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Zach Carter

Look At Chuck Schumer's Ancient Phone

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

DETROIT -- He is one of the most powerful people in Washington. A legendary political strategist. A prolific fundraiser with deep ties to America's we...

Lawmakers Face Insider Trading Ban

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sagging approval ratings brought Democrats and Republicans together Thursday, as the Senate passed a bill to explicitly prevent mem...

'What We Deserve Is A Lump Of Coal'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

During a recent Senate "Secret Santa" exchange, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) received a gift typically reserved for those with bad behavior: a lump of ...

Medal of Honor for a Black World War I Hero?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 09.12.2011 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

"After a 93-year quest," Johnson's supporters believe they have finally built an "ironclad case" to award the Medal of Honor posthumously to Sgt. Henry Johnson, an African-American hero who "fought with uncommon bravery in World War I."

Jennifer Bendery

Obama To Congress: Join Boehner And Me In Slashing Oil Subsidies

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.26.2011 | Politics

This story has been updated. WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama pressed Congressional leaders Tuesday to take “immediate action” to slash tax...

Freedom of Speech for Some but Not All

Salam Al Marayati | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Salam Al Marayati

Stop lecturing the Middle East about free speech when the tar-and-feather political lynch mobs tear apart our media. End the hypocrisy now and protest Schumer and Sherman for advocating the dehumanization of Palestinians.

Politics Trumping Visa Reform

Ed Hooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Hooper

Legislators now say it could be 2012 before any reform bill is passed, which means the U.S. will continue to hemorrhage entrepreneurs, engineers and scientists.

Elena Kagan's Strange Bedfellows

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Raymond J. Learsy

Kagan's nomination brings up again the issue of "Sovereign Immunity," and what it portends to our safety.

Chuck Schumer: Filibuster Rules Hearings Are Coming Soon

Roll Call | John Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Rules and Administration Chairman Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is planning a series of hearings on changes to the chamber's filibuster rules in res...

Senate, White House Reach Agreement On Reporter Protections

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — The White House, key senators and media representatives have reached a compromise on legislation to protect reporters from being fo...

"Lupus Isn't the Only Thing Eating Me Up About Health Care"

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

If there were an adequate public health care plan, there's a good chance that Tamecka Pierce could manage her lupus without having to make the kinds of choices she's had to make to date.

Bush the Teflon Man

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

Perhaps it was the sexual nature of Eliot Spitzer's offenses that made the shame stick. That and the fact that the former NY governor admitted he did wrong. Bush by contrast is today's Teflon man.