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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and other Senate Democrats held a news conference calling for the disclosure of the donors contributing money to support Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Minority Leader Schumer was joined by Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT). In addition, they urged Senate Republicans to avoid changing the rules for confirming Supreme Court nominees. At the end of the briefing, Minority Leader Schumer revealed that Senate Democrats...
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Senate Democrats spoke to reporters about the Senate Republican Affordable Care Act replacement bill. Members were expected to vote on the bill later in the week. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Democrats spoke to reporters about the Senate Republican Affordable Care Act replacement bill. Members were expected to vote on the bill later in the week. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Tom Carper (D-DE), and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) spoke to reporters about U.S.-Russia relations following media reports Trump campaign aides had contact with Russian officials prior to the election. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: russia, gardner, warner, fbi, michael flynn
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[LIVE] Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), and Bob Casey (D-PA) spoke to reporters about Wall Street regulations, as well as the upcoming vote on treasury secretary nominee Steve Mnuchin. People: Bob Casey Jr.; Chuck Schumer; Ron Wyden Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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[LIVE] Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), and Bob Casey (D-PA) spoke to reporters about Wall Street regulations, as well as the upcoming vote on treasury secretary nominee Steve Mnuchin. People: Bob Casey Jr.; Chuck Schumer; Ron Wyden Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and other Senate Democrats unveiled their party's Infrastructure proposal which they argued would create more modern projects, like broadband in rural areas, and lead to more jobs for the middle class. Sen. Schumer was also asked about the resignation of White House National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn. He responded by saying the White House was getting "hollowed out." Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and other Senate Democrats unveiled their party's Infrastructure proposal which they argued would create more modern projects, like broadband in rural areas, and lead to more jobs for the middle class. Sen. Schumer was also asked about the resignation of White House National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn. He responded by saying the White House was getting "hollowed out." Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Democrats announced a proposal to expand 401k retirement savings plans. The Democrats' proposal comes ahead of the Republicans' tax reform plan, which could impact the contribution cap to retirement accounts. During a news conference, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and other Democrats criticized the GOP plan saying it will only hurt middle class Americans. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Democrats announced a proposal to expand 401k retirement savings plans. The Democrats' proposal comes ahead of the Republicans' tax reform plan, which could impact the contribution cap to retirement accounts. During a news conference, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and other Democrats criticized the GOP plan saying it will only hurt middle class Americans. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Democrats announced a proposal to expand 401k retirement savings plans. The Democrats' proposal comes ahead of the Republicans' tax reform plan, which could impact the contribution cap to retirement accounts. During a news conference, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and other Democrats criticized the GOP plan saying it will only hurt middle class Americans. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) joined other Democrats on the U.S. Capitol Senate steps to talk about day 26 of the partial government shutdown and urge President Trump to re-open the government. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) unveiled the Democrats gun violence prevention plan. In it includes closing all loopholes and improving the nation's background checks system. The plan also calls for protective orders to disarm individuals who've shown harm to others or themselves. Sen. Schumer called on the president to stand up to the NRA and get bipartisan, comprehensive legislation approved and signed into law. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: mr. schumer, mcconnell, nra
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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
Topics: kavanaugh, schumer, blumenthal, whitehouse, c-span, grassley, hawaii, brett kavanaugh
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[LIVE] Senate Democrats, including Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and members of the Judiciary Committee, speak in front of the Supreme Court about Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's nominee to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Office of the Minority Leader
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Supreme Court
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Senate Democratic leaders spoke with reporters following the weekly party lunch. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) reiterated his call for Republicans and Democrats to work together on health care, saying there was common ground to improve the American health care system. People: Martin Heinrich; Amy Klobuchar; Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: schumer, trump, heinrich, klobuchar, kaine, alexander
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Senate Democrats held a year-end news conference in which they criticized President Trump and congressional Republicans on their 2017 legislative agenda, including the recently passed tax reform bill. They also accused the GOP for failing to address issues such as infrastructure, pension funding and the opioid crisis. The briefiing began with remarks by Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (NY). Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Democrats held a year-end news conference in which they criticized President Trump and congressional Republicans on their 2017 legislative agenda, including the recently passed tax reform bill. They also accused the GOP for failing to address issues such as infrastructure, pension funding and the opioid crisis. The briefiing began with remarks by Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (NY). Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky,) discusses the Senate's domestic agenda.
