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Richard Blumenthal

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  • GM emails appear to show a large ignition switch order before recall

     GM emails appear to show a large ignition switch order before recall
    Emails between General Motors and its ignition switch supplier appear to show that GM decided to replace the defective parts before alerting customers or regulators that they might cause dangerous wrecks. The emails, turned up by lawyers representing...
  • VA Wait Times For Health Care Improve In Connecticut

    VA Wait Times For Health Care Improve In Connecticut
    Ninety-six percent of veterans awaiting appointments at VA medical centers in Connecticut are being seen within 30 days, new data show, with Connecticut performing slightly better than the national average. At Connecticut Veterans Administration medical...
  • Connecticut Ranks Sixth In Nation For Student Loan Debt

    Connecticut Ranks Sixth In Nation For Student Loan Debt
    Connecticut ranked sixth in the nation in average student loan debt for 2013 graduates, according to a new report that found national debt levels are rising for students earning bachelor's degrees. At $30,191, Connecticut's average student debt was...
  • CT Vaults To No. 1 Ranking — For Mudslinging

    CT Vaults To No. 1 Ranking — For Mudslinging
    The race for governor has brought Connecticut a notable distinction. Wesleyan University's Media Project reported last week that the state's contest for governor features a higher percentage of negative ads than any other contest for governor in the...
  • Embattled General Motors general counsel Millikin to retire

    General Motors said its general counsel, Michael Millikin, will retire early next year. Millikin, the top legal officer at the automaker, has come under intense scrutiny for the way his department handled death and injury claims for a defective ignition...
  • Gabby Giffords Speaks Against Gun Violence

    Gabby Giffords Speaks Against Gun Violence
    On a whirlwind national tour of nine stops in nine days, former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords spoke Thursday in West Hartford against gun violence and domestic abuse. Giffords is currently on the third day of her national "Protect All Women'' tour that...
  • Gabrielle Giffords To Visit Conn. Thursday As Part Of 'Protect All Women' Tour

    Gabrielle Giffords To Visit Conn. Thursday As Part Of 'Protect All Women' Tour
    Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was critically wounded in a 2011 mass shooting, will travel to Connecticut Thursday for one of nine stops on a nationwide tour to push for laws that protect women and families from gun violence. Giffords...
  • Attorney General Facing A Conservative And Radical Liberal In General Election

    Attorney General Facing A Conservative And Radical Liberal In General Election
    HARTFORD — The last time a non-Democrat held the office of attorney general in Connecticut was in 1959. The current Democratic occupant, George Jepsen, was all of 5 years old back then. In this election, Jepsen is being challenged by opponents...
  • Obama, Clinton To Stump For Malloy Next Week; GOP Heavy-Hitters To Visit For Foley

    Obama, Clinton To Stump For Malloy Next Week; GOP Heavy-Hitters To Visit For Foley
    President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton will both visit Connecticut next week to campaign for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in the final weeks of a dead-heat election. Obama will be in Bridgeport on Wednesday, while Clinton will campaign at the...
  • Obama, Clinton To Campaign For Malloy; Jindal for Foley

    Obama, Clinton To Campaign For Malloy; Jindal for Foley
    President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton will both be campaigning next week for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to help boost the candidate's chances in the final weeks of a dead-heat race. Obama is scheduled to arrive Wednesday in Bridgeport,...
  • Blames Democrats For Insurance Cost Hike

    Today I received a cancellation notice for my health insurance policy. This action started when all my representatives in Congress -- Democrats Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Sen. Chris Murphy and Rep. Joe Courtney all voted for socialized medicine several...