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 2018-04-24 22:30 

WTNH

Greenwich resident announced as Blumenthal's guest to Macron's address to Congress...

A Greenwich man and French native will be joining Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal as a guest to French President Emmanuel Macron's address to Congress....

 2018-04-24 21:50 

ctpost.com

Blumenthal calls for answers on VA nominee...

WASHINGTON - Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, questioned the continued viability of Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson as President Trump's nominee to head the VA, amid allegations of a drinking problem and overprescrib...

 2018-04-24 12:11 

Roll Call

Reports: Senators Considering Delay of VA Nominee's Confirmation...

The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee wants to delay confirmation hearings for Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's pick to run the Department of Veterans Affairs, after allegations rose from his past. Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal o...

 2018-04-20 16:28 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley sic 'ROBOCOP Act' on robocalls...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., said Friday they have joined Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) to introduce the ROBOCOP (Repeated Objectionable Bothering of Consumers on Phones) Act,......

 2018-04-20 04:00 

ctpost.com

Blumenthal, VA nominee find common ground...

WASHINGTON - Sen. Richard Blumenthal said he was...

 2018-04-19 22:47 

Engadget

Senator pushes for stronger FTC oversight of Facebook...

Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) sent a letter to FTC Acting Chairwoman Maureen Ohlhausen today, encouraging the commission to consider evidence that Facebook may have violated a 2011 consent decree and to pursue regulations that will protect consum......

 2018-04-18 17:06 

Newsmax

Sen. Blumenthal Opposes Pompeo, Says Nominee Sets 'Poor Example'...

Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Wednesday that he was against the confirmation of CIA Director Mike Pompeo as secretary of state....

 2018-04-18 16:07 

Washington Times

Richard Blumenthal: Judiciary Committee pushing bill to protect Robert Mueller...

Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Wednesday the Senate is working on a bill to prevent President Trump from firing special counsel Robert Mueller. "The latest draft will probably be voted within the next 10 days by the Judiciary Committee. We are working h...

 2018-04-18 12:56 

Washington Free Beacon

Blumenthal Opposes Pompeo's Nomination for Secretary of State, Citing His Stance on 'Reproductive Rights'...

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D., Conn.) said Wednesday he would oppose Mike Pompeo's confirmation as Secretary of State, citing the CIA Director's views on...

 2018-04-18 11:45 

MSNBC

Senator will oppose Pompeo to Secretary of State...

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., discusses the necessity of legislation to protect the special counsel and why he will oppose Mike Pompeo's nomination to Secretary of State....

 2018-04-17 21:00 

WTNH

Blumenthal to Eversource: Explain the rise in disconnects...

US Senator Richard Blumenthal wants energy giant Eversource to disclose the reason nearly twice as many customers were disconnected for non-payment from 2015 to 2017....

 2018-04-17 20:33 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Blumenthal: Stronger Oversight Over FAA Is Needed...

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) said Tuesday that he is "very, very troubled" by the engine failure on a Southwest Airlines plane that left one person dead, and said the Federal Aviation Administration needs to be subject to stronger ...

 2018-04-16 21:50 

WTNH

Blumenthal says bill protecting Mueller has support from both parties...

Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal says there is support from both political parties for a bill in the Senate to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by President Donald Trump....

 2018-04-14 04:12 

TheWesterlySun.com

State receives $5.1 million federal grant for election security...

State receives $5.1 million federal grant for election security- HARTFORD (AP) — Connecticut is receiving $5.1 million from the federal government to help secure the state's voter registration system.Democratic U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and S...

 2018-04-14 02:56 

Republican-American

State gets $5M to protect elections...

HARTFORD Connecticut is receiving $5.1 million from the federal government to help secure the state's voter registration system.Democratic U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Secretary o......

 2018-04-13 23:18 

WTNH

Sen. Blumenthal calls on Eversource to explain why shut-offs have doubled...

Senator Richard Blumenthal is calling on Eversource to explain why electrical service terminations have nearly doubled in the last two years....

 2018-04-13 20:59 

MyRecordJournal.com

Blumenthal fields questions on gun control, immigration from Platt High School students in Meriden...

Blumenthal fields questions on gun control, immigration from Platt High School students in Meriden- By Leigh TaussRecord-Journal staff MERIDEN — Students at Platt High School bounced questions off U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal Friday in a Town Hall-s...

