Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Senate Democrats’ Unity Strategy Will Face Tough Tests

Democrats are still getting used to being a minority in the Senate.

February 10, 2015
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Democrats Block DHS Bill Over Immigration Provisions

Republicans are struggling to find a way forward on immigration.

February 3, 2015
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Democrats Could Uphold Obama Veto Of Pipeline Legislation, Schumer Says

Senate Democrats aren’t budging on Keystone XL.

January 5, 2015
US congressional negotiators have finalized a huge spending bill that funds most federal operations through next September, concluding weeks of haggling to avoid a looming government shutdown (AFP Photo/Jewel Samad)

8 Lawmakers To Watch In The 114th Congress

These men and women will play key roles in the 2015 congressional battles.

January 2, 2015
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Chuck Schumer And The Democrats’ Identity Crisis: Economic Policy Vs. Rhetoric

A populist message can’t save the Democratic Party if its leaders continue to serve Wall Street.

December 22, 2014
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Chuck Schumer: Take Two

Forget Obamacare — the rest of Schumer’s infamous National Press Club speech lays out a Democratic plan for victory.

December 18, 2014
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Obamacare And The Middle Class

Senator Schumer is dead wrong on Obamacare.

December 2, 2014
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and President Barack Obama — Jan. 21, 2013 (Official White House Photo)

Ex-Obama Staffers Fire Back At Sen. Schumer Over Health Care Reform

Former Obama speechwriter slams Chuck Schumer’s remarks as “the worst instincts of the Democratic Party in action.”

November 25, 2014
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Senate Republicans Shoot Down Minimum Wage Hike

Washington (AFP) – U.S. Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a hotly-contested measure to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, smothering President Barack Obama’s priority effort to improve pay for working-class Americans. A united Democratic front convinced just one Republican, Bob Corker, to back the measure, and with a vote count of 54-42, […]

April 30, 2014
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The President And The Post-Obama Era

WASHINGTON — President Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday is about more than the final three years of his presidency. Its purpose should be to influence the next decade of American political life and begin shaping the post-Obama era. For the first time since his early days in office, Obama has the philosophical […]

January 27, 2014

Senate Dems Push Obama To Get Out of Afghanistan

Top Senate Democrats Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), as well as a litany of others from their own party and even two tea-party caucus members wrote the president today insisting on a substantial reduction of the U.S. military commitment to Afghanistan: We write to express our strong support for a shift in strategy […]

June 15, 2011