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 2015-10-14 19:32 

Yahoo News

Rhode Island senator wants to strengthen toxic chemicals law... +

The current law that seeks to protect consumers from toxic chemicals in everyday products is disastrously ineffectual, U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said Wednesday. The Rhode Island Democrat said that in ......

 2015-10-14 17:15 

The Hill

Senate Dem: Law enforcement needs help to fight botnets... +

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) is backing an amendment to the upcoming cyber bill....

 2015-10-14 11:00 

The Hill

Call for using RICO Act for climate skeptics is irresponsible and unconstitutional... +

The goal of Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and other proponents is simply to stifle dissent....

 2015-10-14 09:42 

Breitbart.com

Why Conspiracy Theorist Sen Sheldon Whitehouse's War On Climate 'Deniers' Is Doomed To Fail... +

Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse has been preaching that the only way to deal with climate change deniers is to pursue them through the courts....

 2015-09-30 20:31 

Stamford Advocate

Rhode Island's 2 US senators push to raise smoking age to 21... +

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Rhode Island's two U.S. senators are pushing to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse on Wednesday were among 10 senators to introduce legislation prohibiting tobacco sales to anyone under ...

 2015-09-28 22:17 

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse Wants to Make the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Even Easier to Abuse... +

This summer, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse introduced an amendment to the flawed Cyber Information Sharing Act (CISA) that would make it even worse, by expanding the broken Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). EFF has proposed common sense changesto this fed...

 2015-09-28 15:40 

Washington Times

Whitehouse: 38 Studios facts reminiscent of old Rhode Island... +

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse says the recent revelations in the lawsuit over the state's failed $75 million deal with Curt Schilling's video game company remind him of secrets and scandals of the past....

 2015-09-28 15:40 

Stamford Advocate

Whitehouse: 38 Studios facts reminiscent of old Rhode Island... +

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse says the recent revelations in the lawsuit over the state's failed $75 million deal with Curt Schilling's video game company remind him of secrets and scandals of the past. Documents released la...

 2015-09-12 14:22 

Washington Times

RI senator introduces bill to protect coastal infrastructure... +

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse has introduced legislation that would strengthen coastal infrastructure and support ocean research....

 2015-08-27 05:31 

Vancouver Sun

Washington eyes Saskatchewan Boundary Dam carbon capture project... +

It was like a father showing off his newborn Premier Brad Wall, touring U.S. senators Lindsey Graham and Sheldon Whitehouse, and congressman Tom Rice, around the Boundary Dam carbon capture plant just outside of Estevan Wednesday....

 2015-08-20 09:23 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

US democratic senators reed, Whitehouse back Iran deal... +

Tehran, Aug 20, IRNA - US Democratic Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse said they both backed the US-led international nuclear deal with Iran rising the number of Iran nuclear deal supporters in the US Congress to 22....

 2015-08-18 20:34 

The Hill

Rhode Island Senate Dems announce support for Iran deal ... +

Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse give the White House 23 votes out of the 34 needed....

 2015-08-18 20:31 

Yahoo News

U.S. Democratic Senators Reed and Whitehouse back Iran deal... +

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse said on Tuesday they both backed the U.S.-led international nuclear deal with Iran. The two Rhode Island senators said in a statement the U.S. Congress would be making a stra...

 2015-08-18 20:31 

Reuters

U.S. Democratic Senators Reed and Whitehouse back Iran deal... +

U.S. Democratic Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse said on Tuesday they both backed the U.S.-led international nuclear deal with Iran.The two Rhode Island senators said in a statement the U.S....

 2015-07-20 12:15 

The Guardian

America must lead the climate change fight or our leadership record is toast... +

More prosperous countries have the largest carbon emissions and poorer countries bear the consequences...

 2015-07-15 12:32 

The Atlantic

Do Encrypted Phones Threaten National Security?... +

A legislator compares manufacturing devices with strong, end-to-end encryption to dumping toxic waste in a stream....

 2015-07-12 22:31 

Real Science

[ Tony Heller ]

Northeast US Having Their Third Coldest Year On Record... +

The northeast US is having their third coldest year on record, and coldest since 1917. This region includes climate dimwits Sheldon Whitehouse and Barack Obama - who believe they are overheating. Y......

