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Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

U.S. Senator from Rhode Island
United States Senate

Sheldon Whitehouse represents Rhode Island in U.S. Senate, where he has earned a reputation as a fierce advocate for progressive values and a thoughtful legislator capable of reaching bipartisan solutions. He has been at the center of efforts to rebuild our nation’s infrastructure, reform the criminal and juvenile justice systems, protect Americans from toxic chemicals in everyday products, address ocean plastic waste, and respond to the opioid crisis. Whitehouse co-founded the Senate Climate Action Task Force to build support for action to address carbon pollution, and sits on Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis.