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Richard Blumenthal

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  • Richard Blumenthal Unsatisfied After Questioning Hagel on ISIS Mission

    Washington -- Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., was one of several lawmakers on Tuesday who tried to pin down top Pentagon officials on the administration's new campaign to target Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria, and they were not satisfied with the...
  • Many in Congress not sold on Obama's Islamic State strategy

    Leaders from both parties expressed confidence Tuesday that the House would support President Obama's request to arm Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants, an important component of the administration's broader strategy to confront...
  • Steve Almond: It's time for fans to start quitting football

    After decades of soaring popularity and profits, professional football is at a moral crossroads. For decades, the NFL's entire business model has been predicated on presenting an athletic spectacle so thrilling that fans were willing to ignore the dark...
  • Blumenthal: This Is 'A Consensus Moment' For Better Rail Safety

    With derailments, near accidents and safety lapses occurring at railroads in numerous states, Sen. Richard Blumenthal predicts that senators from all regions of the country — and both political parties — will embrace his proposal for reforming...
  • Roll Call's 50 richest members of Congress for 2014

    WASHINGTON They invested in an aquaculture business, a bank and good old blue chip stocks and bonds. The richest members of Congress found myriad ways to get wealthier in 2013, CQ Roll Call's annual survey of congressional wealth shows. Many lawmakers'...
  • After Video, Blumenthal Calls For Harsher Punishment For Ray Rice

    U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal on Monday responded with outrage to a new video of Ravens runningback Ray Rice, and again called on the National Football League to impose a stiffer penalty on Rice. The video released Monday, obtained by TMZ, shows...
  • NFL received Rice video in April, report says

    Questions surrounding when the NFL and the Ravens saw video of Ray Rice punching his fiancee in an Atlantic City casino elevator intensified on Wednesday following a report that a law enforcement official sent the graphic footage to a league executive...
  • Gov. Malloy Announces Domestic Violence Proposal

    Weighing in on a national conversation about domestic violence, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday proposed legislation that would prevent access to a gun from anyone subject to a temporary restraining order. The governor made his announcement at a...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Serbian National Parliament Delegation Visits Greater Hartford

    Five senior Serbian Parliament members will arrive in Hartford on September 18, sponsored by the Open World Leadership Program, funded by the United States Congress, and arranged by Friendship Force of Connecticut. Delegates selected by the American...
  • Fourth Annual Newtown Labor Day Parade To Feature Lots Of Pols

    The fourth annual Labor Day Parade in Newtown on Monday, Sept. 1 will kick off at 10 a.m. and it will feature many of the state's politicians who will be running for office in the general election in November. Robin Buchanan, the parade organization's...
  • Goodell admits Rice mistake in laying out new policy

    The Sports Xchange Goodell admits Rice mistake in laying out new policy NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced a dramatic new domestic violence policy for the league Thursday, admitting "I didn't get it right" with Ray Rice. The measures were...