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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 (Cybersecurity; Readiness & Management Support; Seapower); Commerce, Science & Transportation (Communications, Media, & Broadband; Consumer Protection, Product Safety, & Data Security - Chairman; Oceans, Fisheries, Climate Change & Manufacturing; Space & Science; Surface Transportation, Maritime, Freight, & Ports); Judiciary (Competition Policy, Antitrust, & Consumer Rights; Constitution - Chairman; Human Rights & the Law; Immigration, Citizenship, & Border Safety); Veterans' Affairs; Special Aging
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House Seniority: 32nd ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 730,426 followers

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