 2018-04-13 20:18 

Norwich Bulletin

Connecticut receives $5.1 million grant to secure elections...

HARTFORD — Connecticut is receiving $5.1 million from the federal government to help secure the state's voter registration system.Democratic U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Secretary of the State Denise Merrill announced the funding on Friday. ...

 2018-04-13 16:33 

Washington Times

Connecticut receives $5.1 million grant to secure elections...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut is receiving $5.1 million from the federal government to help secure the state's voter registration system. Democratic U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Secretary of the State Denise Merrill announced the funding on F...

 2018-04-13 09:57 

WTNH

Blumenthal to hold town hall forum in Meriden...

United States Senator Richard Blumenthal is taking part in a town hall forum at a Meriden high school on Friday....

 2018-04-13 09:24 

WTNH

Blumenthal, 10 other senators to call on FCC to investigate Sinclair...

United States Senator Richard Blumenthal is among senators who will be calling on the Federal Communications Commission to investigate Sinclair Broadcasting Group for news distortion on Friday....

 2018-04-13 08:46 

WTNH

Blumenthal, 10 other senators to call on FCC to investigate Sinclair...

United States Senator Richard Blumenthal is among senators who will be calling on the Federal Communications Commission to investigate Sinclair Broadcasting Group for news distortion....

 2018-04-12 19:53 

WTNH

Blumenthal, 11 other senators call for investigation into Sinclair Broadcasting...

Senator Richard Blumenthal is among a group of senators calling on the FCC to investigate Sinclair Broadcasting Group for news distortion....

 2018-04-11 23:03 

The CT Mirror

Senate attempt to protect Mueller gets a boost...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's angry tweets this week about the growing Russia investigation and the federal raid of the president's personal lawyer has jump-started an effort backed by Sen. Richard Blumenthal and a growing number of ...

 2018-04-11 20:29 

WTNH

Blumenthal introduces bill aimed at stopping prescription drug abuse...

Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal is looking to fight nationwide drug abuse issues....

 2018-04-11 18:33 

Newsmax

Blumenthal Criticizes Trump's Tweeted Warning to Russia...

Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Wednesday, by posting a tweet warning Russia about missiles, President Donald Trump did...

 2018-04-11 12:45 

Zero Hedge

Here's What Zuckerberg Was Really Thinking During Yesterday's Hearing...

It looks like Mark Zuckerberg just got an embarrassing taste of his own medicine. The Facebook CEO must've been shaken up after being grilled by Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Sen. Ted Cruz yesterday just before taking the first of several breaks during ...

 2018-04-11 01:45 

The Courant

Sen. Richard Blumenthal To Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook 'Heedless And Reckless'...

blumenthal questions mark zuckerberg about facebaook...

 2018-04-10 21:55 

ctpost.com

Blumenthal to Zuckerberg: Enough apologies...

Sen. Richard Blumenthal isn't here for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's apologies.Blumenthal, who was one of the toughest questioners of Zuckerberg during a joint hearing of the Judiciary and Commerce committees Tuesday, didn't hold back as a gr...

 2018-04-10 20:55 

The Verge

After Facebook hearing, senators roll out new bill restraining online data use...

The CONSENT Act, introduced by Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Ed Markey (D-MA), would place significant new constraints on data collection by Facebook and other online services....

 2018-04-10 20:21 

Washington Post

Blumenthal on Zuckerberg: 'We've seen the apology tours before.'...

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) stated that he was dubious about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony at the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees hearing....

 2018-04-10 18:58 

CNET

Senate Dems introduce 'Privacy Bill of Rights'...

Sens. Edward Markey of Mass. and Richard Blumenthal of Conn. introduced a "privacy bill of rights" Tuesday that they claim will protect personal information of American consumers in the wake of the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal....

 2018-04-10 18:25 

Axios

Senators introduce privacy bill of rights legislation...

Senate Democrats Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal introduced "privacy bill of rights" legislation today shortly before Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was scheduled to testify in a Senate hearing about the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. Why it...

 2018-04-10 12:59 

Raw Story

Dem senator warns Cohen raid is a 'seismic' event for Trump: 'Like a nuclear strike with multiple warheads'...

