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US budget deal reached amid conservative opposition

Dec 11, 2013

US budget deal reached amid conservative opposition

increasingly optimistic that we will have a budget," said Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Connecticut Democrat.Democrats "are working to minimize ... the
Former Iran hostages: amid rapprochement they still want apologies

Nov 24, 2013

Former Iran hostages: amid rapprochement they still want apologies

lawsuits against Iran.Former hostages are now hoping that Congress can take action. Senators Johnny Isakson, a Georgia Republican, and Richard Blumenthal, a
US lawmakers seek to end bulk NSA telephone records collection

Sep 26, 2013

US lawmakers seek to end bulk NSA telephone records collection

Democrats Ron Wyden, Mark Udall and Richard Blumenthal, and Republican Rand Paul, is one of several efforts making their way through Congress to rein in
Kerry briefs Congress on plans to monitor Syria's chemical disarmament

Sep 18, 2013

Kerry briefs Congress on plans to monitor Syria's chemical disarmament

, lawmakers offered conflicting signs of support for Moscow's effort.Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat, speaking at a Senate forum, accused Russian banks of
Democratic U.S. senator wants new oversight of surveillance programs

Jun 25, 2013

Democratic U.S. senator wants new oversight of surveillance programs

latest bill include Republican Senator Mike Lee and four Senate Democrats - Mark Udall, Ron Wyden, Richard Blumenthal and Jon Tester.Among other things
US Congress panel passes bill to probe racial profiling

May 24, 2013

US Congress panel passes bill to probe racial profiling

Senators Dick Durbin, Richard Blumenthal, Chris Coons, Tom Harkin, Bob Menendez, Debbie Stabenow, Carl Levin, Barbara Mikulski, Elizabeth Warren, Barbara
Lawmakers urge Facebook to remove fraudulent Sandy Hook tributes

Feb 26, 2013

Lawmakers urge Facebook to remove fraudulent Sandy Hook tributes

woman was arrested for allegedly posing as the relative of a shooting victim on Facebook and swindling donors.U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris
More funerals in Newtown, White House gun task force meets

Dec 21, 2012

More funerals in Newtown, White House gun task force meets

ways they could influence the national debate. U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal told the group it was time for a "seismic change" in gun
More funerals, White House meeting follow school attack

Dec 21, 2012

More funerals, White House meeting follow school attack

, a few dozen residents met at the town library on Wednesday night to discuss ways they could influence the national debate. Senator Richard Blumenthal
More funerals, gun-control push follow Connecticut shooting

Dec 21, 2012

More funerals, gun-control push follow Connecticut shooting

dozen residents met at the town library on Wednesday night to discuss ways they could influence the national debate. Senator Richard Blumenthal told the