Topics: john sopko, washington, harry reid, paul, mitch mcconnell, kentucky, afghanistan
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Senate Republican leaders talk with reporters after passing tax reform legislation 51-48 Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
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Senate Republican leaders talk with reporters after passing tax reform legislation 51-48 Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) opened the day's Senate session with their reactions to the shooting that morning of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and several others at a baseball practice game. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) opened the day's Senate session with their reactions to the shooting that morning of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and several others at a baseball practice game. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke on the Senate floor to speak about President Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke on the Senate floor to speak about President Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) met with Republican senators-elect in his office in the Capitol. The group included Sen.-elect Mitt Romney (UT) and Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who ran against Democratic incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson and at the time was waiting on a recount in the state. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Office of the Majority Leader
Topics: Senate Majority Leader McConnell Meets with Republican Senators-Elect, Television Program
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) held a year-end news conference highlighting some of the major achievements of the year and outlining the areas for more bipartisan effort. He answered a range of questions on what to expect in 2018, including healthcare legislation, immigration policy, and examining the Senate's sexual harassment policy. Leader McConnell also commented on his colleague, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), wishing him well on his road to recovery and said he fully expected him...
Topics: mcconnell, steve bannon, graham, louisville, kentucky, schumer, russia, durbin
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke briefly with reporters following his meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower. He said the meeting focused on the Senate Republican agenda specifically confirming Cabinet nominations and efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. People: Mitch McConnell Jr. Sponsor: Trump Presidential Transition | News Media Stakeout
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[LIVE] Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) briefed reporters and responded to questions on his party's legislative agenda. People: Mitch McConnell Jr. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: mcconnell, obamacare, obamacare, pruitt, chuck schumer, nato, scott pruitt
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks to reporters about Donald Trump's election to the presidency and Republicans retaining control of both the House and Senate
Topics: mcconnell, donald trump, schumer, tpa, obama, nato, trump, kentucky
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) holds a news conference on highway funding legislation currently being considered by the Senate. Current funding is set to expire Friday
Topics: mcconnell, ryan, boxer
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) delivered remarks at the University of Louisville. Sponsor: University of Louisville | McConnell Center for Political Leadership
Topics: mitch, brooklyn, washington, schumer, chuck, mitch mcconnell, chuck schumer, florida, new york,...
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) talked to reporters and answered their questions about President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet nominees, a day before Mr. Trump's inauguration. Senator Schumer said that many of the President-elect's national security picks, including Homeland Security Secretary Nominee General John Kelly and Defense Secretary Nominee General James Mattis, would be voted on and confirmed on Inauguration Day. He also said that unless the other nominees, including...
Topics: donald trump, schumer, betsy devos, obama
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called on the president to lead and call leaders of both chambers to the White House to continue talks to end the government shutdown. His comments came during a news conference on Capitol Hill. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: schumer, durbin, california, chuck schumer, pelosi, graham, ryan, mcconnell
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) responded to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) comments on the Senate floor this morning on Iran. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
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Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell presents a post-election news conference to talk about his party's gains in the November midterm elections.
Topics: washington, kentucky
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) addressed attendees at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) annual conference in Washington, DC. During his remarks, he emphasized the Democratic Party's support of Israel and talked about "calling out" anti-Semitism in all its forms, saying, "If you only care about anti-Semitism coming from your political opponents, you are not fully committed to fighting anti-Semitism." Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs...
