Latest Sheldon Whitehouse Stories

2011-04-18 12:48:00

LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "While the $12.5 million in cuts to the NEA this year represents a significant reduction, it is encouraging that Congress did not go through with the more extreme measures that House Republicans proposed earlier this year.

2010-05-06 11:53:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, the only national organization creating hope in a comprehensive way through research, patient support, community outreach and advocacy for a cure, applauds U.S.

2009-06-26 12:39:00

Quality Parts Coalition Applauds Solution to Looming Car Company Parts Monopoly WASHINGTON, June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the summer travel season underway, Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) yesterday introduced the "Access To Repair Parts Act," H.R. 3059, in the U.S.

2009-06-11 17:02:00

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse for voting today to approve historic legislation that gives the U.S.

2009-06-05 08:51:22

Bank lobbyists have retained their clout and their financial war chests in spite of the financial crisis, the president of a bank trade group said. Cam Fine, president of the Independent Community Bankers of America, said political action committees the ICBA runs now have 40 percent more financing than they did a year ago, The New York Times reported Friday. The banks get it.

2009-05-21 14:30:00

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds U.S.

2009-03-23 12:08:53

Individuals bankruptcy filings are again on the rise and may reach 1.6 million this year, a law professor at the University of Illinois said. Filings increased 32 percent to 1.1 million in 2008, in spite of a 2005 reform law that grew out of concern about rising bankruptcy rates, USA Today reported Monday. Before the reform bill, in 2005, 2 million filed for bankruptcy.

2008-09-28 15:00:30

By JOHN E MULLIGAN WASHINGTON -- The Senate yesterday cleared for President Bush's signature a $634-billion spending bill that lifts a ban on offshore oil drilling, raises military pay, aids hurricane and flood victims, and finances government operations into next year.

Word of the Day
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'