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Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said that if there's a government shutdown, President Trump and Republicans would be to blame. He added that Democrats will be sticking to the $1.6 billion that was negotiated for the border wall. His comments came during a news conference with reporters on the Hill following a meeting with the Democratic caucus. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: mr. farr, north carolina, thomas farr, feinstein
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Chris Cuomo asks the tough questions to newsmakers in Washington and around the world.
Topics: Nancy Pelosi, US House, US Congress, Guns, Elections, Crime, Health Care, Iraq, Bipartisanship,...
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The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) hosted an Election Night watch party in Washington, DC. DNC Chair Thomas Perez, DCCC Committee Chair Rep. Ben Lujan (D-NM), and Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) made remarks to celebrate the Democrats taking back control of the U.S. House of Representatives. Sponsor: Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Topics: Nancy Pelosi, US House, US Congress, Elections, Health Care, Medicare, Medicaid, Drugs, Jobs,...
[LIVE] House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds a news conference to discuss the results of the 2018 midterm elections that handed her party control of the U.S. House of Representatives for the 116th Congress. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: ronald reagan, washington, minnesota
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A look at the day's news and headlines.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Elections, Immigration, Infrastructure, Supreme Court,...
[LIVE] Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) holds a news conference to discuss elections results. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: mr. schumer, wisconsin, robert mueller, trump, donald trump, michigan, pennsylvania, joe donnelly,...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) held a news conference to discuss the results of 2018 midterm elections calling it "a good morning for Senate Republicans." Majority Leader McConnell thanked President Trump for supporting Republican Senate candidates saying, "it clearly had a positive impact on the outcome." In addition, he was asked about possible attempts by House Democrats in trying to obtain the president's tax records. Senate McConnell responded saying,...
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A look at the day's top news and headlines.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Elections, Bipartisanship, Health Care, Medicaid,...
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) held a news conference to discuss the results of the 2018 midterm elections. He said the Democratic flip of the U.S. House would provide a "check" on President Trump. He also answered questions on the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and on how various campaign messages worked for both his party and the Republicans. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: mr. schumer, donald trump, wisconsin, trump, pennsylvania, nancy pelosi, schumer, mueller, michigan
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On Election Day 2018, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM) predicted the Democratic Party would win control of the U.S. House of Representatives. The two spoke hours before polls closed. DCCC Chair Lujan laid out the investments by the party in district races and the policy issues that are motivating voters in the midterm election. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Nancy Pelosi, US House, US Congress, Elections
Paul Ryan Archive
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A weeknight look at the news, featuring interviews, analysis and panel discussions hosted by Bret Baier.
Topics: Paul Ryan, US House, US Congress, Immigration, Legal Issues
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CBS' venerable Sunday-morning newsmaker-interview show also aired in prime time in 1960 and '61. When the series premiered in 1954, the first guest was Sen. Joseph McCarthy.
Topics: Paul Ryan, US House, US Congress, Elections, Taxes, Supreme Court, Economy, Jobs, Drugs,...
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The veteran newsman breaks down the day's top stories and how they impact American taxpayers. Also: emerging financial trends and top market moves are highlighted in a "Moneyline" segment.
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Health Care
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House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) attended a campaign rally in New Jersey in support of Jay Webber, a Republican running to fill the seat being vacated by Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ), who is retiring. Sponsor: Webber for Congress
Topics: Paul Ryan, US House, US Congress, Elections
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) delivered remarks on a number of policy topics at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. He talked about what he described as legislative accomplishments since 2016, what he plans to do upon his departure from Congress in January 2019, and what he said was an energized GOP voting base resulting from the Supreme Court confirmation process for Brett Kavanaugh. Sponsor: National Press Club | Newsmaker
Topics: ryan, wisconsin, paul ryan, jack kemp, washington, goodlet, kavanaugh, khashoggi, the v.a., daca,...
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Analysis and discussion of the day's top stories and compelling issues from Lawrence O'Donnell.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Medicaid, Social Security, Medicare
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California Governor Jerry Brown and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg began planning a global climate conference after the Trump administration announced its intention last year to withdraw from the Paris Climate agreement. Thousands of leaders from all sectors of society from around the world gathered in San Francisco in mid-September, to showcase their climate action and to focus on lowering global emissions. Speakers included actor Harrison Ford, Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson, House...
