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Stories with person: Sheldon Whitehouse
  • A look at where Senate Democrats stand on the Iran deal 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 2:14 pm

    Congress will vote next month on a resolution to disapprove of the White House-backed nuclear deal struck with Iran by the U.S., Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany. The deal aims to dismantle Iran's nuclear capabilities in exchange for billions in international sanctions relief.

  • Senate OKs Lobster Day resolution pushed by Maine senators 
    Updated: Aug-07-15 7:59 am

    PORTLAND, Maine - The U.S. Senate has approved a resolution introduced by Maine Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King granting the lobster a national day of celebration.