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Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.

Senator (2nd term)



Political Highlights: U.S. attorney for Conn., 1977-81; Conn. House, 1984-87; Conn. Senate, 1987-91; Conn. attorney general, 1991-2011
Born: February 13, 1946; Brooklyn, N.Y.
Residence: Greenwich
Religion: Jewish
Family: Wife, Cynthia Blumenthal; four children
Education: Harvard U., A.B. 1967; Cambridge U., attended 1967-68; Yale U., J.D. 1973
Elected: 2010
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Airland; Cybersecurity; Seapower); Commerce, Science & Transportation (Aviation Operations, Safety & Security; Communications, Technology, Innovation & the Internet; Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance & Data Security - Ranking Member; Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries & Coast Guard; Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine); Judiciary (Antitrust, Competition Policy & Consumer Rights; Border Security and Immigration; Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts - Ranking Member; Privacy, Technology & the Law); Veterans' Affairs; Special Aging
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House Seniority: 32nd ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 543,050 followers

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