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"This budget deal also includes long-awaited disaster relief for Texas, Louisiana, Florida, the western states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands," according to Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. "Many of these places are still taking their first steps in the long march to recovery. Much of ...
Announced Wednesday by McConnell and Schumer, the Senate's sweeping budget agreement seeks to end the need for short-term funding bills by raising spending caps on both defense and nondefense programs over the next two years. The package includes a number of items demanded by Pelosi and ...
"This budget deal is the first real sprout of bipartisanship, and it should break the long cycle of spending crises that have snarled this Congress and hampered our middle class," said Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-New York. The plan could see initial votes in the Senate as soon as Wednesday ...
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced additional funding for community health centers. Most significantly, CHIP got an extra four years of funding--bringing the previous six-year extension to a full decade. The extra extension would save the federal government $6 billion, according ...
Senate leaders said Wednesday they've reached agreement on a two-year budget deal that would raise spending for both defense and domestic programs. Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer announced the deal on the floor, just a day before ...

Senate leaders from both parties have made a budget deal that will boost defense and domestic spending. This comes as our national debt is already soaring and just as interest rates are on the rise. Not even the "Disruptor-in-Chief" Donald Trump seems willing to slay the sacred spending cow.
A dozen U.S. House members from Texas sent a letter to leaders in the U.S. Senate Thursday urging quick action on a bill that would provide billions more in ... reads the letter sent Thursday to Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell, R-Kentucky and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-New York.
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer · Charles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerSchumer: Nunes intent on undermining 'rule of law' with altered memo Manchin responds to Pence attacks: 'This is why Washington sucks' What Trump didn't say in his State of the Union address MORE (D-N.Y.) demanded ...
"I am confident that with this bill, we could put multi-employer pension plans back on track and prevent further drastic cuts to retirees' hard-earned savings, including those here in the capital Region," said Schumer, the Senate minority leader, during an appearance at the Teamsters' "Labor Temple" in ...
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer Charles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerSchumer: Nunes intent on undermining 'rule of law' with altered memo Manchin responds to Pence attacks: 'This is why Washington sucks' What Trump didn't say in his State of the Union address MORE (D-N.Y.) said President Trump ...
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer · Charles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerSchumer: Nunes intent on undermining 'rule of law' with altered memo Manchin responds to Pence attacks: 'This is why Washington sucks' What Trump didn't say in his State of the Union address MORE (D-N.Y.) said Democrats will ...
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, center, speaks at a press conference urging Senate Republicans to support the passage of emergency funding ... Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer plans to draw attention to the nation's opioid epidemic at President Donald Trump's first State of the Union ...
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer said Sunday that the Democrats would seek to introduce a provision to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who heads the Justice Department's Russia investigation, to the budget resolution that is under consideration by Congress. "The most important thing ...
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer was in Albany today, joining with Teamsters who have suffered cuts to their pension benefits and are at risk of losing even more. WAMC's capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas was at the Albany Labor Temple. According to Schumer's office, the New York ...
Senator Charles Schumer wants the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to send a flu surveillance team to New York as the number of cases continues to increase. The number of flu cases is up more than 50-percent in just one week. That troubling statistic comes from Sen. Schumer, who says the epidemic ...
WASHINGTON - Until the government shutdown last week, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer believed cutting a deal with President Donald Trump was his best chance to protect "dreamers," the more than 1 million undocumented immigrants who had arrived in this country as children. Now the faith ...

