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Chuck Schumer: New US Senate leader faces trial by fire

Washington - From the upcoming impeachment trial of Donald Trump to the massive coronavirus stimulus package, a power-sharing impasse and a brewing showdown over the filibuster, Chuck Schumer faces the challenge of his political career as US Senate majority leader....

Trump acquittal 'meaningless' without witnesses: top Senate Democrat

Washington - US President Donald Trump's expected acquittal in his impeachment trial will be a hollow victory if the trial does not call any witnesses, top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said Friday.

Democrats to vote to reopen US government

Washington - US Democrats agreed Monday to support a temporary funding bill to end a partial shutdown of the federal government, now in its third day, as a key vote began in the Senate.

Statue of Liberty security plan makes visitors 'sitting ducks'

New York - A new plan to screen Statue of Liberty visitors on Liberty Island poses a heightened security risk for terrorist attacks.

Report: Senator Schumer overheard plotting against GOP budget

On a scheduled conference call, Democratic Senator Charles Schumer instructed his colleagues on specific language to use in positioning the GOP agenda in a poor light, unaware that reporters were listening.

Company targeted by Senator Schumer over 9/11 commemorative coins

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer has asked the Federal Trade Commission to stop a company from selling commemorative coins of the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center in New York City.

Op-Ed: Have Liberal Democrats Reached the Tipping Point?

Just over one year ago, liberal Democrats swept the White House and Congress. Today, liberal Democrat Martha Coakley is fighting for her political life in the bluest of states. Has the political worm turned completely for liberal Democrats in America?

Op-Ed: Protester Derangement Syndrome

Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH), who referred to protesters as "teabaggers," had a retired cop escorted from her town hall for questioning the residency of SEIU members there. This is just the tip of a much larger iceberg into which USS LibDem is sailing.

Schumer: Democrats look at 'alternatives' to bi-partisan bill

Appearing on NBC's 'Meet the Press,' Senator Schumer says that 'alternatives' to a bi-partisan health care bill are being considered - meaning Democrats will go it alone.

Op-Ed: Health Care Problems People Aren't Talking About

Though the focus today may be on the massive push of the ObamaCare bill by liberal Democrats and the noisy minority opposition, there are solutions to some major headaches in Health Care staring us in the face. Problem is, no one chooses to see them.

Op-Ed: Are Liberal Democrats Sinking Their Own Healthcare Bill?

Gaffes by the President, controversial provisions receiving greater public attention and even being dropped from the bill, and a relentless campaign by Liberal Democrats to demonize noisy opponents of HR 3200 are sinking the very bill LibDems set afloat.

Op-Ed: The Real Political Agitators of ObamaCare

Since ObamaCare town halls have erupted in public anger, protesters have been branded as "teabagging" birther right wing extremists, swastika-waving domestic terrorists, even as un-American by Pelosi, Durbin and Schumer. Who are the agitators here again?

'Magic 60' Unlikely To Happen, Says Democratic Sen. Schumer of NY

While the Democrats are aiming for the “Magic 60” on Election Day, Democratic Senator Charles Schumer of New York says that it is unlikely going to happen.

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