Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)

Senator for Rhode Island, Democrat

Sheldon Whitehouse


We agree 44% of the time.


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 Attorney General, 1999-2003; US Senate, 2007-present
Elected in year: 2006
Next election in year: 2024
Family: 2 children
Education: JD Univ. of VA, 1982
Ethnicity: Caucasian


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Facebook Address: SenatorWhitehouse



Environment and Public Works

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


  • Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure
  • Health Care
  • Taxation and IRS Oversight


  • Constitution
  • Federal Courts, Oversight, Agency Action, and Federal Rights
  • Human Rights and the Law
  • Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Safety


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 200
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-453-5294
Fax: (401) 453-5085


We Agree
of the time
title level sponsored our position their vote agree/disagree year
Bill: S 205
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S J Res 1
Equal Rights Amendment
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2021
Bill: S 1831
3D Gun Safety Act of 2019
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: S 1787
Miranda's Law
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S J Res 5
Equal Rights Amendment - Senate
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2017
Bill: S 2974
A bill Ensure Funding for National Human Trafficking Hotline
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2016
Bill: S 2577
Justice for All Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2016
Bill: S 524
Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2015
Bill: S 178
Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2015