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Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)

2nd term Democrat from Rhode Island.

Bio

Residence: Newport

Marital Status: Married (Sandra)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: US Attorney, 1994-98; RI Atty. General, 1999-2003

Education: BA Yale University, 1978; JD University of Virginia, 1982

Birthdate: 10/20/1955

Religion: Episcopal

Percentage in Last Election: 65%

Major Opponent: B. Barrett Hinckley


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse.

Website: whitehouse.senate.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

530 Hart Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-2921
Fax: (202) 228-6362

Providence Office: (more district offices)

170 Westminster Street, Suite 1100
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
Phone: (401) 453-5294
Fax: (401) 453-5085



Committee


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Sam Goodstein
  • Scheduler: Leah Seigle
  • Legis. Dir.: Josh Karetny
  • Comm. Dir.: Caleb Gibson
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Jen DeAngelis
  • Health LA: Jen DeAngelis
  • Judiciary LA: Lara Quint
  • Budget LA: Josh Karetny
  • Civil Rights LA: Ches Garrison
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Jen DeAngelis
  • Science/Technology LA: Brenna Barber
  • Women's Issues LA: Anna Esten

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

 
Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
A Obamacare replacement / defund Planned Parenthood 07/25/2017 Nay Voted Against
C Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 04/07/2017 Nay Voted Against
U Whether to allow filibusters on Supreme Court nominations 04/06/2017 Yea Voted Against
P Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule 03/30/2017 Nay Voted Against
P Passage of pro-life budget reconciliation bill (defunding Planned Parenthood, repealing Obamacare provisions) 12/03/2015 Nay Voted Against
R Collins Amendment to preserve federal funding of Planned Parenthood 12/03/2015 Yea Voted Against
A Murray Amendment to provide $1 billion to abortion providers including Planned Parenthood 12/03/2015 Nay Voted Against
R Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week ban) 09/22/2015 Nay Voted Against
R Constitutional amendment to curb free speech about political officeholders and issues 09/11/2014 Yea Voted Against
R Murray bill to empower DHHS abortion mandates 07/16/2014 Yea Voted Against
(More Key Votes)
 

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Bills

Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Our Position Cosponsor? Send Message
S.1922 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week abortion ban) Support No Send Message to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse
S.260 - Repeal law creating Independent Payment Advisory Board (health-care rationing board) Support No Send Message to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse
S.1530 - Medicare Choices Empowerment and Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse
S.J.RES.13 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse
S.510 - "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act) Oppose Yes Send Message to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse
S.J.RES.6 - "Equal Rights Amendment" to U.S. Constitution Oppose No Send Message to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse
S.J.RES.5 - ERA "back-from-the-dead" resolution Oppose Yes Send Message to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse
S.241 - Defund Planned Parenthood Support No Send Message to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse
S.J.RES.4 - Nullification of District of Columbia assisted suicide law Support No Send Message to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse
S.301 - Conscience Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse
S.210 - Nullification of pro-life "Mexico City Policy" Oppose Yes Send Message to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse
(More Bills)
 
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.