Richard Blumenthal

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Gevanter Shares Message of Public Safety, Prosperity and Progress

US Senator Richard Blumenthal said he won his first State Rep race in a special election.
“They are not months long, they are weeks long. They are highly concentrated and they are usually close. Small turnout. And this one is during the summer – smaller turnout. Every single vote, every single call you make, every single contact. Even in this age of social media, there is nothing so important as one human being talking to another, nothing so impactful as your contact with another person. That’s how special elections are won.” Continue Reading →

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Darien Friends, Public Officials Rally Around Scott Hapgood: Call for His Safety and Fair Treatment

“We want fair and transparent proceedings and safety for Scott Hapgood as he goes through this,” U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said. The judicial process on the island, a dependency of the United Kingdom, must provide him “basic safeguards of fundamental fairness.” Continue Reading →

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Candidates Speak at Largest Turnout in Decades for Greenwich Democrats Annual Picnic

Greenwich Democrats Annual Picnic featured remarks from Richard Blumenthal, Governor Ned Lamont, Congressman Jim Himes, Senator Chris Murphy, Attorney General William Tong, Secretary of State Denise Merrill, State Senator Alex Bergstein, State Rep Steve Meskers and Greenwich Candidates including Jill Oberlander and Sandy Litvack. Continue Reading →

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Connecticut Advocates Travel to Washington, DC to Urge Lawmakers to Invest In Kids

Marilyn Roos and son, Hurley White, 16, of Greenwich joined more than 250 advocates from 35 states to attend in-depth advocacy trainings and urge lawmakers to make key investments in early childhood education in the U.S. and provide humanitarian support for the world’s children. Continue Reading →

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Carl Higbie to Co-Host Panel Discussion at Greenwich Town Hall, Expects Fireworks

A year ago, Greenwich native and former Navy Seal Carl Higbie, was riding high. The married father of two who served two tours in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom, was a regular on Fox and CNN. Then was given a job in the Trump administration. But it all came crashing down when remarks he made in 2013 as a radio host on Sound of Freedom surfaced. Overnight he became the target of global media outrage. A year later, he says he has learned from the painful experience and is planning a bi-partisan Town Meeting discussion with panelists on the left and right discussion guns, immigration, taxes and foreign policy. Continue Reading →

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