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Richard Blumenthal

Senators Seek More Help After Disaster

AP | ANDREW MIGA and ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Thirteen senators from seven states damaged by Superstorm Sandy are asking President Obama to boost federal disaster aid to the states. ...

Linda McMahon Pins GOP Rival in Senate Smackdown

Dan Collins | Posted 10.15.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

Voters went to the polls in Connecticut and picked their Senate contenders. The GOP chose former pro-wrestling executive Linda McMahon, whose single great political attribute is being rich.

Honor All Those Who Serve Us On Memorial Day

Ed Sayres | Posted 07.25.2012 | Impact
Ed Sayres

This Memorial Day, as we remember all the brave men and women who have given their lives to protect our freedoms, let's not forget the sacrifices of the military working dogs who have served alongside them.

Dave Jamieson

Bill Passed Banning Employers From Asking For Facebook, Twitter Passwords

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.20.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- In a victory for privacy hawks and worker advocates, Maryland legislators passed a bill Wednesday that would ban employers from asking j...

Senator Speaks Out On Facebook Password Issue

AP | MANUEL VALDES | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

SEATTLE — A Democratic senator from Connecticut is writing a bill that would stop the practice of employers asking job applicants for their Face...

The Samba of Bad Moves: Eric Schmidt Changes His Testimony -- Again

Chris Castle | Posted 02.20.2012 | Technology
Chris Castle

It is an important Sherman Act question if Google used its profits from its dominance in search to subsidize its dominance in video through YouTube. Google should honestly answer that question.

Jennifer Bendery

'We Never Got An Answer To Our Question'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- About a dozen Occupy protesters who drove through the night from Connecticut and spent hours camped out in front of Sen. Joe Lieberman's...

Elise Foley

Same-Sex Couple Fights DOMA To Stay Together In U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. citizen Kelli Ryan and Lucy Truman, a citizen of the United Kingdom, have been together for a decade and legally married in the Uni...

Mike Sacks

Democrats Try To Overturn Supreme Court's Anti-Consumer Rulings

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's not abortion or affirmative action -- or, for that matter, campaign finance -- but a series of recent cases on arbitration has shar...

Jordan Howard

Labor Advocates Won't Let Up Against Jobless Discrimination

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Howard | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For the past several months one labor advocacy group has continuously hammered companies that list job postings discriminating against t...

The NBA Lockout, Congress and Senator Herb Kohl

Brian Frederick | Posted 12.11.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

Only Congress can force owners to explain why their own profits should trump the massive public investment we've made in the game. But when Congress is made up of an NBA owner and at least 244 other millionaires, don't hold your breath.

Tyler Kingkade

Worker Activists Deliver Petitions Against Jobless Discrimination To Capitol Hill

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Labor advocates delivered 250,000 petitions in support of an initiative to ban hiring discrimination against the jobless on Wednesday, h...

Ex-Wrestling Executive Linda McMahon Launches Senate Campaign

AP | By SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (AP/The Huffington Post) -- Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon has made it official, announcing her plans to seek for a secon...

Tyler Kingkade

Who's Afraid To Hire The Unemployed?

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Job advertisements that require applicants to be "currently employed" are easy to find online. Yet attempts to trace the origins of such...

Paul Blumenthal

Congressional Democrats Press Support For Corporate Disclosure Post-Citizens United

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats are stepping up support for transparency in corporate political spending ahead of the 2012 elections. On Wedn...

New Bill Could Make Secret Location Tracking Illegal

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 08.15.2011 | Technology

Senators Al Franken (D-Minn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) introduced on Wednesday legislation that takes aim at location-aware devices and apps a...

Elise Foley

Senate Dems Renew Push For DREAM Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats are open to pairing the DREAM Act, a bill that would allow some undocumented young people to gain legal status, with to...

Student Facing Deportation Gets To Stay In Connecticut

AP | By MICHAEL MELIA | Posted 06.26.2011 | College

HARTFORD, Conn. -- A Mexican college student who won allies in Connecticut's governor and two U.S. senators as he fought a deportation order will be a...

But Enough About Kenya -- Where'd Mike Huckabee Grow Up?

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

When Mike was ten, Rock Hudson famously married Gomer. The two men raised young Mike as their son until he went off to apprentice with Floyd the barber, another Mayberry icon.

Education and Women's Health Care: Investments in the Future We Can't Afford to Cut

Michael Roth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Roth

This past weekend Wesleyan University was visited by two of leaders in Washington, Although their topics seemed very different, by the end of the weekend I began to think they were in fact closely intertwined.

GOP Budget Wars on Reproductive Health

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joanne Bamberger

The GOP's mantra has long been that there is too much government involvement in our lives. So how do they square that with telling a woman who has been raped that maybe her rape just wasn't violent enough to warrant an abortion?

Stand With EMILY's List Against Radical GOP Agenda

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Far from creating jobs, the bills Republicans have brought to the floor of the House are focused on an entirely different agenda: taking away health care and opportunities for women and their families.

Urgent Call to Action: GOP House Pushing Anti-Woman Agenda

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Just two weeks into the new Congress, it appears Republicans in the House are already seeking to end the spirit of cooperation.

Jason Linkins

Linda McMahon vs. Joe Lieberman? Losing Candidate Hints At Future Run

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's been over a week since Connecticut voters did what everyone expected them to do and made Richard Blumenthal their next Senator. But chances are, ...

How NOT to Answer a Question

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Weissman

During the hotly-contested campaign for the U.S. Senate seat for Connecticut, Democratic Attorney General Dick Blumenthal met Republican candidate Lin...