Richard Blumenthal

Isaias damage in Stamford
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Joe Avellar
August 24, 2020 - 3:16 pm
Connecticut regulators heard calls Monday to break up the state's largest electric utility in the wake of large rate increases and lengthy delays in restoring power following Tropical Storm Isaias.
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FILE - In this March 14, 2012, file photo, a player runs across the NCAA logo during practice in Pittsburgh before an NCAA tournament college basketball game. A court decision the NCAA says will hurt college sports by allowing student-athletes to be paid “vast sums” of money will go into effect. That's after the Supreme Court declined Tuesday to intervene at this point. Justice Elena Kagan denied the NCAA’s request to put a lower court ruling on hold at least temporarily while the NCAA asks the Supreme Court to take up the case. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
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August 13, 2020 - 1:48 pm
A group of senators led by New Jersey's Cory Booker and Connecticut's Richard Blumenthal on Thursday released a plan for reforming college sports with an athletes bill or rights.
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Sen. Richard Blumenthal
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Steve Scott
May 22, 2020 - 12:33 pm
Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who sits on the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, is calling for airlines to give refunds to passengers who cancel flights during the pandemic.
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Rand Paul
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July 17, 2019 - 2:40 pm
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is temporarily blocking the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill in the Senate.
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Rep. Jerry Nadler
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April 18, 2019 - 3:45 pm
A number of local politicians and political experts are voicing their opinions now that the redacted version of the Russia report from special counsel Robert Mueller has been released.
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William Barr confirmation hearing
Hannah Gaber-USA TODAY
February 07, 2019 - 2:26 pm
The vote now heads to the full Senate, where Barr is expected to be confirmed in a vote as soon as next week.
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Coast Guard
Tina MacIntyre-Yee/Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
January 02, 2019 - 10:09 am
With the federal government shutdown in its second week, hundreds of thousands of federal workers are now either furloughed or not getting paid, that includes members of the Coast Guard.
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Sen. Charles Schumer
Jasper Colt-USA TODAY
December 22, 2018 - 1:37 pm
Local Democrats are blasting President Donald Trump over the partial government shutdown that took effect at midnight.
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Kareem Hunt
Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
December 07, 2018 - 1:34 pm
One local senator is addressing domestic violence in major league sports, claiming the NFL needs to be more accountable with how it handles cases.
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Sen. Richard Blumenthal
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September 21, 2018 - 7:10 pm
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, who sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee, is calling for a delay in the hearing and confirmation vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
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