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 2017-04-30 22:06 

The Day

Blumenthal to announce Congressional hearing on mistreatment of airline passengers ... +

Two weeks after he announced he was introducing legislation to create a bill of rights for airline passengers, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, is slated to announce Monday morning that a......

 2017-04-28 12:38 

Raw Story

Democrats want to sue Donald Trump... +

President Donald Trump may soon face a lawsuit as Senate Democrats consider legal action against him over possible conflicts of interest created by his businesses, a new report said Thursday. Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal is leading the charge behind...

 2017-04-28 03:19 

MSNBC

Democratic Sen. Blumenthal: Evidence on...... +

Sitting in for Brian Williams, MSNBC's Joy Reid talks to Judiciary Cmte. member Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) about the latest revelations on Russia and Michael Flynn....

 2017-04-27 14:55 

Washington Free Beacon

Blumenthal Calls for Special Prosecutor on Flynn, Says Attorney General Cant Be Counted on to Do the Job... +

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D., Conn.) called Thursday for a special prosecutor to investigate former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's dealings with Russia and potential conflicts of interest in...

 2017-04-27 14:52 

Raw Story

Senator: Flynn flagrantly violated federal law and must be prosecuted for hiding Russia payments... +

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) flatly accused disgraced national security adviser Mike Flynn of breaking federal law by accepting payments from Russia without properly notifying government officials. A group of Democratic lawmakers, led by Rep. Elijah Cum...

 2017-04-27 11:24 

WTNH

Blumenthal & Himes introduce legislation to strengthen cruise passenger safety laws... +

On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and U.S. Representative Jim Himes (D-CT) introduced the Cruise Passenger Protection Act (CPPA) to strengthen passenger safety on cruise ships....

 2017-04-26 15:30 

International Business Times

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What Is Net Neutrality? Democratic Senators, Advocates Lay Out Plan To Protect Policy... +

As Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai prepares to begin the repeal of net neutrality rules, a resistance to his efforts has already started. Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) led a ca...

 2017-04-21 15:00 

WMAR

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Senator blasts Sessions' Hawaii comments... +

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' seemingly disparaging remark about the state of Hawaii was "really bizarre," Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday. ...

 2017-04-21 12:10 

Washington Times

Richard Blumenthal calls out Jeff Sessions' comments on Hawaii as 'really bizarre'... +

Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions' remarks on Hawaii were ...

 2017-04-19 12:53 

WTNH

Sen. Blumenthal to call on Soccer Federation to reject Russia as World Cup Host... +

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is asking FIFA to disqualify Russia as the host of the 2018 world cup....

 2017-04-18 23:24 

The Day

Blumenthal asks New London VA clinic for 'wish list' ... +

In his first visit to the John J. McGuirk Outpatient Clinic, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., asked staffers there for their "wish list" in light of a $10 billion proposal to upgrade Department......

 2017-04-18 21:05 

WTNH

Blumenthal: FIFA should disqualify Russia from hosting 2018 World Cup... +

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal said Tuesday that he will be sending a letter to the organizers of the FIFA World Cup asking them to remove ...

 2017-04-18 00:06 

WTNH

Senator Blumenthal fights for airline passenger rights... +

Senator Richard Blumenthal said airline passengers deserve to have clear and specific rights....

 2017-04-17 16:36 

WTNH

Senator Blumenthal discusses Airline Passenger Bill of Rights... +

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal held a news conference Monday to discuss the details of his proposed "Airline Passenger Bill of Rights" in r...

 2017-04-17 13:48 

WTNH

Federal push to modernize VA facilities... +

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is calling for much needed upgrades to VA facilities....

 2017-04-16 22:32 

WTNH

Sen. Blumenthal to introduce bill to provide rights for airline passengers... +

Senator Richard Blumenthal will announce a new bill on Monday that will provide clear rights for airline passengers....

 2017-04-16 21:45 

The Day

Blumenthal to announce Airline Passenger Bill of Rights on Monday ... +

In light of the highly publicized removal of a doctor from an overbooked United Airlines flight last week, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal plans to announce legislation Monday “to provide......

