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  1. PHOTO: Tony DAbrosca with his family and long-delayed awards.Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... in an interview with ABC News. She worked with the House Veterans Affairs Office and Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse to secure the medals and coordinate a ceremony. In an interview, D'Abrosca said was "kind of shocked" to learn that he would ...

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  2. Ethanol mandate: Going up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hill

    ... for the biodiesel blend requirement, but senators like Franken, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) want the threshold to be raised. The agency set biodiesel at 1.28 billion gallons, but the industry and lawmakers want ...

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  3. EPA chief defends limits on carbon emissionsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Toledo Blade

    ... in fossil fuel facilities: You can run them less or you can make them more efficient when they run." Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D., R.I.) said Republicans need to look at "both sides of the ledger" to decide whether the cost of compliance is worth the ...

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  4. Democrats at odds over Big Oil's bid for East Coast drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... from climate change, but this puts us one step closer to oil and gas drilling in this area," Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D) of Rhode Island said in a statement last week, adding that the potential benefit of drilling "doesn't seem worth putting our ...

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  5. VIDEO: Mitch McConnell slams Disclose ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Washington Examiner

    ... actic masquerading as good government," said McConnell. The 2014 version of this bill, introduced by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse , D-R.I., is currently co-sponsored by 50 senators, all of whom are Democrats.

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  6. Great Island Bridge just one of many in disrepair in RIRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Narragansett Times

    ... of its 766 bridges being obsolete; the 55-year-old Great Island Bridge in Galilee is among them. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Rep. Jim Langevin and Rep. David Cicilline, as well as Gov. Lincoln Chafee were given a personal tour of the bridge by Rhode ...

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  7. Washington and Wall Street Are in the Grips of the Big LullRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | New York Magazine

    ... mutually assured dysfunction. "It's pretty bad, and I don't think there's any way to fix it," said Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.). Sen. Christopher A. Coons (D-Del.), who commutes daily from Wilmington to the Capitol by Amtrak, said he keeps ...

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  8. Maryland State Senator Must Drop Hershey Bar-Like SignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Switched

    ... intersects with that of company founder Milton S. Hershey, but they aren't close relatives. U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) speaks to the media during a news conference January 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Alex ...

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  9. WWII vet receives medals - Warwick BeaconRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Warwickonline.com

    U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Rhode Island state Rep. Lisa Tomasso on Monday presented medals and awards to World War II veteran Anthony D'Abrosca at Coventry Town Hall before D'Abrosca's family and friends.

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  10. NEIT christens shipbuilding, marine trades programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Warwickonline.com

    ... that we have individuals training for jobs that are there and jobs that will be there tomorrow." Senator Sheldon Whitehouse said, "We are in a world trade economy now and there is no going back. There are going to be folks who win and folks who ...

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  11. NHL Warns Climate Change Could Threaten The Future Of HockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | ThinkProgress

    ... letters to members of Congress and at a press conference on Capitol Hill last year that was part of Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Rep. Henry Waxman's (D-CA) bicameral task force on climate change. Notably, the report discloses the NHL's carbon ...

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  12. 'Sure Hope So': Harry Reid Wants to Pass Carbon Tax Bill After MidtermsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Cybercast News Service

    ... miles above the sky. It's -- so there are lots of reasons why we need to take another look at this." Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) is among the Democrats pushing for a carbon tax, which would raise the price of energy for everyone. In a speech on ...

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  13. It's time for Obama to stop selling off our land and water to fossil fuel companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Grist Magazine

    ... for fossil fuel development. Green groups and green leaders in Congress attacked Interior's move. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), a top climate hawk, issued a statement saying, "it just doesn't seem worth putting our oceans and coasts at risk." ...

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  14. WWII Veteran awarded medals nearly 70 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... he said. D'Abrosca was just 18 when he enlisted. He was just 4 months shy of his graduation. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and State Representative Lisa Tomasso presented the now 87-year-old Coventry man with 7 medals for his service in the Pacific ...

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  15. Allegheny Health Network Psychologist among Panelists at Senate Staff...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | PRWeb

    ... includes The Behavioral Health Information Technology Act of 2013 (S. 1517/H.R. 2957), sponsored by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and U.S. Representatives Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Ron Barber (D-AZ); and The Behavioral Health Information Coordination ...

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  16. Gaza Death Toll at 500 - Feinstein to Putin: 'Man up' -...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Politico

    ... of mutually assured dysfunction. 'It's pretty bad, and I don't think there's any way to fix it, said Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.). --"Sen. Christopher A. Coons (D-Del.), who commutes daily from Wilmington to the Capitol by Amtrak, said he keeps ...

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  17. Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: On phony debt concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Daily Kos

    ... f mutually assured dysfunction. "It's pretty bad, and I don't think there's any way to fix it," said Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.). Sen. Christopher A. Coons (D-Del.), who commutes daily from

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  18. Leadership war stymies Senate missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | The Washington Post

    ... mutually assured dysfunction. "It's pretty bad, and I don't think there's any way to fix it," said Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.). Sen. Christopher A. Coons (D-Del.), who commutes daily from Wilmington to the Capitol by Amtrak, said he keeps ...

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  19. Senate snarled by leadership animosityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | The Washington Post

    ... mutually assured dysfunction. "It's pretty bad, and I don't think there's any way to fix it," said Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.). Sen. Christopher A. Coons (D-Del.), who commutes daily from Wilmington to the Capitol by Amtrak, said he keeps ... 11 comments

  20. Senators seek more time for Liberians in USRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse are among a group of 15 senators asking President Barack Obama to extend the stays of Liberians living temporarily in the U.S. after fleeing their home country amid civil war.

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