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The Huffington Post
Harry Reid: 'Climate Change Is The Worst Problem Facing The World Today'
Reid has been growing ever more assertive on climate change. Last June, he said in a speech on the Senate floor that "we have no more important issue in the world than this issue, period."
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13 hrs ago
Climate Change All-Night Session Set for Monday
The previously rumored all-night session on the effects of climate change will take place Monday, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse confirmed.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Alison Sullivan/Iowa SourceMedia Group wrote a new blog post: Rhode Island Senator to Visit Iowa
United States Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., will visit Iowa this month in hopes of securing climate change as an important subject in the 2016 presidential race.
Sen. Whitehouse takes climate push to Iowa
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse is taking his fight against climate change to the swing state of Iowa.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Bergen student talks in Capitol of Obamacare benefits
David Weis of Glen Rock speaks at Capitol news conference as Sens. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, Debbie Stabenow of Michigan, Angus King of Maine and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island look on.
The Huffington Post
Proposed 2015 Defense Budget Would Shrink Armed Forces, Keep Links To Europe
The Pentagon on Tuesday unveiled a proposed 2015 defense budget that shrinks the armed forces while keeping a commitment to support European allies at a time of tension over Russia's military involvement in Ukraine.
NSA made Snowden leak worse: Senate Dem
The National Security Agency's slow response to Edward Snowden's security leaks exacerbated an already devastating national security problem, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse charged Tuesday.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
National Cancer Institute Releases Report Outlining Scientific Framework to Address Pancreatic Cancer
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network commends the National Cancer Institute , under the leadership of Harold E. Varmus, M.D., for issuing a report that takes important steps needed to make significant advances for one of our nation's deadliest cancers.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Whitehouse, local marine executive to visit URI
U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and several local executives are heading to the University of Rhode Island to learn about how high-tech engineering is transforming marine industries.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Huffington Post
Koch Brothers-Backed Group Distorts Mark Begich Stance
OCTOBER 09: U.S. Sen. Mark Begich speaks at a press conference highlighting how veterans are being impacted by the government shutdown with Sen. Jon Tester and Sen. Richard Blumenthal at the U.S. Capitol October 9, 2013 in Washington, DC.
Progressives not quite ready to let that Keystone XL "conflict of interest" thing go yet
When the State Department's inspector general announced earlier this week that the investigation into an allegedly undisclosed conflict-of-interest problem with the contractor they hired to conduct Keystone XL's draft environmental impact report failed to bear any fruit, Rep. Raul Grijalva - the same Arizona Democratic representative who put ... (more)
Rape, Murder, Chocolate Shortages: Is There Anything Climate Change DOESN'T Cause?
In case you haven't seen his site, it purports to provide "A complete list of all the things that have been caused by global warming."
Oh Geez, California Democrat Says KeystonePipeline Would Cause Cancer And Heart Disease
California Senator Barbara Boxer has come up with yet another reason to kill the Keystone XL Pipeline Project.
Free Speech Fight Dems push to cap political activities of certain groups
A group of Democratic senators on Thursday called on the Obama administration to limit the political activities of organizations claiming tax-exempt status, asking to cap the amount at 5 to 15 percent of the groups' overall efforts.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Democrats Push IRS To Limit Dark Money's Political Power With Strict New Rules
A group of 13 Democratic senators sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service on Thursday urging the agency to adopt stringent new limits on the level of political spending allowed for social welfare nonprofits.
The Washington Post
Democrats call for specific cap on political activities of a social welfarea groups
More than a dozen Democratic senators proposed a new limit Thursday on how much political activity is allowed for the nonprofit advocacy groups that have become increasingly powerful in recent elections, calling for a cap of 5 to 15 percent.
RI Producer Chad Verdi to Make Three Movies Over Next 10 Months
Verdi Productions and The Woodhaven Production Company have announced that award winning producer Chad A. Verdi will produce three feature films over the next 10 months.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
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A terrorist from Jordan briefly worked as an Obamacare navigator in Illinois while authorities remained unaware of her conviction for involvement in a deadly grocery store bombing and two other attacks.
The Desert Sun
Barbara Boxer asks John Kerry for Keystone XL pipeline study
Sen. Barbara Boxer, chairwoman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, wrote to Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday seeking "an immediate and comprehensive study" how oil derived from Canadian tar sands and the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project would affect human health.
Keystone XL would endanger health of Americans, U.S. senators say
In this photo from March 2012, President Barack Obama speaks at the TransCanada pipe yard in Cushing, Okla.