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Greenwich Time
Terror threat spurs call for rail security moneycriticized for not fully considering the risk of a terrorist attack on railroad
Terror threat spurs call for rail security money
Greenwich Time / Posted 13 minutes ago
criticized for not fully considering the risk of a terrorist attack on railroads and surface transportation. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn, called the spending disparity a “glaring deficiency that leaves millions of commuters and... Read more
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The News-Times
Terror threat spurs call for rail security moneycriticized for not fully considering the risk of a terrorist attack on railroad
Terror threat spurs call for rail security money
The News-Times / Posted 17 minutes ago
criticized for not fully considering the risk of a terrorist attack on railroads and surface transportation. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn, called the spending disparity a “glaring deficiency that leaves millions of commuters and... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Terror threat spurs call for rail security moneycriticized for not fully considering the risk of a terrorist attack on railroad
Terror threat spurs call for rail security money
Darien News-Review / Posted 25 minutes ago
criticized for not fully considering the risk of a terrorist attack on railroads and surface transportation. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn, called the spending disparity a “glaring deficiency that leaves millions of commuters and... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Terror threat spurs call for rail security moneycriticized for not fully considering the risk of a terrorist attack on railroad
Terror threat spurs call for rail security money
Stamford Advocate / Posted 46 minutes ago
criticized for not fully considering the risk of a terrorist attack on railroads and surface transportation. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn, called the spending disparity a “glaring deficiency that leaves millions of commuters and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Did the electrified third rail make New York train wreck deadlier?39-foot lengths of rail sliced through the first car of the train "like daggers
Did the electrified third rail make New York train wreck deadlier?
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 hours ago
39-foot lengths of rail sliced through the first car of the train "like daggers going into the heart of that chamber," Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said Friday after getting a chilling look at the blackened, mangled wreckage. The SUV driver... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
A ‘dis’ best served coldinvolvement, constructive involvement. I mean, there's nothing." Asked why the
A ‘dis’ best served cold
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 13 hours ago
involvement, constructive involvement. I mean, there's nothing." Asked why the White House stayed on the sidelines, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) responded: "I have no idea. I don't know enough about the way the White House works." Why would... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
From Congress to Obama, a dis best served coldinvolvement, constructive involvement. I mean, there's nothing." Asked why the
From Congress to Obama, a dis best served cold
Craig Daily Press / Posted 22 hours ago
involvement, constructive involvement. I mean, there's nothing." Asked why the White House stayed on the sidelines, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) responded: "I have no idea. I don't know enough about the way the White House works." Why would... Read more
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dna
Hoboken train station crash kills bystander, injures 114 othersinvestigators searched for clues to the cause of the accident, some said it cou
Hoboken train station crash kills bystander, injures 114 others
dna / Posted 23 hours ago
investigators searched for clues to the cause of the accident, some said it could have been prevented. US Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, a Democrat on a senate committee that includes transportation matters, said the crash was... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Danbury
Blumenthal, Boughton Honor Veterans At Danbury Farmers' MarketDANBURY, Conn. -- U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Danbury Mayor Mark
Blumenthal, Boughton Honor Veterans At Danbury Farmers' Market
The Daily Voice - Danbury / Posted yesterday
DANBURY, Conn. -- U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton attended the Veterans Appreciation & Celebration event at the Danbury Farmers' Market on Saturday, Sept. 24. Blumenthal and Boughton brought proclamations to... Read more
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ABC News
Hoboken Crash Reignites Debate Over Positive Train Controlof life-saving technology is way too long, with way too little guarantee that P
Hoboken Crash Reignites Debate Over Positive Train Control
ABC News / Posted yesterday
of life-saving technology is way too long, with way too little guarantee that PTC implementation will get done,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D- Conn., said at the time. The railroads, however, rejoiced, with multiple companies pledging to spend... Read more
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Breitbart
Senate Democrats: ‘Country Is Healthier Because of Planned Parenthood’in schools and community centers across the country.” The resolution’s cospons
Senate Democrats: ‘Country Is Healthier Because of Planned Parenthood’
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
in schools and community centers across the country.” The resolution’s cosponsors include: Sens. Patty Murray (D-WA); Richard Blumenthal (D-CT); Sherrod Brown (D-OH); Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH); Mazie Hirono (D-HI); Al Franken (D-MN) Michael... Read more
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iol.co.za
Chaos, carnage at scene of train crashsearched for clues to the cause of the accident, some said it could and should
Chaos, carnage at scene of train crash
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
searched for clues to the cause of the accident, some said it could and should have been prevented. US Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, a Democrat on a senate committee that includes transportation matters, said the crash was... Read more
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Swissinfo
New Jersey train rams into station, kills bystander, injures 114 otherssearched for clues to the cause of the accident, some said it could and should
