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[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 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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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,...
Topics: pelosi, martha mcsally
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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
Topics: kavanaugh, schumer, brett kavanaugh, feinstein, grassley, bush, elena kagan, kagan, chuck grassley,...
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The Faith and Freedom Coalition continued its 2018 conference in Washington, DC. Speakers included Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Sponsor: Faith and Freedom Coalition
Topics: washington, sec, mcconnell, mr. mcconnell, kentucky, mitch mcconnell, china, jerusalem, trump,...
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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
Members of Congress, staff and family attended a memorial service held in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol for the late Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY). Speakers included fellow New York congressional delegation members Rep. Paul Tonko (D) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D), as well as House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI). One of Ms. Slaughter's daughters, Robin Slaughter Minerva, spoke last and recalled her mother's deep love for the Capitol and her...
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Job Accomplishments
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[LIVE] Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) hold a news conference at the party's retreat in West Virginia. Sponsor: House Republican Conference,Senate Republican Conference,Congressional Institute
Topics: fbi, mcconnell, fisa, kentucky, nunes, washington, mueller
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) were joined by a few of their fellow Democratic caucus colleagues for a press conference in which they spoke against what they called corruption and ethics violations on behalf of the Trump administration and congressional Republicans. They said the American people have been taken advantage of and that their "Better Deal" plan would restore accountability and transparency to Washington. Sponsor:...
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said a lot of people on both sides of the aisle are working to negotiate a DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) deal. He added that he's looking for an outcome that the president will support, but so far he hasn't indicated what he will sign into law. His comments came during a news conference with reporters on Capitol Hill following a lunch meeting with members. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said a lot of people on both sides of the aisle are working to negotiate a DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) deal. He added that he's looking for an outcome that the president will support, but so far he hasn't indicated what he will sign into law. His comments came during a news conference with reporters on Capitol Hill following a lunch meeting with members. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said he doesn't know yet how each of his members will vote on the GOP proposed continuing resolution but added that members did not like it. If the government shuts down, Sen. Schumer added, it will be the Republicans and the president to blame. His comments came during a news conference with reporters on Capitol Hill following a lunch with members. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said he doesn't know yet how each of his members will vote on the GOP proposed continuing resolution but added that members did not like it. If the government shuts down, Sen. Schumer added, it will be the Republicans and the president to blame. His comments came during a news conference with reporters on Capitol Hill following a lunch with members. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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Senate Minority Charles Schumer (D-NY) held a press conference on Capitol Hill reacting to the U.S.-Russia summit in Helsinki, Finland. Minority Leader Schumer said President Trump "took the word of the KGB over the men and women of the CIA." He said the president put himself over the security and well being of the United States. In addition, Sen. Schumer urged his Republican colleagues to join Democrats in standing up to Russia and the actions of President Trump. Sponsor: U.S....
Topics: russia, schumer, vladimir putin, trump, nato, ryan, clinton
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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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Topics: mcconnell, washington
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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
Topic: mccain
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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...
Topics: schumer, russia, trump, ukraine, helsinki, vladimir putin, mcconnell, nato, shaheen, kremlin,...
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Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters following a weekly lunch meeting with the party's caucus. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said his party wouldn't support an offer from Republicans and the White House, which he panned as having a "slush fund" for President Trump. Senator Schumer and other Democrats also talked about their efforts to force a floor vote on legislation ordering Senate lawyers to defend the Affordable Care Act following a ruling from a Texas...
Topics: mitch mcconnell, schumer, murray, washington, manchin, booker
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) held his weekly news conference following lunch with rank and file members. He addressed federal budget negotiations, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and urged Republicans to "stop abandoning the middle class." Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: texas, russia, china, mcconnell, bernie sanders
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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
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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 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 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 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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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 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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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 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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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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Nikki Haley, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Vice President Mike Pence addressed the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's (AIPAC) annual policy conference in Washington, DC. This part begins with remarks from Cindy Montaez, the youngest woman ever to be elected to the California State Assembly. Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Foreign Policy
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles Schumer spoke about the government funding deadline. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topic: mr. schumer
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In the moments before the Senate began a vote series including a final vote on the government funding bill, Sen. Bob Corker rose to ask ML McConnell why the Senate often ends up doing these late night votes and the circumstances of Thursday that led to final votes beginning at midnight. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: U.S. Senate Sen. Corker on late Senate votes, Television Program
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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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Senate Majority Leader McConnell previewed the State of the Union Address. Sen. McConnell mentioned the stock market, tax reform, judicial appointments, de-regulation, and other accomplishments of the Trump Administration. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kentucky, mr. mcconnell, trump, mr. schumer
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke on the Senate floor, following a vote that blocked a temporary government funding bill through February 16th. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke on the Senate floor, following a vote that blocked a temporary government funding bill through February 16th. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke on the Senate floor, following a vote that blocked a temporary government funding bill through February 16th. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: the navy, trump
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Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer spoke on the Senate floor about funding the federal government past the Friday midnight deadline. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, mcconnell
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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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Senate Minority Leader Schumer previewed the State of the Union Address. He said the economy is a result of the Obama Administration. Calls for bipartisanship from the President and says he should announce sanctions against Russia. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: russia, trump, obama, obama, mueller, mr. schumer, donald trump, washington
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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
Topic: mccain
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke on the Senate floor, following a vote that blocked a temporary government funding bill through February 16th. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mcconnell, chuck schumer, mitch mcconnell
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke on the Senate floor, following a vote that blocked a temporary government funding bill through February 16th. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topic: washington
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Senate Majority Leader McConnell came to the floor and asked for a motion to hold a cloture vote on the 3-week CR at 10p. That vote had originally been scheduled for 1a. Senator Schumer objected to that motion, and McConnell in turn asked that the vote at 12p on Monday. The shutdown continues until tomorrow. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Minority Leader Schumer announces Democrats will accept Senate Minority Leader McConnell's proposal to re-open the government until February 8 in exchange for the GOP promise that if an agreement on immigration isn't reached by February 8, the Senate will immediately proceed to legislation on DACA. McConnell responded by thanking Schumer and then blasted him for "a strategy to shutdown the government over the issue of illegal immigration." Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: maryland, daca, mr. mcconnell, mr. cardin
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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pays tribute to Barbara Bush. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: barbara, barbara bush
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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pays tribute to Barbara Bush. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mitch mcconnell, nancy pelosi, barbara
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Vice President Mike Pence addressed congressional Republicans at their annual retreat in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. The vice president commented on the crash of the Amtrak train carrying Republican members of Congress to the policy retreat. Sponsor: House Republican Conference,Senate Republican Conference,Congressional Institute
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Census