Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) biography

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Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)

2nd term Democrat from Connecticut.


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

Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Religion: Jewish

Percentage in Last Election: 63%

Major Opponent: Dan Carter


Current Elected Office Contact Information

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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



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
  • Transportation LA: Ayanna Butler
  • Commerce LA: Anna Yu
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Brian Steele
  • Trade LA: Maya Kalonia
  • Education LA: Anna Yu
  • Telecomm LA: Anna Yu
  • Labor LA: Ayanna Butler
  • Budget LA: Maya Kalonia
  • Government Affairs LA: Sam Simon
  • Space - NASA LA: Ayanna Butler
  • Animal Welfare LA: Brian Steele


Current Elected Office Bills:

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S.1021 - 'A bill to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, and for other purposes. No Send Message to Sen. Richard Blumenthal
S.250 - 'A bill to amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to improve th... No Send Message to Sen. Richard Blumenthal


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