New Jersey train rams into station, kills bystander, injures 114 others
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
searched for clues to the cause of the accident, some said it could and should have been prevented. U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, a Democrat on a senate committee that includes transportation matters, said the crash was... Read more
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Swissinfo
New Jersey train rams into station, kills bystander, injures 108 otherssearched for clues to the cause of the accident, some said it could and should
New Jersey train rams into station, kills bystander, injures 108 others
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
searched for clues to the cause of the accident, some said it could and should have been prevented. U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, a Democrat on a senate committee that includes transportation matters, said the crash was... Read more
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Swissinfo
New Jersey train crash kills one at station, injures more than 100searched for clues to the cause of the accident, some said it could and should
New Jersey train crash kills one at station, injures more than 100
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
searched for clues to the cause of the accident, some said it could and should have been prevented. U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, a Democrat on a senate committee that includes transportation matters, said the crash was... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
DeVry voluntarily dials back revenue from federal student aidfrom gaining preferential access to the military. Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin
DeVry voluntarily dials back revenue from federal student aid
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
from gaining preferential access to the military. Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin of Illinois, Tom Carper of Delaware and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut introduced legislation last summer to close the loophole, while Durbin has proposed... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
CT lawmakers react to deadly commuter train crash in New Jerseycrash, and Congress has to do its job to protect all transit commuters," Murphy
CT lawmakers react to deadly commuter train crash in New Jersey
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted yesterday
crash, and Congress has to do its job to protect all transit commuters," Murphy said in a statement on Thursday. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said this "horrific crash" was "hauntingly similar to past tragedies involving insufficient or unsafe... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
DeVry voluntarily dials back revenue from federal student aidfrom gaining preferential access to the military. Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin
DeVry voluntarily dials back revenue from federal student aid
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
from gaining preferential access to the military. Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin of Illinois, Tom Carper of Delaware and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut introduced legislation last summer to close the loophole, while Durbin has proposed... Read more
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CNBC
Hoboken crash: New Jersey Transit train didn't have positive train controlcommuter railroad passengers." But critics from states with commuters who rely
Hoboken crash: New Jersey Transit train didn't have positive train control
CNBC / Posted yesterday
commuter railroad passengers." But critics from states with commuters who rely on railroads to get them to work, like Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., were not happy with the extension. "This five year extension of life-saving technology is way... Read more
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USA Today
FCC pulls set-top box rules from meeting agendathese bloated set-top box rental fees and certainty to companies who wish to in
FCC pulls set-top box rules from meeting agenda
USA Today / Posted yesterday
these bloated set-top box rental fees and certainty to companies who wish to innovate with new products." Markey and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., had found, in a report released in 2015, that consumers pay, on average, $231 annually to rent... Read more
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EuroNews
Scrapping Obama's JASTA veto could have unintended consequences for USoperatives within the Saudi government aided and abetted one of the most massiv
Scrapping Obama's JASTA veto could have unintended consequences for US
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
operatives within the Saudi government aided and abetted one of the most massive crimes in the United States,” said Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut (D). However some legislators have expressed unease at the consequences this new law could... Read more
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NBC News
Train in New Jersey crash didn't have this key safety systemcommuter railroad passengers." But critics from states with commuters who rely
Train in New Jersey crash didn't have this key safety system
NBC News / Posted yesterday
commuter railroad passengers." But critics from states with commuters who rely on railroads to get them to work, like Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., were not happy with the extension. "This five year extension of life-saving technology is way... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
$220-M Sikorsky deal flies through General AssemblyKlarides said. "Are we pro-business or are we not pro-business?" Rep. Dan Cart
$220-M Sikorsky deal flies through General Assembly
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted yesterday
Klarides said. "Are we pro-business or are we not pro-business?" Rep. Dan Carter, R-Bethel, who is challenging U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, warned that deals like the Sikorsky aid package could indicate that the state is backed into a... Read more
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Salon.com
Bye bye, Cable Guy: New FCC rules will make it easier to toss the cable box and cut the cordon the pay-TV service to which they subscribe.” Proponents of Wheeler’s plan,
Bye bye, Cable Guy: New FCC rules will make it easier to toss the cable box and cut the cord
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
on the pay-TV service to which they subscribe.” Proponents of Wheeler’s plan, including senators Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) argue that households shouldn’t be forced to pay the average of $231 a year to rent cable boxes... Read more
