Schumer’s filibuster workaround spurs mass confusion

The befuddlement that still surrounds the parliamentarian’s opinion has major consequences for the Democratic agenda. The decision could give Democrats

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Chuck Schumer is thinking big — gridlocked Senate be damned

The personal stake he has in this political moment can’t be understated: After spending Donald Trump’s presidency leading a minority

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Dems can use unprecedented move for an extra filibuster-proof bill, Schumer aide says

The decision, as read by Schumer’s office, represents a major expansion of the reconciliation process that allows passage of some

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Marijuana Legalization: Chuck Schumer Says Dems Will Move Ahead

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer holds his weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol, December 17, 2019. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Senate

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Schumer tees up Senate votes on hate crimes, gun control, voting rights

The hate crimes legislation Schumer is teeing up, authored by Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), would appoint an official at the

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Louis DeJoy Is Toast As Chuck Schumer Denounces Planned USPS Cuts

Senate Majority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) denounced Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s planned USPS cuts and said that the Senate

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Chuck Schumer & Jetblue: Senate Majority Leader Pleads with JetBlue CEO to Keep HQ in New York

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., January

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Andrew Cuomo Harassment Scandal: Schumer & Gillibrand Call for Resignation

Senators Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y.) deliver remarks on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manhattan, November

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Schumer is latest Dem to call on Cuomo to resign as scandals intensify

Schumer and Gillibrand join nearly every member of the state’s congressional delegation who have now mobilized against Cuomo, with a

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Schumer Tells McConnell He’s Powerless To A Stop Vote On Expanded Background Checks

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said that the Senate will vote on expanding background checks for gun purchases because

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The Republican “Chuck Schumer Bridge” Attack On The Stimulus Hilariously Collapses

Republicans are claiming that the stimulus bill contains a provision to build “Chuck Schumer Bridge,” but the funding request was

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Schumer, Warren Respond to Biden’s Student Debt Forgiveness Reluctance: ‘We Will Keep Fighting’

Elizabeth Warren speaks at a campaign town hall meeting in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, January 26, 2020. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) Senate Majority

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Chuck Schumer Isn’t Waiting For Republicans As Senate To Act On Biden COVID Rescue Bill Next Week

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced that the Senate would begin work on passing President Biden’s COVID rescue package next

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Schumer Says Impeachment Trial Will Move ‘Quickly,’ Won’t Require Many Witnesses

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) participates in a news conference at the U.S. Capitol, October 1, 2020. (Erin

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Chuck Schumer Urges President Biden To Declare National Climate Emergency

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer urged President Joe Biden To consider declaring a national climate emergency. Video of Schumer on

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Trump Impeachment: Schuck Schumer Announces Trial to Begin February 8

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) participates in a news conference at the U.S. Capitol, October 1, 2020. (Erin

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Chuck Schumer Neuters Mitch McConnell By Rejecting Filibuster Protection

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) neutered Mitch McConnell’s ability to obstruct Biden by rejecting his demand for filibuster protection.

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