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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Government Operations

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
Nov. 21, 2013 Markey: New NRC Policy Restricts Congressional Oversight, Undermines Transparency
Oct. 16, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Deal to Open the Government and Avoid Default
Oct. 16, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed
Oct. 15, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed--Continued
Oct. 15, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Slams House GOP for Derailing Bipartisan Talks
Oct. 10, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed
Oct. 9, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Nomination of Janet Yellen
Oct. 8, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Oct. 6, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Visits HealthSource RI Contact Center
Oct. 5, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Oct. 4, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Oct. 1, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Sept. 30, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Government Shutdown
Sept. 27, 2013 Reed and Whitehouse Work to Avert Government Shutdown
Sept. 26, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2014
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Set Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers
June 20, 2013 Baucus, Whitehouse Act to Protect Tourism, Recreation Jobs from Climate Change
June 5, 2013 Letter to Director Burwell - Administration's Agenda
June 5, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Director White House Office of Management and Budget - Administration's Agenda
July 12, 2011 Whitehouse Introduces Legislation to Prevent "Agency Capture"
April 8, 2011 Whitehouse Pledges to Forego Salary During Shutdown
April 5, 2011 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives
March 30, 2011 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker United States House of Representatives
March 1, 2011 Patent Reform Act of 2011--Continued
Jan. 18, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senate, John Boehner, Speaker of the House, United States House of Representatives, Mitch McConnell and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leaders, United States House of Representatives
Sept. 15, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader United States Senate
Sept. 2, 2009 MSNBC "Countdown With Keith Olbermann" - Transcript
April 9, 2009 Boston Globe - He's Not Buying Bygones for Bush
March 12, 2009 Executive Session
March 4, 2009 MSNBC "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" - Transcript
March 4, 2009 MSNBC Interview - Transcript
Feb. 25, 2009 Commission of Inquiry
Feb. 9, 2009 Whitehouse Applauds Leahy's Call for "Truth and Reconciliation" Commission
Feb. 2, 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Jan. 21, 2009 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009--Resumed
May 16, 2008 Dominican American Leadership Organization Honors Whitehouse
Dec. 19, 2007 Whitehouse Praises New Policy Limiting Political Interference at DOJ
Aug. 2, 2007 Whitehouse Applauds Passage of Ethics Reform Bill
June 21, 2007 Letter To Senators Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell, Dianne Feinstein, Robert Bennett, Joseph Lieberman, and Susan Collins
May 16, 2007 MSNBC Hardball-Transcript
April 3, 2007 Letter to United States Attorney General Alberto Gonzales
Feb. 21, 2006 Whitehouse Brings Message of Change to South County
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