Richard M. Blumenthal (born February 13, 1946) is the junior United States Senator from Connecticut and a member of the Democratic Party. Previously, he served as Attorney General of Connecticut. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Blumenthal is a graduate of Harvard College, where he was editorial chairman of The Harvard Crimson. He studied for a year at Cambridge University in England before attending Yale Law School, where he was editor-in-chief of the Yale Law Journal. While at Yale, he was classmates with future President Bill Clinton and future Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. From 1970 to 1976 Blumenthal served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve, where he earned the rank of sergeant. After college Blumenthal served as administrative assistant and law clerk for ...
The long-awaited Steelpointe Harbor project in the city's lower East Side would be but another dashed hope for Bridgeport if a measure passed by Congress last week becomes law, officials said Tuesdaymorning.
U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, in a meeting with Mayor Bill Finch, said that the loss of a promised $11 million "Tiger II" Department of Transportation grant would all but eliminate the long-awaited Steelpointe effort, and with it the more than 1,000 permanent jobs that it wouldcreate.
On Saturday, the Republican-controlled House voted to kill the Tiger II ...
Connecticut U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is defending himself against a report he misstated his military service in Vietnam.
Blumenthal's campaign called a New York Times report which includes video of him at a 2008 event saying he had served "in Vietnam" an "outrageous distortion" on his record.
Here's an excerpt from the Times report:
"We have learned something important since the days that I served in Vietnam," Mr. Blumenthal said to the group gathered in Norwalk in March 2008. "And you exemplify it. Whatever we think about the war, whatever we call it -- Afghanistan or Iraq -- we owe ...
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal believes PlayStation Network's millions of customers deserve better from Sony in the wake of the online network's massive security breach, and the democrat from Connecticut has contacted SCEA President Jack Tretton demanding answers.In a statement issued today, Sony announced that the personal information of PSN and Qriocity users was compromised by an illegal intrusion on its network sometime between April 17 and 19. Sony shut down PSN to fully investigate the attack and its ramifications in the evening of April 20, and the service has been offline ever since. ...
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