 2015-07-09 18:17 

Stamford Advocate

US senators announce their pick for federal judgeship... +

Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse announced Thursday they're recommending President Barack Obama nominate Rhode Island Public Defender Mary McElroy, of Coventry, to the U.S. District Court in Providence. The court is the state's federal trial cour...

 2015-06-27 16:39 

NewsBusters

Press Ignores Sheldon Whitehouse's Call For DOJ to Sue 'Vast' Global Warming 'Denial Apparatus"... +

While the press looks to twist even the most innocuous statements made by Republicans and conservatives into something scandalous or outrageous (e.g., Mitt Romney's "binders full of women"), they routinely ignore intemperate remarks by lefti...

 2015-06-25 12:59 

The Daily Caller

Dem. Senator Hopes The DOJ Sues Global Warming Deniers... +

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse is not a fan of anyone who disagrees with him about man-made global warming....

 2015-06-19 03:51 

PJ Media

Senators Rally Conservative Support for $2 Trillion Carbon Fee Bill... +

Whitehouse: "I extend an open hand, or an olive limb, to conservatives everywhere."...

 2015-06-03 20:16 

The Huffington Post

[ Politics ]

Sheldon Whitehouse: Sue Fossil Fuel Companies For Climate Fraud... +

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) has a new plan to combat climate change: sue fossil fuel companies for fraud. In a May 29 op-ed in The Washington Post, Whitehouse argued that the fossil fuel industrys efforts to discredit climate science and attack envi...

 2015-06-03 20:16 

The Huffington Post

[ Business ]

Sheldon Whitehouse: Sue Fossil Fuel Companies For Climate Fraud... +

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) has a new plan to combat climate change: sue fossil fuel companies for fraud. In a May 29 op-ed in The Washington Post, Whitehouse argued that the fossil fuel industrys efforts to discredit climate science and attack envi...

 2015-06-02 17:45 

The Weekly Standard

Senator: Use RICO Laws to Prosecute Global Warming Skeptics... +

Writing in the Washington Post last week, Sheldon Whitehouse, a Democratic Senator from Rhode Island, offered a curious suggestion for dealing with global warming skeptics:...

 2015-05-18 23:02 

Washington Times

In 100 speeches, senator pushes for action on climate change... +

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse has now preached the dangers of climate change from the Senate floor 100 times....

 2015-05-18 21:35 

MSNBC

Antarctica ice shelf at risk of collapse... +

A massive Antarctica ice shelf faces imminent risk of collapse, according to a NASA study. Michael Eric Dyson and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse respond to the latest news on climate change....

 2015-05-18 20:20 

Salon

"Climate denial does best in the dark": A Democratic senator breaks down the GOP's global-warming clustermuck... +

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse talks to Salon ahead of his historic 100th Senate speech on climate change...

 2015-05-18 19:42 

ThinkProgress

Six Times Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Schooled His Colleagues On Climate Change... +

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) gives his 100th speech on climate change Monday. Here are some of his greatest hits. The post Six Times Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Schooled His Colleagues On Climate Change appeared first on ThinkProgress....

 2015-05-18 12:22 

Raw Story

Sheldon Whitehouse the senator on a mission to get the GOP to wake up to climate reality... +

He often speaks to an empty chamber, unheard and unheeded by his colleagues. But Senator Sheldon Whitehouse is America’s climate soothsayer, repeatedly imploring global warming skeptics to “wake up” and stop courting environmental catast...

 2015-05-15 12:09 

Real Science

[ Tony Heller ]

Measuring The Stupidity Of Democratic Lawmakers In Washington DC... +

Democratic lawmakers in Washington DC, like Barack Obama and Sheldon Whitehouse, believe that they are burning up. To get a feel for the level of stupidity on display by these two clowns, look at t......

 2015-05-02 17:25 

Washington Times

Whitehouse proposes extended military foreclosure protection... +

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse says he has introduced legislation to help protect military service members from losing their homes to foreclosure....

 2015-05-02 17:25 

Stamford Advocate

Whitehouse proposes extended military foreclosure protection... +

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse says he has introduced legislation to help protect military service members from losing their homes to foreclosure. The law protects service members for a year after they return from active service....

