Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., describes how the environment and climate change are inextricably linked to health. (Meena Ganesan/Washington Post Live)

Sen. Whitehouse at The Washington Post’s Health Beyond Health Care forum June 18. (Photo by Evelyn Hockstein/The Washington Post)

“There are some early conversations emerging between Republicans and Democrats both in Congress and outside of Congress. There are a few of us inside, to say, ‘Okay, look. We’re going to agree to disagree about Obamacare. But there’s a lot that’s going on out there that we should be talking about.'”

-Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat from Rhode Island


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