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  1. Attorney General Targets Conservative Groups over Climate Change ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    ... Attorney General Loretta Lynch suggested prosecuting those guilty of climate change denial after Senator Sheldon Whitehouse compared climate change skepticism to questioning the danger of smoking cigarettes. Tom Ciccotta writes about Free Speech and ...

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  2. Jim Inhofe chides AGs' 'misuse of power' for probe into climate-change dissentRead the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    ... radical environmental activists to target many of these same people and organizations." Last year, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Rhode Island Democrat, suggested using federal racketeering laws to pursue fossil-fuel companies and climate-change skeptics, ...

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  3. Foreclosure Protection for Service members Extended by CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | jdsupra.com

    ... Congress and was signed in to law by President Obama on March 31, 2016. The bill was sponsored by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island. The law as currently adopted extends the protections for 12 months after the end of military service. In ...

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  4. Most Americans Think Government Could Do More To Stop Opioid EpidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Switched

    ... vote. Despite the bill's overwhelming support it hasn't inched much closer to passing in the House. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), one of the bill's sponsors, said after the Senate vote "if the House does not act, then the Senate's work is a ...

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  5. Bipartisan Members of Congress Urge Colleagues to Support State and Tribal WildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AmmoLand

    Senators Mike Crapo and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Don Young , Frank LoBiondo , Mike Thompson , and Ron Kind were joined by 188 of their fellow Members of Congress on a "Dear Colleague" letter to appropriators in support of funding for the State and Tribal Wildlife Grants Program next fiscal year. In both letters, Members urged their Subcommittees on Interior, Environment and Related agencies to provide robust funding for the program to support proactive conservation to prevent fish and wildlife from becoming endangered.

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  6. Climate Alarm Skeptics Defend Constitutional LibertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | News Max

    ... at Mafia figures who ordered, but didn't actually commit crimes such as murder. By 2015, U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., was calling for RICO prosecutions of those who bucked a so-called (and bogus) scientific global warming doom and gloom ...

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  7. Berger hails National Small Business WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | NAFCU

    ... cap to 27.5 percent of assets for eligible credit unions (S. 2028, introduced by Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and Jack Reed, D-R.I., would do the same); H.R. 1422, the "Credit Union Residential Loan Parity Act," introduced by ...

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  8. Criminalizing climate change skepticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | The Wave

    ... the gambling (state lottery, casinos, off-track betting) that enriches his government. Then there is Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., who suggests using the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, written to fight organized crime, to ...

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  9. More Support for Senate Sentencing Bill, but Hurdles RemainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Roll Call

    ... said Thursday that the bill can pass with a majority of Republicans and Democrats supporting it. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., said the bill had enough votes to overcome a filibuster and pass. Yet the lawmakers holding a news conference to tout ...

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  10. The circus is in townRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 28 | Warwickonline.com

    ... evident elsewhere on the stump. After a succession of glorifying introductions by Sen. Jack Reed, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Gov. Gina Raimondo, and Central Falls Mayor James Diossa, Clinton complimented our state and expressed her level of comfort. ...

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  11. Will: Liberal scientists want to silence climate skepticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... party of science seems eager to insulate its scientific theories from the possibility of refutation. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-Rhode Island) suggests using the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, written to fight organized crime, to ...

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  12. Senator looks to counter botnetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Federal Computer Week

    Sen Sheldon Whitehouse wants Congress to take another look at his plan to shut down pesky botnets. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse wants to crack down on botnets and strengthen the cyber defenses for critical infrastructure.

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  13. Academics Suggest This Orwellian Tactic To Turn Conservatives Into Global Warming AlarmistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Daily Caller

    ... solutions to global warming , like carbon taxes. "This could become a big economic win," Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, a Rhode Island Democrat who introduced the carbon tax bill, told an audience gathered at the American Enterprise Institute in June. So ...

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  14. 'Progressives' strive to silence climate debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Japan Times

    ... the gambling (state lottery, casinos, off-track betting) that enriches his government. Then there is Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, a Democrat from Rhode Island, who suggests using the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, written to fight ...

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  15. George Will, Washington Post: Progressives know better than us about...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... lottery, casinos, off-track betting) that enriches his government. And then there is Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse who suggests using the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, written to fight organized crime, to criminalize ...

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  16. Climate Crisis and Political PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 22 | Commentary Magazine

    ... a climate change crisis are exactly the people trying most vigorously to shut down the argument. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island wants to use RICO to go after skeptics. Twenty state attorneys general are trying to go after Exxon for ...

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  17. George Will:Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | Jewish World Review

    ... the gambling (state lottery, casinos, off-track betting) that enriches his government. Then there is Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., who suggests using the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, written to fight organized crime, to ...

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  18. Justice Department Investigating Climate SkepticsRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 24 | The Heartland Institute

    ... Lynch's admission of the Justice Department's investigation came in response to a question asked by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) during Senate Judiciary Committee hearings that discussed DOJ's operations on March 9. In 2015, Whitehouse, among ... 1 comment

  19. Environmental activists have more power than ever beforeRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 24 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... scientists and environmental groups stated. "This corporate philanthropy comes at too high a cost." Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) has called on the Justice Department to bring charges against those who disagree with his belief about global ...

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  20. George Will: ExxonMobil Under Fire Over Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 | News Max

    ... the gambling (state lottery, casinos, off-track betting) that enriches his government. Then there is Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., who suggests using the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, written to fight organized crime, to ...

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