Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)

Senator for Connecticut, Democrat

Richard Blumenthal


We agree 55% of the time.


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; US Senate, 2011-present
Elected in year: 2010
Next election in year: 2022
Family: 4 children
Education: JD Yale Univ., 1973
Ethnicity: Caucasian


Twitter Handle:
Facebook Address: SenBlumenthal


Armed Services

  • Airland
  • Cybersecurity
  • Seapower

Commerce, Science and Transportation

  • Communications, Media, and Broadband
  • Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security
  • Oceans, Fisheries, Climate Change and Manufacturing
  • Space and Science
  • Surface Transportation, Maritime, Freight, and Ports


  • Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights
  • Criminal Justice and Counterterrorism
  • Federal Courts, Oversight, Agency Action, and Federal Rights
  • Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Safety

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 304
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Phone: 203-330-0598
Fax: (203) 330-0608


We Agree
of the time
title level sponsored our position their vote agree/disagree year
Bill: S 205
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S J Res 1
Equal Rights Amendment
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2021
Bill: S 1831
3D Gun Safety Act of 2019
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: S 1787
Miranda's Law
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S J Res 5
Equal Rights Amendment - Senate
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2017
Bill: S 2974
A bill Ensure Funding for National Human Trafficking Hotline
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2016
Bill: S 2577
Justice for All Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2016
Bill: S 524
Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2015
Bill: S 178
Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2015