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2022 Connecticut Senate Election

News coverage of the Connecticut Senate election. Richard Blumenthal has been the Senator from Connecticut since 2010. See their news, bias in the media coverage and more in our Connecticut election page. See other states and more information on our 2022 U.S. Senate page.

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Richard Blumenthal Polls: 51% Sample: 3,000Percentage of News: 100%

News Diet Breakdown

Data analyzed by Ground News from Twitter
Left: 74%
21%
 
74% of the news @SenBlumenthal interacts with on Twitter Leans Left

Coverage Breakdown

Coverage Breakdown is based on the number of articles published per candidate.

Richard Blumenthal

Latest 2022 Connecticut Senate Election News

Abortion

Lead Democrat on abortion legislation blasts Collins-Murkowski bill as insufficient

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Senator Richard Blumenthal says from the Maine Republican are inaccurateSee the Story
Joe Biden

Leading up to National Heatstroke Prevention Day (May 1), Members of Congress, Safety Advocates and Families Affected by Hot Car Deaths Stress the Urgent Need for Effective Hot Car Technology

In November 2021, IIJA was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Biden.  It includes a provision that addresses hot car tragedies by requiring an ‘audio and visual reminder alert to check the back seat’ in new passenger vehicles. Unfortunately, the provision does not specify the requirement for the system to detect a child alone in a vehicle. Without detection, a system will be inadequate.See the Story
Richard Blumenthal

Funding announced for Saugatuck River dredging

First Selectwoman Jennifer Tooker joined Representative Jim Himes and Senator Richard Blumenthal as they took a boat tour of the Saugatuck River recently to survey conditions and announce $2.81 million in federal funding for proposed dredging activity. Also joining the tour were Police Chief Foti Koskinas and Public Works Director Peter Ratkiewich. During the tour, […]See the Story
Joe Biden · Ukraine

Early bipartisan support for Biden's choice of Bridget Brink to be ambassador to Ukraine

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
U.S. President Joe Biden has chosen Bridget Brink to be America's ambassador to Ukraine. Brink, a career diplomat, was currently ambassador to Slovakia. A native of Michigan, Brink was a 25-year veteran of the Foreign Service. American diplomats will be returning to Ukraine later that week, State Department says.See the Story
Politics · Uvalde

Blumenthal: 'Gun Violence Protection Is Going to Be on the Ballot this November'

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) said Tuesday on "MSNBC Reports" that after last week's deadly shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX, "gun violence protection is going to be on the ballot" in the upcoming midterm elections.See the Story
U.S. Senate · Connecticut

Poll: In U.S. Senate race, Richard Blumenthal has double-digit leads

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Themis Klarides, Peter Lumaj and Leora Levy are the three Republicans in the race. Blumenthal won the open seat in 2010 with a 55%-43% victory over Linda McMahon. The last Republican to win a U.S. Senate race in Connecticut was Lowell P. Weicker Jr. in 1982.See the Story
Richard Blumenthal · Conn

Incumbent Sen. Richard Blumenthal leads Republican challengers in new survey of Conn. Voters by News 8/ The Hill/ Emerson College Polling

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Democratic incumbent Richard Blumenthal is running for his 3rd term. He is running against three candidates on the Republican side, with one endorsed candidate. Themis Klarides, an attorney by trade, Peter Lumaj, and Leora Levy, the Republican National Committeewoman for Connecticut. The poll has a margin of +/- 3 percentage points.See the Story
Richard Blumenthal

Blumenthal calls on FTC to investigate Hertz’s business practices

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Senator Richard Blumenthal is calling on the FTC to investigate Hertz's business practices. Hertz has filed more than 3,000 stolen vehicle reports every year. Many of these reports turned out to be wrong, leading to many innocent Hertz customers to be arrested. Many customers were arrested at gunpoint, jailed for days or months.See the Story

Media Bias Breakdown

How is the media covering 2022 Connecticut Senate Election?

2022 Connecticut Senate Election often is covered by Center Media sources.
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Center: 52%
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