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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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: Securing Rhode Island and the Nation
Jan. 14, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Federal Spending Deal
Dec. 17, 2013 Defense Authorization Bill Includes Portman-Whitehouse Asset Tracking Provision
Sept. 10, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on President's Syria Address
May 15, 2013 Water Resources Development Act of 2013
March 19, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
Feb. 4, 2013 Rhode Island's Marine Economy
Jan. 18, 2013 Whitehouse and Blumenthal Statement on Visit to Afghanistan
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran
Nov. 28, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Nov. 14, 2012 Cybersecurity Act of 2012 - Motion to Proceed
Nov. 14, 2012 Whitehouse Statement on Failed Cybersecurity Vote
Sept. 20, 2012 Cyber Security
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
Sept. 14, 2012 Following Attacks in Libya, Senate Passes Whitehouse Resolution Honoring Foreign Service Officers
July 31, 2012 Mikulski, Whitehouse Offer Amendments to Cybersecurity Bill
July 25, 2012 Cybersecurity Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
July 19, 2012 Bring Jobs Home Act--Motion to Proceed
July 17, 2012 Disclose Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
July 11, 2012 Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act -- Motion to Proceed
June 4, 2012 At West Point, Whitehouse Calls for Greater Awareness of Cyber Threats
June 1, 2012 Langevin and Whitehouse to be Featured at West Point Cyber Conference
May 1, 2012 Whitehouse Statement on U.S. Agreement with Afghanistan
April 18, 2012 Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization of 2011 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
April 18, 2012 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy
March 7, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Feb. 14, 2012 Whitehouse Statement on New Cybersecurity Legislation
Jan. 23, 2012 Whitehouse Visits Burma, Southeast Asia with Bipartisan Group
Dec. 16, 2011 375th Anniversary of the National Guard
Dec. 16, 2011 Final Defense Bill Contains Whitehouse Measure to Combat Counterfeit Military Products
Dec. 15, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012--Conference Report
Dec. 4, 2011 Senate Clears Whitehouse-Backed Measure to Protect Troops from Roadside Bombs
Nov. 30, 2011 Senate Sends Message To President: Bring U.S. Forces In Afghanistan Home Faster
Nov. 17, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Oct. 21, 2011 Whitehouse Applauds US Troop Withdrawal from Iraq
Aug. 31, 2011 Whitehouse Travels to Pakistan and Afghanistan to Meet with Troops
Aug. 26, 2011 Joint Statement from Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) on their visit to Pakistan August 24-27
July 27, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States, Department of Justice
June 22, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski, Chairwoman and The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
June 21, 2011 Whitehouse Chairs Hearing to Evaluate Obama Administration's Cybersecurity Proposals
June 16, 2011 Cybersecurity
June 15, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduction of Military Forces in Afghanistan
May 12, 2011 Whitehouse Statement on White House Cyber Security Proposal
April 14, 2011 Whitehouse, Kyl Introduce Legislation to Enhance Cyber Security
April 14, 2011 Cyber Security Public Awareness Act
March 16, 2011 Senator Feinstein Introduces DOMA Repeal Legislation
March 15, 2011 Senators Introduce DOMA Repeal Legislation
Nov. 17, 2010 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
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