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Fortune
Agency Says It 'Expressly Advised' Mylan that the EpiPen Was Misclassifiedand has raised the list price for a pair of EpiPens to $600 from about $100 in
Agency Says It 'Expressly Advised' Mylan that the EpiPen Was Misclassified
Fortune / Posted yesterday
and has raised the list price for a pair of EpiPens to $600 from about $100 in 2008. Earlier on Wednesday, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal, Charles Grassley, and Amy Klobuchar asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate a possible... Read more
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The News & Observer
Why our food would be in danger from a Bayer-Monsanto mergercontrol 29 percent of the world’s seeds, with 70 percent of the cottonseed mark
Why our food would be in danger from a Bayer-Monsanto merger
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
control 29 percent of the world’s seeds, with 70 percent of the cottonseed market and 24 percent of its pesticides. As Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) said during the committee meeting, “(The) troubling, in fact alarming, potential consequences of... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. agency told Mylan that EpiPen was misclassifiedand has raised the list price for a pair of EpiPens to $600 from about $100 in
U.S. agency told Mylan that EpiPen was misclassified
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
and has raised the list price for a pair of EpiPens to $600 from about $100 in 2008. Earlier on Wednesday, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal, Charles Grassley and Amy Klobuchar asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate a possible... Read more
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FOX Business
Business Highlightspayments to states. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Charl
Business Highlights
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
payments to states. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and Democratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday... Read more
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FOX Business
Business Highlightspayments to states. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Charl
Business Highlights
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
payments to states. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and Democratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Congress overrides Obama veto on 9/11 billmeasure does not prejudge a verdict or issue a judgement. It gives both sides a
Congress overrides Obama veto on 9/11 bill
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
measure does not prejudge a verdict or issue a judgement. It gives both sides a fair day in court," said Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut during remarks on the Senate floor, arguing the legislation simply closed a loophole. "If... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Congress overrides Obama veto on 9/11 billmeasure does not prejudge a verdict or issue a judgement. It gives both sides a
Congress overrides Obama veto on 9/11 bill
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 2 days ago
measure does not prejudge a verdict or issue a judgement. It gives both sides a fair day in court," said Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut during remarks on the Senate floor, arguing the legislation simply closed a loophole. "If... Read more
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The Washington Times
Yahoo CEO questioned by senators over timeline of data breachwas co-signed by Massachusetts Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey, as
Yahoo CEO questioned by senators over timeline of data breach
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
was co-signed by Massachusetts Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey, as well as colleagues Al Franken of Minnesota, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Oregon’s Ron Wyden. A spokesperson for Yahoo acknowledge receiving their letter... Read more
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The Columbian
Senators ask Justice Department to investigate EpiPen makerpayments to states. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Charl
Senators ask Justice Department to investigate EpiPen maker
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
payments to states. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and Democratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Senators ask Justice Department to investigate EpiPen makerpayments to states. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Charl
Senators ask Justice Department to investigate EpiPen maker
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 2 days ago
payments to states. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and Democratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Senators ask Justice Department to investigate EpiPen makerpayments to states. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Charl
Senators ask Justice Department to investigate EpiPen maker
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 2 days ago
payments to states. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and Democratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday... Read more
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Reuters
White House calls Senate override of veto of September 11 bill 'embarrassing'Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) (L), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and John Cornyn (
White House calls Senate override of veto of September 11 bill 'embarrassing'
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) (L), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and John Cornyn (R-TX), speak after the Senate voted to override U.S. President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow lawsuits against Saudi Arabia's government over the Sept. 11... Read more
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Reuters
Senators ask Justice Department to consider probe of EpiPen Medicaid classificationauto-injection epinephrine pens manufactured by Mylan NV pharmaceutical company
Senators ask Justice Department to consider probe of EpiPen Medicaid classification
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
auto-injection epinephrine pens manufactured by Mylan NV pharmaceutical company. REUTERS/Jim Bourg WASHINGTON Senators Richard Blumenthal, Charles Grassley and Amy Klobuchar asked the Justice Department to investigate whether Mylan NV may have... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Senators ask Justice Department to investigate EpiPen makerpayments to states. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Charl
