCAA... +

WASHINGTON - U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy introduced legislation Thursday that would allow victims of gun violence to sue the gun industry.The legislation, which is being called the Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act...

 2017-10-05 10:14 

WTNH

Connecticut senators push for bill to ban bump stocks... +

Members of congress are demanding a change in gun laws. U.S. senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal are now supporting a bill that would ban "bump stocks"....

 2017-10-04 23:09 

Newsmax

Blumenthal Concerned Trump, Tillerson Relationship Will Hinder Talks... +

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's denied an NBC News report that he had at once considered stepping down, said Wednesday he's concerned that the relationship between Tillerson and President Donald Trump will hinder ...

 2017-10-04 17:58 

Breitbart.com

Dem Sen Blumenthal: ‘Significant’ Receptiveness From Republicans on Bump-Stock Ban... +

Wednesday on MSNBC, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)  said he had “significant” receptiveness during conversations with his Republican colleagues on legislation to ban gun modifications that convert semi-automatic guns into an automatics, such a...

 2017-10-04 17:01 

Mediaite

Sen. Richard Blumenthal Says Republican Colleagues Could Be On Board for Bump Stock Ban... +

Sen. Richard Blumenthal appeared on MSNBC Wednesday to comment on the Las Vegas mass shooting, and advocated for new gun control measures, including a ban on "bump stock" modifications....

 2017-10-04 16:03 

WTNH

Sen. Blumenthal calls for tougher gun control following Las Vegas shooting... +

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is joining a group senate democrats calling for tougher gun control legislation in the wake of the shootings in Las Vegas....

 2017-10-04 13:47 

Washington Times

Richard Blumenthal hints at breaking news at Senate Intel Committee press conference... +

Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Wednesday that the Russia-linked Facebook ads could be the reason for the Senate Intelligence Committee's special news conference on Wednesday....

 2017-10-04 00:13 

Washington Times

Richard Blumenthal pushes gun control bill after Las Vegas attack... +

Democrats wasted no time after the Las Vegas shooting and were touting plans Tuesday for legislation not tied to any known facts about the gunman or his actions....

 2017-10-03 23:16 

ctpost.com

Gun-debate battle resumes, with Conn. at forefront... +

WASHINGTON - Connecticut Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal took the lead Tuesday of a reinvigorated Democratic effort on Capitol Hill to pass tougher gun laws, even though the political terrain for such legislation is less hospitable than ever....

 2017-10-03 23:13 

The Hill

Dem senator to introduce bill closing background check 'loophole' ... +

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) said Tuesday that he will introduce legislation to crack down on a background check "loophole" in the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas.I will introduce a measure to close the loophole that lets a buyer walk ...

 2017-10-03 19:33 

The Hill

Dem senator slams Trump's Puerto Rico remark: 'What's out of whack' is your response... +

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) fired back at President Trumps comments in Puerto Rico on Tuesdayabout the cost associated with hurricane relief efforts.No, whats out of whack is leaving millions of American citizens without power, clean water, or fuel ...

 2017-10-03 19:26 

UPI

Democratic senators to introduce background check bill... +

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday said there are no plans to bring a bill that would make it easier for Americans to purchase gun silencers to the House floor....

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