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  1. Senate Dems call for 'strongest possible' fracking regsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hill

    ... for the safety of workers, our water, air, lands and public health," it adds. Markey joined Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse (R.I.), Dick Durbin (Ill.), Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) and others telling the OMB it should ensure the final rule includes "public ...

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  2. Providence to target homes with lead-based paintRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... Providence's low-income communities. The city will address lead hazards in 250 housing units. U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said more than 1,000 Rhode Island children younger than 6 years old, including more than 400 in Providence, were diagnosed ...

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  3. State attorneys general meet about campus rapeRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... neral from Connecticut, New Hampshire, Montana and Maryland. The keynote speaker is Rhode Island U.S. Sen Sheldon Whitehouse, a former attorney general.

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  4. Lead Abatement: It's a Good Thing and Whitehouse Knows ItRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Kmareka.com

    Today, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced that Providence's Department of Planning and Development has received $3.9 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to protect city residents from the hazards of lead-based paint in their homes. The funding will be used as part of DPD's Lead Safe Providence Program, which coordinates existing city services to mitigate lead hazards in Providence's low-income communities.

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    9 hrs ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

    ... neral from Connecticut, New Hampshire, Montana and Maryland. The keynote speaker is Rhode Island U.S. Sen Sheldon Whitehouse, a former attorney general.

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  6. Wonkbook: The challenges of finding Eric Holdera s replacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... for the high profile but politically treacherous Cabinet slot. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D), Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and California Attorney General Kamala Harris each bowed out of the running within hours of Holder's announced ...

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  7. Wilton's Verrilli in running for nation's top prosecutorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... Act, or Obamacare, which the court affirmed. During Verrilli's confirmation hearing in 2011, U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse , D-R.I., characterized him as one of the nation's most distinguished legal minds. "A solicitor general must be a lawyer of the ...

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  8. Is attorney general the job no one wants to take?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Hill

    Several potential candidates have already made it clear that they do not want to be considered for the high profile but politically treacherous Cabinet slot. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick , Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and California Attorney Gen.

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  9. Obama Yet to Name Possible Successors for Eric HolderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | JD Journal

    ... months include Deputy Attorney General James Cole; U.S. Attorney in Manhattan Preet Bharara; Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and former White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler. Verrilli has been the center of the speculation ever since Holder announced his ...

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  10. Eric Holder resigns as Attorney General - Leaves a legacy of civil rights protectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Seattle Gay News

    ... Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli, Jr.; former Governor Jennifer M. Granholm of Michigan; Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI); and Loretta E. Lynch, the United States attorney in Brooklyn. Holder is perhaps best known to SGN readers for his ...

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  11. Florida goes down the drainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Seattle Times

    ... garden spot. "We're going to wander around shin-deep in the ocean - on the streets of Miami," said Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, who is planning to go on a climate-change tour this month with Florida's senior senator, Bill Nelson. Once a ...

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  12. Who Will Replace Eric Holder as United States Attorney GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | JD Journal

    ... months include Deputy Attorney General James Cole; U.S. Attorney in Manhattan Preet Bharara; Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and former White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler. Verrilli has been the center of the speculation ever since Holder announced his ...

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  13. Senate Dems to Obama: We're 'relying on you' to limit methaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Hill

    ... but told Obama more needs to be done. "Voluntary standards are not enough," the 14 Democrats, led by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (R.I.), wrote in the letter. EPA chief Gina McCarthy hasn't indicated whether or not the agency's final strategy, set to be ...

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  14. Sens. Whitehouse, Manchin to visit each other's statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Hill

    Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse and Joe Manchin , two Democrats who often clash over energy, coal and pollution policy, will visit each other's states next month, they said. The visits are inspired by a June debate on the Senate floor that covered the Obama administration's carbon emission rules for power plants, climate change, coal and other issues.

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  15. The Next U.S. Attorney General Could Come from Anywhere in the CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | JD Journal

    ... months include Deputy Attorney General James Cole; U.S. Attorney in Manhattan Preet Bharara; Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and former White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler. Verrilli has been the center of the speculation ever since Holder announced his ...

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  16. Senators Call On Obama To Regulate Methane Emissions From Oil And Gas DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Switched

    Fifteen senators are pressing the Obama administration to regulate methane emissions from oil and gas production, arguing that addressing methane is a "key component" of curbing planet-warming emissions. "Ton for ton, methane causes at least 80 times more warming than carbon dioxide over a 20-year period," wrote the 13 Democratic senators and two Independents, led by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse , in a letter addressed to President Barack Obama on Friday.

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  17. Who will succeed Eric Holder? Media bets still include Deval PatrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | MassLive.com

    ... Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr.; former Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm of Michigan; U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-Rhode Island, a former prosecutor; Loretta E. Lynch, the United States attorney in Brooklyn, and Preet. Similar names, including ...

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  18. The Next Attorney General: Replacing Eric HolderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The New York Observer

    ... District of Washington state." The most interesting thing about this list is that two politicians - Sheldon Whitehouse, a Democratic Senator from Rhode Island and Kamala Harris, California's Democratic Attorney General - have dropped from it. ...

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  19. Eric Holder: Will His Record Stand the Test of Time?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    ... options are U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, California Attorney General Kamala Harris, and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.). While Holder has made more than a few enemies and incited a long list of criticisms, including his handling of Fast ...

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  20. Holder resigns, Senate battle looms over replacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... Deval Patrick told reporters at a campaign event that Holder's job was "not one for me right now." Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., said in a statement that he had "no interest in other positions." Holder agreed to remain in his post until a ...

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