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Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)

2nd term Democrat from Connecticut.

Bio

Residence: Greenwich

Marital Status: Married (Cynthia)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney, Public Official

Prev. Political Exp.: CT House, 1984-87; CT Senate, 1987-91; CT Atty. General, 1991-2011; US Senate, 2011-present

Military: USMCR, 1970-76

Education: BA Harvard University, 1967; JD Yale University, 1973

Birthdate: 02/13/1946

Religion: Jewish

Percentage in Last Election: 63%

Major Opponent: Dan Carter


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Richard Blumenthal via Web Form.

Website: blumenthal.senate.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

706 Hart Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-2823
Fax: (202) 224-9673

Hartford Office: (more district offices)

90 State House Square, 10th Floor
Hartford, Connecticut 06103
Phone: (860) 258-6940
Fax: (860) 258-6958



Committee


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Joel Kelsey
  • Scheduler: Michael Lawson
  • Legis. Dir.: Colleen Bell
  • Press Secy.: Subhan Cheema
  • Comm. Dir.: Maria McElwain
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Brian Steele
  • Health LA: Brian Steele
  • Judiciary LA: Sam Simon
  • Budget LA: Maya Kalonia
  • Civil Rights LA: Sam Simon
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Colleen Bell
  • Science/Technology LA: Ayanna Butler
  • Women's Issues LA: Colleen Bell

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Richard Blumenthal voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

 
Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
R Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act 02/25/2019 Nay Voted Against
R The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act 01/17/2019 Nay Voted Against
C Confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 10/06/2018 Nay Voted Against
R Denial of federal funds to abortion providers (Paul Amendment) 08/23/2018 Nay Voted Against
R Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week ban) 01/29/2018 Nay Voted Against
A Obamacare replacement / defund Planned Parenthood 07/25/2017 Nay Voted Against
C Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 04/07/2017 Nay Voted Against
U Whether to allow filibusters on Supreme Court nominations 04/06/2017 Yea Voted Against
P Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule 03/30/2017 Nay Voted Against
A Murray Amendment to provide $1 billion to abortion providers including Planned Parenthood 12/03/2015 Nay Voted Against
(More Key Votes)
 

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Bills

Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Sen. Richard Blumenthal's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Richard Blumenthal a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Our Position Cosponsor? Send Message
S.2420 - Child Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Richard Blumenthal
S.2311 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week abortion ban) Support No Send Message to Sen. Richard Blumenthal
S.220 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Richard Blumenthal
S.260 - Repeal law creating Independent Payment Advisory Board (health-care rationing board) Support No Send Message to Sen. Richard Blumenthal
S.1530 - Medicare Choices Empowerment and Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Richard Blumenthal
S.J.RES.13 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Sen. Richard Blumenthal
S.510 - "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act) Oppose Yes Send Message to Sen. Richard Blumenthal
S.J.RES.6 - "Equal Rights Amendment" to U.S. Constitution Oppose Yes Send Message to Sen. Richard Blumenthal
S.J.RES.5 - ERA "back-from-the-dead" resolution Oppose Yes Send Message to Sen. Richard Blumenthal
S.241 - Defund Planned Parenthood Support No Send Message to Sen. Richard Blumenthal
S.J.RES.4 - Nullification of District of Columbia assisted suicide law Support No Send Message to Sen. Richard Blumenthal
(More Bills)
 
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.