Topics: Nancy Pelosi, US House, US Congress, Climate Change, Environment
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Brian Williams examines the day's top political stories and current political-campaign news.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Elections
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Brian Williams examines the day's top political stories and current political-campaign news.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnelll (R-KY) held a press conference following the Senate's vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the next Supreme Court Justice. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: mcconnell, brett kavanaugh, clarence thomas, washington, collins
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CBS' venerable Sunday-morning newsmaker-interview show also aired in prime time in 1960 and '61. When the series premiered in 1954, the first guest was Sen. Joseph McCarthy.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Supreme Court, Women, Civil Rights, Elections, Taxes,...
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Guests include Sen. Lindsey Graham; Ronna McDaniel; and Sen. Ben Cardin. Josh Holmes, Chris Stirewalt, Marie Harf and Juan Williams are on the panel. Also: an interview with Matthew Wendel.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Supreme Court, Women, Civil Rights, Elections
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer responded to Majority Leader McConnell's remarks about the confirmation process for Brett Kavanaugh. He also spoke about Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault charge against Judge Kavanaugh. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, fbi, mister, feinstein
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed a motion to limit debate on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. He began by saying the Senate was receiving the results of the FBI report on sexual allegations against Brett Kavanaugh. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. mcconnell, kavanaugh, brett m. kavanaugh
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Senate Majority Mitch McConnell spoke about the nomination Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. He was critical of Democrats' attempts to block the nomination. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, fbi, brett kavanaugh, durban
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Senate Minority Leader Schumer spoke about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Senator Schumer was critical of President Trump's comments about Christine Blasey Ford at a campaign rally. The New York Democrat called on President Trump to apologized to her. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, the f.b.i., trump, mcconnell, donald trump, dr. blasey ford, clintons, mcgahn
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Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters on the legislative agenda for the week following their weekly party caucus lunch. All of the questions from reporters focused on the timing of confirmation votes for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's nominee to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court left by retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) also spoke on the Kavanaugh nomination and the sexual assault allegations against the nominee. Sponsor:...
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Senate Majority Leader McConnell spoke about the conduct of Democrats during the Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination process, saying that they keep "moving the goal posts." He declared again a final confirmation vote would happen on "this floor, this week." Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Republican leaders spoke to reporters on the legislative agenda. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said there would be a vote on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court. He and the other leaders criticized what they called stall tactics by Senate Democrats. Senator John Thune (R-SD), the chair of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, also talked briefly about progress of a reauthorization measure for the Federal Aviation...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer came to the floor to laud the 1-week delay in the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation process to allow for an FBI investigation. He was followed by Majority Leader McConnell, who lamented the confirmation process and blamed Democrats for the partisanship regarding the nomination. He also blamed Christine Blasey Ford for being intransigent in her negotiations with the Judiciary Committee. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Charles Schumer, Supreme Court, Women
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer came to the floor to laud the 1-week delay in the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation process to allow for an FBI investigation. He was followed by Majority Leader McConnell, who lamented the confirmation process and blamed Democrats for the partisanship regarding the nomination. He also blamed Christine Blasey Ford for being intransigent in her negotiations with the Judiciary Committee. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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[LIVE] House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi holds her weekly press conference. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | House Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: kavanaugh, fbi, trump, texas, nagler, mitchell, united states senate
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke about the hearing on the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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New York Senator Chuck Schumer (D) came to the Senate floor to address the recently filed affidavit of Julie Swetnick accusing Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. He called on the GOP to immediately suspend proceedings on the nomination, the President to order an FBI investigation into the nominees background, and Judge Kavanaugh to withdraw his nomination. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, fbi
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell decried "uncorroborated decades-old" allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and then criticized how Democrats on the Judiciary Committee have handled the allegations of Christine Ford and lauded Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley's handling of the situation. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) spoke about sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh. He called for an FBI investigation on the allegations, and asks why Republicans are against a fact-finding probe. He also criticizes Judiciary Committee Chair Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) for not allowing other witnesses at Thursday's hearing and rushing the hearing. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, fbi, mcconnell, grassley
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and his leadership team spoke with reporters after their weekly lunch with Senate Republicans. They talked about some of the details of the forthcoming hearing with Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accused him of a 1982 incident of sexual assault, Christine Blasey Ford. Leader McConnell said that Republican members of the Judiciary Committee, all of them male, had hired a female staffer to ask questions during the...
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Senate Leader Mitch McConnell spoke about the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke on the floor, also talking about GOP attempts to "plow through" confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh. He went on to rebut charges from Majority Leader McConnell that Christine Ford's allegations are a "Democratic smear job." Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mcconnell, kavanaugh, fbi, dr. ford, grassley
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and former Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) were among the featured speakers at the annual Values Voter Summit hosted by the Family Research Council and its FRC Action legislative arm. Speakers talked about the intersection of national politics and social conservatism. Many speakers also talked about the sexual assault allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's nominee to replace retired Supreme Court justice Anthony Kennedy. Senator...
