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  1. Civil Right Division nominee defends his record to Senate Judiciary CommitteeRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2017 | Washington Times

    ... attorney who previously served as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's general counsel. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Rhode Island Democrat, asked if Mr. Dreiband would remain committed to that pledge even if it put him at odds with the ...

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  2. Trump's Choice for Top Civil Rights Job Defends Private-Sector WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | The New York Times

    ... in which a deaf man had received a settlement for having been refused a job as a dishwasher. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat of Rhode Island, asked whether Mr. Dreiband would have pursued such a case had the dishwasher been not deaf but gay. ...

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  3. Judicial nominee Joan Larsen says she would have 'no trouble' ruling against TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... a 30-second ad accusing Stabenow and Peters of holding up the process due to partisan politics. U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-Rhode Island, asked Larsen Wednesday whether she knew why the group was getting involved and asked what they thought ...

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  4. One less excuse for Md. Dems. to reject redistricting reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... it represents unconstitutional. Senator McCain's brief , submitted jointly with Democratic U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, makes the case that a 2004 Supreme Court decision eliminated any fear partisans had that gerrymandered maps ...

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  5. Senator Durbin and request meeting with Secretary of Education's appointee Dr. SchmokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    WASHINGTON U.S. Senators Dick Durbin , Elizabeth Warren , Sherrod Brown , Richard Blumenthal , and Sheldon Whitehouse sent a letter to Dr. Julian Schmoke, Jr., who was recently appointed by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to lead the Department of Education's Student Aid Enforcement Unit.

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  6. McCain, Whitehouse Make Bipartisan Appeal To SCOTUS Against Wisconsin GerrymanderingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Yahoo!

    Sens. John McCain and Sheldon Whitehouse asked the Supreme Court on Tuesday to uphold a lower court's ruling that Wisconsin's electoral maps for the state legislature were unconstitutional. Sens. John McCain and Sheldon Whitehouse asked the Supreme Court on Tuesday to uphold a lower court's ruling that Wisconsin's electoral maps for the state legislature were unconstitutional.

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  7. National Elevator Industry, Inc. Announces Strategic Restructuring Expanding Industry InfluenceRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... the association's advocacy manager. Earlier in his career, Isenberg worked in the office of U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI). Communications The newest addition to the team is Nicole Van Velzen, director of communications. Van Velzen will lead ...

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  8. John Kasich requests the Supreme Court rule against unfair gerrymandering in WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    ... leaders including former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., in urging the Supreme Court to overturn the legislative districts because Wisconsin voters challenged the legislative map ...

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  9. McCain, Whitehouse urge SCOTUS to affirm Wisconsin gerrymandering decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | The Hill

    John Sidney McCain This week: Harvey aid at top of long to-do list as Congress returns Week ahead in defense: Senators pick up work on defense bill Sheldon Whitehouse American horses deserve safety, and the SAFE Act Lawmakers target horse meat trade Dems introduce legislation to protect manned aircraft from drones MORE are calling on the Supreme Court to uphold a lower court's ruling striking down Wisconsin's state legislature redistricting map as unconstitutional. In an amicus brief filed in Gill v.

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  10. Democrats, others tie DACA and Charlottesville in denouncements of TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... decision as a sop to bigots. "The president is breaking apart families and bruising our economy," Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) said in his statement. "And on the heels of Charlottesville, he is signaling to champions of hate and bigotry that ...

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  11. Democratic leaders support protecting young immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | SFGate

    ... is not about the rule of law, it is about President Trump pandering to an extreme viewpoint." U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said Trump is breaking apart families, bruising the economy and "signaling to champions of hate and bigotry that their voices ...

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  12. Vice Editor: 'Climate Change Denial Should Be A Crime'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | NewsBusters.org

    ... Nuremberg " for climate change skeptics in 2006. He later apologized. Rhode Island Democrat Senator Sheldon Whitehouse argued in 2015 the government should use the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) to attack the fossil-fuel ...

