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Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)

Senator for Connecticut, Democrat

Richard Blumenthal


Home town: Greenwich
Born: February 13, 1946
Born in: Brooklyn, NY
Occupation: Attorney, Public Official
Military service: USMCR, 1970-76
Religion: Jewish
Marital status: M
Spouse: Cynthia
Previous political experience: CT House, 1984-87; CT Senate, 1987-91; CT Atty. General, 1991-2011
Elected in year: 2010
Next election in year: 2022
Family: 4 children
Education: JD Yale Univ., 1973
Ethnicity: Caucasian


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Facebook Address: SenBlumenthal


Armed Services

  • AirLand
  • Cybersecurity
  • Seapower

Commerce, Science and Transportation

  • Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security
  • Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet
  • Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security
  • Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard
  • Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security


  • Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights
  • Border Security and Immigration
  • Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts
  • Privacy, Technology and the Law

Special Committee on Aging

Veterans' Affairs


Washington, D.C. Office:

706 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-2823
Fax: (202) 224-9673

Hartford Office:

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

Bridgeport Office:

915 Lafayette Boulevard, Room 230
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Phone: 203-330-0598
Fax: (203) 330-0608