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  1. 3D Printing Stocks: 3 Things Investors Can Learn From Congress Members' Stock MovesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    ... (The other congresspeople who have invested in Stratasys are former Senator Kay Hagen (D-N.C.), Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), and House members Lois Frankel (D-Fla.) and Buddy Carter (R-Ga.).) 1. Don't fall prey to all-or-nothing thinking ...


  2. Mayor delivers Meals on Wheels & gets some feedbackRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    ... this month, Avedisian is one of several elected officials, including the governor, Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline, to deliver meals to recognize the Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island 2015 ...


  3. Advertising Law - March 2015 #5Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The Data Broker Accountability and Transparency Act has returned to Congress. Re-introduced by Sens. Edward Markey , Richard Blumenthal , Sheldon Whitehouse , and Al Franken , the bill would establish federal oversight for the collection, retention, and use of consumer information in the data broker industry.


  4. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse: Republican Budget Unfair and UnrealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Washington, DC - Early this morning, the U.S. Senate voted to approve the Republican budget resolution by a vote of 52-46. U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse , a member of the Budget Committee, released the statement below regarding the vote: "I voted against the Republican budget proposal because it calls for severe cuts that would dramatically harm Rhode Islanders while protecting every single tax loophole for the rich and powerful.


  5. Soonami Still Rages in ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Kos

    The exposure of Willie Soon's fossil fuel funding continues to be a topic of interest, particularly in the Providence Journal. Because Rhode Island is home to one of the senators who sent letters of inquiry to major energy companies and their think tank front groups, the paper has run a number of opinion pieces on the issue lately.


  6. Dem measure seeks to protect officials who mention climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hill

    ... a marathon session Thursday and into early Friday morning. Democratic Sens. Barbara Boxer (Calif.), Sheldon Whitehouse (R.I.), Brian Schatz (Hawaii) and Ed Markey (Mass.) have all filed amendments that would recognize that climate change is caused ...


  7. Senate Democrats seize on budget to try again on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Washington Examiner

    ... aid funding as another chance to cast Republicans as out of touch. "We're working out the details," Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., told the Washington Examiner . "I don't even know that it has to be different. I think there's a chasm between where ...


  8. Cherry-picking statistics illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Washington Times

    ... warming skeptics, while Democratic Sens. Barbara Boxer of California, Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island asked for similar information from 100 corporations. With respect to our papers, the press repeated innuendos ...


  9. Whitehouse: Tax the Billionaires and Save Social SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 |

    As the Senate continues debating the Republican budget proposal this week, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will offer an amendment to guard against potential efforts to cut Social Security benefits. The Democratic amendment would establish as "not in order" any budget proposals that would reduce Social Security benefits, increase the retirement age, or privatize Social Security.


  10. Whitehouse Threatens Scientific FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Cato Institute

    ... of history's scientific regressions are attempts by powerful people to silence minority opinions. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., has been sending letters to select energy companies, trade groups and think tanks to try to intimidate them into ...


  11. Senate Leaders Spar over Climate ChangeRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS)

    ... grants the President this authority. Ten days later Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) offered a response in a USA Today op-ed, blaming GOP Senators for being climate change deniers who are out of touch ...


  12. Networks Say Nothing As Congressional Democrats Bully Climate SkepticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 |

    ... and Public Works Committee Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., conducted one inquiry. They wrote letters to more than 100 groups on February 25, that asked for documentation regarding ...


  13. The Record: Letters, Friday, March 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 |

    The U.S. Senate was treated in February to a poor lesson in climate science when Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., brought a snowball into the chamber to mock scientific reports that 2014 was the warmest year on record for the earth. Wisely, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., rebutted him, saying, "You can believe every major scientific institution in the United States or believe the senator with a snowball."


  14. Another View: Intimidating scientists won't change realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Bennington Banner

    ... regarding testimony preparation." The next day, three senators, including Rhode Island Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse, demanded that more than 100 energy and trade groups disclose their roles in funding science research. These moves were apparently a ...


  15. HOH: Special Olympics Athletes Get Face Time With MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Roll Call

    ... planned to visit more than 100 members. According to meetings documented on Twitter, they included Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse , D-R.I., Chris Coons , D-Del., and Thad Cochran , R-Miss., and Reps. Mark Pocan , D-Wis., Darrell Issa , R-Calif., and Steve ...


  16. Senator Isakson Sets The Record Straight On Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Peach Pundit

    Senator Johnny Isakson took to the floor of the Senate earlier this week to set the record straight on criticisms from his Democratic colleagues that he and his Republican colleagues are in denial about climate change. The criticisms came in the form of a joint Op-Ed in USA Today by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse , followed by a floor speech by Senator Whitehouse specifically calling out Senator Isakson and Senator David Perdue , and questioning the extent of the Coca-Cola Company's advocacy on climate change.


  17. Republicans put entitlements on the tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | MarketWatch

    ... promises to cut spending without being specific. "We are living here in a budget fantasy land," said Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D., R.I.).


  18. Senate GOP budget blasted for keeping ObamaCare savingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Hill

    ... federal revenue" - which he said includes new dollars generated from the healthcare law's reforms. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) also blasted Republicans for a budget that "leaves in a trillion dollars in ObamaCare revenues." The Senate's budget ...


  19. Senators Want to Speed Adoption of Electronic Health Records SystemsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Government Executive

    ... on adoption and interoperability, but have ended up becoming an EHR design session by committee. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., noted that many of the most expensive people in the healthcare system are cycling between nursing homes and hospitals. ...


  20. 9 facts about mandatory minimums and the Smarter Sentencing ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2013 | FreedomWorks

    ... of senators -- which included Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Jeff Flake (R-AZ), and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) -- sought to dispel falsehoods peddled by those who oppose a rational, cost-effective approach to sentencing . These ...