Richard Blumenthal

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
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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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Sen. Richard Blumenthal
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August 22, 2018 - 2:30 pm
After the guilty verdicts in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and the guilty plea by President Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) said confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh should be delayed.
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Border Port of Entry
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June 23, 2018 - 11:35 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Politicians concerned over the Trump administration’s immigration policy are now traveling to the border to see detention facility conditions first-hand. About 25 other government officials are expected to visit the McAllen Border Patrol Station and the Port Isabel...
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Nelson Rosales Santos
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June 15, 2018 - 1:14 pm
Federal immigration officials granted a six-month reprieve on Thursday to a Connecticut immigrant facing deportation, a move his supporters say won't be long enough to allow him to undergo a scheduled kidney transplant.
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