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Senator Charles Schumer

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.

Schumer Asks Airlines To Drop Extra Fee

AP | SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 05.27.2012 | Travel

NEW YORK -- Sen. Charles Schumer is urging airlines to allow families with young children to sit together without paying extra. The New York Democrat...

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...

TSA Passenger Advocates Sought By New York Lawmakers

AP | By MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 12.12.2011 | Travel

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Two New York lawmakers have called for a passenger advocate at airports to immediately act on complaints by passengers over security s...

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

nydailynews.com | 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...

Sen. Schumer Wants Milk Price Investigation

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for a federal investigation into why a decline in retail milk prices hasn't matched the...

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"

bloomberg.com | 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 ...