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Our unique analysis of the bills Blumenthal has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Blumenthal is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Richard Blumenthal sits on the following committees:
- Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
- Senate Committee on Armed Services
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
- Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet
- Member, Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard
- Member, Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security
Senate Committee on the Judiciary
- Member, Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights
- Member, Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest
- Member, Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts
- Senate Special Committee on Aging
Some of Blumenthal’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 532: A bill to improve highway-rail grade crossing safety, and for other purposes.
- S.Res. 66: A resolution expressing support for the designation of February 12, 2015, as “Darwin ...
- S. 217: Women’s Health Protection Act of 2015
- S. 3009: Advance Planning and Compassionate Care Act of 2014
- S. 2974: SPORTS Act
- S. 2972: Christen O’Donnell Equestrian Helmet Safety Act of 2014
- S. 2857: Naugatuck River Valley National Heritage Area Study Act
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From Jan 2011 to Feb 2015, Blumenthal missed 16 of 1,206 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is better than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
Recent Legislative Activity
Cloture Motion Rejected 47/43
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected 57/42
Bill Passed 68/31
Amendment Agreed to 66/33