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Stories with person: Richard Blumenthal
  • Watchdog: 900,000 vets may have pending health care requests 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 7:32 pm

    WASHINGTON - Nearly 900,000 military veterans have officially pending applications for health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the department's inspector general said Wednesday, but "serious" problems with enrollment data make it impossible to determine how many veterans were actively seeking VA health care.

  • A look at where Senate Democrats stand on the Iran deal 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 1:05 pm

    Congress will vote this month on a resolution to disapprove of the White House-backed nuclear deal struck with Iran by the U.S., Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany. The deal aims to limit Iran's nuclear program in exchange for hundreds of billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions.

  • Connecticut's 2016 Senate race a quieter contest than past 
    Updated: Aug-31-15 4:20 pm

    STAMFORD, Connecticut - A one-time Olympian and political newcomer is the only Republican candidate so far to officially jump into Connecticut's 2016 Senate race, foreshadowing what could be a much different election from a recent string of highly contentious contests that attracted big money and national attention.

  • Blumenthal to decide on Iran vote in "next couple weeks" 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 6:18 pm

    WINDSOR LOCKS, Connecticut - U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he expects to announce "sometime in the next couple weeks" how he'll vote on President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran.

  • Senate OKs Lobster Day resolution pushed by Maine senators 
    Updated: Aug-07-15 7:59 am

    PORTLAND, Maine - The U.S. Senate has approved a resolution introduced by Maine Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King granting the lobster a national day of celebration.

  • Sen. Warren seeks review of military student loan law 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 6:25 pm

    BOSTON - U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is seeking a fresh examination of a student loan law aimed at providing consumer protections to active members of the military.

  • Automakers trying to prevent hackers from commandeering cars story has photos
    Updated: Aug-05-15 1:05 pm

    DETROIT - When researchers at two West Coast universities took control of a General Motors car through cellular and Bluetooth connections in 2010, they startled the auto industry by exposing a glaring security gap.