Sheldon Whitehouse

Sheldon Whitehouse is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from Rhode Island, serving 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 1,061 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 8,552 views per program. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (17), 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: 1,057


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

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed debate on reauthorization of the National Security Agency’s (NSA) Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act…

  • Homeland Security Oversight, Part 1

    Homeland Security Oversight, Part 1

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Homeland Security Department. She was…

  • Homeland Security Oversight, Part 2

    Homeland Security Oversight, Part 2

    Following a short break, the Senate Judiciary Committee resumed their oversight hearing with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed the nomination of Thomas Parker to be a U.S. district court judge for the Western District of…

  • Water Infrastructure

    Water Infrastructure

    State and local water and natural resource organization officials testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate confirmed the nomination of William Campbell to a district judge for the Middle District of Tennessee. Lawmakers also…

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