Articles Tagged 'Richard Blumenthal'
Donald Trump slams Richard Blumenthal after Neil Gorsuch meeting
President Trump slammed Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Thursday after Mr. Blumenthal relayed comments from Judge Neil Gorsuch, Mr. Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, that the president’s… READ MORE
Senator to Trump: Do the ‘Unpredictable’ and Support Gun Control
WASHINGTON – Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) said Congress is “complicit” in the deaths of Americans due to gun violence and he encouraged President-elect Trump to… READ MORE
Democrats Charge â€˜Stand Up for WWEâ€™ Campaign Reeks of McMahon Coordination
By Steve Peoples, CQ-Roll Call
World Wrestling Entertainment is taking the fight to Democratic Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal, a move that provoked immediate criticism from Democrats and questions of illegal coordination.
In a campaign launched last night and expected to run through Election Day, Vince McMahon â€” husband of Republican Senate hopeful and WWE co-founder Linda McMahon â€” tries to… READ MORE
Nervous New England Dems Call on Bill Clinton
byÂ Molly Line, FoxNews
Former PresidentÂ Bill Clinton is attending rallies and fundraisers from Connecticut to Maine this Sunday. Democrats hope he will rally a… READ MORE
McMahon steps up pace in Connecticut race
By Kara Rowland-The Washington Times
Connecticut’s off-again, on-again Senate race has bedeviled prognosticators, but Republican nominee Linda McMahon has now firmly forced the seat back into the competitive column by making it a referendum on the character of Democratic rival and longtime state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal.
Mrs. McMahon has whittled down what had once seemed like an insurmountable 40… READ MORE
Connecticut Senate: Blumenthal (D) 53%, McMahon (R) 40%
Connecticutâ€™s U.S. Senate race is a little closer this month, but Democrat Richard Blumenthal still captures over 50% of the vote against three potential Republican challengers.
The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Connecticut finds Blumenthal, the stateâ€™s longtime attorney general, earning 53% support to Linda McMahonâ€™s 40%. Three percent (3%) prefer another candidate, and… READ MORE
Joe Lieberman keeps options open in Connecticut
By MANU RAJU, Politico
Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) said Thursday heâ€™s open to supporting Republican Linda McMahon over Democrat Richard Blumenthal in his stateâ€™s Senate race, a move that would land him in hot water with Democrats back home and in Washington.
â€œI said Iâ€™m open,â€ Lieberman told POLITICO. â€œIs it theoretically possible? Yes. I probably know Blumenthal better, but … READ MORE
Blumenthal still popular among Conn. voters
By SUSAN HAIGH (AP)
HARTFORD, Conn. â€” About a week after acknowledging he “misspoke” about his military service during the Vietnam era, a new poll released Thursday shows Democratic Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal remains popular among Connecticut voters and maintains a double-digit lead in the race.
The Quinnipiac University Poll, conducted May 24-25, shows Blumenthal leading the endorsed Republican Senate… READ MORE
Candidateâ€™s Words on Vietnam Service Differ From History
ByÂ RAYMOND HERNANDEZ, The New York Times
At a ceremony honoring veterans and senior citizens who sent presents to soldiers overseas, Attorney GeneralÂ Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut rose and spoke of an earlier time in his life.
â€œWe have learned something important since the days that I served in Vietnam,â€ Mr. Blumenthal said to the group gathered in Norwalk in… READ MORE