Topics: israel, aipac, hamas, egypt, noah, schumer, jessica, france
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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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[LIVE] Senate Minority Leader Schumer discusses the Senate's vote to Terminate the President's Emergency Declaration for the Southern Border. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: schumer, mnuchin, trump, mr. pascrell
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) held a news conference to talk about his opposition to President Trump's executive action on immigration. Two days earlier the president suspended entry into the U.S. of all refugees for 120 days; indefinitely halted Syrian refugees from entering the country; and blocked for 90 days citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Courtesy WABC-TV News. People: Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Schumer, C. (D-NY)
Topics: iraq, lebanon, donald trump, new york, kelly, syria
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In a press conference on Capitol Hill, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) criticized the Republican tax proposal to eliminate deductions for state and local taxes. He also commented on other issues including disaster relief and the need for universal background checks for gun purchases. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: schumer, new york, washington, west virginia, pelosi, california
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, the incoming majority leader in the 114th Congress, speaks with Gerald Seib about the Republican agenda.
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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....
Topics: russia, nato, europe, kavanagh, washington
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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced that the Senate will forgo part of their regular annual summer recess and be in session for the first two weeks of August to address issues including health care, the debt ceiling and confirmation process for administration nominees. He made the announcement following a weekly conference lunch with members on the Hill. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced that the Senate will forgo part of their regular annual summer recess and be in session for the first two weeks of August to address issues including health care, the debt ceiling and confirmation process for administration nominees. He made the announcement following a weekly conference lunch with members on the Hill. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
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Senate Republican leaders spoke to reporters following a weekly lunch meeting with the party's caucus. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said he would continue to work with the White House to adjust details of a bill to continue government funding into 2019. He and other Senate Republicans also talked about their efforts to pass a bill reforming aspects of the criminal justice system to focus more on supporting prisoners reentering society. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock,U.S....
Topics: mcconnell, schumer, leahy, shelby, texas
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Senate Republican leaders, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), held their weekly news conference following lunch with rank and file members. Leader McConnell outlined the Senate Republican agenda and responded to questions about Steve Bannon and Michael Wolff's new book "Fire and Fury" saying "I would like to associate myself with what the President had to say about Steve Bannon yesterday." Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: nancy pelosi, steve bannon
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Senate Republican leaders spoke to the press and took questions following their weekly party strategy lunch, which President Trump attended. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said the meeting was productive, and said Republicans would continue to pursue tax reform legislation over the coming months. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
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Senate Republican leaders spoke to the press and took questions following their weekly party strategy lunch, which President Trump attended. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said the meeting was productive, and said Republicans would continue to pursue tax reform legislation over the coming months. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) speaks to reporters after his meeting with President Obama's nominee to the Supreme Court Judge Merrick Garland at the U.S. Capitol
Topics: garland, mcconnell, brussels, schumer, nato, robert gordon, merrick garland, chuck schumer, faa
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) held a news conference one day after Senate Republicans' failed attempt to repeal parts of the 2010 Affordable Care Act. He answered questions on the way forward, working with Republicans on health care, and President Trump's recent tweets on the vote. Senator Schumer called the tweets "small" and "not presidential." People: Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: schumer, john mccain, donald trump, mcconnell, ryan, vietnam, mccain, chuck shumer, mitch...
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Sen. McConnell talks about the state of the Senate and the need for a correction.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) came to the floor to discuss President Trump's announcement the previous evening of his nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court. People: Mitch McConnell Jr. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, neil gorsuch, clinton, mitch, joe biden
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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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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks to Bill Goodman of PBS affiliate Kentucky Educational Television about the 2016 election and what to expect from the 115th Congress and the Trump administration
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Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speaks.
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) at a news conference called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign in the wake of a reporting he lied to the Senate Judiciary Committee about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. Senator Schumer said because Attorney General Sessions is the chief law enforcement officer of the U.S. and should be trusted beyond a doubt, the doubts cast on his trustworthiness disqualify him from heading up any investigation on the Trump...
