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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Judicial Branch

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. 26, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Applauds Administration's Effort to Crack Down on "Dark Money" Activities
Nov. 21, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Applauds Filibuster Change
July 16, 2013 Whitehouse Statement on Executive Nominees Agreement
June 4, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Joins President Obama for Announcement on Judges
Sept. 24, 2012 Bipartisan Bill Would Stop LGBT Discrimination During Jury Selection Process
July 16, 2012 Disclose Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued
March 21, 2012 Minn Post - Franken, Democrats Announce Super PAC Disclosure Bill
Dec. 5, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 4, 2011 U.S. Senate Votes to Advance Jack McConnell's Nomination to Federal Judgeship
Dec. 14, 2010 Porteous Impeachment
Sept. 22, 2010 The Disclose Act
Aug. 3, 2010 Nominaton of Elena Kagan to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court--Continued
July 29, 2010 Small Business Lending Act of 2010
July 20, 2010 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Nomination of Elena Kagan
June 15, 2010 Nominaton Of Elena Kagan
June 1, 2010 President Obama Signs Whitehouse Bill to Improve Judicial Administration
May 18, 2010 Whitehouse Statement on Meeting with Supreme Court Nominee Kagan
May 10, 2010 Whitehouse Statement on Nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court
April 21, 2010 Secret Holds
April 20, 2010 Unanimous-Consent Request--Executive Calendar
March 17, 2010 Executive Session
March 17, 2010 Senate Confirms O. Rogeriee Thompson for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
March 10, 2010 Reed & Whitehouse Announce President's Nomination of John J. "Jack" McConnell to the U.S. District Court for Rhode Island
Dec. 1, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Committee On The Judiciary - The Nomination Of O. Rogeriee Thompson
Nov. 13, 2009 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
Nov. 3, 2009 Whitehouse Speaks at American University Conference on Torture Memos
Oct. 14, 2009 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Sept. 30, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Administrative Oversight And The Courts Of The Senate Judiciary Committee- Judgeships: The Federal Judgeship Act of 2009"
Aug. 7, 2009 Senate Bill Holds Foreign Manufacturers Accountable for Defective Products
Aug. 7, 2009 Senate Bill Holds Foreign Manufacturers Accountable for Defective Products
Aug. 6, 2009 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Aug. 6, 2009 Whitehouse Praises Senate's Confirmation of Sotomayor
July 28, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "The Nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States "
July 13, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "The Nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States "
July 9, 2009 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2010
June 18, 2009 Remarks at the American Constitution Society for Law & Policy National Convention
June 17, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Justice Department
June 4, 2009 Whitehouse Meets with Supreme Court Nominee Sonia Sotomayor
June 3, 2009 MSNBC Interview - Transcript
May 26, 2009 Whitehouse Statement on Nomination of Judge Sotomayor to the Supreme Court
May 21, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Select Intelligence Committee - Nomination Of Stephen W. Preston To Be General Counsel Of The Central Intelligence Agency And Robert S. Litt To Be General Counsel Of The Office Of The Director Of National Intelligence
May 19, 2009 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "Leveling the Playing Field and Protecting Americans: Holding Foreign Manufacturers Accountable"
May 13, 2009 Hearing of the Administrative Oversight and the Courts Subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee - What Went Wrong: Torture and the Office of Legal Counsel in the Bush Administration
May 12, 2009 MSNBC "Countdown With Keith Olbermann" - Transcript
May 4, 2009 MSNBC Interview - Transcript
April 13, 2009 Reed and Whitehouse Announce Recommendation of Justice O. Rogeriee Thompson to the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals and John J. "Jack" McConnell to the U.S. District Court for Rhode Island
March 31, 2009 Letter To M. Faith Burton, Acting Assistant Attorney General, Office Of Legislative Affairs
March 25, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
March 19, 2009 Executive Session
March 6, 2009 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President, United States
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