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer will headline a fundraiser in Houston on Saturday that will raise money for several Democratic Senate incumbents and candidates, including U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke of El Paso, who is vying to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz. But it's the fundraiser's ...
Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer Charles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerTrump: If there's no wall, there's no DACA fix Chuck Schumer's deal with the devil Americans are catching on to Dems' tax bill smear campaign MORE (N.Y.) on Saturday blasted President Trump · Donald John TrumpTrump: If ...
A quick search of the Congressional Record reveals what former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and current Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) had to say about shutting down the government in 2013: ... -Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), October 1, 2013. "Open the government by ...
Too late, they remember Sen. Charles Schumer controls the Senate and Rep. Nancy Pelosi is minding the House. Their super-smart plot comes to nothing and Congress returns to fighting over ideology and finances. Meanwhile, bored Pence heads over to the House to grouse with the Freedom Caucus.
Democrats are feeling increasingly confident about their chances of winning back the House and Senate in the 2018 midterms. After a surprising victory in Alabama's Senate election last month, the party felt like it had momentum. Decisions by a pair of high-profile House GOP incumbents, Reps. Darrell Issa ...
WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer on Monday asked the Internal Revenue Service to give a break to all New York taxpayers who paid their 2018 property taxes early in order to ease the pain of the coming limits to the state and local tax deduction. A tax code overhaul passed by ...
"With full caucus support," said Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., one of the lawmakers spearheading the effort, "it's clear that Democrats are committed to fighting to keep the Internet from becoming the Wild West where ISPs are free to offer premium service to only the wealthiest customers ...
Stephen Colbert greeted Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) with a question on Monday's Late Show: "How's your friend Donald Trump?" "Getting worse every day," Schumer said. He said Trump tried flattery and calling him names, but Democrats "stick by our values," laying out an election year theme: "We're ...
Y.) said Monday evening that he "totally believe[s]" Sen. Dick Durbin · Richard (Dick) Joseph DurbinDemocrats turn on Al Franken Minnesota's largest newspaper calls on Franken to resign Democratic senator predicts Franken will resign Thursday MORE (D-Ill.) in Durbin's dispute with President Trump ...
The inclement weather caused the Senate's first week back from the holidays to sputter out, but both chambers of Congress are slated to be back in town in the coming week. Lawmakers will jump back into a familiar task: funding the government before a shutdown deadline. The stopgap spending measure ...
It was the reconciliation instructions under the budget acts for this year and the prior year that gave Republicans in the Senate the chance to pass meaningful legislation: First, the attempt to repeal Obamacare with only 51 votes, and second the success of passing their tax reform bill with 51 votes. There are ...
Senate Democrats are holding up the disaster aid because they say it doesn't provide enough relief to hurricane-ravaged places like Puerto Rico. They are seeking changes to the legislation before allowing it to move forward. But some Republicans have reacted angrily to the move, accusing Democratic ...
The Democrats, led by Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, are running out the clock on every nominee, demanding 30 hours of "debate" (of course no one shows up to actually debate) in hopes that, come 2019, they will return to the majority. Then they can stop nominations the old-fashioned way ...
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer asks for order during debate over GOP tax bill on Senate floor. pic.twitter.com/NeGgV28qvV ... Y.) interrupted his floor speech during the Senate's vote on the GOP tax bill early Wednesday to admonish Republicans in the chamber for speaking during his speech.
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer Charles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerAmerica isn't ready to let Sessions off his leash Schumer celebrates New York Giants firing head coach: 'About time' GOP should reject the left's pessimism and the deficit trigger MORE (D-N.Y.) said Friday that he intends to force a ...
The office of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has handed fake documents to Capitol police containing fabricated allegations of sexual harassment. The fake ... U.S. Senator Charles Schumer talks to the media after a weekly Senate Democrats luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 7. Reuters.
The tweet came one day after the administration announced it would postpone implementing sanctions against Russia, despite a law calling for them passed by the Senate in a 98-2 vote last year. Schumer questioned if the decision and the visit are linked and accused Trump of ignoring the sanctions ...
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer · Charles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerSchumer: Nunes intent on undermining 'rule of law' with altered memo Manchin responds to Pence attacks: 'This is why Washington sucks' What Trump didn't say in his State of the Union address MORE (D-N.Y.) on Monday ripped ...
Top Senate Democrat Charles E. Schumer has pulled back an offer of $25 billion for President Trump's long-promised southern border wall, as ... likely to push the combatants toward the compromises needed to produce a bill that can pass both the tea-party-driven House and the more pragmatic Senate.
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer · Charles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerAmerica isn't ready to let Sessions off his leash Schumer celebrates New York Giants firing head coach: 'About time' GOP should reject the left's pessimism and the deficit trigger MORE (D-N.Y.) on Thursday urged his GOP ...
"Over the past year, President Trump, unfortunately, squandered and squandered the moral authority that comes with the presidency of the United States," Schumer said from the Senate floor. He added the "moral authority" let America "bring a light to the world" but it "is declining under President Trump's ...
The Senate's top two members laid down goal posts for budget talks on Wednesday, ahead of a meeting with the White House to try to hammer out a budget deal and tackle ... Y.) took to the Senate floor on Wednesday to detail their priorities for any agreement, while urging the other party to compromise.
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer Charles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerAmerica isn't ready to let Sessions off his leash Schumer celebrates New York Giants firing head coach: 'About time' GOP should reject the left's pessimism and the deficit trigger MORE (D-N.Y.) ripped President Trump · Donald John ...
More than 200 people gathered at Brooklyn's Grand army Plaza on Saturday night, and then marched to the nearby home of Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer. "We want to remind Sen. Schumer that 122 undocumented students lose their status every single day," a man said during the ...
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer arrive for a news conference in the Capitol on Dec. ... When 18 Senate Democrats joined Republicans to pass a short-term spending bill on Thursday, it marked yet another day of disappointment for Dreamers and their ...
New York's U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer says a federal rule change that's stopping donated Christmas trees from being sent to American troops overseas is straight out of the Grinch's playbook. The top Senate Democrat sent a letter to the U.S. postmaster on Thursday urging her to immediately waive ...
The CRA gives Congress the ability, with a majority in the House and Senate, to repeal agency rules. Republicans employed the tactic frequently during the first half of the year to roll back rules passed during the last days of the Obama administration. "One, this CRA doesn't need the support of the majority ...
The office of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has handed fake documents to Capitol police containing fabricated allegations of sexual harassment. The fake lawsuit document was reportedly forwarded on Tuesday to several news organizations including Axios, CNN, and the Washington Post, and ...
A person familiar with their discussions said Schumer called Franken immediately after Politico published a story Wednesday detailing accusations from a former Congressional aide who said Franken attempted to force a kiss on her in 2006, before he was elected to the U.S. Senate. The source said ...
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi · Nancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiRight scrambles GOP budget strategy Dem rep Moulton calls on Franken to resign Mark Mellman: History's judgment MORE fired back at President Trump on Wednesday after he said a government shutdown "could happen" on ...
Now, alarmingly, several members of Congress, including Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., are co-sponsoring a bill which, if enacted, would do just that -- abridge the freedom of speech. The Israel Anti-boycott Act aims to penalize companies and individuals that support the nonviolent tactic of boycott to ...
Chuck Schumer of New York listens during a news conference with Senate Democratic leadership on Nov. 28 on Capitol Hill in Washington. Schumer will tour Hudson Falls on Friday ... HUDSON FALLS -- U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., will be in Hudson Falls on Friday morning to take a tour of the ...
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer told Sen. ... The New York Democrat told Franken in a phone call that he needed to resign from the Senate after Wednesday morning's publication of further allegations of sexual misconduct by Franken, according to a person familiar with the conversation.


 

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