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  1. The cost-cutting power of Medicare: Peter R. OrszagRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    ... payments may be assessed in some way other than fee-for-service. This is the ultimate goal that Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, my former colleague Ezekiel Emanuel and I have called for. To be sure, more needs to be done: The targets have to be hit. And ...


  2. McConnell's big 'open amendment' ruseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... were handled by McConnell, and it's worth watching to see Markey as well as his colleagues Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack Reed (D-RI) get shut down. Just for fun watch the woman in yellow, McConnell's floor aide, as she prompts Republicans too ...


  3. Rhode Island Composites Alliance receives seed fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Boating Industry

    ... Governor Gina Raimondo, Congressman David Cicilline and Representative Kenneth Marshall, with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and Senator Jack Reed joining by video - spoke in support of this new statewide initiative. Governor Raimondo stressed the ...


  4. ADVISORY: Evangelical and Progressive Groups to Provide Perspectives...Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Center for American Progress

    On Thursday, January 29, the Center for American Progress will co-host an event with Public Citizen, the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability, and the Alliance Defending Freedom on the need for clearer Internal Revenue Service, or IRS, rules for nonprofit organizations. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse will deliver the keynote address.


  5. Whitehouse to Prez: Dude, You're Copying My Ideas! Keep it UpRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Washington, DC - Today the Obama Administration announced that it is setting clear goals and a specific timeline for reforming the way doctors and hospitals are reimbursed when treating Medicare patients. The goals announced today come after U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse has been urging the Administration for years to set clear targets for health care delivery system reforms, arguing as early as 2011 that, "we can and must have a clear challenge to strive toward."


  6. Senators Grapple With How Much Students Should Be TestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Skanner

    ... reporting of student achievement broken down by smaller groups. Other senators on the panel such as Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, also expressed concern with the federal mandate, suggesting they are ...


  7. Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #165Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NorCalBlogs

    ... the Senate voted 98-1 that "climate change is real and is not a hoax" in an amendment offered by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I) and strongly promoted by Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont). To the surprise of many, Senator James Inhofe (R-Okla), ...


  8. Our Opinion: Plan addresses retirement fund crisis in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Berkshire Eagle

    While it is all but impossible for Democrats and Republicans to find common ground on anything, a retirement savings proposal long advocated by First District Congressman Richard Neal could provide that ground. The Springfield Democrat discussed the Auto-IRA Act, which he and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, a Rhode Island Democrat, filed last week, in a meeting with Eagle reporters and editors Friday.


  9. Dems push automatic IRA billRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Newsalert

    The Hill reports: Congressional Democrats are pushing a new bill to make it easier for workers to sock money away in retirement accounts. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Rep. Richard Neal said Thursday that they were introducing legislation that would set up automatic payroll deductions for contributions to Individual Retirement Accounts.


  10. Senator Pat Toomey - A Science Denier, StillRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | 2 Political Junkies

    ... regarding science. First the amendment he voted for. This would be the amendment submitted by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and it reads like this (from the Congressional Record): SA 29. Mr. WHITEHOUSE submitted an amendment intended to be proposed to ...


  11. Democrats Should Listen To What Senator Whitehouse Said About Education PolicyRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Common Dreams

    ... how many first graders know how to read?) Finally, at the hearing's very end, Rhode Island's Senator Sheldon Whitehouse said something that made educators everywhere smile: (watch here at the 2:24:30 mark) "My experience in the education world is ...


  12. Cure by tweaking may be resolve for Keystone XL pipeline infection or obsessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 |

    ... points on key issues associated with the project, including its contribution to global warming. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island outlined Tuesday an eight-word measure that says: "Climate change is real and not a hoax." If you read the above ...


  13. McConnell Leads Open Keystone Debate, Dems Moan And ComplainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Daily Caller

    ... adding that it gives Democrats a valuable opportunity to accomplish their priorities. Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse seized on the opportunity Wednesday by trying to get Republicans to cast a vote on global warming. But Republican Sen. Jim ...


  14. The Senate Discovers Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Time

    ... What's more, the weak tea version of the resolution that did pass - sponsored by Rhode Island Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse - made it through only because it was a rider to the Keystone XL pipeline legislation. At this point, Republicans would likely ...


  15. Senate Says 'Climate Change Is Real,' But Not Our FaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | News Max

    ... the sense of the Senate that climate change is real and not a hoax." The amendment offered by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., encountered only one opposition vote - from Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., The Washington Post notes . Inhofe tweeted ...


  16. Democrats say Senator Markey was muzzled on Keystone measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 |

    ... McConnell used the same move to table amendments from Democratic Senators Tom Carper of Delaware, Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack Reed of Rhode Island, and Patrick Leahy of Vermont. Since the motion to table is not debatable, it forces senators to vote ...


  17. Is the Senate Back to Work?Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | US News & World Report

    ... XL pipeline from Democrats, he ran out of patience in a late-night session, tabling five of them (Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I.'s amendment determining that climate change is real and not a hoax , which passed 98-1 earlier this week, was allowed ...


  18. GOP Agrees Climate Change Real, But Not Much from HumansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 |

    For those who want to believe the GOP has a Neanderthal view of climate change, some votes on the Senate on Wednesday should clarify how reasoned the GOP is compared to their leftist colleagues. Asked to vote on a resolution from environmentalist Democrat Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island-who once blamed the Moore, Oklahoma tornado on global warming-that stated, "climate change is real and is not a hoax," every GOP senator except one, Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi, agreed that climate change is genuine.


  19. Whitehouse praises Obamaa s choice for atty generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Rhode Island's U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse on Saturday praised President Barack Obama's nomination of federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch to be the next attorney general, describing her as "a talented prosecutor with an impressive record." Obama announced Lynch's nomination Saturday in a White House event.


  20. Politics And The Weather: The Forecast is Crystal Clear and As Murky As The MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 |

    ... or read it, save your money and your time. Inhofe just co-sponsored and amendment in the Senate with Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) saying climate change is real and NOT a hoax. Apparently Sen. Inhofe could sponsor such an amendment because it ...