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U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., met with Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland.

Blumenthal meets SCOTUS nominee Merrick Garland

It was Sen. Richard Blumenthal’s turn Wednesday to meet the Obama administration’s wandering Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland. He called the 63-year-old chief judge of the federal appeals court
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Blumenthal homeless vet bill gets boost from Schumer

With Veterans Day falling next week and winter approaching, Sen. Richard Blumenthal’s measure to help house homeless veterans got a boost from neighbor Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. “These are people
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Blumenthal makes another anti-gun violence speech on floor, memorializing New Haven high school student Javier Martinez

Sen. Richard Blumenthal isn’t giving up the fight against gun violence. Thursday, he gave another in a series of speeches on the floor of the Senate, urging his colleagues to take action on the issue. Thursday’s speech memorialized New Haven high school senior Javier Hernandez, 18, who was shot and killed Dec. 28 as he walked from his house to a friend’s house.

Blumenthal, Murphy host inaugural constituent coffee in the Capitol

Among coffee drinkers at the Blumenthal-Murphy fest were some Connecticut teachers who are in town to attend a conference of the Network of Educators in Science and Technology, affiliated with MIT. They included Kristen Ann Record, a physics teacher at Bunnell High School in Stratford; Avi Ornstein of Hartford; Ernie Smoker, a physics teacher at  

Blumenthal, gun-safety activists push Jones ATF confirmation

Sen. Richard Blumenthal Wednesday blasted critics of the nomination of B. Todd Jones to be the first permanent ATF director in seven years and said their real motive was to undermine the mission of the agency _ to enforce gun laws.

Blumenthal proposes bill to fight ‘modern-day slavery’

By ALISON SULLIVAN Hearst Washington Bureau Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is leading a bipartisan effort to fight what he calls “modern day slavery.” Blumenthal has joined co-sponsors Sen. John

Murphy has $2.2 M on hand for the final phase of the U.S. Senate throwdown

Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy’s campaign reports today that the report they are filing with the Federal Election Committee today will say he raised about $3.03 million in the last quarter for the

Murphy, McMahon continue sparring on Social Security, Medicare, as Sunday morning debate gets closer

MERIDEN – Sensing an opening in his political street fight with Republican Linda McMahon, U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy on Wednesday continued to punch away on earlier remarks she made to conservative Tea

Malloy, Dodd fire up CT delegates

The 2012 Democratic convention started off with a bang for CT delegates Tuesday morning as they breakfasted with much of the state’s congressional delegation, and a couple of other luminaries named Malloy and Dodd.

The Prez’s preferred Stamford hotel

President Barack Obama’s motorcade whisked down Tresser Boulevard after a fundraiser for then-Democratic Senate hopeful Richard Blumenthal at the Stamford Marriott Sept. 16, 2010. STAMFORD — Monday