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Sen. Richard Blumenthal

Democrat from Connecticut

Update (1/20/2012): SOPA and PIPA have been indefinitely postponed; see statements by Sen. Harry Reid and Rep. Lamar Smith.


Stance on PIPA
Years served in Senate
% Votes with Party
Phone 202-224-2823
Office 702 Hart Senate Office Building
Official homepage

Financial Contributions by Industry

This reported campaign contributions information comes from the OpenSecrets/Center for Responsive Politics API (read more about their campaign-contributions-per-industry API). You can also visit the OpenSecrets profile for Sen. Blumenthal.

Industry Election Cycle Amount
Computers/Internet 2010 $52,150
TV/Movies/Music 2010 $154,066

Timeline: Sen. Blumenthal and PIPA

A list of statements and legislative actions made by Sen. Blumenthal relating to PIPA. Contact us at sopa[at] if you have additions or corrections.

Jan 18, 2012 Quoted in CT News Junkie article
“My current expectation is that passage this year is unlikely.”
May 26, 2011 Votes to move PIPA out of committee
Part of unanimous vote of approval by Senate Judiciary committee to move PIPA forward.
May 12, 2011 Co-sponsors PIPA

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