Richard Blumenthal, the current US attorney general, is running for a US Senate seat. But first, he has to deal with some controversy surrounding misleading remarks he's made about his military service. In 2008, he told a group of veterans that he served overseas, but he never did -- he was graduating from Harvard instead, according to the NY Times. Apparently the Democrat received a handful of deferments from 1965 to 1970 which kept him out of war, and able to complete his studies and...Read Full Story
Richard Blumenthal (born February 13, 1946) is a lawyer and politician. He is currently serving as the US attorney general, and is running for a Senate seat in 2010. See more about Richard Blumenthal here.