Richard Blumenthal

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Sept 11 Ceremony Is a Reminder of Those Lost, of Heroism and a Lesson Not to Let History Repeat

“There were hundreds of us together working as one unit. Nobody cared the color of your skin. Nobody cared your religion. Nobody cared if you were a Republican or Democrat. We were all Americans at that moment. It was such a unique feeling. We were attacked and we all came together.” – Joe Kelly Continue Reading →

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Leaders of JFS Afghan Placement Assistance Program Honored at Summer Celebration

The program provides housing, food, medical care, education, job placement and immigration assistance to Afghan refugees. 
Program leaders were honored at an event attended by US Senator Richard Blumenthal, US Congressman Jim Himes, State Rep Steve Meskers and First Selectman Fred Camillo. Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: Rally for Reproductive Rights Draws Passionate Crowds outside Stamford Superior Court

As thousands gathered for the Women’s March on the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, DC on Saturday, in Stamford a crowd of about 200 gathered outside Stamford Superior Court for a rally for reproductive rights. Continue Reading →

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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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