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Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)

Senator for Rhode Island, Democrat

Sheldon Whitehouse


Home town: Newport
Born: October 20, 1955
Born in: Manhattan, NY
Occupation: Attorney
Religion: Episcopal
Marital status: M
Spouse: Sandra
Previous political experience: US Attorney, 1994-98; RI Atty. General, 1999-2003
Elected in year: 2006
Next election in year: 2018
Family: 2 children
Education: JD Univ. of VA, 1982
Ethnicity: Caucasian


Twitter Handle: @SenWhitehouse
Facebook Address: SenatorWhitehouse



Environment and Public Works

  • Clean Air and Nuclear Safety
  • Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water
  • Transportation and Infrastructure

Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

  • Employment and Workplace Safety
  • Primary Health and Retirement Security


  • Crime and Terrorism
  • Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts
  • Privacy, Technology and the Law

Special Committee on Aging


Washington, D.C. Office:

530 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-2921
Fax: (202) 228-6362

Providence Office:

170 Westminster Street, Suite 1100
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-453-5294
Fax: (401) 453-5085