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White House Shrugs Off Schumer’s Decision To Oppose Iran Deal

President Obama’s hopes of preserving the Iran nuclear deal were dealt a blow on Thursday when Sen. Charles Schumer came out against it.

August 7, 2015
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Highway Funds In Jeopardy As House And Senate Differ On Way Forward

The stalemate over authorization for the nation’s highway program, which expires July 31, is not so much a traditional partisan divide, but rather a tussle between the House and Senate. Both chambers are controlled by Republicans, but they’ve taken different approaches to the problem.

July 27, 2015

A Deepening Democratic Party Divide

For those pining for a Democratic Party that tries to represent more than the whims of the rich and powerful, these are, to say the least, confusing times.

April 3, 2015
Chuck Schumer and the Democrats need to rebrand their economic message

Schumer: Health Care Reform Was ‘Wrong Problem’ For Democrats To Focus On

Find out what Senator Schumer thinks Democrats should have done instead of passing Obamacare.

November 25, 2014

Senate Democrats Prepare To Bring Doomed Minimum Wage Bill To The Floor

Despite firm GOP opposition, the Senate is expected to vote on Senator Tom Harkin’s (D-IA) Fair Minimum Wage Act bill on Wednesday. While the vote will bring greater attention to an issue that Democrats hope to highlight ahead of the 2014 midterm elections, the bill appears to have little hope of passing. Democrats concede that the legislation […]

April 29, 2014