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Religion, Supreme Court
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said the allegations against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh are of the utmost gravity and the vote on his nomination should be postponed, at least, until the FBI completes its investigation. Sen. Schumer says he believes Christine Blasey Ford is credible. And he says there is no reason to rush the nomination through after hastily put together phone calls between the Judiciary Committee Staff and Christine Blasey Ford. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) took questions from reporters on the status of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court following sexual misconduct allegations against the nominee while in high school. The majority leader was joined by other GOP leaders. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) spoke on the floor about the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, noting that the allegations are 36 years old, that Kavanaugh denies them, and that Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein (D-California) has known about the allegations for weeks. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Democrats "leaked it to the press on the eve of the scheduled committee vote." He said accuser Christine Ford "will be heard" and Kavanaugh "will have the opportunity to defend himself." Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, grassley
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Seanet Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the FBI should re-open its background investigation of Brett Kavanaugh to consider the allegations of sexual assault made by Christine Ford. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, grassley, fbi, mcconnell, trump
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said the allegations against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh are of the utmost gravity and the vote on his nomination should be postponed, at least, until the FBI completes its investigation. Sen. Schumer says he believes Christine Blasey Ford is credible. And he says there is no reason to rush the nomination through after hastily put together phone calls between the Judiciary Committee Staff and Christine Blasey Ford. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: fbi, kavanaugh, brett kavanaugh, grassley, washington, kavanagh, dr. ford, c-span
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House Democrats held a news conference to talk about preparations for Hurricane Florence and the recovery efforts on Puerto Rico and in the Virgin Islands from 2017's hurricanes, Irma and Maria. Delegate Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) was critical of the federal government's response to the U.S. Virgin Islands and other island territories, saying funding for recovery of electrical and medical services severely lacked compared to response to hurricanes that hit Florida and Texas. Following questions...
Topics: pelosi, fema, washington, velasquez, plaskett, velazquez, texas, houston, donald trump, trump,...
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During a Republican leaders news conference, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) was asked about a recent tweet by the president challenging the number of reported deaths in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. The president said Democrats were trying to make him look bad. Mr. Ryan responded that "casualties don't make a person look bad" and that he had "no reason to dispute the numbers." He also answered questions on the economy, the Republicans' legislative agenda and the...
Topics: Paul Ryan, US House, US Congress, Natural Disasters, Puerto Rico, Economy, Religion
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House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) is interviewed by WisPolitics.com President Jeff Mayers in the U.S. Capitol Rayburn Room. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Office of the Speaker of the House
Topics: wisconsin, china, janesville, washington, john mccain
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Coverage of national and international news, including breaking stories.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Job Accomplishments, Supreme Court, Elections
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House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) held a news conference on the legislative agenda. He spoke about the unemployment rate, his plan for several spending bills working their way through the legislative process and trade. He also answered a question about a New York Times op-ed written by an anonymous source in the Trump administration. Speaker Ryan responded, "If you're not interested in helping the president, you shouldn't work for the president as far as I'm concerned." Sponsor: U.S....
Topics: ryan, mcconnell, the economy
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held a news conference on the legislative agenda. She talked about health care and prescription drug prices, and was asked about an anonymous New York Times op-ed written by someone in the Trump administration. In her response, she blamed Republicans in Congress for what she called "mayhem" in the White House. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | House Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: ms. pelosi, new york, washington, trump, nita lowey, nancy pelosi, mcconnell, brett kavanaugh,...
