The standard credit card agreement gives the lender the power to bleed their customer through evolving and ever more crafty tricks and trapsSenate reviews credit card relief bill Mar 24, 2009
Republicans on the Judiciary Committee have asked Eric Holder to make a commitment, before he is even confirmed, that he will not prosecute any Bush administration officials for their involvement in acts of torture during the last administrationWhitehouse: GOP unreasonable on Holder Jan 23, 2009
Although that was yesterday, yesterday bears on today through EPA's advisory panels that may still contain industry representatives that have been packed on to the panel to influence decisions, (as well as) in tainted regulatory decisions on ozone, soot, mercuryEPA nominee talks tough on CO2, coal ash in hearing Jan 14, 2009
We know this president dislikes compromise, but this time he has taken his stubborn approach too far. He is whipping up false fears and creating artificial confrontation. As the president himself said in the Rose Garden, 'there is really no excuse for letting this critical legislation expire.' So let's get it doneWhitehouse criticizes intelligence debate Feb 16, 2008
The Chafee name is obviously a very good name in Rhode IslandWhitehouse to stand for U.S. Senate.seat Apr 05, 2005
Sheldon Whitehouse (born October 20, 1955) is the junior U.S. 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 Rand and career diplomat Charles S. Whitehouse, and grandson of diplomat Sheldon Whitehouse. He graduated from St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire, and from Yale University in 1978. He received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1982.
Whitehouse worked as a clerk for Judge Richard F. Neely in the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia from 1982 to 1983. He also worked in the Rhode Island Attorney General's office as a special assistant attorney general from 1985 to 1990, chief of the Regulatory Unit (which oversaw utilities) from 1988 to 1990, and also an assistant attorney general from 1989 to 1990.