Sheldon Whitehouse

Lawrence O'Donnell pretty well eviscerated the 'Independent' Women's Forum's Gayle Trotter, and her appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee this Wednesday, where she testified that assault weapons should not be outlawed. Read more...
(Click here for larger image.) "In Washington more spending and more debt is business as usual," House Speaker John Boehner declared on Monday before warning, "I've got news for Washington - those days are over." The days, Boehner should Read more...
During the comparatively mild 1991 recession, President George H.W. Bush twice vetoed the extension of unemployment insurance because the $5.3 bil Read more...
Why are Republicans so consistently morally bereft? (And why do so many Democrats take their cue from them?) Thank heavens for senators like Sheld Read more...
This is a big step in the right direction, and it's something that would go a long way toward easing national insecurity (and not incidentally, expire Read more...

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From Hardball, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Sen. Bernie Sanders discuss the progress being made in the Senate on the health care bill. It sounds like t Read more...
During the Senate floor debate on the health care bill, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse calls out Republican hyprocrisy on their feigned concern for deficits Read more...
Morgan Weiland at Media Matters summed up this segment nicely--Memo to the media: This has been a great week for health reform: Discussing health car Read more...
Sheldon Whitehouse on The Rachel Maddow Show explains how everything we've been told about the Bush administration's torture program is not true. Mad Read more...