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Senator Charles Schumer

Near the End of Karin's Long Road to Citizenship!

Judy Rickard | Posted 09.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Judy Rickard

Four years ago, I filed for a green card for my non-citizen spouse. It should have been a slam-dunk. But because we are both women and because federal...

Bill and Hillary Reflect on Mario Cuomo

Dominic Carter | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics
Dominic Carter

Yes, of course Mario Cuomo was a politician, but he was the voice for liberals and progressives at a time when there were few. We have to remember the time. The mid to late 1980s, it was so unpopular to be tagged a liberal.

The Plan That's 'Almost Guaranteed To Give Middle-Income Earners The Short End Of The Stick'

Reuters | Posted 12.09.2012 | Business

By Kim Dixon WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - A top Senate Democrat on Tuesday called for scrapping a tax reform model of lowering tax r...

Crafting a Holocaust Insurance Solution That Works

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

There is a solution to get Holocaust survivors beyond the seemingly endless stalemates and complications that continue to characterize the ongoing debate over Holocaust-era insurance claims. But it cannot be found in a well-intentioned bill presently before the U.S. Congress.

Senator Wants An Apple, Android Investigation

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. senator has urged the Federal Trade Commission to investigate reports that applications on the Apple Inc and Google Inc mo...

After Tucson, the State of the Union

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The speech Barack Obama gave in Tucson was a memorial to the victims of a horrible tragedy, but the spirit of his speech could also shape Tuesday's State of the Union address by calling us to be worthy of each victim's sacrifice.

Moves Against Off-Shoring Should Be More Than a Political Afterthought

Amy B. Dean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy B. Dean

Yesterday, Democrats failed working people and demonstrated once more how wide the gulf has become between political rhetoric and tangible legislative...

Legislative Prospects for Immigration Reform: An Interview With Marshall Fitz

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Altschuler

I spoke with Fitz to explore the current context in the Beltway. We discussed the congressional politics on immigration in 2007 and 2010 and the significance of Latino voting patterns for the prospects of immigration reform.

Chuck Schumer Is New York's Fundraising Champion | By Michael Mcauliff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON - Andrew Cuomo may be on a record fund-raising pace, but he doesn't have the best-heeled campaign in New York. Chuck Schumer does. The D...

Bill Could Allow Concealed Weapons In NY

NY1 | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Senator Charles Schumer says he's fighting a piece of legislation that would override New York state's tough conceal and carry gun law. At a news con...

Schumer: "I Tend To Side With Main Street" | Ryan J. Donmoyer and Laura Litvan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

April 6 (Bloomberg) -- Senator Charles Schumer of New York says he has no difficulty in straddling the interests of his two main constituencies: Wall ...