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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 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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People: Chuck Schumer Sponsor: Democratic Party
Topics: washington, tom wheeler
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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 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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Speaking at the annual Wall Street Journal CEO Council meeting, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that Roy Moore is "a completely unacceptable candidate." He said, "Roy Moore should withdraw. The women who have come forward are completely credible. His campaign is collapsing." He also said that he was in talks with President Trump, Vice President Pence and Chief of Staff Kelly on the best way to move forward, including the possibility of having Attorney General...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about how Supreme Court nominees abide by the "Ginsburg Standard," refraining from previewing how the nominee might vote on a particular case once on the Court. He then criticized Democrats for employing a "double standard" by requesting that nominees answer questions about these issues. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, clinton, ruth bader ginsburg, sotomayor, ginsburg, leahy, obama, new york
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke about the consequences of repealing the Affordable Care Act, saying Democrats would hold Republicans responsible for the effects of repealing the health care law. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. He said "it now looks apparent" Judge Gorsuch "will be subject to first successful partisan filibuster in the history of the Senate." Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, clinton, obama, gore
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke about President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet nominations and the Democratic conditions for moving forward quickly. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, mcconnell, mr. schumer, obama, mitch mcconnell
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) touted President Trump's expected executive order rolling back some environmental rules regarding energy production, specifically coal. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: obama, washington, kentucky
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. He laid out his reasons for opposing the nominee and talked a bit about the upcoming "Nuclear Option" threatened by the Republicans, positing that instead of Senate procedures needing to be changed, perhaps the nominee should be changed. He started his comments by paying tribute to those killed in St. Petersburg, Russia, in an explosion earlier...
Topics: gorsuch, obama, merrick garland, washington, breyer, mcconnell, neil gorsuch, russia
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke about the failed attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act, Russia's interference in the 2016 elections, and President Trump's remarks regarding with Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: russia, mueller, trump, washington, massachusetts, chuck schumer, alexander, pennsylvania, north...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) encouraged Democrats to drop any thoughts of filibustering Neil Gorsuch's nomination to become the next Supreme Court justice. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, neil gorsuch, obama
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The Wall Street Journal hosted its annual CEO Council meeting in Washington, DC. In this portion, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talked about the Senate Republican agenda, including passing tax reform, the 2018 budget, and an infrastructure bill. Sen. McConnell also talked about the Alabama Senate special election between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones. The majority leader called his party's nominee "a completely unacceptable candidate" in light of recent...
Topics: alaska, alabama, roy moore, mcconnell, lisa murkowski, washington, virginia, iran, mitch mcconnell
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) responded to tweets by President Trump calling for a government shutdown when the omnibus budget deal expires at the end of September 2017. Minority Leader Schumer talked about the bipartisan nature of the deal and why the President should support it. He also spoke about President Trump's tax policy proposal. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topic: washington
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Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) talks about the Senate's history and meaning in an interview from 2010.
Topics: henry clay, kentucky, washington, lyndon johnson, thomas jefferson, byrd, mcconnell, webster, the...
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