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  1. Global Warming NOT Dictated By Oklahoma WeatherRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Okie Funk

    ... argued climate change is, in fact, a reality. One of those Senators who supported the resolution, Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, said Inhofe's views were an "alternate reality." According to ThinkProgress, Whitehouse went on to say this about ...

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  2. OK-Sen: Watch Sheldon Whitehouse (D. RI) School Climate Denier Jim Inhofe (R) On The Senate FloorRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... by 9,000 scientists has expressed doubt that greenhouse gases cause climate change. Luckily, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D. RI) took to the Senate floor to royally debunk the infamous climate denier's remarks: Whitehouse began by addressing one of ...

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  3. Gun Control Advocates Want to Close 'The Dating Partner Loophole'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Domestic abuse is more often committed by dating partners than spouses, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse told a Senate hearing on Wednesday, as he urged Congress to close what he called the "dating partner loophole."

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  4. Inhofe blocks climate change resolutionRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Free Republic

    ... been an ardent climate change denier, saying it is the 'biggest hoax' perpetrated against mankind. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), who is a sponsor of the resolution, said Inhofe was living in an 'alternate reality.' 'To say that we have no ...

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  5. The DISCLOSE Act: Fantasy or Future?Read the original story

    Yesterday | jdsupra.com

    ... A third attempt at passing disclosure legislation, the DISCLOSE Act of 2014, was introduced by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island and is currently being considered in the Senate Rules Committee. A hearing was held last week. Broaden the ...

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  6. Senator Denies Climate Change On Senate Floor And Gets A Science Lesson From His ColleagueRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    ... signed a petition expressing doubt that greenhouse gases cause global warming. Fortunately, however, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) did the debunking for us, just seconds after Inhofe finished his tirade against the Obama administration for having ...

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  7. Jury Awards Jesse Ventura $1.8 Million In 'American Sniper' Defamation LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    ... Sniper." Borger said Ventura's career as an entertainer was in decline well before that. 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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  8. Five Climate-Change Claims as Ridiculous as SharknadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Media Research Center

    ... are appearing because they are concerned about what man is doing to this planet." In November 2013, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., said hockey, skiing and sports " palaces " were all at risk of climate change. "We see significant sports ...

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  9. Five Climate-Change Claims as Ridiculous as SharnadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsBusters.org

    ... source. 3. Senator Warns Winter Sports, Stadiums Threatened by Climate Change In November 2013, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., said hockey, skiing and sports " palaces " were all at risk of climate change. "We see significant sports facilities, ...

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  10. Republican senator blocks vote on resolution acknowledging climate change is a problemRead the original story

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    ... enough to block the measure because it was brought up under rules that require unanimous consent, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse , D-R.I., described Inhofe as offering up an "alternate reality." Sen. Barbara Boxer , D-Calif., said her Environment and ...

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  11. Valley Vet HonoredRead the original story

    Monday | The Coventry Courier

    World War II veteran Anthony D'Abrosca received a long overdue honor Monday in the Coventry Town Council chambers when Senator Sheldon Whitehouse presented him with seven medals from his tour in the Philippines while he served in the Army's 38th Infantry Division.

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  12. Where was he when R.I. got polluted?Read the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | The Day

    Rhode Island's Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse's fervent stance on environmental issues is why he was appointed chairman of the Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Senate Subcommittee.

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

    Friday Jul 25 | 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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  14. Ethanol mandate: Going up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | 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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  15. EPA chief defends limits on carbon emissionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | 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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  16. Democrats at odds over Big Oil's bid for East Coast drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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