 2015-04-26 14:22 

Stamford Advocate

Firefighters awarded more than $600,000 in federal grants... +

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressman Jim Langevin announced that Johnston firefighters will receive $430,184 and the fire academy will receive $198,261. Johnston firefighters will use the funds to purchase new radio equipment, i...

 2015-03-29 20:58 

Stamford Advocate

State awarded $3.3 million for early childhood education... +

The money is used for comprehensive early childhood development services for low-income children, up to age five, to help prepare them for school. U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse says children in low-income families face unique challenges that can too often...

 2015-03-22 20:15 

Washington Times

US Sen. Whitehouse to discuss Social Security benefits... +

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse is holding a roundtable discussion on Social Security disability benefits....

 2015-03-11 18:11 

MSNBC

Middle Class Budget Resolution... +

Members of the Senate Budget Committee hold a press conference Wednesday to talk about expanding the middle class. Speakers including Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Patty Murray (D-WA), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI.), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Ron Wyden (D-OR)......

 2015-03-10 05:46 

PJ Media

Senator on Climate Change: Put an International Price on Carbon... +

Whitehouse: Global warming "an issue that Republicans just havent been able to deal with at all."...

 2015-03-07 11:11 

Washington Times

Sen. Whitehouse commemorates march in Selma, Alabama... +

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse is traveling to Selma, Alabama, this weekend to mark the 50th anniversary of a series of civil rights marches, including one that became known as ...

 2015-03-02 23:21 

Scientific American

Climate Skeptic Senator Burned After Snowball Stunt... +

Oklahoma Senator James Inhofe carried a snowball onto the Senate Floor to insinuate that climate change was not real, after which Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse torched Inhofe's argument.... ...

 2015-03-02 21:08 

Talking Points Memo

BIBI WATCH: Sen. Whitehouse Won't Attend Netanyahu Speech... +

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) on Monday said that he will not attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

 2015-02-28 02:19 

MSNBC

'The Senator with the snowball'... +

Senator James Inhofe brought a snowball into the senate chamber as a visual aid in his argument against global warming, but Senator Sheldon Whitehouse took to the floor to slam "the senator with the snowball," and then joined All In to talk about it....

 2015-02-24 02:01 

Seacoastonline.com

[ NH ]

Ayotte working to fight state's heroin epidemic... +

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte says that she is working to help Granite Staters who have fallen victim to the opioid and heroin epidemic.Ayotte recently joined Senators Rob Portman (R-OH), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and others in rein...

 2015-01-29 19:55 

Talking Points Memo

Dem Senator Slams GOP For Using AG Hearings As 'Soundbite Factory For Fox'... +

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) accused his Republican colleagues on Thursday of turning the confirmation hearings for the next attorney general into "a soundbite factory for Fox News and conspiracy theorists everywhere." Whitehouse criticized GOP ...

 2015-01-29 18:28 

Crooks and Liars

Senator Calls AG Hearings 'Soundbite Factory For Fox News'... +

During today's confirmation hearings for Loretta Lynch, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse used his time to review the parade of witnesses called by Republicans to put Eric Holder on trial instead of evaluating Loretta Lynch. Whitehouse called out Republicans fo...

 2015-01-12 23:20 

Yahoo News

Whitehouse to introduce bills to close federal tax loopholes... +

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said Monday that he is introducing three bills designed to generate $310 billion over 10 years by closing tax loopholes. The Rhode Island Democrat said tax reform is one area ......

 2015-01-12 19:40 

Bradenton Herald

Whitehouse to introduce bills to close federal tax loopholes... +

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse is introducing three bills to generate $310 billion over 10 years by closing tax loopholes....

 2015-01-12 19:34 

Washington Times

Whitehouse to introduce bills to close federal tax loopholes... +

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse is introducing three bills to generate $310 billion over 10 years by closing tax loopholes....

 2015-01-09 20:54 

Stamford Advocate

Whitehouse calls on State Department to reject oil pipeline... +

Whitehouse calls on State Department to reject oil pipeline PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse is calling on Secretary of State John Kerry to deny a permit to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline....

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