Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D., R.I.) spoke Wednesday on the dangers of ‘dark money’ groups funding Congress, at an event funded by the Center For American Progress and the American Constitution Society—both of which have received funding from dark money organizations.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D., R.I.), a frequent critic of “dark money” influencing Congress, has connections to Gara LaMarche, the president of Democracy Alliance, a secretive group which helps coordinate funding between left-wing donors and Democratic Congress members.
More law enforcement officers die from suicide than in the line of duty, yet federal programs to support their health have gone unfunded in recent years. Sen. Josh Hawley introduced a bill Wednesday aimed at correcting this often-fatal oversight.
Rhode Island senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D.) filed an amicus brief in court cases where cities and counties in California are suing major energy production companies for damages related to climate change, but did not disclose he had taken political donations from the attorneys who are conducting that litigation.
Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (R.I.) used Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing to launch an attack on the Federalist Society, a conservative legal organization.