WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic senators clocked an all-nighter, working in shifts into Tuesday morning to warn of the devastation from climate change and the danger of inaction. In Schatz's view, the debate, such as it was, showed that a growing ... FULL ARTICLE AT San Antonio Express-News
Sen. Barbara Boxer, one of the leaders of the Senate Climate Action Task Force, and several of her colleagues, had—by 11:30 PM ET—urged their colleagues to wake up to climate change during an all-night session Monday. Democratic ... FULL ARTICLE AT Daily Kos
WASHINGTON -- The 30 senators set to occupy the Senate floor Monday for an all-night talkathon on climate change have raised substantially less from the oil and gas industry in recent years than those who are not participating. The action by ... FULL ARTICLE AT Huffington Post Business
Sheldon Whitehouse (born October 20, 1955) is the junior United States Senator from Rhode Island, serving since 2007. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He previously served as United States Attorney (1994–1998) and State Attorney General for Rhode Island.
Whitehouse was born in New York City, New York, the son of Mary Celine (née Rand) and career diplomat Charles S. Whitehouse, and grandson... Full
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