The Connecticut senator says Barrett’s participation in election cases would do “explosive, enduring harm to the court’s legitimacy" and to her credibility.
By Associated Press
Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley and Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal are proposing that special counsel Robert Mueller be required to submit a report to Congress and the public when his Russia investigation is complete.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
A top health official told lawmakers Tuesday that the Trump administration was warned about instituting “any policy” resulting in family separations because of the effects such separations could have on the wellbeing of immigrant children.
By Joshua Barajas
There's so much for Democrats to dislike about Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick. And that could be a problem.
By Lisa Lerer, Steve Peoples, Associated Press
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
Republican and Democratic senators emerged from a classified briefing about the deadly ambush in the African nation of Niger with different opinions about whether the attack that killed four U.S. soldiers could have been averted.
By PBS NewsHour
The tragic shooting in Las Vegas has again prompted some lawmakers to demand action over the wide availability of guns. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., joins Judy Woodruff to discuss how this massacre might prompt new gun legislation in Washington and…
By Donna Cassata, Associated Press
The series of tweets from Trump came after Blumenthal expressed strong support for a special counsel's probe of Russia meddling in the election and possible collusion with Trump campaign officials.
By Associated Press
Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee has told a Democratic senator that he found the president's attacks on the judiciary "disheartening" and "demoralizing." Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut disclosed the comments from Judge Neil Gorsuch after meeting with the nominee Wednesday.
By Ronnie Greene, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — An expanding investigation into Volkswagen's emissions-cheating scandal launched by state attorneys general could last years and will likely end in a negotiated settlement.
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