Richard Blumenthal

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., has introduced a bill that would stop immigration enforcement from targeting people at schools, hospitals, churches and courthouses.

Blumenthal says reports that ICE detained a father dropping his children off at school in California have created a climate of fear.

Current policies at Immigration and Customs Enforcement discourage agents from targeting schools and churches. Those policies were put in place under the Obama administration.

Sen. Blumenthal Introduces Bill To Reduce Hate Crimes

Mar 13, 2017
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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., says he will introduce legislation to help combat the recent surge in hate crimes across the nation.

Trump’s Address Receives Mixed Reviews From Connecticut Lawmakers

Mar 1, 2017
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Members of Connecticut’s all-Democratic congressional delegation are offering mixed reviews to Republican President Donald Trump’s joint speech to Congress Tuesday night.

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Linda McMahon, the former wrestling executive and President Trump’s nominee to head the Small Business Administration, received a warm reception during her U.S. Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday.

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said on Monday he believes there will be three Republican senators who will vote with Democrats to block the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.