Sheldon Whitehouse

Town Hall With Senator Whitehouse At RIC

(2.24) [Update: The Senator has invited Mayor Elorza to join the event which means a wide-ranging variety of topics will be discussed, not just the future of our democracy.] Senator Sheldon Whitehouse is holding a town hall this Saturday at Gaige Hall on the Rhode Island College campus. (Facebook event page.) Senator Whitehouse has a …

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Current Events At Providence Athenaeum

(3.10) Two timely events taking place at the Providence Athenaeum Thursday and Friday. Thursday, March 9, 5:30pm to 7:30pm — The Policy & Pinot roundtable discussion series presents “Sanctuary Cities” co-presented with RI Public Radio (RIPR). Reservations can be made with Jed Thorp at or call (401) 351.2800. Mayor Jorge Elorza, Immigration Law Expert …

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Senator Whitehouse — Our (One) Congressional Mensch

Yes, you can be judged by the company you keep. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will join more than two dozen members of the democratic congressional delegation in not attending Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress today. Unfortunately the other three members of the Rhode Island delegation — democrats all — have decided to go. …

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Drinking Liberally With Sheldon At Wild Colonial

(10.24) Join Ocean State Action at the Wild Colonial this Wednesday for another edition of Drinking Liberally — this time with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. Whether he’s fighting for the Buffet Rule, campaign finance reform, or reminding us that corporations aren’t people, Senator Whitehouse is always fighting liberally! RSVP at Facebook. Plenty of parking and cool …

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Meet/Honor Whitehouse Friday At Z Bar

From Ocean State Action, Join the Progressive Democrats of RI to honor Senator Sheldon Whitehouse as he receives the first Progressive Hero Award. Come and thank him for his outstanding job of representing RI in the U.S. Senate and hear him speak about the challenges facing the country in the upcoming election year. Hors d’oeuvres …

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Green Drinks With Sheldon Thursday

I finally found someone who liked me enough to give me health care coverage, and that someone is microfinance nonprofit Capital Good Fund. I hope that you can join my employer, and my friends, and me, and U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse for an evening of awkward small talk and thoughtful discussion at the Capital Good …

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Not Sheldon’s Finest Hour

But what are ya gonna do? I have to cover this. Jon Stewart found some comedy gold in the odd cadences and articulations of Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, comparing him to Foster Brooks of all people. Not to worry, the villain of the piece is Kentucky Republican Jim Bunning who is blocking legislation that …

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Deli Meet

No baloney. City Councilman Cliff Wood invites you to an informal get-together with U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse who will tell us why a super-majority of democrats can’t get meaningful (public option) health care reform passed, why we should care what Olympia Snowe thinks about anything, and why the insurance companies are even at the table …

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supper with sheldon

Eat macaroni and cheese with Sheldon Whitehouse…does it get any better than that? To RSVP for this free event, go here. RSVPs are encouraged, but not required. Call 401-453-5294 for additional information. 6:00pm/Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center/2 Atlantic Blvd./North Providence

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