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Sheldon Whitehouse doesn’t let a tornado disaster go to waste

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 8:19am

Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) has been a focus here over the years because he’s Professor Jacobson’s home state Senator. 

Whitehouse’s speech against opponents of Obamacare, in which he invoked Kristallnacht and lynchings, is legendary in the wrong way:

History cautions us of the excesses to which these malignant, vindictive passions can ultimately lead. ...

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Stealth expansion of “disparate impact” claims attached to Defense Authorization bill

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 9:40am

Never let a good Defense Authorizatio bill go to waste.

Two Democratic Senators (Whitehouse and Franken) together with socialist Bernie Sanders have attached co-sponsored an amendment to the Defense Authorization bill which would expand so-called “disparate impact” claims under Title VI.  (added) The amendment was submitted by Sherrod Brown, who is...

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Hollywood Freak Show for Elizabeth Warren

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 5, 2012 at 8:12am

Hollywood and progressive groups have been funding Elizabeth Warren since day one.

This video released yesterday is a virtual freak show of Hollywood progressives supporting Warren, including the foul Sarah Silverman.

For good measure, they throw in a few Democratic politicians, including Sheldon “Opposition to Obamacare is just like Kristallnact” Whitehouse and Mike...

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Earthquake rumblings in Rhode Island Senate race — Sheldon Whitehouse down to single digit lead

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 22, 2012 at 1:26pm

I have been following the Senate race in my home State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations since last December, when I asked you to meet Barry Hinckley, the guy who can take down Sheldon Whitehouse

I wrote at the time: ”The Senate seat in Rhode Island could be the shocker of 2012.”

Since that time I have...

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Hey Paul Ryan haters, your congressional insider trader suspect actually is Sheldon Whitehouse

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 13, 2012 at 7:45pm

Paul Ryan falsely was accused today by left-wing bloggers, most notably Matthew Yglesias (formerly of Think Progress now of Slate), of insider trading based on confidential information provided by the Treasury Secretary to Congress on September 18, 2008.

That day, Ryan traded Citigroup stock.

The accusation fell apart when someone noticed that the...

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Sheldon Whitehouse, PACman

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 6:24pm

Sheldon Whitehouse famously invoked Kristallnacht and lynchings when describing opponents of Obamacare, and regularly demonizes those who oppose him on policy grounds.

Whitehouse is running a campaign attacking the influence of PAC “special interest” money.

Whitehouse’s opponent, Barry Hinckley, held a press conference and released a web video pointing out that Whitehouse is Rhode Island’s...

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Sheldon Whitehouse, no will, no way

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 6:28pm

Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) earned a special place in the annals of odious Senatorial speeches when, on the eve of the Obamacare vote in the Senate in December 2009, he invoked Kristallnacht and lynchings when speaking of opponents of Obamacare:

History cautions us of the excesses to which these malignant, vindictive passions can ultimately lead. Tumbrels...

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Cicilline vulnerable in RI-01

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 11:03am

One of my focus races is the attempt by Republican Brendan Doherty to unseat Democrat David Cicilline in RI-01, my home district.

Cicilline is very unpopular due to the mess he left behind when he was the Mayor of Providence.  While Cicilline was able to hide the problems when he ran for...

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Joe Biden visits “Road Island” to support Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 10:45am

Sheldon Whitehouse, the luckiest investor in America, has to go.

Support Barry Hinckley.  With recent news of Whitehouse’s abysmal favorability rating, it’s doable.  It would be the shocker of 2012, in a place they are not expecting it.

Hinckley just released this web video on The Historic Ocassion of The Visit of The Honorable Joseph...

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Meet the guy who can take down Sheldon Whitehouse

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at 10:24am

Operation Counterweight has started.  We need people in the House and Senate who are not afraid to fight.

In many states and districts, it will be easy.  In others it will be hard. We are going to have to win a couple of hard ones in order to have the Senate...

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Sheldon Whitehouse, luckiest investor in America?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 9:44am

Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), who has been vicious in his attacks on opponents of Obamacare, is accused of insider trading in...

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Waiting for Sheldon Whitehouse’s speech on OWS “malignant, vindictive passions”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 3:16pm

In December 2009, on the eve of the Senate vote on Obamacare, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) issued a blistering speech on the floor of the Senate lashing out at opposition to Obamacare, which was led by the Tea Party movement, in the most inflammatory terms.

Among other things, Whitehouse invoked...

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Rhode Island leads the way (into the fiscal abyss)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 12:15pm

You know all about Rhode Island’s pension and other fiscal problems stemming from an out-of-control public sector which made promises which could be kept only under the most rosy of scenarios, in a state almost completely controlled by unions:

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A First Challenger for Sheldon Whitehouse

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 11:07am

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), who has lashed out repeatedly at Republicans and the Tea Party movement, is up for reelection. Whitehouse has a lot of money in the bank, and surely will use his connections to the White House in the campaign, but is vulnerable.

While there are a number of ...

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