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The Brown Daily Herald
State officials act to stymie Rhode Island’s opioid epidemicPresident is certainly right to call the scourge of opioid addiction a public h
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
President is certainly right to call the scourge of opioid addiction a public health emergency,” said Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) in a press release. “But to fight this emergency in earnest, we need more than declarations; we... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Senate Democrats call for ethics investigation into allegations against Sen. Al Frankenproblems of sexual harassment and assault until men take responsibility for the
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
problems of sexual harassment and assault until men take responsibility for their actions and change their behavior."Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island "Allegations of sexual assault or harassment by any member of Congress, like those... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Democratic senator's out-of-context quote causes stir on Twitter amid Al Franken allegationsA reporter tweeted that Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said reporters should "find som
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
A reporter tweeted that Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said reporters should "find something more interesting" when he was asked about the sexual misconduct allegations against Democratic Sen. Al Franken. The reporter later clarified that Whitehouse's... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Democratic senator's out-of-context quote causes stir on Twitter amid Al Franken allegationsA reporter tweeted that Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said reporters should "find som
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
A reporter tweeted that Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said reporters should "find something more interesting" when he was asked about the sexual misconduct allegations against Democratic Sen. Al Franken. The reporter later clarified that Whitehouse's... Read more
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Boston Globe
Brett Talley, controversial nominee for Ala. federal bench, has Mass. Masonic tiesin American history–with the possible exception of slavery–has called for armed
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
in American history–with the possible exception of slavery–has called for armed rebellion against the state.’ ” Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, a Rhode Island Democrat, was concerned that Talley had previously argued that the government “has the... Read more
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New York Post
Democrats are trying to block Trump’s judge picks with vile, hypocritical smearspersonal views and “faithfully apply” Supreme Court precedent. Astonishingly, t
New York Post / Posted 3 days ago
personal views and “faithfully apply” Supreme Court precedent. Astonishingly, that’s an assurance the left rejects. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) argues “there’s simply no way to prevent a judge’s . . . personal beliefs from influencing”... Read more
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ABC News
A tale of two US delegations at climate talksgovernments and they plan to present a citizen petition of support for the Pari
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
governments and they plan to present a citizen petition of support for the Paris Agreement this week. Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, a Democrat, said no Republicans joined them, even though they had plenty of notice about the trip. "The... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Cardin, Other Democrats Want to Keep US in Climate Talksit's in our national security interests to deal with climate change." On the c
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 7 days ago
it's in our national security interests to deal with climate change." On the call with Cardin were Democratic Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, Jeff Merkley of Oregon, Brian Schatz of Hawaii and Ed Markey of Massachusetts. No... Read more
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Reuters
In U.S. Senate, Democrats represent highest-tax statesChris Van Hollen (D), Ben Cardin (D) 6. Vermont: $3,416; Bernie Sanders (I), P
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
Chris Van Hollen (D), Ben Cardin (D) 6. Vermont: $3,416; Bernie Sanders (I), Patrick Leahy (D) 7. Rhode Island: $3,338; Sheldon Whitehouse (D), Jack Reed (D) 8. Minnesota: $3,186; Al Franken (D), Amy Klobuchar (D) 9. California: $3,137; Kamala... Read more
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Fortune
Ex-Trump Adviser Carl Icahn Subpoenaed Over Efforts to Halt Biofuels Programtheir lows hit this winter as Icahn lobbied for changes to the biofuel program.
Fortune / Posted 9 days ago
their lows hit this winter as Icahn lobbied for changes to the biofuel program. Lawmakers including Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island had demanded information from the government officials on the nature of Icahn‘s role.... Read more
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Mashable
The astounding climate denial of a top Trump environmental pick was just on display before senatorsoceanography. That seems kind of, I don't know, drastic, no? Then there was h
Mashable / Posted 9 days ago
oceanography. That seems kind of, I don't know, drastic, no? Then there was her lengthy exchange with Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, who was stunned by how little Hartnett White knew about climate science. Whitehouse has... Read more
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Roll Call
Senators to Grill ABA on Rare Thumbs-Down for GraszNebraska Republican said. Yet the ABA listed reasons for its 14-0 vote in its
Roll Call / Posted 15 days ago
Nebraska Republican said. Yet the ABA listed reasons for its 14-0 vote in its recommendation, Rhode Island Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse pointed out at the Grasz hearing. The reasons cited include being biased, “gratuitously rude” and having a... Read more
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The Washington Times
American Bar Association refers to conservatives as ‘you people’ when rating Trump’s judicial pickwhy the ABA would need to ask you whether or not your children attended a Luthe
The Washington Times / Posted 16 days ago
why the ABA would need to ask you whether or not your children attended a Lutheran school?” he asked Mr. Grasz. But Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Rhode Island Democrat, pointed out during the hearing 14 of the 15 members on the ABA’s committee, with... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Senators blast Facebook, Twitter, Google in Russia probeelection activity. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.
