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  1. With Friends Like These (on Iran), Who Needs Enemies?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Forward

    ... year on record," he said, "I ask the chair, do you know what this is?" After Inhofe was done, Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island took the floor to explain how global warming produces extreme cold. It's not very complicated. It has to do ...

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  2. Political witch hunt on climate skeptics funding sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... president knew about and approved. Following in witches' footsteps, Senators Ed Markey of Massachusetts, Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, and Barbara Boxer of California, requested one hundred or more energy companies and trade groups for ...

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  3. Senate Democrats Reintroduce Bill To Curb Data BrokersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MediaPost

    ... in order to sell it to third parties. Sens. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Al Franken (D-Minn.) introduced the measure on Thursday. "I believe Americans have a fundamental right to privacy, ...

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  4. Consumer Watchdog Backs Senate Data Broker Accountability and Transparency ActRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Consumer Watchdog today backed the Data Broker Accountability and Transparency Act, saying the legislation would require accountability and transparency for data brokers who collect and sell personal and sensitive information about consumers. The bill, S. 668, was introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senators Edward J. Markey, Richard Blumenthal , Sheldon Whitehouse and Al Franken "The bill would shine a necessary light on the murky world of data brokers who profit by selling information about us we often don't even know they have, hold them accountable and give consumers meaningful protection and control over their data," said John M. Simpson, Consumer Watchdog's Privacy Project director.

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  5. Who's tracking you online? Senate Dems want answersRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... who introduced the new Data Broker Accountability and Transparency Act along with Markey and Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Al Franken (D-Minn.). Under the new bill, people would be able to order the companies to stop using, sharing or ...

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  6. Senate fails to override Obama's veto of Keystone pipeline billRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... veto and help the president pursue priorities he's advocated in the past." But two Democrats, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island and Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts, said at a news conference after the vote that further attempts to pass the ...

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  7. Democrats continue 'witch hunt' of climate scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    ... comes as three Senate Democrats - Barbara Boxer of California, Edward J. Markey of Massachusetts and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island - conduct their own probe of 100 fossil-fuel companies and trade associations funding climate research. Their ...

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  8. Groups Aim to Lure Conservatives Out of the Closet on Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    ... Yale Environmental Law Association's New Directions in Environmental Law conference last weekend, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse , a Rhode Island Democrat who has wrestled for years with his Republican counterparts on the issue of global warming, ...

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  9. Senate fails to override Obama's veto of pipeline billRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Recordpub.com

    ... veto and help the president pursue priorities he's advocated in the past." But two Democrats, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island and Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts, said at a news conference after the vote that further attempts to pass the ...

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  10. Veto override failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Minot Daily News

    ... veto and help the president pursue priorities he's advocated in the past." But two Democrats, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island and Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts, said at a news conference after the vote that further attempts to pass the ...

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  11. Senate fails to override Obama's veto of Keystone XL approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jewish Journal

    Sen. Edward Markey and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse hold a news conference after a Senate vote on Keystone XL pipeline. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters The Senate failed on Wednesday to override President Barack Obama's veto of legislation approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, leaving the controversial project to await an administration decision on whether to permit or deny it.

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  12. NewsSenate Fails to Override Obama's Veto of Pipeline BillSenate...Read the original story

    Yesterday | WHAS11

    ... veto and help the president pursue priorities he's advocated in the past." But two Democrats, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island and Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts, said at a news conference after the vote that further attempts to pass the ...

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  13. Bos/My Turn: Climate, Bible studiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Recorder

    ... run through Oklahoma, the state he represents, Inhofe surprisingly endorsed an amendment proposed by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., that read "Climate change is real and not a hoax," which passed 98-1. But then Inhofe "clarified" his view in an ...

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  14. The Songwriter Equity Act Has Been ReintroducedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Stories

    The Songwriter Equity Act was introduced in February of last year by Congressman Doug Collins but failed to pass. The bill is also sponsored by Congressman Hakeem Jeffries and Senators Sheldon Whitehouse , Lamar Alexander , and Bob Corker .

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  15. Songwriter Equity Act Re-Introduced to CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Billboard

    ... must be regulated, they should at least be based on fair market value." The co-sponsors include Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), who joined Hatch on the Senate bill. Congresspersons Hakeem ...

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  16. Representatives DeSaulnier and Thompson Introduce Bipartisan Bill to...Read the original story

    Wednesday | ClayCord.com

    ... commends Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) and Glenn Thompson (R-PA) and Senators Jack Reed (D-RI), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Chris Coons (D-DE) for their bipartisan leadership and continued commitment to the importance of family ...

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  17. Thompson and DeSaulnier Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Family Engagement in SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | GantDaily.com

    ... commends Representatives Glenn Thompson (R-PA) and Mark Desaulnier (D-CA) and Senators Jack Reed (D-RI), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Chris Coons (D-DE) for their bipartisan leadership and continued commitment to the importance of family ...

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  18. Improved Medication-Assisted Treatment Policy Could Aid Epidemic of...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Freshnews

    ... addiction treatment. The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (S. 524), introduced by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Senator Robert Portman (R-Ohio), would invest substantial funds in services at both the community level and within the ...

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  19. ICYMI: Inhofe's Snowball RebuttedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Kos

    ... ) but he did not go unanswered. Steve Mirsky at Scientific American picked up on a response from Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D Rhode Island), who has been fighting the good fight for some time . ..." You can believe NASA and you can believe what ...

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  20. Senators Want Investigation Into Federal Agency Overseeing Guardrail SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Cory Booker, D-N.J., Ed Markey, D-Mass., Mark Warner, D-Virginia, Sheldon Whitehouse, D-Rhode Island, and Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, sent a joint letter Tuesday to the Government Accountability Office, which audits and investigates federal agencies, following what they called in a press release "troubling developments regarding the FHWA's evaluation of defective ET-Plus guardrail and end terminals." "In recent months, we have witnessed a host of troubling developments that call into question the safety of certain roadside devices known as highway guardrail end terminals," the letter reads.

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