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Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal

An Interview With Senator Richard Blumenthal Reveals What You Can Do to Intiate Common-sense Reforms

Jessica Mindich | Posted 04.01.2016 | Politics
Jessica Mindich

"A problem as serious and complicated as gun violence will always have multiple causes. One key cause is Americans' easy access to firearms without background checks that would keep firearms away from criminals and others."

Words and the Politician

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Blumenthal may have gone to Viet Nam after the war, enjoyed a good meal, and in describing the experience to friends said he "was served in Viet Nam" referring, of course, to the meal.

Mud Pit Theatrics in a Blue State: Blumenthal vs. McMahon

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Ann West

So what does $16 million buy? And how far is Linda McMahon willing to go to purchase the election? Apparently however much it takes.

The Viagra of Victimhood

Arthur Goldwag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arthur Goldwag

This week the New York Times caught the Democratic front runner for Chris Dodd's Senate seat lying about his non-existent service in Vietnam. It remin...

Blumenthal Clarifies: Was Veterinarian, Not Veteran

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

"I meant to say that I was a veterinarian, not a veteran," Blumenthal told a press conference in Hartford. "I left off the last three syllables to conserve time, so I could go back to work for the people of Connecticut."

Chris Matthews, Climb Down from Your High Horse

Lawrence Meyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lawrence Meyer

Shame on Richard Blumenthal for misrepresenting, or misspeaking, or whatever he did. He has nothing to be proud of as far as that goes. But who appointed Chris Matthews the spokesman for duty, honor and country?

Sam Stein

Richard Blumenthal Vietnam Controversy: What He Can Learn From Bruce Caputo | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has entered undoubtedly the most critical 48-hour window of his political career. Presented with a cle...

Richard Blumenthal Calls NYT Report 'Outrageous Distortion'

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Richard Blumenthal defended himself against charges that he repeatedly made misleading comments about his military service during a press conf...

Will Blumenthal Join Paterson, Vitter and Ensign in Profiles in Shamelessness?

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John R. Bohrer

The example of resiliency-through-shamelessness set by Paterson, Vitter, and Ensign provides a valuable lesson now for Richard Blumenthal. The fact that he has not withdrawn shows he may be heeding it.

Richard Blumenthal Exaggerates Military Service Record

New York Times | Raymond Hernandez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a ceremony honoring veterans and senior citizens who sent presents to soldiers overseas, Attorney General Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut rose an...

Why Local Is the New Global

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marian Salzman

No one is excited about globalization anymore. Trends in everything from social networking to environmental awareness and foodie culture have exponentially increased our interest in all things local.

Dodd's Retirement: A Game Changer For His Opponents

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Ann West

With the icy Connecticut River behind an antique Victorian home, Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) announced to supporters, reporters and camera crews that he would not seek re-election.

Lyme: Emerging Disease or Hidden Epidemic?

Michealene Cristini Risley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michealene Cristini Risley

Many people who have Lyme disease have sounded the alarm, yet the medical establishment is not listening. Why are there so many disbelievers in Western medicine?

Connecticut Attorney General: AIG Paid $218M In Bonuses

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Documents turned over to the Connecticut attorney general show that American International Group Inc paid out over $218 million in bonuses, more than ...

Conn. AG Richard Blumenthal Mulls Senate Run Against Lieberman: The Hill

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, who announced Monday he will seek a sixth term, is mulling a challenge against Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-...