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  1. GoLocalProv | Politics | Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    ... and climate activist stood up for what he believes in and was arrested for hosting a sit-in at Senator Sheldon Whitehouse's office while protesting the Spectra Natural Gas Pipeline that is slated to run through Burriville. Nightingale correctly ...

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  2. Matiello, Paiva Weed: Rhode Island Should Find Encouragement with Quonset's SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    Rhode Island celebrated good news this week with the announcement that more than 10,000 people now work at the Quonset Business Park, and at its Port of Davisville. We joined with Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, Governor-Elect Gina Raimondo, U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline and others at the Business Park on December 8th to celebrate this achievement.

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  3. Congress votes unanimously to extend SCRA one-year foreclosure protection periodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JD Supra

    ... the servicemember's return from active duty. The CFPB has made SCRA compliance a priority issue. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse proposed S.2404 , known as the Foreclosure Relief and Extension for Servicemembers Act of 2014, last May. The Senate approved ...

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  4. An ozone hearing, sort of - Chaffetz creates new Interior-Energy...Read the original story

    Thursday | Politico

    ... of media relations. AN OZONE HEARING, SORT OF: "It's getting interesting around here already," Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said at the close of yesterday's Environment and Public Works Committee oversight hearing on EPA's proposed new ozone standard. ...

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  5. Compliance Blog Post: One-Year Extension of the SCRA's Post-Service Mortgage ProtectionsRead the original story

    Wednesday | NAFCU

    ... protection under the SCRA in 2008. Originally, the extension was for 90-days; however, in 2012, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse successfully extended the SCRA protection to one year. The protection was set to expire at the end of this year, and the ...

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  6. Wellenius gives ozone testimony in WashingtonRead the original story

    Wednesday | PressReleasePoint

    ... demonstrating adverse effects of ozone exposure." Wellenius was invited to testify by U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), a member of the committee. His testimony is available at the online Senate archives . Editors: Brown University has a fiber ...

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  7. GOP scoffs at Dems' 'last-stand' hearing on ozone ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Hill

    ... discouraged his witness from attending. Vitter sent out his letter as the hearing began, with only Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) - both supporters of the rule - in attendance. Neither of the Republicans' ...

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  8. Senate Dems hold hearing to promote EPA ozone ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Hill

    ... Works Committee's subpanel on Clean Air, which was the day after the Senate adjourned. Instead, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), chairman of the subcommittee, was alone in the dais for most of the hearing, joined briefly by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand ...

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  9. Fed confident in U.S. growth outlook, opens door wider to rate hikeRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Mortgage News Daily

    ... the servicemember's return from active duty. The CFPB has made SCRA compliance a priority issue. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse proposed S.2404, known as the Foreclosure Relief... More > Ackman Says Pershing 'Meaningfully' Built ...

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  10. Home builder's new sweet spot: the 55-plus crowdRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Mortgage News Daily

    ... the servicemember's return from active duty. The CFPB has made SCRA compliance a priority issue. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse proposed S.2404, known as the Foreclosure Relief... More > Ackman Says Pershing 'Meaningfully' Built ...

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  11. Five Reasons Traders Say the Fed Has Much to Learn From Markets - BloombergRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Mortgage News Daily

    ... the servicemember's return from active duty. The CFPB has made SCRA compliance a priority issue. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse proposed S.2404, known as the Foreclosure Relief... More > Ackman Says Pershing 'Meaningfully' Built ...

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  12. Locking fewer kids up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Nuvo.net

    ... finish school, reduce recidivism and save money on detention costs. The legislation is sponsored by Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa. JDAI is a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

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  13. "Climate Change" or "Global Warming"? Two New Polls Suggest Language MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Scientific American

    Harry Enten looked at the number of times each appeared in the Congressional Record between 2009 and 2014, he found Democrats are far, far more likely to discuss "climate change" while Republicans use "global warming" more often. Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, who has been on a one-man crusade in trying to get Congress to act on climate change.

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  14. SOU's Campus Choice presented to U.S. SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... suggesting that as many as one in five women may experience sexual violence in college,” said Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., chairman of the Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism. “Reports of sex offenses on college campuses rose 50 ...

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  15. Karl Rove: DOJ Did Not Find Criminal Offenses in WaterboardingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Cybercast News Service

    ... American soldiers for waterboarding Philippine insurgents in the Philippine revolution," said Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.). "We decided waterboarding was torture when we prosecuted Japanese soldiers as war criminals for waterboarding Americans ...

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  16. Karl Rove: If Waterboarding Were Torture, Obama Administration Would Have Found Prosecutable OffensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Cybercast News Service

    ... American soldiers for waterboarding Philippine insurgents in the Philippine revolution," said Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.). "We decided waterboarding was torture when we prosecuted Japanese soldiers as war criminals for waterboarding Americans ...

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  17. Congress approves Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Protection ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Day

    The Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association and its partners, The Nature Conservancy, Save the Bay, Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced today that the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Protection Act has been approved by Congress. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, and Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., in the House, and Rhode Island senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse in the Senate, was included with a number of other land bills as part of the FY15 National Defense Authorization Act, which was passed by the House last week and the Senate on Friday.

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  18. Critics and defenders clash over US gov't CIA torture reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The China Post

    ... extent about what they euphemistically called its "enhanced interrogation program." Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse said the U.S. public, lawmakers and other top U.S. officials were all kept in the dark about the true nature of the program. ...

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  19. Congress Quietly Clears Steroid and Doping Agency BillsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Roll Call

    Two measures addressing the control of the use of anabolic steroids used by athletes quietly cleared Congress late last week. Senators Orrin Hatch , R-Utah, and Sheldon Whitehouse , D-R.I., gained Senate action on a bill that seeks to add 25 known designer steroids to the Drug Enforcement Administration's list of controlled substances and allows the DEA to list any new steroids in the future.

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  20. Keystone: So will it finally get built?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Washington Examiner

    ... ClearView Energy Partners LLC. "But as a symbol everyone can understand, Keystone is priceless." Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., one of Congress' leading green warriors in the battle over climate change, compares the slog over the pipeline to Civil ...

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