More Chuck Schumer Articles

  • 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.

  • Schumer: Let pharmacies fill pet prescriptions

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says pet owners could save millions of dollars on prescriptions for their animals if they could buy the drugs at ordinary pharmacies. The New York Democrat says Sunday that he's working with U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut on legislation...

  • 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.

  • Schumer: Name vets' cemetery for OSS head Donovan

    PEMBROKE, N.Y. (AP) — A push is on to name the new national cemetery in western New York for a decorated veteran of two wars who founded what became the Central Intelligence Agency. Veteran's group leaders and Sen. Charles Schumer visited the site in Pembroke in Genesee County on Monday. They...

  • Which way will Chuck Schumer jump after the midterms: Senate Banking or Democratic leadership?

    As odds rise that Republicans will seize control of the U.S. Senate, there's speculation over Sen. Chuck Schumer's future in the Democratic leadership, which could see major shakeups if relegated to minority status.

  • After Hobby Lobby ruling, Democrats move to amend RFRA

    Liberal groups and congressional Democrats are moving forward with plans to reform the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in the wake of the Supreme Court's ruling Monday in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.

  • When it comes to importing diseases, Chuck Schumer sees the tree, misses the forest

    Sen. Chuck Schumer is warning that tourists returning from the World Cup in Brazil could pose a possible health risk to the U.S., requesting that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stay on the lookout for the chikungunya virus.



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