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Connecticut´s Sen. Blumenthal
Rated Most Liberal Senator

Breitbart´s Big Government, by Dr. Susan Berry

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/23/2013 8:28:45 PM

The National Journal’s rankings of the most liberal U.S. representatives reveals that Connecticut’s Sen. Richard Blumenthal is the most liberal Senator, while Connecticut’s all-Democrat congressional delegation is the fourth most liberal in the country. Blumenthal tied with Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) for the top liberal spot in the Senate. Others at that end of the spectrum include Sens. Dick Durbin (D-IL), Al Franken (D-MN), Patty Murray (D-WA), and Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ). According to the rankings, Blumenthal voted for the liberal position on legislation 90.7% of the time.

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It would be difficult to choose with that group. Blumenthal is one annoyingly unpleasant man. Just like the rest of his comrades.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 2/23/2013 8:33:02 PM     (No. 9192906)

How is the `Most Liberal Democrat` established since they all vote in lockstep?

As for Blumenthal, he`ll be surpassed very quickly by Liz Warren of Massachusetts. She hasn`t had much of a chance to get going but when she does....

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mythman, 2/23/2013 8:39:16 PM     (No. 9192912)

"Stolen Valor Blumenthal", who was heard many times saying "When I got home from Vietnam", although he was in the Marine Reserves and never left the USA. He made a specialty during his long tenure as AG of chasing businesses out of CT, where, alas, I live.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 2/23/2013 9:43:18 PM     (No. 9192954)

I really hate it - - when communists, marxists, and socialists are referred to as "liberals"!

There´s nothing "liberal" at all about people who want to make everyone else slaves on a government plantation.

The folks at Breitbart should know better - - and start calling them leftists.

Liberal? PFOOOEYYY!!!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: scribe35, 2/23/2013 10:39:37 PM     (No. 9192984)

I see one of my Senators,Patty Murray, is listed. I would like to correct that. She is the dumbest Senator in the Senate. If she had a brain she would be dangerous. As it is she follows whatever she is told to do.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: F16 guy, 2/23/2013 10:46:07 PM     (No. 9192988)

I believe Barry Sotero held this distinction during his short career as a senator.

Now look at what we´ve got !

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Reply 6 - Posted by: 4Justice, 2/24/2013 12:29:44 AM     (No. 9193028)

No, Breitbart.com, not "liberal" ....LEFTIST!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Jonr, 2/24/2013 1:09:17 AM     (No. 9193034)

And all voted into office by people that want them there! Therein lies the real problem!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 2/24/2013 3:53:22 AM     (No. 9193072)

#2, Didn´t Blumenthal also stop the trans-Long Island Sound power line, which was to bring power to Long Island, which desperately needs additional power?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mythman, 2/24/2013 8:15:13 AM     (No. 9193227)

#8, that I don´t know, but I´m sure you´re right. BTW CT´s new senator Chrissie Boy-face Murphy will make Blumenthal look like Newt Gingrich. Joe Courtney (D Norwich) mentioned in the article is my rep. too. In February of 2010 he sent me a circular bragging that Medicare was now safe because of Obamacare, then in Feb. of 2011 another one warning me that the IPAB (Death Panels) were threatening Medicare, and I should thank him for working against them! He failed to mentioned that he voted for the IPAB when he voted for Obamacare. What Huzzpah!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 2/24/2013 10:05:25 AM     (No. 9193415)

Somewhere in a dark basement in a house upstate NY Hillaryordering up this guy´s FBI file.

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