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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

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
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Inspector General Charles McCullough III, Director of National Intelligence - Surveillance Authorities
Aug. 28, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on 50th Anniversary of March on Washington
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights
Feb. 19, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller - Religion and Hate Crimes
Sept. 25, 2012 Letter to Raúl Castro, President of the Republic of Cuba - Release Alan Gross
Aug. 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
May 24, 2012 Paycheck Fairness Act
June 29, 2011 13 Senators Team Up to Assure LGBT Youth that "It Gets Better"
March 16, 2011 Senator Feinstein Introduces DOMA Repeal Legislation
Feb. 20, 2010 Durbin and Whitehouse React to Report on Torture Authorizations
Aug. 24, 2009 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
May 18, 2009 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
May 5, 2009 Durbin, Whitehouse Statement on Status of Justice Department Investigation of Torture Authorizations
March 5, 2009 Senate Bill Would Outlaw Notorious Voter Suppression Tactic
Feb. 25, 2009 Commission of Inquiry
Feb. 12, 2009 Whitehouse to Lead Judiciary, Environment Oversight Subcommittees
Jan. 21, 2009 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009--Resumed
Aug. 20, 2008 Letter to Michael Mukasey, Attorney General, Re: Attorney General Guidelines for FBI Investigations
May 2, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Michael Mukasey, Attorney General
Dec. 6, 2007 Whitehouse Cosponsors Amendment Prohibiting Torture
Nov. 5, 2007 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Nov. 5, 2007 Senate Bill Would Outlaw "Caging" as Voter Suppression Tactic
Sept. 25, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Strengthening FISA (Panel 1)
June 18, 2007 Letter To United States Attorney General Alberto Gonzales
June 18, 2007 Letter To United States Attorney General Alberto Gonzales
April 26, 2007 Whitehouse Statement Commemorating Anniversary of Vermont Civil Unions Law
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Standing Up for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law
Issue Position: Standing Up for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law
Issue Position: Upholding America's Values in Our Foreign Policy
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