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  1. Construction Begins on U.S. First Offshore Wind FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ecology Global Network

    ... America's coasts." Also participating in the celebration were Rhode Island's U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline; Deepwater Wind's CEO Jeffrey Grybowski; members of the state ...

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  2. Dems give Clinton pass on KeystoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hill

    ... decision is going to be made in this administration, so I think her position on this is moot," said Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), a fierce Keystone opponent who is not pressing Clinton to come out in opposition. "I want to make sure that she's ...

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  3. First Wind Turbine Foundation Put In Place Off Rhode Island's CoastRead the original story

    Thursday | Sierra

    ... for Rhode Island and the rest of the U.S. (From L to R: Deepwater CEO Jeff Grybowsku, Aaron Mair, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Senator Jack Reed, Interior secretary Sally Jewell, and Representative Jim Langevin.) "Rhode Island is the first state with ...

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  4. Blumenthal joins Senate effort to designate September 25, 2015 as National Lobster DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | StamfordPlus.com

    This week, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal joined with seven of his Senate colleagues on a resolution designating Friday, September 25, 2015 as "National Lobster Day." Led by U.S. Senators Angus King and Susan Collins , and co-sponsors Jeanne Shaheen , Kelly Ayotte , Jack Reed , Sheldon Whitehouse , and Chris Murphy the resolution recognizes the historic and economic importance of lobster in the United States.

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  5. Will Senator Grassley's (still-developing) sentencing reform bill...Read the original story

    Thursday | Sentencing Law and Policy

    ... areas mandatory minimums should be adjusted and to where they should be adjusted," says Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, a key negotiator for justice reform in the Senate. Unlike four months ago, today it is understood that any justice-reform ...

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  6. Democrats, Please Stop Using Emoticons on the Senate FloorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Townhall

    ... climate change, Democrats took to the Senate floor with a sign that had Internet emoticons on them. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) spoke from the Senate floor with a sign that read "#WhatsTheGOPsClimatePlan A \_(?)_/A " Sen. Ed Markey also spoke ...

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  7. Senators Using Emoticons in Floor Charts Is Now a ThingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    ... - The "shrug" emoticon is just a combination of punctuation marks, but for Senate Democrats like Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, it speaks volumes. Whitehouse brought a sign featuring little more than the now-universal signal for "I don't know" ...

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  8. Democratic senators are loving the shruggie right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Washington Post

    The Senate is trying hard to stay current, and nowhere was that more evident this week than on the floor, where Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse and Ed Markey used shrug symbols to criticize Republicans on climate change. Don't know the shruggie? That would be this icon A \_ _/A , a way of signaling bemused resignation online.

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  9. Dems sum up GOP's climate change plan with a A \_(a )_/ARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Hill

    Senate Democrats slammed Republicans on climate change Wednesday, summing up the party's plan to combat the environmental challenge with a A \_ _/A . Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse spoke from the Senate floor with a sign that read "#WhatsTheGOPsClimatePlan A \_ _/A " Sen. Ed Markey also spoke from the Senate floor with a sign that included a sad-faced shruggie.

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  10. Lincoln Chafee: The Other Other GuyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | National Journal

    ... on the national stage was in 2006, when the then-moderate-Republican lost his Senate seat to Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse after facing a bruising primary challenge from the Right. Then he ran for governor of Rhode Island in 2010 as an independent and ...

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  11. Chuck Grassley's Closer Than Ever to Giving in on Mandatory-Minimum ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | National Journal

    ... areas mandatory minimums should be adjusted and to where they should be adjusted," says Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, a key negotiator for justice reform in the Senate. Unlike four months ago, today it is understood that any justice-reform ...

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  12. Making history offshoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Warwickonline.com

    ... the Water Celebration Monday, which invited congressional leaders including U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline. Governor Gina Raimondo was also on the tour along with U.S. Department of ...

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  13. Rhode Island Post Office named for Sister of St. Joseph Ann C. Keefe, first in countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | MassLive.com

    ... by President Obama. It had been co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin and U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse. Keefe, one of nine children, entered the Sisters of St. Joseph of Springfield in 1970. A graduate of Elms College, in ...

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  14. New England senators want a National Lobster Day this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... hire Democrat Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire Republican Kelly Ayotte, Rhode Island Democrats Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Connecticut Democrat Chris Murphy.

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  15. RI offshore wind farm starts constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Hill

    ... wind, which is far more prevalent in Europe and other places. The tour by dignitaries included Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.), Reps. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) and Jim Langevin (D-R.I.), Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, ...

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  16. Editorials from around New EnglandRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | Washington Times

    ... the activities of conservative groups: some in the agency appear to have wanted to criminalize them. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., at a public hearing, had raised the idea of going after groups that gain tax-exempt status improperly. According to ...

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  17. Lincoln Chafee: Awful Bad, Awful SadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Townhall

    ... Bush more than Senator Hillary Clinton, before losing to "greenhouse guru" Rhode Island attorney general Sheldon Whitehouse in 2006. Arthur Christopher Schaper is a blogger, writer, and commentator on topics both timeless and timely; political, ...

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  18. Grassley bill on juvenile justice advancesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Messenger

    ... Dodge visit, Grassley said that advancing the bill would be one of his priorities this summer. U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-Rhode Island, co-authored the bill with Grassley, who is the chairman of the committee.

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  19. Senate Judiciary Committee Vote to Reauthorize JJDPA Will Prevent...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | AndhraNews

    With a strong showing of bipartisan leadership, the Senate Judiciary Committee today voted to reauthorize the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act , strengthening the existing law to reflect new research and fund programs that will prevent juvenile offenders from becoming adult criminals. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse are the lead sponsors on the bill.

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  20. US Senator Introduces Bill to Stop Arctic DrillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Marine News

    ... mitigation. The bill is cosponsored by Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), and Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.). The master and owners of the Hong Kong registered bulk ...

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