Sheldon Whitehouse – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Currently Elected U.S. Senate, Rhode Island

Rhode Island Democratic Party
Websitewww.whitehouse.senate.gov
175 Carroll AveNewport, RI 02840
(401) 453-5294
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Biographical
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)
Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office
Government
Government Reform
Lobbying Reform
Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iraq
Iraq
Continued US Military Presence in Iraq
Guns
Guns
Gun Control Legislation
Renewal of Ban on Assault Weapons Purchases
Education
Education
Higher Education
Student Loans, Scholarships and Pell Grants
No Child Left Behind Act, a General Statement
School Safety
Improving Education
Classroom Size
No Child Left Behind Act Federal Funding Level
Environment
Environment
ANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) Oil Drilling
Toxic Waste
National Parks
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance
Medically Uninsured or Underinsured
Crime
Crime, a General Statement
Reducing Crime
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
Energy
Renewable Energy, Solar, Biomass and Wind
Energy Efficiency and Standards
Veterans
Veterans, a General Statement
GI Bill & Veterans' Benefits
Prescription Drugs
Prescription Drugs, a General Statement
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program for Seniors
Social Security & Pensions
Social Security
Long Term Viability of Social Security
Privatizing Social Security
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