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*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Sheldon Whitehouse has 1,103 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 138 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 8,818 views per program. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (19), Ben Cardin (14), Jeff Merkley (13). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Rhode Island, Gorsuch, Neil.

Appearances by Title:January 4, 2007 - Present U.S. Senator, D-RI View Map Videos: 1,099

Previously

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

Recent Appearances

  • Political Campaigns and the Federal Courts

    Political Campaigns and the Federal Courts

    Panelists at a Center for American Progress event talked about political campaigns, “dark” money, and the federal courts. They focused…

  • House and Senate Democratic Leaders Press Conference

    House and Senate Democratic Leaders Press Conference

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) were joined by a few of their fellow…

  • Cambridge Analytica and Data Privacy

    Cambridge Analytica and Data Privacy

    Christopher Wylie, the whistleblower at the defunct Cambridge Analytica who exposed the British data firm’s collection of…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Mitchell Zais to be deputy education secretary. Members also voted 52-47 to overturn the FCC’s repeal of the…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed one judicial nomination and limited debate on several others.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate considered Kurt Engelhardt nomination to be a judge on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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