 2017-04-16 16:14 

Norwich Bulletin

Marches being planned to protest Trump science policies... +

NEW HAVEN — Connecticut's two U.S. senators will join labor, religious and environmental groups to urge residents to stand up against President Donald Trump's policies on the environment and climate change.Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy ...

 2017-04-14 23:27 

Sputnik International

US Lawmaker Seeks Reversal of Congress Vote to End Rule on Internet Privacy... +

US Senator Richard Blumenthal has come with a piece of legislation that would revive the Obama-era rule prohibiting the internet providers from selling users' private data to third parties....

 2017-04-11 23:15 

Sputnik International

US Senator Demands Federal Investigation Into United Airlines Passenger Incident... +

US Senator Richard Blumenthal said in a letter on Tuesday to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao that a full investigation is needed into the incident involving a passenger forcibly removed from a United Airlines airplane....

 2017-04-11 21:40 

WTNH

Sen. Blumenthal urges President Trump to stop community policing threats, defunding... +

Senator Richard Blumenthal held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to take a stand against President Trump...

 2017-04-11 18:39 

WSHU

Sen. Bluemnthal: Bill Would Stop ICE From Targeting People At Schools... +

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., has introduced a bill that would stop immigration enforcement from targeting people at schools, hospitals, churches and courthouses. Blumenthal says reports that ICE have detained a father dropping his children of...

 2017-04-11 01:22 

The Day

Blumenthal calls for Trump to submit comprehensive Syria strategy to Congress... +

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., says President Donald Trump should submit a comprehensive strategy on Syria for congressional approval and is again calling for Trump to rescind his ban on......

 2017-04-10 12:01 

WTNH

Sen. Blumenthal calls on President Trump for strategy on Syria... +

Senator Richard Blumenthal will be calling on President Trump to outline his next steps following the Syrian missle strike....

 2017-04-08 20:22 

Norwich Bulletin

Blumenthal, Murphy face new Senate landscape after 'nuclear' deployment... +

While angered the GOP “went nuclear,” changing Senate rules this week to win confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, Sen. Chris Murphy said he will still try to work with Republicans on common interests, while Sen. Richard Blument...

 2017-04-08 16:55 

WTNH

Habitat for Humanity set to bring new life to Ghost House... +

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and officials from Habitat for Humanity are planning to make an announcement about the future of New Haven...

 2017-04-08 16:23 

Washington Times

Habitat for Humanity set to bring new life to "Ghost House"... +

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and officials from Habitat for Humanity are planning to make an announcement about the future of New Haven's ...

 2017-04-08 16:23 

US News & World Report

Habitat for Humanity Set to Bring New Life to 'Ghost House'... +

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and officials from Habitat for Humanity are planning to make an announcement about the future of New Haven's "Ghost House."....

 2017-04-08 02:24 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Senator on Syria policy: 'Russia is testing us'... +

Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal blames Russia for Assad's possession of sarin gas...

 2017-04-08 02:24 

WTVM

[ NBC Birmingham ]

Senator on Syria policy: 'Russia is testing us'... +

Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal blames Russia for Assad's possession of sarin gas...

 2017-04-08 02:24 

WXII 12

Senator on Syria policy: 'Russia is testing us'... +

Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal blames Russia for Assad's possession of sarin gas...

 2017-04-08 02:24 

WCVB

Senator on Syria policy: 'Russia is testing us'... +

Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal blames Russia for Assad's possession of sarin gas...

 2017-04-08 02:24 

WMUR

[ NH ]

Senator on Syria policy: 'Russia is testing us'... +

Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal blames Russia for Assad's possession of sarin gas...

 2017-04-08 02:01 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Richard Blumenthal on Syria policy: 'Russia is testing us'... +

Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Friday blamed Russia for Syria's links to chemical weapons, condemning Moscow for breaking an agreement to dispose of Syria's stock of deadly gas....

