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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Richard Blumenthal
Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Cynthia; 4 Children
Birth Date: 02/13/1946
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
Home City: Greenwich, CT
Date Title
May 17, 2014 Blog: The Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, and the Paths Still Not Taken
April 1, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On NSA Use Of Loophole In Surveillance Law To Spy On Americans
March 25, 2014 The Hill - OVERNIGHT TECH: Obama administration, House Intelligence leaders unveil NSA reform plans
March 25, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On President's Proposal To End NSA Phone Data Collection Program
March 18, 2014 Urgent Need for New Accountability for the Intelligence Community
Jan. 23, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On PCLOB Report Declaring NSA Telephone Metadata Program Illegal
Jan. 17, 2014 After Attending President Obama's Speech On NSA Surveillance And The FISA Court, Blumenthal Reacts To Proposed Reforms
Dec. 18, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On White House Review Group Recommendations On Intelligence, Communications Technologies
Dec. 16, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On D.C. Circuit Court Ruling On NSA Bulk Data Collection
Dec. 5, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On NSA Collection Of Cellphone Location Data
Nov. 8, 2013 Blumenthal, Lembo, LGBT Advocates Call On Speaker Boehner To Bring Employment Non-Discrimination Bill To House Floor
Nov. 7, 2013 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013
Sept. 25, 2013 Surveillance Reform Package Ends Bulk Collection of Phone Records; Creates Constitutional Advocate for Secret Court
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Inspector General Charles McCullough III, Director of National Intelligence - Surveillance Authorities
Aug. 21, 2013 Blumenthal Reiterates Call For Special Advocate In Fisa Courts In Light Of Unlawful NSA Collection Of Electronic Communications
Aug. 16, 2013 Blumenthal Statement on NSA Privacy Abuses
Aug. 9, 2013 Blumenthal Applauds President Obama's Support for Special Advocate in FISA Courts
Aug. 8, 2013 Blumenthal Issues Statement Following New Revelations of NSA Email Surveillance
Aug. 8, 2013 Blumenthal Delivers Major Policy Address at Harvard Law School on Legislation to Reform FISA Courts
Aug. 1, 2013 Blumenthal, Wyden, Udall Unveil Major Legislation To Reform FISA Courts
July 24, 2013 Letter to Russian Ambassador Sergey I. Kislyak - Blumenthal Urges Russian Government to Overturn Conviction of Russian Activist Alexei Navalny
July 23, 2013 Blog: What Facial Recognition Technology Means for Privacy and Civil Liberties
June 27, 2013 Letter to James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence - Private Records
June 25, 2013 Blumenthal Statement on Supreme Court's Decision to Invalidate Key Part of Voting Rights Act
May 14, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Reports Of Federal Government's Confiscation Of Telephone Records From Associated Press Bureaus
March 12, 2013 Blumenthal Issues Statement On Google Street View Settlement
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights
Feb. 19, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller - Religion and Hate Crimes
Feb. 6, 2013 Senate Colleagues Seek Due Process And Human Rights Guarantees In Immigration Debate
Nov. 14, 2012 Blumenthal, Portman Launch Senate Caucus to End Human Trafficking
Sept. 25, 2012 Letter to Raúl Castro, President of the Republic of Cuba - Release Alan Gross
Aug. 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
April 5, 2012 Blumenthal Announces Historic Steps in Fight against Big Tobacco, Calls for More to be Done
March 25, 2012 Letter to Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General of Department of Justice
March 15, 2012 Consumer Protection
March 5, 2012 Senate Passes Resolution Calling for Free and Fair Elections in Iran
Jan. 25, 2012 Blumenthal Statement on East Haven Mayor Maturo's Remarks
June 29, 2011 13 Senators Team Up to Assure LGBT Youth that "It Gets Better"
March 16, 2011 Senator Feinstein Introduces DOMA Repeal Legislation
Jan. 17, 2011 Statement From Senator Blumenthal on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Civil Rights
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