Sen. Charles Schumer

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Sen. Charles Schumer Calls For Faster Action On Synthetic Marijuana

The Democrat said Sunday that he’s urging the agency to use its existing authority to ban more than 250 chemicals used in the synthetic drugs.

09/28/2014

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Attorney General Eric Holder Is Resigning

Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning after heading the Justice Department for six years.

09/25/2014

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Schumer Wants CDC’s Help To Prevent Spread Of Enterovirus D68 In NY

Sen. Charles Schumer has called for better tracking and information about an unusual respiratory illness in children that has been found in New York City and Long Island.

09/21/2014

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New Jersey Man Charged In Second White House Intrusion Incident

The second person arrested in 24 hours for trespassing at the White House was in a car with New Jersey license plates.

09/20/2014

Billy Crystal talks with Sen. Charles Schumer on Sept. 15, 2014, in Long Beach, N.Y. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Billy Crystal, Sen. Charles Schumer: Feds Should Pay To Replace Long Beach Trees Lost In Superstorm Sandy

The actor and Sen. Charles Schumer held a news conference Monday calling on the federal government to foot the bill for replacing more than 2,500 trees lost in Superstorm Sandy, 1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera reported.

09/15/2014

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Sen. Charles Schumer Proposes Ban On 10 Flame Retardants In Kids Products

Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing legislation to ban 10 flame retardants from upholstered furniture and children’s products, saying the chemicals have been linked to developmental delays and cancer.

09/14/2014

A Metro-North train is seen in Rye, NY on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Schumer, Blumenthal Seek Rail Safety ‘Overhaul’

Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal say they want to “overhaul'” rail safety laws to prevent future derailments and other accidents.

09/07/2014

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Schumer Urges Senate To Approve Terror Lawsuit Bill

The Senate Judiciary Committee is marking the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by focusing its attention on a long-deliberated bill that would allow victims to recover monetary damages from foreign sponsors of terrorism.

09/01/2014

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Sen. Ted Cruz Bashes The Bronx; NYC Officials Fire Back

Bronx officials fired back Sunday after Sen. Ted Cruz took a shot at the Bronx during a speech to a conservative group.

08/31/2014

Bellevue Hospital's entrance atrium during Sandy, left, and a year later, right. (credit: Bellevue Hospital Center)

$117 Million Coming In Federal Aid For Sandy-Related Damage To Bellevue Hospital

U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) said the New York City public hospital system will receive more than $117 million in federal aid for repairs to Bellevue Hospital Center for Superstorm-Sandy-related damages.

08/14/2014

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks at a press conference pitching the borough of Brooklyn to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC) outside Barclays Center on August 11, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Schumer, Others Welcome Democrats In Bid To Bring 2016 Convention To Brooklyn

A delegation from the city is hosting members of the Democratic National Committee in an effort to bring the 2016 convention to Brooklyn.

08/11/2014

Palcohol makes a variety of powdered alcohol products. (credit: CBS 2)

Sen. Charles Schumer Wants To Ban Powdered Alcohol

Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing legislation to ban powdered alcohol and calling on retailers to boycott its sale when the product hits stores as early as next month.

08/11/2014

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Schumer Backs US Airstrikes In Iraq, But Not Use Of Troops

Sen. Charles Schumer endorsed the U.S. airstrikes in Iraq on Sunday, but the New York Democrat said he is against sending troops there.

08/10/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer says private drone use should be regulated by the federal government. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Sen. Charles Schumer Calls For Feds To Speed Up Regulations For Drones

The Democrat says New York has become “the wild west” for private drones since a court case limited the federal government’s ability to regulate the use of the small, remote controlled aircraft.

08/03/2014

A man carries a United State and an Israeli flag during a 'New York Stands with Israel' rally at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza across from the United Nations on July 28, 2014. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD Estimates 10,000 Strong On Hand For Pro-Israel Rally Near United Nations

The Security Council adopted a presidential statement just after midnight Monday in New York that urged Israel and Hamas “to accept and fully implement the humanitarian cease-fire.”

07/28/2014

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