Richard Blumenthal

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Connecticut’s two U.S. senators joined members of the state’s LGBTQ community and gun violence prevention advocates in marking the one-year anniversary of the Orlando nightclub shooting on Monday. Fifty people were killed and 53 injured in the mass shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando.

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Some Connecticut residents are speaking out against the Republican health care bill that was recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and is now before the U.S. Senate.

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., says an immigrant facing deportation to Guatemala has been granted a two-year stay of deportation, but he was unaware of the reasoning behind the stay.

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Despite a burst of Twitter attacks from President Donald Trump, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is sticking by his assertion that the firing of FBI Director James Comey is a "looming constitutional crisis."

Speaking to reporters on a conference call, Blumenthal says Comey’s firing makes it urgent that a special prosecutor be appointed to investigate the Trump presidential campaign’s connections with Russia.

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An undocumented resident of Derby, Connecticut, has 30 days to win a legal fight to keep from being deported. Supporting him are some of Connecticut’s U.S. congressional delegation, including Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy and Representative Rosa DeLauro. Luis Barrios, however, still has a hard road ahead of him.

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