" So, you may have a question for me ... Why do you care? Why do you, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat of Rhode Island, care if we Republicans run off the climate cliff like a bunch of proverbial lemmings and disgrace ourselves? I’ll tell you why. We’re stuck in this together. We are stuck in this together. "
" President Obama and Leader Pelosi have made job creation their top priority and I am pleased that we will have the opportunity to focus on our efforts to grow jobs in Rhode Island and invest in America's high-tech industries "