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Topic - Sheldon Whitehouse
A Democratic U.S. senator from Rhode Island was in Iowa Tuesday - not to run for president or any other political office - but to push for federal climate change laws.
A United States senator is coming to Iowa to advocate for action on climate change.
Rhode Island U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse has joined Arizona U.S. Sen. John McCain to lead a congressional delegation at a Munich security conference renowned as a venue for backroom diplomacy and negotiations.
Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse took Republicans to task on the Senate floor for failing to properly address climate change, referencing the ongoing tornado devastation in the Midwest as proof of that immediate action is needed.
Two Democrats on Capitol Hill are seconding President Obama's call for real political muscle to address climate change and vowed to form a bipartisan task force — but they haven't found any Republican takers yet.
A pair of Democrats on Capitol Hill are joining President Obama's call to put real political muscle into the fight to address climate change and vowed to form a bipartisan task force — but they haven't found any Republican takers yet.
The FBI Agents Association, with a membership of over 12,000 active and retired agents, announced its support Wednesday of a bill passed by Congress that authorizes federal officials to help local authorities respond to mass shootings or other violent crimes in public places.
A bill designed to enact President Obama's plan for a "Buffett rule" tax on the wealthy would rake in just $31 billion over the next 11 years, according to an estimate by Congress' official tax analysts obtained by The Associated Press.
Elena Kagan declined an invitation to criticize the current Supreme Court on Wednesday, testifying at the third day of her confirmation hearings, "I'm sure everyone up there is acting in good faith."
"If the court were to reach beyond the group of five that has driven so many of these recent decisions, they would be less able to move the law as dramatically as they have," Mr. Whitehouse said.