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Richard Blumenthal
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal addresses the Marching On conference on gun violence prevention in Middletown

Trump, Who Received Five Draft Deferments, Attacks Sen. Blumenthal’s Military Record

Trump has maligned Blumenthal for misrepresenting his military service during the Vietnam War, an ironic line of attack from a president who received five deferments from the draft and never served in the military.

August 7, 2017
Trump, Sessions, Preet Bharara

Democratic Senators Ask Attorney General Sessions to Explain Preet Bharara Firing

Senators Elizabeth Warren, Jeff Merkley, and Richard Blumenthal referred to a ProPublica story, which cited a source saying that Preet Bharara was overseeing an investigation of HHS Secretary Tom Price’s trading in health stocks. They asked whether Attorney General Sessions, President Trump or other officials in the Justice Department or White House were aware of such a probe before they removed Bharara, the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan.

March 28, 2017

Senator Presses NFL On Domestic Violence Ahead Of Super Bowl

Sen. Richard Blumenthal is skeptical of the NFL’s efforts to fight domestic violence.

January 30, 2015
Eric Holder

A Senator To Replace Holder?

Find out who has the inside track to become the next attorney general.

October 2, 2014

‘Roll Call’s’ Ten Richest Members Of Congress For 2014

By CQ Roll Call staff 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’ portfolios shrugged off the effects of a government […]

September 11, 2014

Senate Democrats Prepare To Bring Doomed Minimum Wage Bill To The Floor

Despite firm GOP opposition, the Senate is expected to vote on Senator Tom Harkin’s (D-IA) Fair Minimum Wage Act bill on Wednesday. While the vote will bring greater attention to an issue that Democrats hope to highlight ahead of the 2014 midterm elections, the bill appears to have little hope of passing. Democrats concede that the legislation […]

April 29, 2014