Chuck Schumer

Senate Democrats’ Effort To Codify Roe V. Wade Fails In 49-51 Vote

Senate Democrats lost a 49-51 vote on Wednesday to pass a bill that would preserve the federal right to abortion…

2 years ago

Biden Signs Emmet Till Act Into Law Making Lynching A Federal Crime

President Joe Biden has signed an anti-lynching bill into law named after Emmett Till, a 14-year-old black male who was…

2 years ago

Schumer Says Capitol Rioter Yelled ‘There’s The Big Jew’ At Him During Jan. 6 Riot

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer¬†(D-New York) was trying to count the ballots on the Senate Floor for the 2020 presidential…

2 years ago

Schumer Will Try To Revise Senate Filibuster Rules In Order To Pass Election Reform

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) is attempting filibuster rule change in a Hail Mary as various aspects of…

2 years ago

Schumer Vows Democrats Won’t Give Up On Build Back Better After Manchin Says ‘No’

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) said on Monday that Democrats will prioritize the social safety net bill known…

2 years ago

Senate Passes Debt Ceiling Increase Until 2023

The United States Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would increase the debt ceiling by $2.5 trillion until 2023.…

2 years ago

Senate Appears Ready To Axe Joe Biden’s Employer Vaccine Mandate

The United States Senate appears poised to approve a measure that would repeal President Joe Biden's employer vaccine mandate after…

2 years ago

Sen. Joe Manchin, Still Opposed To Nixing The Filibuster, Engaging In Rules Reform Talks With Republicans

United States Sen. Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia), who along with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona) is one of two key holdouts…

2 years ago

House Passes Bill Preventing Senate Republicans From Filibustering Next Debt Ceiling Increase

The United States House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill in a 220-212 vote that creates a one-time workaround…

2 years ago

U.S. To Ease Travel Restrictions For Vaccinated Visitors From Mexico & Canada

The United States is opening its border to the fully vaccinated visitors from Canada and Mexico starting in November. "[United…

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McConnell Tells Biden GOP Won’t Support Another Debt Ceiling Increase

On Friday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) told President Joe Biden that Republicans won't vote for another debt ceiling…

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Senate Passes Temporary Increase In Debt Ceiling Averting Crisis

On Thursday, the Senate voted to temporarily extend the U.S. debt limit until December, a measure to avoid a national…

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Schumer Vows To Pass Reconciliation Budget Bill In October

On Monday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) said he aims to pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill and reconciliation…

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Pelosi Delays Infrastructure Bill Vote, Sets Oct. 31 Deadline

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) again delayed a vote on a $1 trillion infrastructure bill Thursday night, as the negotiation…

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Biden Cancels Chicago Trip To Negotiate Budget Bill With Democrats

President Joe Biden canceled his trip to Chicago Wednesday to stay in Washington to continue negotiations with Democratic lawmakers on…

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House Passes Bill To Prevent Government Shutdown & Suspend Debt Ceiling

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would both keep the government running and suspend the borrowing…

2 years ago

Democrats Can’t Include Immigration Reform In Budget Bill, Senate Parliamentarian Rules

On Sunday night, the Senate parliamentarian issued a ruling that blocks Democrats' attempt to give undocumented immigrants legal status in…

2 years ago

Democratic Fundraising Platform ActBlue Drops Cuomo Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

Embattled New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's campaign is no longer eligible to collect money through the Democratic fundraising website ActBlue.…

3 years ago

$1 Trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Clears Last Major Hurdle In Senate By 68-29 Vote

The U.S. Senate voted to advance the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill on Sunday, clearing one of the last steps…

3 years ago

Democrats To Push Legalization Of Marijuana At Federal Level

Democratic Senators on Wednesday afternoon announced that they would resume their effort to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level. Senate…

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