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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements

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
Feb. 26, 2014 Senators Launch Efforts to Highlight Benefits of Health Reform, Damaging Republican Repeal Efforts
Feb. 26, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse to Chair EPW Subcommittee on Clean Air
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary US Department of Energy - Release Cleanup Funding for Paducah
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary Department of Commerce - Waive State Matching Requirment on Behalf of New Hampshire Fisheries
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to John McCain and Newt Gingrich, Gingrich Productions - Criticize Republican Leaders for Climate Change Response
Feb. 18, 2014 Whitehouse, Langevin, and Cicilline Call for Minimum Wage Increase
Feb. 18, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Applauds Administration's Push on Fuel Efficiency
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Dough McMillon, President and Chief Executive Officer, Walmart - Remove Tobacco Products from Stores
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
Feb. 12, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse: Obamacare is Working
Feb. 12, 2014 The Fight Against Pirate Fishing
Feb. 12, 2014 Climate Change
Feb. 12, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Fisheries Treaties and Port State Measures Agreements
Feb. 12, 2014 Senate Oceans Caucus Fighting Against Pirate Fishing
Feb. 11, 2014 Hatch, Whitehouse Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Crack Down on Steroids
Feb. 11, 2014 Statements on Introduces Bills and Join Resolutions
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Gregory Wasson, CEO Walgreens, John Standley, CEO Rite Aid Corporation, and Steven Anderson, CEO National Association of Chain Drug Stores - Urge Drug Stores to Remove Tobacco Products From Stores
Feb. 6, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Feb. 6, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Feb. 6, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Republican Obstruction of Unemployment Benefits
Feb. 5, 2014 Whitehouse Statement on CVS Announcement on Tobacco
Feb. 4, 2014 Repealing Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act
Jan. 31, 2014 Bicameral Task Force Co-Chairs React to Final SEIS on the Keystone XL Pipeline
Jan. 31, 2014 Whitehouse Traveling to Munich Security Conference
Jan. 31, 2014 Rhode Island to Receive $3 Million in Heating Assistance
Jan. 31, 2014 Bicameral Task Force Co-Chairs React to Final SEIS on the Keystone XL Pipeline
Jan. 30, 2014 Senate Passes Bill to Fix Flood Insurance Program
Jan. 30, 2014 Blumenthal, Whitehouse, Markey, Eshoo To FTC: Outlet Stores May Be Misleading Consumers
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Advanced Biofuel Incentives That Move Beyond Corn-Based Ethanol
Jan. 28, 2014 Senators Act To Protect Advanced Biofuel Incentives That Move Beyond Corn-Based Ethanol
Jan. 27, 2014 RI Energy Efficiency Leader to Join Sen. Whitehouse for State of the Union Address
Jan. 24, 2014 Reed & Whitehouse Urge Changes to Fix Flood Insurance Reform
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Mel Wat, Director Federal Housing Finance Agency - Revisit Affordable Rental Housing
Jan. 18, 2014 Affordable Care Act
Jan. 18, 2014 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013
Jan. 16, 2014 Baucus, Harkin, Whitehouse Highlight GAO Report Showing Coverage Before Medicare Is Key to Lower Costs
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Fox News Chair Roger Ailes, CBS News President David Rhodes, ABC News President Ben Sherwood, NBC News President Deborah Turness - Cover Global Warming
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid - Stand up for Wisconsin Manufacturers and Workers, Oppose Outdated "Fast Track"
Jan. 15, 2014 Whitehouse Launches New Senate Initiative on Climate Change
Jan. 15, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed
Jan. 14, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Federal Spending Deal
Jan. 14, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Vote to Extend Emergency Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Disclosure of Corporate Political Spending Should be Part of 2014 Agenda
Jan. 7, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion to Proceed
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Debbie Stabenow, Chair, and Thad Cochran, Ranking Member, of the Senate Agriculture Committee- Stop Farm Bill's Anti-science Trojan Horse
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Question U.S. Trade Representative's Position on Tar Sands
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Katherine Archuleta, Director of the Office of Personnel Management - Allow Rollovers For Health FSA Accounts
Dec. 19, 2013 Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change Releases Recommendations for Department of the Interior
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