Savannah Morning News / Posted 16 days ago
election activity. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., left, speaks with Ranking Member Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., right, before a Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism hearing on... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Facebook, Twitter, Google defend security measuresChairman Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., left, speaks with Ranking Member Sen. She
Daily Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
Chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., left, speaks with Ranking Member Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., right, before a Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 31,... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Facebook, Twitter, Google defend security measuresChairman Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., left, speaks with Ranking Member Sen. She
Northwest Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., left, speaks with Ranking Member Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., right, before a Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 31,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Why Facebook, Twitter and Google are suddenly taking Russian meddling very seriouslyyou, as a Congress, don’t need to worry about legislating in this space or crea
Los Angeles Times / Posted 17 days ago
you, as a Congress, don’t need to worry about legislating in this space or creating regulations or holding more hearings, because we have now got America’s back?” Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island asked during Tuesday’s... Read more
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Dover Post
Carper, Coons blast Pruitt for exclusion of scientists from EPA committeesSens. Tom Carper, D-Delaware, and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-Rhode Island, decried E
Dover Post / Posted 17 days ago
Sens. Tom Carper, D-Delaware, and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-Rhode Island, decried Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s Oct. 31 announcement that the EPA would begin to exclude scientists who have received EPA funding from the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Russian ads targeted issues, not candidates, social media execs sayanybody can say this sort of content did not have an effect on the outcome,” sa
The Washington Times / Posted 17 days ago
anybody can say this sort of content did not have an effect on the outcome,” said Sen. Mazie Hirono, Hawaii Democrat. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Rhode Island Democrat, recounted a news report of an advertiser who said for a small investment he was... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Carper, Coons blast Pruitt for exclusion of scientists from EPA committeesSens. Tom Carper, D-Delaware, and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-Rhode Island, decried E
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 17 days ago
Sens. Tom Carper, D-Delaware, and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-Rhode Island, decried Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s Oct. 31 announcement that the EPA would begin to exclude scientists who have received EPA funding from the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Facebook, Twitter, Google defend security measuresmembers of the Senate committee that interviewed them on Tuesday. From left to
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
members of the Senate committee that interviewed them on Tuesday. From left to right: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) Those accounts were removed in October 2016 - just weeks before the... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. lawmakers turn to tech sector for answers on 2016 electionof this hearing is to figure out how we can help you,” Graham told the lawyers.
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
of this hearing is to figure out how we can help you,” Graham told the lawyers. The subcommittee’s top Democrat, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, said he was also looking for ways to work with the tech companies. He added, however, that online ad... Read more
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News 8000
Dems ask for EPA info after scientists kept from speakinga discussion of climate change. In a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt
News 8000 / Posted 17 days ago
a discussion of climate change. In a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt released Tuesday by the office of Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, members of the Rhode Island and Massachusetts delegations ask why the scientists were prevented from... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Trump or Pence? Either way, the Koch brothers have already wonpresident for any reason, the government would be run by the Koch brothers ---
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 days ago
president for any reason, the government would be run by the Koch brothers --- period," Rhode Island's Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse told Ms. Mayer. "He's been their tool for years." It is hard to imagine that the Kochs could ask for much... Read more
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Slate
Republicans Senators “Can’t Imagine” Trump Would Fire MuellerAct introduced in August by South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, New Jersey Sen.
Slate / Posted 18 days ago
Act introduced in August by South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, and Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse would require a panel of federal judges to review any executive decision to terminate a special counsel.... Read more
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EuroNews
Democratic Lawmakers Vow to Protect Mueller After Indictmentsfrom a three-judge panel before removing a special counsel. Sens. Cory Booker,
EuroNews / Posted 18 days ago
from a three-judge panel before removing a special counsel. Sens. Cory Booker, D-N.J., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., are co-sponsors. A separate bill by Sens. Chris Coons, D-Del., and Thom Tillis, R-N.C., called... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Cities make rule proposal for state's nutrient trading programsaid. The report examined the 19 nutrient trading programs, located in 11 stat
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
said. The report examined the 19 nutrient trading programs, located in 11 states, that existed as of 2014 after U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., requested it. Most trading was done in only three states -- Connecticut, Pennsylvania and... Read more
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New York Magazine
The Obscure Legal Issue That May Foil Criminal-Justice Reformgovernment to prosecute corporations and their executives for crimes against th
New York Magazine / Posted 22 days ago
government to prosecute corporations and their executives for crimes against the public welfare. Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, a member of the Judiciary Committee, told me earlier this week that he wouldn’t support a... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
EPA pulls speakers from conferenceEPA’s move also elicited criticism from some Democratic Congressmen. “Muzzling
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 23 days ago
EPA’s move also elicited criticism from some Democratic Congressmen. “Muzzling scientists benefits no one,” wrote Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), who also spoke at the conference, in a tweet on Monday. “Science gives us headlights to see what’s... Read more
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Boston Globe
New England’s unlikely ally on wind energy? Red statesin wind and solar energy. “The idea that Chuck Grassley is going to roll over
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
in wind and solar energy. “The idea that Chuck Grassley is going to roll over for Scott Pruitt is a laugh,” said Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, where the country’s first offshore wind farm began operating last year, south of Block... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
President Trump’s latest battleother Republicans to confront the question ‘Will I now start to say more public
WWLP Springfield / Posted 23 days ago
other Republicans to confront the question ‘Will I now start to say more publicly what I’ve been thinking?’ asked Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, (D) Rhode Island. The White House brushing it off as noise from two lawmakers who are retiring because... Read more
