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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

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
Issue Position: Upholding America's Values in Our Foreign Policy
Aug. 7, 2014 Whitehouse and McCain Visiting Vietnam
July 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians
June 20, 2014 RI Future- RI Delegation Weighs in on Situation in Iraq
June 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government
May 14, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 6, 2014 Remembering the Armenian Genocide
March 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Ongoing Negotiations Between the P5+1 and Iran
March 19, 2014 Letter to Lamberto Zannier, Secretary General of the OSCE Secretariat - International Monitors in Ukraine
Jan. 31, 2014 Whitehouse Traveling to Munich Security Conference
Nov. 24, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Nuclear Deal with Iran
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee - Reconsider Ruling on Russian Anti-LGBT Law
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury, and Michael Froman, Ambassador of the US Trade Representative - Sixty Senators Urge Administration to Crack Down on Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
Aug. 31, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Syria
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iranian Nuclear Program
June 18, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of U.S. Department of State - Deterioration of the Rule of Law in Honduras
June 13, 2013 Letter to his Excellency Mohammed Morsi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt - Sentencing of NGO Workers
June 5, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Climate Change
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
May 8, 2013 Senate Subcommittee Examines Responses to Cyber Crimes
April 6, 2013 Whitehouse Visits Mali, Tunisia, and Libya on Trip with McCain
March 22, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Combating Gender-Based Violence Abroad
March 19, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Support for Two-State Mid East Peace Process
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
March 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerns About Japan's Possible Entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership
March 14, 2013 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights
Feb. 26, 2013 36 Senators Urge EU to Eliminate Loophole in Iran Sanctions
Jan. 16, 2013 Whitehouse in Egypt with McCain
Nov. 16, 2012 Bipartisan Resolution Supporting Israel Passes U.S. Senate Unanimously
Sept. 25, 2012 Letter to Raúl Castro, President of the Republic of Cuba - Release Alan Gross
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
July 12, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General, Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the Treasury, and Members of the Financial Stability Oversight Council
June 7, 2012 Whitehouse Attended Ambassador of Portugal's Dinner Honoring Portuguese Minister of State and Foreign Affairs
May 17, 2012 The Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act--Motion to Proceed--Continued
March 30, 2012 Letter to Chairman Inouye, Vice Chairman Cochran, Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Graham of the Senate Appropriations Committee
March 9, 2012 Wyden Resolution Condemns the Killing of Journalists in Syria
March 9, 2012 Gillibrand, Senate Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning the Killing of Journalists in Syria
March 7, 2012 Letter to President Obama
March 1, 2012 Release of American Hostages
March 1, 2012 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act--Continued
Jan. 23, 2012 Whitehouse Visits Burma, Southeast Asia with Bipartisan Group
Dec. 15, 2011 Whitehouse Statement on Official End of U.S. Combat Mission in Iraq
Dec. 1, 2011 Letter to Jorge Bolaños, Chief of Mission Cuban Interests Section of Embassy of Switzerland
Oct. 18, 2011 Letter to Mary Schapiro, Chairman of Securities and Exchange Commission
Sept. 23, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - U.S.-Cyprus Relationship
Aug. 26, 2011 Talk Radio News Service - Senate Dems Urge Pakistan To Do More To Fight IEDs
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
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