Sheldon Whitehouse

Sheldon Whitehouse is an American lawyer, author and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Rhode Island since 2007. He is a member of the Democratic Party and previously served as a United States Attorney from 1993 to 1998 and as the Attorney General of Rhode Island from 1999 to 2003. Wikipedia*

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Sheldon Whitehouse has 1,167 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2002 News Conference as an Attorney General for Rhode Island. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 140 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 9,521 views per program. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (22), Ben Cardin (14), Jeff Merkley (13). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Rhode Island, Washington Politics.

Appearances by Title:January 4, 2007 - Present U.S. Senator, D-RI View Map Videos: 1,163

Previously

Attorney General, Rhode Island
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January 2, 1999 - January 7, 2003 Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • Judicial Nominations

    Judicial Nominations

    The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance several of President Trump’s judicial nominees. This included the nomination of Jonathan…

  • Judicial Confirmations

    Judicial Confirmations

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing to consider several judicial nominees, including Eric Murphy and Chad Readler to sit on…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate worked on White House nominations.

  • Rhode Island Senate Debate

    Rhode Island Senate Debate

    Candidates in Rhode Island’s Senate race, incumbent Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Robert Flanders (R) took part in a debate.…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    In a vote of 50-48 vote, the Senate confirmed Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be an associate justice on the Supreme Court. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), who voted “no” on…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate continued the legislative day of September 28, 2018. Members voted 93-6 in favor of a five-year re-authorization of the…

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