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The Washington Times
Senate panel narrowly approves two controversial EPA nomineesa vote has been taken than to have the opportunity to try to convince your coll
The Washington Times / Posted 23 days ago
a vote has been taken than to have the opportunity to try to convince your colleagues before the vote is taken,” said Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Rhode Island Democrat, adding that the confirmation process for Mr. Dourson and Mr. Wehrum “is simply not... Read more
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Reuters
Green groups pressure automakers on U.S. fuel efficiency rulesweaken fuel efficiency standards. The groups planned to kick off the effort Wed
Reuters / Posted 24 days ago
weaken fuel efficiency standards. The groups planned to kick off the effort Wednesday with a media event with U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse dubbed “Forward, Not Backward: Stop the Rollback of Our Clean Car Standards.” The Alliance of Automobile... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
EPA Keeps Scientists From Speaking About Report on Climateto inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 24 days ago
to inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without fear of losing our jobs." Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said it made him sick to his stomach that federal scientists would not be allowed to discuss climate... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
EPA Keeps Scientists From Speaking About Report on Climateto inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 24 days ago
to inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without fear of losing our jobs." Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said it made him sick to his stomach that federal scientists would not be allowed to discuss climate... Read more
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NBC New York
EPA Keeps Scientists From Speaking About Report on Climateto inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without
NBC New York / Posted 24 days ago
to inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without fear of losing our jobs." Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said it made him sick to his stomach that federal scientists would not be allowed to discuss climate... Read more
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NBC Washington
EPA Keeps Scientists From Speaking About Report on Climateto inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without
NBC Washington / Posted 24 days ago
to inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without fear of losing our jobs." Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said it made him sick to his stomach that federal scientists would not be allowed to discuss climate... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
EPA Keeps Scientists From Speaking About Report on Climateto inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without
NBC Bay Area / Posted 24 days ago
to inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without fear of losing our jobs." Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said it made him sick to his stomach that federal scientists would not be allowed to discuss climate... Read more
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NBC Miami
EPA Keeps Scientists From Speaking About Report on Climateto inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without
NBC Miami / Posted 24 days ago
to inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without fear of losing our jobs." Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said it made him sick to his stomach that federal scientists would not be allowed to discuss climate... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
EPA keeps scientists from speaking about report on climateto inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 24 days ago
to inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without fear of losing our jobs." Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said it made him sick to his stomach that federal scientists would not be allowed to discuss climate... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
US environmental agency accused of censoring climate scienceinform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without fea
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 25 days ago
inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without fear of losing our jobs." Democratic senator Sheldon Whitehouse said it made him sick to his stomach that federal scientists would not be allowed to discuss climate... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
EPA keeps scientists from speaking about report on climateto inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without
WSMV Nashville / Posted 25 days ago
to inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without fear of losing our jobs." Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said it made him sick to his stomach that federal scientists would not be allowed to discuss climate... Read more
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EuroNews
EPA Keeps Scientists From Speaking About Report on Climateto inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without
EuroNews / Posted 25 days ago
to inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without fear of losing our jobs." Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said it made him sick to his stomach that federal scientists would not be allowed to discuss climate... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
EPA keeps scientists from speaking about report on climateto inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 25 days ago
to inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without fear of losing our jobs." Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said it made him sick to his stomach that federal scientists would not be allowed to discuss climate... Read more
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FOX Carolina
EPA keeps scientists from speaking about report on climateto inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without
FOX Carolina / Posted 25 days ago
to inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without fear of losing our jobs." Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said it made him sick to his stomach that federal scientists would not be allowed to discuss climate... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
EPA keeps scientists from speaking about report on climateto inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 25 days ago
to inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without fear of losing our jobs." Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said it made him sick to his stomach that federal scientists would not be allowed to discuss climate... Read more
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Boston Globe
In R.I., EPA keeps scientists from speaking about report on climateto inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
to inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without fear of losing our jobs.’’ Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said it made him sick to his stomach that federal scientists would not be allowed to discuss climate... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
EPA keeps scientists from speaking about report on climateto inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 25 days ago
to inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without fear of losing our jobs." Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said it made him sick to his stomach that federal scientists would not be allowed to discuss climate... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
EPA keeps scientists from speaking about report on climateto inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 25 days ago
to inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without fear of losing our jobs." Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said it made him sick to his stomach that federal scientists would not be allowed to discuss climate... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
EPA keeps scientists from speaking about report on climate changeto inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 25 days ago
to inform policy. Hopefully it becomes good policy. Let us do our job, without fear of losing our jobs.” Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said it made him sick to his stomach that federal scientists would not be allowed to discuss climate... Read more
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