Senators ask Justice Department to investigate EpiPen maker
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
payments to states. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and Democratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Senators ask Justice Department to investigate EpiPen makerpayments to states. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Charl
Senators ask Justice Department to investigate EpiPen maker
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
payments to states. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and Democratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Senators ask Justice Department to investigate EpiPen makerpayments to states. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Charl
Senators ask Justice Department to investigate EpiPen maker
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
payments to states. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and Democratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Senators ask Justice Department to investigate EpiPen makerThe chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa,
Senators ask Justice Department to investigate EpiPen maker
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and Democratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday and suggested the... Read more
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NBC News
The Senate overrode Obama's veto of a bill allowing 9/11 families to sue the Saudismeasure does not prejudge a verdict or issue a judgement. It gives both sides a
The Senate overrode Obama's veto of a bill allowing 9/11 families to sue the Saudis
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
measure does not prejudge a verdict or issue a judgement. It gives both sides a fair day in court," said Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut during remarks on the Senate floor, arguing the legislation simply closed a loophole. "If... Read more
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FOX Business
Senators Urge Department Of Justice To Investigate Mylan Over Epipenless profit if it had been considered an "innovator drug" instead, particularly
Senators Urge Department Of Justice To Investigate Mylan Over Epipen
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
less profit if it had been considered an "innovator drug" instead, particularly in the case of large price hikes, Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Ct.), Chuck Grassley (R-Ia.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Mn.) said in a letter to the DOJ. The Center for... Read more
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FOX Business
Senators Urge Department Of Justice To Investigate Mylan Over Epipenless profit if it had been considered an "innovator drug" instead, particularly
Senators Urge Department Of Justice To Investigate Mylan Over Epipen
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
less profit if it had been considered an "innovator drug" instead, particularly in the case of large price hikes, Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Ct.), Chuck Grassley (R-Ia.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Mn.) said in a letter to the DOJ. The Center for... Read more
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Market Watch
Senators urge Department of Justice to investigate Mylan over EpiPenless profit if it had been considered an "innovator drug" instead, particularly
Senators urge Department of Justice to investigate Mylan over EpiPen
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
less profit if it had been considered an "innovator drug" instead, particularly in the case of large price hikes, Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Ct.), Chuck Grassley (R-Ia.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Mn.) said in a letter to the DOJ. The Center for... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Six senators demand more details about the Yahoo data breachhave gone undetected for so long. The senators, all Democrats, include Patrick
Six senators demand more details about the Yahoo data breach
techcentral.ie / Posted 2 days ago
have gone undetected for so long. The senators, all Democrats, include Patrick Leahy of Vermont, Al Franken of Minnesota, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Ron Wyden of Oregon, and Edward Markey and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. On Monday,... Read more
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International Business Times
US senators slam 'troubling revelation' Yahoo failed to report 'biggest ever' breach for yearsall possible steps be taken to protect that information," wrote Senators Patric
US senators slam 'troubling revelation' Yahoo failed to report 'biggest ever' breach for years
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
all possible steps be taken to protect that information," wrote Senators Patrick Leahy, Al Franken, Elizabeth Warren, Richard Blumenthal, Ron Wyden and Edward Markey. The letter continued: "This breach is the latest in a series of data... Read more
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Variety
FCC Nears Vote on Contentious Set-Top Box Proposalletter,” she said. “I asked them why they had signed it. There was silence.” R
FCC Nears Vote on Contentious Set-Top Box Proposal
Variety / Posted 3 days ago
letter,” she said. “I asked them why they had signed it. There was silence.” Robert Johnson, the founder of BET, and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) also joined them in the call supporting the proposal, along with representatives from Consumers... Read more
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News.com.au
Yahoo accused of 'unacceptable' delayto a request for comment about the letter, which was signed by Senators Patrick
Yahoo accused of 'unacceptable' delay
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
to a request for comment about the letter, which was signed by Senators Patrick Leahy, Al Franken, Elizabeth Warren, Richard Blumenthal, Ron Wyden and Edward Markey. Yahoo has faced mounting questions about exactly when it knew about the... Read more
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USA Today
Drama builds for vote on FCC set-top box rulesagency's purview. Urging the agency to approve the measure Tuesday were two De
Drama builds for vote on FCC set-top box rules
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
agency's purview. Urging the agency to approve the measure Tuesday were two Democratic senators, Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif. The FCC and Wheeler have listened to the stakeholders and... Read more
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