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(L to R) British Foreign Secretary William Hague, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, US Secretary of State John Kerry, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius attend a statement on early November 24, 2013 in Geneva. (Photo read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Look To Sanctions If Iran Deal Falters

The controversial deal to put the brakes on Iran’s nuclear program has united Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill on steps to take if the pact falls apart.

11/25/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer calls for a crackdown on the drug "Molly" on Sept. 22, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Schumer Wants Crackdown On ‘Molly’ Drug

Schumer announced Sunday that he is asking the New York and New Jersey High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area to zero in on Molly labs.

09/22/2013

New York Sen. Charles Schumer (file/credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Schumer Wants Tougher Standards For Chinese Chicken

Sen. Chuck Schumer says he wants the U.S. Department of Agriculture to make it tougher on processed chickens that will soon come from China for sale in the United States.

09/15/2013

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Daily News Offers $10,000 Reward To Catch Jackie Robinson Statue Vandals

“Defacing the Jackie Robinson statue is a dagger in the heart to everything America stands for,” Sen. Chuck Schumer said in a statement, “and I hope those who are responsible are caught, punished, and taught why what they did is so disgusting and offensive.”

08/08/2013

New Long Beach Boardwalk (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Officials: New Section Of Long Beach Boardwalk ‘Stronger Than Ever’

Upgrades to the boardwalk included stronger tropical hardwood, a new retaining wall, and energy saving LED lighting.

07/27/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer (file / credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Sen Schumer Calls On Airlines To Reverse Flight Change Fee Increases

“I am asking, really demanding that Delta, American, U.S. Air, and United Airlines put the brakes on these out of control change of flight fees,” he said.

05/19/2013

Knives Allowed On Planes (TSA)

Schumer Files Legislation To Overturn ‘Foolhardy’ TSA Plan Allowing Knives On Planes

The opposition surrounding the Transportation Security Administration’s decision to allow small knives on airplanes continues to grow.

03/22/2013

Schumer On Shoreline Protection

Schumer: Sandy Aid Bill Will Help Critical Shore Protection Projects

The U.S. Senate was set to vote Monday on the $50.5 billion aid package for Superstorm Sandy relief, and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said the package will provide aid for long-delayed coastline protection projects.

01/27/2013

Sen. Chuck Schumer (credit: CBS 2)

Schumer Pleas With House Members To Pass Sandy Relief Bill

The Superstorm Sandy relief bill has passed the U.S. Senate, and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said there is one more hurdle for the legislation.

12/29/2012

The United Nations (file/credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

UN Votes To Recognize State Of Palestine; U.S. & Israel Voice Displeasure

The U.N. General Assembly has voted by a more than two-thirds majority to recognize the state of Palestine.

11/29/2012

Sen. Chuck Schumer  (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Schumer: Scammers Stealing Social Security Payments From Seniors

As of August, the senator says more than 19,000 seniors nationwide have reported identity thefts. That’s about 50 each day.

1010 WINS–10/14/2012

Senator Charles E. Schumer at a news conference (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

Sen Schumer Asks VA To Let Vets Keep Dogs Until Research Is Complete

Veterans with physical impairments can get reimbursed for the cost of having a service dog help them, but a new Veterans Administration directive is delaying compensation for veterans with mental and emotional concerns until further research is completed.

09/16/2012

Sen. Charles Schumer/file (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Sen Schumer Calls For Free Whooping Cough Vaccinations As Number Of Cases Increases

The number of whooping cough cases has tripled in New York, and Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on health officials to provide free vaccinations.

07/22/2012

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Senator Schumer Asks Airlines To Cut Fees For Families Traveling With Children

Families with children will get a break from at least two airlines, on additional fees to sit together, according to Senator Chuck Schumer.

06/10/2012

The family of baby Angel Hollins is trying to bring the child's grandmother from China to the United States.  Angel has a terminal illness and has never met her grandmother before. (credit: Personal Photos)

EXCLUSIVE: Chinese Woman Repeatedly Denied Visa To Visit Dying Grandchild On Long Island

With their daughter suffering from a terminal illness, the Hollins family is hoping for a miracle, but at the very least, they want their daughter’s only living grandparent to meet her before the child dies.

05/14/2012

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