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  1. Talks begin on Capitol Hill budget measureRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... at its extremism and its favoritism, it would put a quick end to the Republican majorities," said Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I. There is little appetite now for a big budget battle, but House Republicans have opened the door to using a follow-up ...

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  2. Rupert Pulls The Strings To Push 'Clinton Cash' Into Respectable MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    ... . As The Providence Journal noted, Schweizer alleged in his 2011 book Throw Them All Out that Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) benefited from a stock sale because of his position in the U.S. Senate: Schweizer's overall case is that members of Congress ...

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  3. Horse Race 2.0: The HorseningRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Balloon Juice

    ... and a record of poorly-sourced (and often retracted) hit jobs on Democrats ranging from Al Gore to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse to Gov. Kathleen Sebelius. Naturally FOX is eating this up as News Corporation owns Schweizer's publisher, HarperCollins. But ...

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  4. Chafee won't let Clinton forget IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Hill

    ... 2004 Although he beat back a primary challenge from the right in 2006, he lost reelection to current Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D) that year. After declaring as an independent, Chafee endorsed Obama in 2008 and again in 2012, when he spoke at the ...

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  5. The Shake Shack summit that saved the education billRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Politico

    ... Franken and Elizabeth Warren all lined up behind the committee chairs. Earlier in the week, Franken told Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) in the Senate subway he thinks the committee's progress was the byproduct of having committee leaders who truly know ...

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  6. Democrats Re-introduce Bill to Ban Federal Contracts for Companies that Do Tax InversionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | WebCPA

    A group of Democratic lawmakers in the House and Senate have re-introduced legislation that would ban federal contracts for companies that move their headquarters overseas, but only on paper, in order to avoid paying U.S. taxes. Senators Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Jack Reed, D-R.I., Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and Al Franken, D-Minn., joined Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., Sander Levin, D-Mich., and Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas, in introducing legislation Thursday would prohibit federal contracts to companies that move do so-called tax 'inversions,' in which U.S. companies change their tax domiciles to countries with low-tax rates, typically by merging with a foreign company.

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  7. Senate congratulates Friars on first NCAA championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse announced Thursday that the Senate had unanimously approved their resolution commemorating the Friars' NCAA win. The resolution recognizes the contributions of all the players, particularly Tom Parisi, Mark Jankowski and Anthony Florentino, who scored the first three goals for the team, and Brandon Tanev, who scored the goal in the third period giving the Friars the lead.

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  8. The Climate Change War Heats UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Heartland Institute

    ... is extending to the broader world of policy-including scientific research." Around the same time, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Sen. Barbara Boxer, and Sen. Ed Markey sent a letter to a hundred companies, grade groups and other organizations "affiliated ...

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  9. Youthful offenders need help, not beratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Hill

    ... 5 years. A bill introduced in the 113th Congress would also remedy this problem. In December 2014, Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) introduced S. 2999, a bipartisan effort to reauthorize the Juvenile Justice and ...

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  10. Lincoln Chafee says he's running for presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Politico

    ... a little over one term in the Senate as a Republican before losing his 2006 reelection bid to Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse. He then ran for governor in 2010 as an Independent and joined the Democratic Party in 2013 in anticipation of a possible ...

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  11. Democrat Lincoln Chafee Tells CNN He's Running For PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | News Max

    ... term ended last year, and has not been included in most polling involving the Democratic Party. Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse defeated Chafee for the Senate seat in 2006, and then Chafee became Rhode Island's governor as an independent in 2010. He ...

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  12. OIA Capitol Summit Draws Two Top Obama OfficialsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | SportsOneSource.com

    ... of any trade agreement in American history. Speakers at the annual lobbying event also included Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, who stressed the importance of the outdoor industry's engagement in climate change policy, and Representative ...

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  13. Canada Mulls Diversifying Oil Exports Away From US Amid Much Delayed Keystone XL PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | International Business Times

    IN PHOTO: U.S. Senator Edward Markey and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse hold a news conference after a Senate vote on whether to overturn a presidential veto of the Keystone XL pipeline, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, March 4, 2015. The U.S. Senate failed on Wednesday to overturn Obama's veto of legislation approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, leaving the contentious project to await an administration decision on whether to allow it.

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  14. Dems hit back at McConnell, ask states to follow climate ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Hill

    A group of Democrats is dragging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's home turf into the fight over the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan. Five Senate Democrats, led by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse , penned a letter to the nation's governors Tuesday saying that McConnell's views on climate change are out of line with his own Kentucky constituents, and urging states to comply with the climate rule.

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  15. Whitehouse, Boxer, Warren, Franken, Sanders to Governors: Don't Listen to McConnell on the EPARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Daily Kos

    Last month, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell sent a letter to the National Governors Association, telling the governors of the 50 states to disobey the EPA's new regulations for carbon pollution. Today, Sheldon Whitehouse , Barbara Boxer , Elizabeth Warren , Al Franken , and Bernie Sanders wrote to the NGA to tell governors to ignore Mitch and pay attention to the many expert voices across the Bluegrass State instead.

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  16. Why You Want News Photographers to Roam Free at Political EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Roll Call

    ... me were occupied, I casually strolled out of the area and onto the Senate floor. Luckily, I saw Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse , D-R.I., hanging out on a table and was able to quickly grab a few frames. I wanted to spend several minutes to get a shot that ...

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  17. Senator Grassley again expresses interest in talking about federal criminal justice reformRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Sentencing Law and Policy

    ... his top legislative priorities, and he has said he plans to co-sponsor a bill with Rhode Island Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse to reauthorize the 1974 Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. That law has not been reauthorized since 2002. ...

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  18. Rhode Island composites industry highlighted on economic tourRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Composites Technology

    ... (EDA) and the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development. Williams, U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Governor Gina Raimondo were joined by governmental and industry leaders for a roundtable discussion on "Composites Manufacturing: ...

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  19. Heartland President Still Waiting for Apology from Sen. WhitehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Heartland Institute

    The Huffington Post today published a piece by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse titled " Right-Wing Groups Get Overheated on Climate Questions ." This is rich.

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  20. Grassley Resistant to Criminal Justice Overhaul, but Says He's Willing to TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Roll Call

    ... his top legislative priorities, and he has said he plans to co-sponsor a bill with Rhode Island Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse to reauthorize the 1974 Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. That law has not been reauthorized since 2002. ...

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