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  1. A Climate Change on Free SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Townhall

    ... meets the criteria for which we could take action." That was music to the ears of committee member Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.). He has urged Lynch to prosecute those who "pretend that the science of carbon emissions' dangers is unsettled." He ...

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  2. AGs Investigating Exxon Refuse To Comply With House GOP SubpoenaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... Technology, said in a press statement at the time . Smith's subpoena came shortly after Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Democratic Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid created a Senate schedule on July 11 requesting 19 senators lambaste groups ...

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  3. Getting around to fixing Apponaug trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Warwickonline.com

    ... well thought out." According to Alviti, federal funds will pay for 80 percent of project costs. U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse expressed his enthusiasm for roundabouts, rather than signalized intersections, and in reference to the state's RhodeWorks ...

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  4. Challenging the climate change bulliesRead the original story

    Monday | Washington Times

    ... meets the criteria for which we could take action." That was music to the ears of committee member Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Rhode Island Democrat. He has urged Ms. Lynch to prosecute those who "pretend that the science of carbon emissions' dangers ...

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  5. States Move Forward with Auto-IRA Programs: What's Next for the Feds?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | JD Supra

    ... that do not offer a retirement plan to auto-enroll employees in an IRA. In the 114th Congress, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) has reintroduced the Automatic IRA Act of 2015 (S. 245); Representative Richard Neal (D-MA) introduced companion ...

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  6. Jho Low, pictured last year at his office in Central, Hong Kong, is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | South China Morning Post

    ... obligations that would require them to report suspicious transactions to the Treasury Department. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, a Rhode Island Democrat, has introduced legislation to require people who form corporations to disclose the beneficial ...

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  7. 1MDB probe: did lax regulation of lawyers make it easier for funds to be laundered?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | South China Morning Post

    ... gatekeeper obligations that would require them to report suspicious transactions to the Treasury. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, a Rhode Island Democrat, has introduced legislation to require people who form corporations to disclose the beneficial ...

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  8. Obama signs bill fighting opioid abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Washington Examiner

    President Obama on Friday signed legislation aimed at fighting the opioid abuse epidemic, despite his disappointment the bill didn't include more funding for treatment. The Comprehensive Addiction Recovery Act, from Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., is intended to tackle the opioid crisis through several different avenues, including increasing treatment options for addicts and expanding use of the overdose antidote naloxone.

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  9. U.S. energy policy foolishness over fossil fuelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Washington Times

    ... and is rarely "settled." Environmentalists are human, too, but some think error is only for others. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Rhode Island Democrat, last year urged Attorney General Loretta Lynch to investigate fossil fuel companies and their backers ...

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  10. Real Climate DenialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | AmmoLand

    ... of scientists, including over 20 climate scientists. But you didn't mention any of that. Senators Kaine, Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and others have banded together to attack the alleged "web of denial" that appears to be made up only of conservative ...

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  11. Pushing Back the BulliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Townhall

    ... than 100 scientists, universities and think tanks. They took a cue from Rhode Island Democratic U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, who suggested last year that civil racketeering law could be used against energy companies like Exxon Mobil that allegedly ...

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  12. Help on the way against addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Madison Press

    ... the first comprehensive addiction reform legislation in two decades. It's a bill I authored with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island called the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, or CARA, and it passed with by a 407-5 vote in the House ...

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  13. Climate Skeptics Face Senate InquisitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | News Max

    ... the 17th century time warp scenario that played out last week on the Senate floor as Chief Inquisitor Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and 18 fellow jurists intoned judgments against dozens of organizations for sins of "denial blocking action on ...

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  14. When bullies get pushbackRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Lucianne.com

    ... communications with more than 100 scientists, universities and think tanks. They took a cue from Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Rhode Island Democrat, who Comments: While itA s easy to blame our elected officials, the blame begins with US first. As a ...

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  15. The Police Are Right About One Thing: Sentencing ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | OpEdNews

    ... reform. They thought they had a real chance in 2014 when a bipartisan group of senators, led by Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) introduced the Recidivism Reduction and Public Safety Act of 2014 (S. 1675). The bill easily passed ...

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  16. Coal gets leading role in GOP's energy platformRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Washington Examiner

    ... state, which is a large shale oil producer through fracking. The primary co-sponsor of the bill is Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., who is seen as one the staunchest proponents of climate regulations in the Senate. He spent most of last week ...

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  17. Vacationing in BizarroworldRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | Wilson's Almanac

    Senate Democrats have created a list of groups they intend to denounce in floor speeches. These organizations' crimes? They do not believe in the gospel of global warming: Nineteen Senate Democrats will attack specific organizations in what they are calling a "web of denial," according to a schedule of floor speeches circulated by Emily Enderle, a top environmental policy adviser to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse , who is spearheading the effort.

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  18. N.C. conservative group dinged for alleged climate change a denialaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Miami Herald

    ... tobacco companies and lead manufacturers to mask public health concerns about their products. Led by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., the cadre of senators blasted climate change "denial," saying companies that make money from traditional energy ...

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  19. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Higher Education Leaders to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    ... Jack Reed (D-RI), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Representatives Mark Pocan (D-WI), Bobby Scott (D-VA), Frederica Wilson (D-FL), Gwendolynne ...

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  20. Heartland Weekly - " Senate Democrats Threaten Climate Realists ... and YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Heartland Institute

    ... caused more deaths than the number of soldiers killed in the Vietnam War. Nineteen Democrats, led by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, took to the floor of the United States Senate this week to attack the free speech rights of individuals and organizations ...

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