Senator Richard Blumenthal

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., left, speaks to Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., during a confirmation hearing for Transportation Secretary nominee Pete Buttigieg on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Washington.
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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal from Connecticut pressed for transit infrastructure funding during a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on the nomination of Pete Buttigieg to be Secretary of Transportation.

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden hug as they arrive at the North Portico of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington.
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Democrats in Connecticut called President Joe Biden’s inaugural address inspiring and said they support his message of unity.

Secretary of Defense nominee Lloyd Austin, a recently retired Army general, speaks during his conformation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Washington.
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U.S. Senators from Connecticut are split on whether to accept Lloyd J. Austin’s nomination as the nation’s first Black defense secretary.

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.
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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal from Connecticut says it will be an eventful week in Washington D.C. with the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday — as well as the pending impeachment trial of outgoing President Donald Trump in the Senate.

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.
J. Scott Applewhite / AP

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal from Connecticut said he and Senate Democrats will push to figure out how to move forward with the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.

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