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Richard Blumenthal

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  • Blumenthal, DeLauro Introduce Medicare Advantage Bill

    New legislation submitted by two Connecticut members of Congress would require health insurers to finalize their physician networks for Medicare Advantage plans 60 days before the autumn enrollment begins. The goal of the Medicare Advantage Participant...
  • ABC News shakeup! NBC wraps upfront. RIP Eli Wallach.

    ABC News shakeup! NBC wraps upfront. RIP Eli Wallach.
    After the coffee. Before trying to shake off this sore throat and fever. The Skinny: I've been a little under the weather the last two days. Hopefully the fever will fade later in the morning. Wednesday's roundup includes some late-breaking news out of...
  • AT&T and DirecTV defend deal on Capitol Hill

    The top executives of AT&T and DirecTV spent Tuesday on Capitol Hill making the case for their proposed $48.5-billion deal that will combine the telecommunications giant with the satellite broadcaster to create a video and broadband behemoth. In...
  • Protect Women From Gun Violence

    The toll that gun violence takes on Americans is an escalating crisis. According to Everytown for Gun Safety, in the 1 1/2 years since 20 first-graders and six educators were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, 74 school shootings have...
  • Lawmakers Press AT&T, DirecTV on Whether Merger Will Lead to Lower Prices

    The CEOs of AT&T and DirecTV were pressed on Capitol Hill on whether their proposed $49 billion merger, pitched as a way to achieve cost efficiencies, would lead to lower prices for consumers, but neither company committed to such a scenario. Instead,...
  • Sen. Kaine wants to 'welcome home' Iraq, Afghanistan vets for Veterans Day 2014

    Sen. Kaine wants to 'welcome home' Iraq, Afghanistan vets for Veterans Day 2014
    Sen. Tim Kaine is pushing a resolution that would recognize Veterans Day 2014 as a "welcome home" commemoration for veterans who have served in the post-911 era. The measure, which has bipartisan support in the Senate, also has the backing of the...
  • Appeal To Retailers: Check Guns At The Door

    Appeal To Retailers: Check Guns At The Door
    Can moral suasion — in the absence of tougher statutory controls — help to quell the incidents of gun violence that continue to plague this country? That's the hope of Connecticut's congressional delegation. The lawmakers are urging...
  • GM recalling nearly 3.4 million more cars for ignition problems

    General Motors Co recalled three million more cars for ignition switch issues on Monday, roughly doubling the number of GM vehicles with known switch problems in a crisis that has defined the automaker and new Chief Executive Mary Barra this year. GM...
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  • Metro-North Claims Major Progress At The 100-Day Mark

    At the 100-day mark after promising safer operations and better communications with its riders, Metro-North is giving itself high marks for progress. "Our customers and everyone who relies on Metro-North have seen real accomplishments that have gone a...
  • Los Borinqueneers Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

    Los Borinqueneers Awarded Congressional Gold Medal
    President Barack Obama signed a bill Tuesday honoring the 65th Infantry Regiment, a unit of soldiers largely from Puerto Rico known as Los Borinqueneers with the Congressional Gold Medal. Retired Staff Sergeants Celestino Cordova and Joe Pickard, two...