Sheldon Whitehouse & Barbara Boxer

Sheldon Whitehouse (born October 20, 1955) is the junior United States Senator from Rhode Island, serving since 2007. He is a member of the Democratic Party. Barbara Levy Boxer (born November 11, 1940) is the junior United States Senator from California (since 1993). 5.0/5

Sheldon Whitehouse Barbara Boxer Al Franken Richard Blumenthal Jeanne Shaheen Kirsten Gillibrand Patty Murray Barbara Mikulski Jeff Merkley Ben Cardin Chris Murphy Bill Nelson Carl Levin Frank Lautenberg John Rockefeller Brian Schatz Elizabeth Warren Bernie Sanders

These 28 Senators are the strength of the Senate, and sad to say, they are all Democrats. Yesterday and last night they conducted a continuous series of speeches about our need to address the threat posed by climate change. They deserve our praise. As for the Republicans, they deserve our censure. Failure to have a plan regarding climate change is as irresponsible as going into battle without a plan. The full list of participating senators includes: Harry Reid of Nevada, *** Durbin of Illinois, Charles Schumer of New York, Patty Murray of Washington, Brian Schatz of Hawaii, Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, Barbara Boxer of California, Dianne Feinstein of California, Ron Wyden of Oregon, Bill Nelson of Florida, Maria Cantwell of Washington, Benjamin Cardin of Maryland, Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, Mark Udall of Colorado, Tom Udall of New Mexico, Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire, Jeff Merkley of Oregon, Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Al Franken of Minnesota, Richard Blumentha .. ...
Senate Democrats to Pull Climate Change All-Nighter About 30 Senate Democrats, including all four members of the Democratic leadership, plan to take to the Senate floor for an all-night “talk-a-thon” on climate change, starting at 7 p.m. Monday. Led by Democratic Sens. Brian Schatz and Barbara Boxer of California, the event is an effort to raise awareness of the issue and bolster support for the White House’s push to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by regulating power plants, among other measures. The president’s climate policies have come under harsh criticism from Republicans, who have accused the White House of “waging a war on coal.” The event is not a formal filibuster, since Democrats are not discussing any specific legislation, but they plan to hold the floor from the completion of voting on Monday until regular Senate business resumes on Tuesday morning at 9, according to a statement from Sen. Schatz’s office. One member of the task force, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D.-R.I.) has given ...
Tar sand pollution kills: Dems warn Keystone could be hazardous to your health: California Sen. Barbara Boxer and Sheldon Whitehouse ...
Senators Urge Olympic Committee to Reconsider its 'Satisfaction' Over Russia's Anti *** Laws U.S. Senators including Barbara Boxer, Chris Murphy, Jeff Merkley, *** Durbin, Lisa Murkowski, Jeanne Shaheen, Sheldon Whitehouse, Claire Mccaskill, Al Franken, Elizabeth Warren, Chris *** and Mark Udall have written to IOC President Thomas Bach asking the IOC to reconsider its position with the Russian government with regard to anti *** laws and the upcoming Sochi Games. Write the Senators: ...we write to express our deep concern about the IOC’s recent declaration that “as long as the Olympic Charter is upheld, we are fully satisfied.” We disagree with this position, and strongly urge you to reconsider given that the Russian law banning “homosexual propaganda” is clearly inconsistent with the Olympic Charter. They also demand more details on enforcement of the laws and what Russia has told the IOC: 1. Have you received official confirmation from the Russian Federation regarding how the law will be e ...
Senate Conferees for WRDA Bill Announced Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), chair of the Environment and Public Works Committee, and David Vitter (R-La.), ranking member, have announced the names of the senators who will serve on the Senate-House conference committee for the Water Resources bill. They are: Sen. Barbara Boxer (chair); Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.); Sen. Thomas Carper (D-Del.); Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.); Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.); Sen. David Vitter (R-La.); Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.); and Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla). In May, the Senate passed S. 601, the bipartisan Water Resources and Development Act, by a vote of 83 to 14. The House passed H.R. 3080, the Water Resources and Reform Development Act, last week with a vote of 417 to 3. The House is out this week, but could name conferees as early as next week.
Pat I knew you would not let me down. Perhaps you, Sheldon Whitehouse, Barbara Boxer, and the daily show creator should live in ur own little house together
Via POLITICO’s Morning Energy – May 21, 2013: Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif. – Chair of Senate Environment & Public Works Committee) took to the Senate floor and invoked the Oklahoma tornadoes in her speech on global warming. “This is climate … Continue…
Wanna know who the true progressives in the Senate are? DOMA is a great barometer. No one has worked harder on its repeal than Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), an original co-sponsor of the Respect for Marriage Act. These 7 have been working closely with her: Ron Wyden (D-OR), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chris *** (D-DE), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), Al Franken (D-MN), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), and Patty Murray (D-WA) ~ KL
ATTENTION: Freedom-loving Minnesotans & other interested people (it should be ALL of you!) The anti-gun people in your state have started a bold and “ballsy” assault on your Second Amendment freedoms with the introduction of a bill in the Minnesota House of Representatives. The bill was authored by Representatives Hausman, Hornstein, Simonson, Davnie and Slocum. Link to complete text of the Minnesota bill can be found at the link below: Here are just a few examples of similar types of bills being introduced at the federal level: 1) Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-CT - - Ammunition Background Check Act of 2013. - 2) Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-CA - – Assault Weapons Ban of 2013. At this link you will find links to a summary of the bill, list of endorsements and text of the bill. Bill co-sponsors are Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY), *** Durbin (D-IL), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Carl Levin (D-MI), John Rockefeller (D-WV), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Jack Ree ...
On Monday, the Senate will vote to decide whether billionaires and massive corporations can keep dumping unlimited money into races across the country without ever disclosing their identities. A broad coalition is forming, including my fellow Senators Michael Bennet (CO), Barbara Boxer (CA), Sherrod Brown (OH), *** Durbin (IL), Al Franken (MN), Claire Mccaskill (MO), Jeff Merkley (OR), Patty Murray (WA), Bill Nelson (FL), Chuck Schumer (NY), Jeanne Shaheen (NH), Jon Tester (MT), Tom Udall (NM), Sheldon Whitehouse (RI), and Progressives United. We're joining together to make sure voters know who's pumping money into their airwaves. Will you join us? Click here to sign the petition in favor of the DISCLOSE Act before Monday's vote. Groups like Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS are currently flying under the radar by calling themselves "social welfare" groups. That's not what I'd call an organization dedicated to running vicious attack ads, but that's what they're claiming. They're using this loophole to conceal t ...
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