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  • Chuck Schumer asks FTC to probe use of fitness data

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the use of personal fitness data gathered from bracelets and cell phone applications by the companies that sell them, saying it can be sold to advertisers or others without users' knowledge or...

  • Chuck Schumer calls for federal rules on drone use

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says privately operated drone aircraft are posing a threat to safety and privacy and should be regulated by the federal government. The Democrat says New York has become "the wild west" for private drones since a court case limited the federal...

  • Schumer pushes Pentagon on NY WWI hero's behalf

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer has met with a top-ranking Pentagon official in an effort to get a Medal of Honor awarded to a World War I hero from Albany. The New York Democrat says he met Tuesday with the undersecretary of defense who oversees decisions regarding the nation's...

  • NY lawmakers push for airline safety devices

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two U.S. legislators on Sunday urged the government to study whether American passenger jets should be equipped with devices protecting them against missiles like the one that brought down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine and projectiles fired near Tel Aviv's airport. U.S....

  • EXography: Some senators, including Harry Reid, rarely go home; other senators do it constantly

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid rarely makes time to travel back to Nevada and listen to the voters who sent him to Washington, according to a Washington Examiner review of Senate disbursement records.

  • Dark money fuels Democrats' push against other dark money: Examiner Editorial

    Many liberals have an almost-religious faith in the ability of campaign finance laws to clean up politics. In the real world, however, political money always finds the loopholes.

  • For Capitol Hill Democrats, 'shutdown' is the new 'bailout'

    On Monday, Senate Democrats used the word "shutdown" 13 times to describe what would happen if Republicans don't support a compromise bill to pay for summer and fall road projects.

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