Topics: mcconnell, russia, ryan, ken starr
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) responded to the Republicans' decision to not vote on a health care proposal by GOP Sens. Lindsey Graham (SC) and Bill Cassidy (LA) at their weekly news conference, saying the bill was unpopular with the American people, and that is why the party lacked the votes. The minority leader also briefed reporters about a phone call with Puerto Rico's governor about the immediate needs of the people following Hurricane Maria. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Health Care
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) responded to the Republicans' decision to not vote on a health care proposal by GOP Sens. Lindsey Graham (SC) and Bill Cassidy (LA) at their weekly news conference, saying the bill was unpopular with the American people, and that is why the party lacked the votes. The minority leader also briefed reporters about a phone call with Puerto Rico's governor about the immediate needs of the people following Hurricane Maria. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Natural Disasters
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) gave an update on reports of a deal being struck with President Trump regarding the DACA program and the status of the so-called "DREAMers." He also touched on border security, and the Equifax data breach Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) outlined three steps Senate Democrats were seeking related to the firing of FBI Director James Comey. First, a special prosecutor should be appointed but not by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Instead, the prosecutor should be chosen by the top career official at the Justice Department. Second, James Comey should testify before Congress. Third, Attorney General Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein should separately brief all...
Topics: mr. rosenstein, rosenstein, russia, mr. comey, comey
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Earlier today, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley (R-IA) came to the floor to discuss Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court. They also talked about the confirmation process and Judge Gorsuch's previous judicial record. People: Chuck Grassley; Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) explained why he was not voting for Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. He went on to talk about the domestic cuts that will likely be needed to pay for construction of the wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, garland, neil gorsuch, obama
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said that Republicans were "plotting and soon will be executing a full-scale assault" on the health care system. He spoke with reporters on the party's legislative agenda after Senate Democratic leaders met with Vice President-elect Mike Pence on the new administration's priorities. Topics of questions included the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court nomination. People: Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: hoosiers, journal, kamala harris, washington, indiana, obama
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, discussed President Trump's nomination of fast food executive Andrew Puzder to be his labor secretary. The two lawmakers said Mr. Puzder's company, the operator of the Carl's Jr. and Hardee's chains, set a bad example of labor practices, and that they would oppose his confirmation by the Senate. People: Patty Murray; Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S....
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Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) unsuccessfully called for a vote on a bill to repeal President Trump's executive action on refugees and immigration. Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) spoke in rebuttal. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) began the debate on the Affordable Care Act repeal by saying the repeal was only the first step and that Republicans would have a replacement plan after a transition period. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) responded by saying a replacement needed to be ready before the health care law was repealed. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) began the debate on the Affordable Care Act repeal by saying the repeal was only the first step and that Republicans would have a replacement plan after a transition period. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) responded by saying a replacement needed to be ready before the health care law was repealed. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chair Mark Warner (D-VA) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) spoke to reporters following a closed-door meeting with the Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein following his appointment of a special counsel to investigate Russia and the 2016 election. People: Chuck Schumer; Mark R. Warner Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
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Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) delivered a statement on the Florida Senate recount and why it's necessary. He criticized the actions of his opponent Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) for claiming voter fraud and accused him of abusing his power as governor to threaten election officials. Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (NY) called on Gov. Scott to recuse himself from the recount immediately. The two senators did not take any questions from reporters. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: florida, scott, nelson, bill nelson, schumer, arizona, donald trump, washington
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) held a press conference at the congressional Republican retreat in Philadelphia. They talked about their party's legislative and policy agenda for the first 200 days of the Trump administration, and took questions from reporters about how they plan to achieve their goals. They said they that by August 2017, they would like to enact new legislation addressing health care, tax and regulatory policy. People:...
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) held a press conference at the congressional Republican retreat in Philadelphia. They talked about their party's legislative and policy agenda for the first 200 days of the Trump administration, and took questions from reporters about how they plan to achieve their goals. They said they that by August 2017, they would like to enact new legislation addressing health care, tax and regulatory policy. People:...
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House and Senate Republicans held an enrollment ceremony for the conference report of the tax reform bill. Speakers included House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and House Ways and Means Committee Chair Kevin Brady (R-TX). President Trump was expected to sign the bill in the coming days. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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