The ANCA carefully tracks Members of Congress on a range of issues of concern to Armenian Americans. We compile this information and present the profile of each Member in an easy-to-read Report Card format. Congressional grades and endorsements for the 116th Congress will be announced on October, 2020.

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ANCA Report Card: 116th Congress (2019-2020)

Sheldon Whitehouse

D- Rhode Island
U.S. Senate

2020 GRADE

Cosponsored the Armenian Genocide Resolution, S.Res.150? Yes
Cosponsored the Azerbaijan Human Rights / Arms Ban Resolution, S.Res.754? No
Cosponsored the Turkey Human Rights / Arms Ban Resolution, S.Res.755? No
Signed the 2020 Letter Condemning Azerbaijan/Turkey Attacks? Yes
Signed the 2020 Letter Supporting Artsakh De-Mining? Yes
Signed the 2019 Letter Supporting Artsakh De-Mining? No
Signed the 2020 Letter to the Library of Congress Urging them to Properly Categorize the Armenian Genocide? Yes
Issued a 2020 Statement Calling for Artsakh Recognition? No
Issued a 2020 Statement Condemning Azerbaijan/Turkey Attacks on Armenia/Artsakh? Yes
Issued an April 24th Statement Marking the Armenian Genocide in 2019/2020? No

12/13/19 - Sen. Whitehouse tweeted "Yesterday was a great day for the Armenian community as the Senate passed unanimously our resolution condemning the Ottoman genocide of the Armenian people." View the tweet here.

04/29/19 - Sen. Whitehouse posted the following to Facebook: "Young Scouts sing in memorial of genocide of Armenians." View the Facebook post here.

01/18/19 - Sen. Whitehouse tweeted "I was pleased to meet with Varuzhan Nersesyan, Armenia’s Ambassador to the U.S, and welcome him to DC. The #Armenian community has contributed greatly to the well-being of #RI & I look forward to working with the Ambassador to continue to strengthen U.S.-Armenia relations." View the tweet here.
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