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) described the FBI raid of attorney Michael Cohen's home and office in apocalyptic terms for President Donald Trump. The Connecticut Democrat told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" that the execution of a search warrant a...

 2018-04-10 12:24 

Raw Story

Dem senator demands major Facebook shakeup: The days of trusting Mark Zuckerberg 'are over'...

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) warned Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg that apologies were not enough. The Connecticut Democrat will question Zuckerberg during a joint hearing of the Senate's Judiciary and Commerce committees, each of which he serves on...

 2018-04-10 11:55 

MSNBC

Cohen raid like a nuclear strike, says senator...

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., law professor Jonathan Turley and Ari Melber discuss the FBI's raid of the office of President Trump's attorney, Michael Cohen....

 2018-04-10 11:15 

Norwich Bulletin

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg To Face Blumenthal, Other Lawmakers On Tuesday...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before federal lawmakers including Sen. Richard Blumenthal Tuesday about his company's role in a massive data-mining scheme that supplied a political consulting group with the personal details of about 87 mill...

 2018-04-09 11:20 

NPR

Sen. Blumenthal On Syria Chemical Attack, Zuckerberg's Testimony...

Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal about how the U.S. should respond to the apparent chemical weapons attack in Syria, and Facebook's CEO appearing before Congress this week....

 2018-04-08 17:57 

WTNH

Capitol Report: Matthew Blumenthal looks to follow father into politics...

Richard Blumenthal's son may be following his father into the political world....

 2018-04-08 10:23 

WTIC

[ FOX Hartford ]

9/11 families to announce next steps in Saudi Arabia lawsuit...

HARTFORD — Families of September 11th victims will announce the next steps in a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia over claims it had a role in the terror attacks. They will be joined by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal....

 2018-04-07 19:46 

WTNH

Blumenthal, 9/11 families to announce next steps in lawsuit...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Sept. 11 victims' families will announce the next steps in a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia over claims it had a role in the terror attacks....

 2018-04-07 14:22 

US News & World Report

9/11 Families to Announce Next Steps in Saudi Arabia Lawsuit...

Families of Sept. 11 victims are set to announce the next steps in a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia over claims it had a role in the terror attacks....

 2018-04-07 13:20 

Washington Times

Blumenthal, 9/11 families to announce next steps in lawsuit...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Sept. 11 victims' families will announce the next steps in a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia over claims it had a role in the terror attacks. The Connecticut Democrat and families are scheduled to d...

 2018-04-07 13:20 

New Haven Register

Blumenthal, 9/11 families to announce next steps in lawsuit...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Sept. 11 victims' families will announce the next steps in a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia over claims it had a role in the terror attacks.The Connecticut Democrat and families are scheduled to di...

 2018-04-06 09:09 

WTNH

New federal funding on the way for flu vaccine...

United States Senator Richard Blumenthal is asking officials to release federal funding for a universal flu vaccine....

 2018-04-05 22:21 

WSHU

Junior Newtown Action Alliance Meets With Officials...

An advocacy group led by students in Newtown held a town hall-style meeting Thursday afternoon with U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and Representative Elizabeth Esty....

 2018-04-05 22:07 

ctpost.com

Another Blumenthal seeking elective office...

Another Democrat is vying for state Rep. William Tong's seat and his name might sound familiar.Matt Blumenthal, 32, the eldest son of U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, has filed paperwork to run for the state House of Representatives 147th district. The d...

 2018-04-04 22:54 

Newsmax

US Senator Says More Safeguards Needed for Self-Driving Cars...

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who took a firsthand look at self-driving vehicle technology on Tuesday, said it was frightening to see...

 2018-04-04 14:13 

WTWC

[ Tallahassee ]

US senator says more safeguards needed for self-driving cars...

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who took a firsthand look at self-driving vehicle technology on Tuesday, said it was frightening to see no hands on the wheel as his car approached a parked car and called for more safeguards to be added to federal legislatio...

 2018-04-04 14:13 

KUQI

[ FOX Corpus Christi ]

US senator says more safeguards needed for self-driving cars...

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who took a firsthand look at self-driving vehicle technology on Tuesday, said it was frightening to see no hands on the wheel as his car approached a parked car and called for more safeguards to be added to federal legislatio...

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