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  13. News | VIDEO: U.S. Senator Whitehouse Won't Quit All-White Exclusive Private ClubRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2017 | Go Local

    GoLocalProv.com News Editor Kate Nagle finally caught up with U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse to ask him about his family's membership in the exclusive and all-white Bailey's Beach Club. In 2006, when Whitehouse ran for the United States Senate, he reportedly promised to quit his memberships in Bailey's, as well as the all-male, all-white Bellevue Avenue Reading Room.

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  14. Lifespan announces $10-million federal grant to support stem cell researchRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    ... of Hematology/Oncology Howard P. Safran, M.D., principal investigator Peter J. Quesenberry, M.D., Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza. In 2009, Rhode Island Hospital was awarded Phase I funding to develop the COBRE (Center ...

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  15. News | Top Whitehouse Staffer is Also Long-time Member of All-White Bailey's Beach ClubRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2017 | Go Local

    One of U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse's top staffers is a long-time friend and fellow member of Bailey's Beach Club. Like the Whitehouses, Vivian Spencer, a top staffer in his Providence office, is a shareholder in Spouting Rock Beach Club - the ultra exclusive Newport all-white beach club.

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  16. Elizabeth Warren Calls For BAN On Menthol Cigarettes - They Are Racist Against Black PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Right Wing News

    ... must be banned because they're racist. Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey, Rhode Island Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, and Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal all joined Warren in calling for menthol cigarettes to be banned in a letter to the ... 181 comments

  17. Politics | Moore: Whitehouse Should Defend Association With Bailey'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Go Local

    Does the fact that Sheldon Whitehouse, the Junior US Senator from Rhode Island, spends many of his summer vacation days at the Spouting Rock Beach Association , also known as Bailey's Beach Club in Newport, comport with his stark criticism of racism and bigotry? Whitehouse renounced his membership to the club back in 2006, when he first challenged Lincoln Chafee for the Senate seat he currently holds. But Whitehouse's wife Sandra is one of the largest shareholders in the club, and the senator spends many of his summer days at the beautiful, Ocean Drive club.

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  18. UConnPIRG applauds bills designed to end anonymous shell companies in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | The Daily Campus

    Consumer protection group ConnPIRG praised bills introduced in both the Senate and the House of Representatives designed to put an end to anonymous shell companies in the United States. United States Representatives Peter King and Carolyn Maloney recently introduced the Corporate Transparency Act of 2017 with Senate companion bill, True Incorporation Transparency for Law Enforcement Act of 2017, introduced by Senators Chuck Grassley and Sheldon Whitehouse "If enacted, these bills would give law enforcement an important tool for investigating a number of crimes that are facilitated by money laundering through anonymous shell companies," a ConnPIRG press release said.

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  19. Ed Markey, Elizabeth Warren call for FDA to ban sale of menthol cigarettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | Boston.com

    U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is calling for a ban on menthol cigarettes, arguing that tobacco companies disproportionately target African-Americans when they market and promote the cigarettes. The Massachusetts Democrat is leading a group of fellow senators in calling on the Food and Drug Administration to prohibit the cigarettes, noting that African-Americans suffer the greatest burden of tobacco-related mortality of any ethnic or racial group in the U.S. The letter to the FDA sent earlier this week was also signed by fellow Democratic Sens. Elizabeth Warren, of Massachusetts, Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, of Rhode Island, and Richard Blumenthal, of Connecticut.

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  20. Senators seek ban on cigarette flavorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | NWAonline

    U.S. Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., is pushing for a ban on menthol cigarettes, arguing that tobacco companies disproportionately target blacks when they market and promote the cigarettes. Markey is leading a group of senators in calling on the Food and Drug Administration to prohibit the cigarettes, noting that blacks suffer the greatest burden of tobacco-related mortality of any ethnic or racial group in the U.S. The letter to the FDA sent last week was also signed by Democratic Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut.

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