Chuck Schumer

Government Shutdown Looms Again As Senate GOP Blocks Funding Bill

A government shutdown is possible at midnight Friday if senators can't pass a package of spending bills. Republican senators are…

2 months ago

Along Party Lines, House Committee Votes For Impeachment Articles Against Homeland Security Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas

On Wednesday, the House Homeland Security Committee voted along party lines to send articles of impeachment against Department of Homeland…

3 months ago

Senate Finally Ends GOP Sen. Tommy Tuberville Blockade Of Four-Star Generals

Senators were able to breathe more easily over Christmas after finally ending Sen. Tommy Tuberville's (R- Alabama) blockade of military…

5 months ago

GOP Sen. Tommy Tuberville Defends White Nationalists Again – Sparking More Outrage

Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Alabama) told reporters on Tuesday that he believes a white nationalist is simply "an American," rejecting any…

10 months ago

Federal Government Pledges $6.88 Billion To Construct Second Rail Tunnel Under Hudson River

The federal government is preparing to give $6.88 billion for the construction of a second rail tunnel under the Hudson…

10 months ago

Sen. Diane Feinstein Back In Senate After Bout With Shingles & Calls For Resignation

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California) is traveling back to Washington, D.C. for the first time in months, following a bout with…

1 year ago

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy Makes Concessions To GOP Hardliners In Debt-Limit Budget

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-California) and other top Republicans amended their bill to limit the national debt late Tuesday night. The overnight…

1 year ago

Sen. Diane Feinstein Resists Calls To Resign, Asks To Step Down From Judiciary Committee

Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-California) asked to temporarily step down from her post on the Senate judiciary committee as the 89-year-old…

1 year ago

Democratic Leaders Demand Rupert Murdoch Stop Fox News Hosts Lying About 2020 Election

In a joint letter to Fox News chairman Rupert Murdoch, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) and House Minority Leader Hakeem…

1 year ago

Schumer & McCarthy Square Off Debt Ceiling Battle

The United States hit its debt ceiling on January 19, and Congress must raise the debt ceiling in the next…

1 year ago

Senators Agree On $1.7 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill After Months Of Negotiations

The Senate came to an agreement on Thursday morning setting up a vote to pass the $1.7 trillion omnibus government…

1 year ago

Schumer Caught On Hot Mic Saying Democrats Are ‘Going Downhill’ In Georgia Senate Race

A hot mic caught Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) speaking with President Joe Biden about the Democrats' strategy…

2 years ago

Senate Democrats Try To Avoid GOP Filibuster On Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D- New York) announced that the Senate will hold a vote on a bill aimed…

2 years ago

Biden Announces Forgiveness Of $10,000 In Student Loans For Those Making Less Than $125,000

President Joe Biden announced the forgiveness of up to $10,000 in student debt for those who make under $125,000 a…

2 years ago

GOP Senators Forced Removal $35 Insulin Cap From Inflation Reduction Act

The Democrats passed a scaled-back version of Joe Biden's long-sought social spending bill over the weekend but were unable to…

2 years ago

Senate Votes 95-1 To Admit Finland & Sweden To NATO, With Only Sen. Josh Hawley Opposing

The Senate supported Finland and Sweden's addition to NATO in a 95-1 vote on Wednesday, in an effort to unite…

2 years ago

Veteran Healthcare Bill Passes Congress After GOP Delay

After a massive push from veteran groups, the PACT Act, a legislation that would increase funding for veteran healthcare, passed…

2 years ago

Sens. Manchin & Schumer Reach Surprise Budget & Climate Deal To Fight Inflation

A week and a half after centrist Sen. Joe Manchin's (D-West Virginia) long-held talks with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer…

2 years ago

Sen. Joe Manchin Blocks Climate & Tax Provisions In Democrats’ Budget Bill

Centrist Sen. Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) indicated on Thursday that he will not vote right now in support of the…

2 years ago

Democrat & GOP Senators Fight For Joe Manchin’s Vote On Budget

Lawmakers from both parties are vying for centrist Sen. Joe Manchin's (D-West Virginia) support in President Joe Biden's social spending…

2 years ago