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Richard Blumenthal

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Richard Blumenthal Unsatisfied After Questioning Hagel on ISIS Mission

    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...
  • Gov. Malloy Announces Domestic Violence Proposal

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Feinstein delays release of heavily redacted CIA torture report

    WASHINGTON The release of the scathing findings of an investigation into the CIA's use of waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods will be delayed "until further notice" because the Obama administration blacked out large portions, the...
  • Citing redactions, Feinstein delays release of report on CIA interrogations

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration censored significant portions of the findings of an investigation into the CIA's use of harsh interrogation methods on suspected terrorists, forcing the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee to delay their...
  • Obama concedes CIA 'torture' but still supports embattled director

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama acknowledged Friday that CIA interrogators tortured suspected terrorists but voiced "full confidence" in CIA Director John Brennan despite criticism from Congress and the public. Obama rhetorically conceded that...
  • More Money, Effort Needed To Combat Human Sex Trafficking In The State

    NEW HAVEN — Connecticut is far ahead of many states in dealing with child sex trafficking but still needs more money to train police, teachers and first responders to recognize and understand the problem, experts said Monday. Several of the...