Schumer Says He Will Oppose Sessions As Attorney General NomineeNew York Sen. Chuck Schumer says in a statement that although the Alabama senator is a colleague and friend, Schumer has no confidence that Sessions has the ability to defend the rights of all Americans.
House GOP Drops Plan To Gut Ethics Office After Widespread CriticismIn a reversal, the House GOP decided on Tuesday to strip the provision from a package of rule changes that lawmakers will vote on later in the day.
Top GOP Leader: Senate To Probe Reports Of Russia HackingMajority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters that an inquiry would be conducted by the Senate intelligence panel.
Republican, Democratic Lawmakers Demand Probe Into Russian ActivitiesKey congressional Republicans joined Democrats in demanding a bipartisan investigation into the Kremlin's activities and questioned consideration of Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson -- who has close business ties with Moscow -- as head of the State Department.
In Role As Senate Minority Leader, Schumer Eyes Major Infrastructure UpgradesIn his first extended comments since the election, New York's senior senator is talking cooperation with the Trump administration.
Schumer Calls For TSA K9 Teams To Take A Bite Out Of Airport Security LinesSenator Charles Schumer (D-New York) thinks dogs could help speed things up at the airport. He's calling for K9 teams to screen passengers.
Schumer Pushing For Bill That Would Track Autistic Children To Prevent Dangerous SituationsSenator Chuck Schumer is pushing for a bill that would fund law enforcement agencies to track people with autism in case they wander into dangerous situations.
Schumer Wants Long Island Incubator To Get Local Craft Beer Industry BrewingA micro-brewery incubator proposed by a leading senator would be the first of its kind in New York.
Amy Schumer Joins Sen. Chuck Schumer In Fight For Gun LegislationSen. Chuck Schumer teamed up with cousin comedian/actress Amy Schumer on the steps of City Hall Sunday afternoon to call on the American people to help crack down on gun violence.
Victims’ Families Intend To Sue Pickup Driver Accused Of DWI In Deadly LI CrashIt has been 9 weeks since the devastating limo crash in Long Island's wine country claimed four lives. Four others were seriously injured and are now out of the hospital.
Attorneys Fight To Save Sandy Victims From Paying Back Government GrantsHundreds of storm victims may have to pay back, not only parts of NY Rising grants, but hefty lawyer fees too.
Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch Moves Closer To ConfirmationSenate Republicans demanded wholesale change at the Justice Department Thursday as they questioned whether President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch, would provide it.

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