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  1. RI beach pavilion renovated after Sandy is being dedicatedRead the original story

    Yesterday | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island beach pavilion renovated after the destruction of Superstorm Sandy in October 2012 is being dedicated this week. The Frank "Shorty" Comforti Pavilion at the Town Beach in Westerly has been open about six weeks, but the official ribbon-cutting attended by Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse is on Monday.

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  2. Adopting carbon emission policies that accelerate the economy ... instead of climate changeRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | The Hill

    ... dioxide from fossil fuels and puts that revenue back into the economy. Under the bill sponsored by Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island and Brian Schatz of Hawaii, carbon would be taxed at $45 per ton and the funds raised would be used to reduce ...

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  3. You'll never guess what worries leftists about relations with CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | American Thinker

    ... Dan Whittle, a lawyer and senior director of the Cuba program for the Environmental Defense Fund. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat of Rhode Island, says "I don't think they're so lustful of development that they will just roll over and ...

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  4. We're coming for you, CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Grist Magazine

    ... an interview. "Cuba and the cruise industry are just a match made in heaven, waiting to happen." But Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), who went to Cuba with a congressional delegation in 2013, told the Times that he doesn't think ruining Cuba will ...

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  5. RI Sen. Whitehouse urges Congress to approve highway fundingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | WLNE-TV Providence

    U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island is urging Congress to pass a long-term federal highway funding bill, saying it would benefit the state by creating jobs, boosting the economy and improving some of the country's worst roads and bridges. The Democratic senator said Wednesday that Rhode Island would suffer a major setback if the current federal highway funding program expires at the end of the month as scheduled.

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  6. "Normalization" will destroy paradise! Condescending bias ...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Babalu Blog

    ... quoted in the NYT article as definitive proof of the savage nobility of the Cuban people : Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat of Rhode Island, who has worked to promote collaboration between American and Cuban scientists, said the amount of money ...

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  7. Increased Focus on Student Loan Crisis Needed | CommentaryRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Roll Call

    ... financed: further taxation those who earn between $1-2 Million. Another bill introduced in March by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse , D-R.I., now in committee, proposes to allow the discharge of private student loans in bankruptcy, treating it the same as ...

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  8. Whitehouse Fighting For More Highway AidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse says he's working to bring federal dollars to help rebuild Rhode Island's crumbling roads and bridges. Whitehouse says he has added a measure to a highway finance bill that would help pay for the planned reconstruction of the Interstate-95 connector with Routes Six and Ten in Providence.

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  9. Sen. Whitehouse proposes highway funding bill to fix roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Senator Whitehouse is calling on a Senate Committee to pass a Highway Funding Bill that will help Rhode Island fix some of its problem roads. The long-term highway funding bill would last for six years and would allow RIDOT to plan some big projects.

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  10. USABILITY: Senators Aim to Boost Docs' EHR ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Health Data Management

    ... have the potential to make healthcare more efficient while also reducing costs and medical errors. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) argued that health information technology is the key to enabling national healthcare priorities, such as the Obama ...

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  11. Shell clears key Arctic drilling hurdle, but must keep its rigs 15 miles apartRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... etter was signed by Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon; Martin Heinrich, D-New Mexico; Gary Peters, D-Michigan; Sheldon Whitehouse, D-Rhode Island; and Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts.

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  12. Ground Broken on Third Track at Kingston StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Patch.com

    ... on our roads, expand options for commuters, and provide good-paying jobs for workers," said Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, a member of the Environment and Public Works Committee. "I'm committed to fighting for infrastructure improvements - like the one ...

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  13. Not for Nothin' But.Rhode Island Roads Stink! Sheldon Whitehouse AgreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Kmareka.com

    ... Expires Providence, RI - With federal highway funding set to expire at the end of July, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will hold a press conference on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. to discuss the need to pass a long-term federal highway funding bill to ...

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  14. Press Ignores Sheldon Whitehouse's Call For DOJ to Sue...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | NewsBusters.org

    ... media can't abide by that. So they censor it. One recent example involves Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. Despite the unexplained and unexpected 18-year pause in global warming, the senator is convinced that the world as we know it will end ...

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  15. Chuck Schumer Hints at Carbon Tax if Hillary, Dems Win in '16Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | News Max

    ... "I think in 2017 people of both parties might come to that as the best way to fund the government." Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, a Rhode Island Democrat, hosted the event. Two weeks ago, Sens. Whitehouse and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) unveiled a carbon tax ...

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  16. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Lucianne.com

    ... final deal. The African Growth and Opportunity Act was also renewed by Democratic Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse said during an interview that he believed the Justice Department should sue the "vast" global warming "denial apparatus" for ...

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  17. Dem Senator Whitehouse: Justice DeptShould Sue Global Warming SkepticsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Lucianne.com

    Democratic Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse said during an interview that he believed the Justice Department should sue the "vast" global warming "denial apparatus" for lying to the American people. "You go all the way back to the tobacco fight, and the tobacco industry created a kind of false parallel science to go along with the real science and try and compete with it," he told the League of Conservation Voters on Sunday.

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    Thursday Jun 25 | Gateway Pundit

    Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse called on the Department of Justice to start suing global warming deniers. Whitehouse made the remarks during a discussion with the League of Conservation Voters event this week.

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  19. AIT Alliance to Host AIT in DoD Symposium 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | PressReleasePoint

    ... use of AIT within the local, state or national government. Previous recipients include U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island and Paul Peters of the Department of Defense. A networking reception will follow for all Symposium attendees. AIM ...

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  20. Dem. Senator Hopes The DOJ Sues Global Warming 'Deniers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Daily Caller

    Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse is not a fan of anyone who disagrees with him about man-made global warming. And at an event hosted by environmentalists, he made it clear just how much he doesn't like skeptics.

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