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  1. Refreshing Juvenile JusticeRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Dysart Reporter

    ... and effectively served by juvenile justice grant programs. The legislation I introduced with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse updates existing law by promoting improved transparency and accountability at the state and federal levels. It also adds ...

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  2. Spotlight on green news & views: Fracking wastewater used on crops; Shell plans for change of 4A +Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Kos

    ... gives his 100th climate change speech. More senators should emulate him -by Meteor Blades : "Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island gave his 20-minute pilot floor speech on climate change in October 2011. But he began his weekly series with a ...

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  3. Momentum is building in the Senate to get big government out of the courtroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | FreedomWorks

    ... are a diverse group that includes Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.). FreedomWorks, along with many other organizations from the right and the left, have expressed strong support for ...

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  4. Merkley, Murray and Wyden Urge President to - Ban the Box'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Skanner

    ... hopeful Bernie Sanders, the other signing Senators are: Cory Booker (NJ), Sherrod Brown (OH), Sheldon Whitehouse (RI), Chris Murphy (CT), Chris Coons (DE), Dick Durbin (IL), Al Franken (MN), Ed Markey (MA), Tim Kaine (VA), Patrick Leahy (VT), Mazie ...

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  5. Spotlight on green news & views: Fracking wastewater used on crops; Shell plans for change of 4 +Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Kos

    ... gives his 100th climate change speech. More senators should emulate him -by Meteor Blades : "Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island gave his 20-minute pilot floor speech on climate change in October 2011. But he began his weekly series with a ...

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  6. "Climate denial does best in the dark": A Democratic...Read the original story

    Monday May 18 | Salon

    At some point during his eight years in Washington, Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse became the country's most outspoken politician on climate change. Maybe it was when he co-organized an all-night "#UP4CLIMATE" speech-a-thon.

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  7. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse's Best Climate Change BurnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | ThinkProgress

    For climate activists - or really anyone who thinks climate change is a problem - there's a lot to love about Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse. The two-term Democratic Senator from Rhode Island is a climate change champion in Congress, introducing legislation aimed at slowing the planet's warming, calling out colleagues who deny the problem exists, and, for nearly the past three years, giving weekly, impassioned speeches on the Senate floor on the need to act on climate change.

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  8. Whitehouse Keeps Climate Change Front and CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Roll Call

    Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse has been a familiar sight the past few years, standing on the Senate floor beside a "Time To Wake Up" placard and talking to a nearly empty chamber. It's set to happen again Monday evening, when the Rhode Island Democrat delivers his 100th weekly floor speech on climate change.

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  9. AAA: Assembly Co-Chair Van Krikorian Lays Out American, Turkish,...Read the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Groong

    ... tend to be that President.' Also speaking at the hearing were Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), who lent their support to Chairman Smith for holding

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  10. Fewer NJ teens being locked up in juvenile detention centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... but youth of color are much more likely to be locked up." U.S. Sens. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) have introduced a bill to reauthorize the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. The measure would require ...

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  11. He was recently ranked as the Senate's top leader on global warming.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Mother Jones

    ... bills introduced, speeches given, and so forth. In the 112th Congress, Sanders ranked third behind Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.). In the last Congress, he edged out Whitehouse by one point. "Sanders is very much among ...

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  12. The Diplomatic Courier And Mars, Incorporated Bring Together Leading...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | WebWire

    ... will focus on solving the world's food challenges. The day also features a keynote speech by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, US Senator for Rhode Island. The White House BRAIN Initiative, a collaborative research initiative focused on revolutionizing ...

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  13. Senator Cornyn highlights his plan to "ensure that prisons don't become nursing homes behind bars"Read the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Sentencing Law and Policy

    This recent post spotlighted the Washington Post's extended front-page story about the graying of America's prison populations. Notably, Senator John Cornyn has now penned this letter to the editor to explain what he is trying to do to deal with this issue: The Corrections Act, which I have introduced with Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse , includes a provision that would make prisoners age 60 and older eligible for early release after serving two-thirds of their sentences.

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  14. U.S. Senator Says Global Warming De...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Newstalk 590 KQNT

    If you dispute the claims of environmentalist and lobby against their agenda, you are a no better than tobacco companies, at least according to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse . Senator Whitehouse took to the floor to give his 98th speech about the urgent need to do something to solve the climate change crisis.

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  15. Time for A Congressional Caucus to support Congress moves on Personal ImportationRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | PR Log

    ... John McCain (R-AZ) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) with co-sponsors Senators Charles Grassley (R-IA) and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and HR.2228, the companion bill of the same name in the House of Representatives, introduced by Representative ...

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  16. Congress Oks renaming post office for Rhode Island nunRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... state's congressional delegation. The Senate on Monday passed the legislation sponsored by Reed and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse . U.S. Reps. David Cicilline and Jim Langevin sponsored it in the House, where it passed it last month. The post office at ...

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  17. Suffolk Closeup: Blowin' in the windRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Shelter Island Reporter

    ... (Block Island, although so close to Long Island, is part of Rhode Island) and Rhode Island U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. Mr. Whitehouse called the project "a milestone in our nation's transition to a clean energy economy, and I'm proud that Rhode ...

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  18. Barack Obama's war on cyber espionage has not stopped theft of trade secretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... Verizon were used for online espionage, compared with 22 per cent of 1367 attacks in 2013. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse told a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing last year that 1 to 3 per cent of US gross domestic product was still lost, every year, ...

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  19. Science Versus "Scientism"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Power Line

    ... science denial comes most often from people who aren't scientists, like Al Gore, the egregious Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, or his Reprehensibleness Raul Grijalva, and occasionally from deeply politicized scientists like Michael Mann. Hayek was on to ...

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  20. Hans A. von Spakovsky Von Spakovsky & Fund 53 minutes ago When...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | National Review Online

    ... Rights Division when Perez headed it is an embarrassment to the Justice Department. The video has Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D., R.I.) praising Holder for de-politicizing the Justice Department after the Bush administration. Whitehouse must have ...

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