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Richard Blumenthal

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  • Blumenthal Splashes Cold Water On Speculation

    – U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday he is honored by Washington chatter that he is under consideration for U.S. attorney general. HARTFORD – U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday he is honored by Washington chatter that he is...
  • Sen. Blumenthal Would Be "Honored" to be US AG, But Says He's More Honored to Be US Senator

    Sen. Blumenthal Would Be "Honored" to be US AG, But Says He's More Honored to Be US Senator
    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has arguably the best job in American politics -- and he is in no hurry to leave it. Blumenthal, a Democrat from Connecticut, splashed cold water on speculation that he's on the list of potential replacements for U.S....
  • Suicide By Veterans Remains A Daunting Problem As VA Struggles To Improve Care

    Suicide By Veterans Remains A Daunting Problem As VA Struggles To Improve Care
    As with many suicides, nobody saw this one coming. Back from his service in Afghanistan, Matthew Melanson was part of a tightly knit group of students at Tunxis Community College. The 22-year-old National Guardsman from Simsbury was known as an avid...
  • Christie To Appear At Diner Where Owner Clashed With City, Malloy

    Christie To Appear At Diner Where Owner Clashed With City, Malloy
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be appearing Tuesday at a Stamford diner where the owner had clashed for years with the city and its mayor, Dannel P. Malloy. Curley’s Diner became an issue during the 2010 gubernatorial race when the owner,...
  • Blumenthal Calls For End Of NFL's, Other Sports Leagues 'Blank Check' Anti-Trust Exemption

    Blumenthal Calls For End Of NFL's, Other Sports Leagues 'Blank Check' Anti-Trust Exemption
    EAST HARTFORD - What's the best way to get the National Football League to take the issue of domestic violence more seriously? U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal unveiled a proposal Monday that he said was designed to do just that, by putting an end to "blank...
  • Retailers Should Be Responsible For Credit Breaches

    Retailers Should Be Responsible For Credit Breaches
    Last week, Home Depot became the latest large retailer to admit that its payment systems were breached and private information related to millions of its customers was stolen by criminals. A staggering 56 million Home Depot customer credit and debit...
  • 80,000 vets with PTSD could gain discharge upgrades

    As many as 80,000 veterans who suffered from post-traumatic stress and received Other Than Honorable discharges can use evidence of their PTSD to petition service boards to upgrade the bad paper discharge. At stake for individuals is removal of...
  • CT Senators Divided Over Arming, Training Syrian Rebels

    CT Senators Divided Over Arming, Training Syrian Rebels
    It isn't often that you find Connecticut's two Democratic senators, Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal on opposite sides of an important vote. It's even more unusual to find Murphy on the same side as Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky, a potential 2016...
  • Bolden Nomination to U.S. Court Advances Despite GOP Opposition

    Washington – Saying he is an "activist" who would not interpret the law without bias, a key Republican lawmaker led GOP opposition Thursday to the nomination of New Haven Corporation Counsel Victor Allen Bolden as a U.S. District court judge for...
  • Dan Malloy, Tom Foley: Close Gun Loophole

    Dan Malloy, Tom Foley: Close Gun Loophole
    Give Gov. Dannel P. Malloy credit for taking the lead in proposing to close a glaring loophole in Connecticut's otherwise strong laws to keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers. And give Mr. Malloy's Republican challenger, Tom Foley, credit for...
  • 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...