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Blumenthal: Gun Control Fight a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

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A federal ban on assault weapons is not in the cards. The provision has been pulled from a gun control bill that Democratic leaders in the U.S. Senate plan to bring to a vote next month. Majority Leader Harry Reid said he doesn’t have the votes to pass the provision, which would instead be included as an amendment.

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So, How Rich Are Our Lawmakers?

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

An analysis by the Washington Post shows just how wealthy our legislators in Congress really are. How does the tri-state delegation stack up?

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The Takeaway

Sen. Richard Blumenthal Calls for Investigation of Legality of Asking Job Applicants for Facebook Passwords

Monday, March 26, 2012

Senators Richard Blumenthal from Connecticut and Charles Schumer of New York wrote to the Department of Justice and U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on March 25 asking them to investigate whether requesting and using prospective employees' social network passwords violates current federal law. We're joined by Sen. Blumenthal (D-Conn.) to find out why he chose to take action on the issue.

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Blumenthal Hopeful For 'Common Sense and Common Ground'

Monday, November 08, 2010

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Who is against more green energy, technology, or green jobs, or putting America back to work?

-Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Senator-elect on why he's hopeful the gridlock will break in Washington. Do you agree with him? 

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Wrestling and Fighting Bog Down Final Days of CT Senate Race

Friday, October 29, 2010

It’s tough to avoid the temptation to use wrestling metaphors when reporting on the U.S. Senate race between former World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Linda McMahon and her Democratic opponent Richard Blumenthal.

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The Empire

Indys swing to McMahon in CT

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Thanks to a flip among independent voters, Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon cut Democrat Dick Blumenthal's lead to just 3 percent.

In Quinnipiac's poll of likely voters in Connecticut, McMahon trails Blumenthal 46-49 percent. That's closer than the Q poll on September 14, which had shown Blumenthal leading 51-45 percent.

In the latest poll, independent voters flipped from Blumenthal to McMahon.

Two weeks ago, Blumenthal split independent voters with McMahon, 47-46.

In today's poll, McMahon is pulling away among independent voters, 49-44 percent.

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