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[LIVE] House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) holds a news conference on the legislative agenda. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | House Radio and Television Gallery
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer objects to the Senate Judiciary Committee meeting for the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell then adjourned the Senate so the committee could continue meeting. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held a news conference on the legislative agenda. She talked about health care and prescription drug prices, and was asked about an anonymous New York Times op-ed written by someone in the Trump administration. In her response, she blamed Republicans in Congress for what she called "mayhem" in the White House. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | House Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: ms. pelosi, washington, new york, ryan, mcconnell, nita lowey, texas, massachusetts, trump
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[LIVE] Under an unanimous agreement reached by Senate leaders McConnell and Schumer this past week, the Senate voted on 7 US District Court nominations and will vote on 8 more judicial nominations during the week of September 4th. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. mcconnell, opposeed, shelby, leahy, united states of america
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During the Senate Judiciary committee's confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Sen. Schumer came to the floor to speak on the nomination and related document requests. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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[LIVE] A ceremony honoring the late Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) takes place in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | McCain, J. (R-AZ),U.S. Capitol
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Job Accomplishments
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[LIVE] A ceremony honoring the late Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) takes place in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | McCain, J. (R-AZ),U.S. Capitol
Topics: Paul Ryan, US House, US Congress, Job Accomplishments
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) addressed how the Senate might officially honor the late Senator John McCain (R-AZ). He said he "will be appointing a group on a bipartisan basis to convene after Labor Day, and to think thoroughly through the appropriate way to honor our colleague." He said he had not received advance notice of Sen. Schumer's idea about renaming the Russell Senate Office Building. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
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Senate Minority Leader Schumer spoke briefly about John McCain, and suggested that the Russell Senate Office Building be renamed for the Senator from Arizona. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell & Minority Leader Charles Schumer paid tribute to Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) who died Saturday. Senator Schumer said he & Senator Flake will be offering a resolution to rename the Russell Senate Office building for Senator McCain. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Job Accomplishments
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell & Minority Leader Charles Schumer paid tribute to Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) who died Saturday. Senator Schumer said he & Senator Flake will be offering a resolution to rename the Russell Senate Office building for Senator McCain. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Job Accomplishments
After making very brief remarks on two legal developments related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about his meeting with Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's nominee to replace retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Senator Schumer said he remains unsatisfied by Judge Kavanaugh's answers on a variety of questions, particularly those related to abortion rights...
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Supreme Court
After making very brief remarks on two legal developments related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about his meeting with Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's nominee to replace retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Senator Schumer said he remains unsatisfied by Judge Kavanaugh's answers on a variety of questions, particularly those related to abortion rights...
Topics: kavanaugh, kavanagh, michael cohen, shelby, brett kavanaugh, donald trump, roe v. wade, roberts
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) said Democrats stand ready to sue the National Archives for documents regarding Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh's work in the White House during the G.W. Bush administration. Sen. Schumer's comments came during a news conference on Capitol Hill with reporters. Also joining him were Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI). Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) said Democrats stand ready to sue the National Archives for documents regarding Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh's work in the White House during the G.W. Bush administration. Sen. Schumer's comments came during a news conference on Capitol Hill with reporters. Also joining him were Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI). Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) joined other Democrats and legal experts, calling on Republicans to release all documents from Judge Brett Kavanaugh's time in the White House under President George W. Bush. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
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House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) held his weekly press conference on Capitol Hill. The speaker said that he does not support the impeachment resolution introduced by Freedom Caucus lawmakers against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. He said that while it's important for Congress to exercise its oversight of the executive branch, Mr. Rosenstein's response to congressional requests for documents does not rise to the level of "high crimes and misdemeanors" that would warrant...
Topics: mr. ryan, russia, jason lewis, jim jordan, pelosi, rosenstein, mueller
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) commented on an effort by some House Republicans to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. "What they're making is a statement: President Trump is above the law," she said, adding Republicans would have a "price to pay" at the ballot box. The minority leader also talked about reuniting migrant families, health care and the tax law. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | House Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: ms. pelosi, helsinki, mueller, russia, ma, trump, rosenstein, washington, donald trump
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House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) joined the American Enterprise Institute for a discussion on political philosophy and constitutional principles in an age of growing populism and identity politics. Speaker Ryan talked about how new media and technology have contributed to a rise in tribalism, which he said runs counter to the more traditional Republican beliefs in classical liberalism. He also advocated for a return to civil society in contrast to the prevailing "zero-sum" mentality now...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, joined other House Democrats at a press conference on President Trump's bilateral summit in Helsinki, Finland with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The lawmakers were critical of President Trump's interaction with Mr. Putin, as well as his refusal to back the assessment of the U.S. intelligence community that Russia interfered in the 2016 election. Sponsor: U.S....
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At a news conference on the legislative agenda, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) responded several times to questions about President Trump's meeting in Helsinki, Finland with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The speaker stressed that Russia "did interfere" in the 2016 presidential election and described Putin's leadership as "menacing." When asked if he agreed with former CIA Director John Brennan that the president performed in a "treasonous" manner at the summit,...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) remarked on the previous day's comments from President Trump during which the president voiced support for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Sen. Schumer said it had been one of the worst days for any president of the United States, and he called on his Senate colleagues from both parties to demand public testimony from members of the president's cabinet regarding President Trump's private meeting with President Putin which took place prior to their...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), joined by other Senate Republican leaders, spoke to reporters after his party's weekly meeting. He spoke words of support for the NATO alliance and European allies, and said there was "indisputable evidence" Russia tried to interfere with the 2016 U.S. elections. His remarks came the day after President Trump voiced support for Russian President Vladimir Putin in a joint news conference following a private meeting in Helsinki, Poland....
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