Richard Blumenthal

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U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., say Americans are sick of Congress “doing nothing” to prevent mass shootings. They have introduced a bipartisan bill that would prevent a person who is deemed to be a threat to themselves or others from having access to guns.

Blumenthal Meets With DREAMers As DACA Deadline Expires

Mar 6, 2018
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Young people who were brought to the country illegally as minors gathered in Hartford on Monday with Senator Richard Blumenthal. They asked Congress to restore the Obama-era program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.

Newman's Own Rescued From Tax Snafu

Feb 22, 2018
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Newman’s Own Foundation CEO Bob Forrester thanked Connecticut’s U.S. Senators for helping it escape a tax provision that would have threatened its existence.  

Blumenthal: Trump’s Budget Endangers 9/11 Responder Health Program

Feb 21, 2018
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President Trump’s budget proposal calls for a restructuring of the World Trade Center Health Program that provides medical treatment to 9/11 first responders and survivors.

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This year’s flu season is set to be as deadly as the 2009 pandemic that killed thousands of people in the U.S.