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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements

Full Name: Sheldon Whitehouse
Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sandra; 2 Children: Molly, Alexander
Birth Date: 10/20/1955
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Newport, RI
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Issue Position: Bringing Our Troops Home from Iraq
Issue Position: Caring for Servicemembers and Veterans
Issue Position: Investing in Our Transportation Infrastructure
Issue Position: Securing Rhode Island and the Nation
Issue Position: Moving Beyond Oil
Issue Position: Standing Up for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law
Issue Position: Supporting Rhode Island's Working Families
Issue Position: Protecting Our Environment
Issue Position: Helping Seniors in the Ocean State
Issue Position: Fulfilling America's Promise of a Great Education
Issue Position: Upholding America's Values in Our Foreign Policy
Issue Position: Fixing our Broken Health Care System
Aug. 14, 2014 Reed, Whitehouse & Langevin Announce $772,000 in Funding for Firefighters in Warwick & Johnston
Aug. 14, 2014 Letter to Senator Mikulski, Senator Shelby, Senator Udall, and Senator Johanns - Stop Postal Service Cuts
Aug. 8, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Oil & Gas Drilling off the East Coast
Aug. 7, 2014 Whitehouse and McCain Visiting Vietnam
Aug. 5, 2014 Congressional Delegation Announces $6.2 Million in Additional Medicare Payments for Four RI Hospitals
Aug. 1, 2014 Sens. Reed & Whitehouse Host Conversation With Minority Business Owners About Job Growth
July 31, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit an Opportunity to Advance LGBT Rights
July 31, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 31, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Brings Rhode Island Guest to Criminal Justice Event at White House
July 30, 2014 USA Freedom Act
July 30, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - VAWA Next Steps: Protecting Women From Gun Violence
July 30, 2014 Senate Republicans Filibuster Bill to Bring Jobs Home to America
July 29, 2014 EPW Subcommittee Hearing Highlights Effects of Climate Change on American Communities
July 29, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 29, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Senate Approval of Highway Bill
July 29, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Applauds Council of Economic Advisers' Report on the Cost of Failing to Act on Climate Change
July 28, 2014 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2014 - Motion to Proceed
July 28, 2014 Nomination of Pamela Harris to be United States Judge for the Fourth Circuit
July 24, 2014 Nomination of Pamela Harris to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit
July 22, 2014 Bipartisan Forum in U.S. Capitol Highlights Issues Facing Women Struggling with Addiction
July 22, 2014 Whitehouse Fighting for Legislation to Bring Jobs Home from Overseas
July 18, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Administration's Approval of Seismic Testing on Eastern Seaboard
July 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians
July 18, 2014 Whitehouse, Chafee, Langevin & Cicilline Highlight Threat to Jobs & Safety Posed by Potential Highway Shutdown
July 17, 2014 The Fight Against ALS
July 17, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 17, 2014 RI Receives Nearly $200K for Coastal Resiliency Project
July 16, 2014 Reed, Whitehouse & Cicilline Announce Funding for Art Project in Pawtucket
July 15, 2014 Judiciary Subcommittee Examines Efforts to Combat Botnets
July 15, 2014 Hearing of the Crime and Terrorism Subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Taking Down Botnets: Public and Private Efforts to Disrupt and Dismantle Cybercriminal Networks
July 15, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Net Neutrality
July 15, 2014 White House Report Highlights Critical Need for Road and Bridge Funding in Rhode Island as Right-Wing Groups Mobilize Against Highway Bill
July 11, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Mishandling of Dangerous Pathogens Calls for Review of Policies and Procedures
July 11, 2014 Feds Approve Phase II of RI Storm Recovery Plans
July 9, 2014 Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Authorization Act - Motion to Proceed
July 9, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - European Tar Sands Policy
June 30, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Hobby Lobby Decision
June 25, 2014 Senators Introduce Bill to Strengthen Role of U.S. Marshals in Missing Children Cases
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