 2017-04-07 17:00 

MSNBC

Sen. Blumenthal: Questions about lack of...... +

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., a member of the Armed Services Committee, he has a lot of questions about the lack of strategy surrounding the U.S. military airstrikes in Syria....

 2017-04-06 20:02 

Washington Examiner

Democrat scolds GOP for high-fives after Senate 'nuclear' vote... +

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said Thursday that that he was saddened to see Republicans giving each other high-fives after they voted to change Senate precedent in order to confirm President Trump's Supreme Court pick. I could not help but notice...

 2017-04-05 23:35 

MSNBC

Sen Blumenthal: Still hope Gorsuch wont...... +

Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., discusses President Trumps disastrous first 100 days....

 2017-04-05 13:33 

MSNBC

Sen. Blumenthal: 'It is our right' to...... +

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D - Connecticut, joins to discuss the importance of the ability for lawmakers to filibuster....

 2017-04-05 01:44 

WTNH

US Senators push for free college for Conn. working families... +

US Senators from Connecticut, Senator Richard Blumenthal and Senator Chris Murphy joined US Senator Bernie Sanders to introduced legislation to make public colleges and universities free for working families in order to reduce student debt. The bill would...

 2017-04-04 21:28 

RealClearPolitics

Neil Gorsuch Is a Mainstream and Independent Nominee... +

Within days of Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court, Senators Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal announced that they could not vote to confirm Gorsuch unless he could establish two things: that he was in the “judicial mains...

 2017-04-04 03:34 

MSNBC

Democrat Sen. Richard Blumenthal on...... +

Senate Democrats have enough support to filibuster Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Are they worried about an escalating fight with Republicans? Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) reacts....

 2017-04-04 02:31 

WTNH

Blumenthal speaks out against Gorsuch nomination... +

On Monday afternoon Senator Richard Blumenthal (D) expressed his concerns after the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Su...

 2017-04-03 23:45 

LifeZette

Senate Democrat Praises DOJ Nominee Then Votes No... +

The post Senate Democrat Praises DOJ Nominee Then Votes No, by Brendan Kirby appeared first on LifeZette - LifeZette - Life. Explained.....

 2017-04-03 23:16 

Newsmax

Blumenthal: Gorsuch an 'Acolyte of the Hard Right'... +

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's answers show he's an acolyte of the hard right groups, and have become more evasive as his confirmation hearings continued, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday, explaining why he won't vote for him this w...

 2017-04-03 22:19 

AlterNet.org

'Far From Idle Speculation': Dem. Senator Says 'Looming' Impeachment Is Reason to Filibuster Gorsuch... +

The independence of our judicial branch has never been more threatened or more important, the senator declared. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) argued on Monday that Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trumps Supreme Court pick, should not be nominated in the m...

 2017-04-03 18:40 

Raw Story

Far from idle speculation: Dem. senator says looming impeachment is reason to filibuster Gorsuch... +

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) argued on Monday that Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick, should not be nominated in the midst of a “looming”; constitutional crisis. The Connecticut Democrat explained at a Senate con...

 2017-04-03 13:32 

Mediaite

What If Ruth Bader Ginsberg Runs Out of Gas?: CNNs Cuomo Has Tactful Talk About SCOTUS... +

Senator Richard Blumenthal was on CNN's New Day to talk about Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch today....

 2017-04-03 12:46 

MSNBC

Blumenthal: Gorsuch will be a swing vote... +

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., discusses his opposition to nominating Donald Trump's SCOTUS pick Neil Gorsuch....

 2017-04-01 16:25 

VOA

Democratic Opposition to Trump Supreme Court Pick Mounting... +

As the U.S. Senate prepares for a confirmation vote on Republican President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, Democratic opposition continues to mount. Three more Democratic senators, Claire McCaskill, Richard Blumenthal and Brian Schat...

 2017-04-01 13:53 

Norwich Bulletin

Blumenthal Joins Opposition To Gorsuch... +

HARTFORD, CT — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is just the latest Senate Democrat to announce his opposition to the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court.Blumenthal announced his opposition at a Friday press conference at the Legi...

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