NYC Makes Final Pitch To Host 2016 Democratic National Convention In BrooklynDemocratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz visited the Barclays Center and sat down for a closed-door meeting with Mayor Bill de Blasio ahead of deciding the site.
Secret Service Director Pierson Resigns Amid Criticism Over White House BreachesSecret Service Director Julia Pierson stepped down Wednesday, in the wake of several security breaches affecting the White House and President Barack Obama.
Sen. Schumer Asks FTC To Probe Use Of Data Collected By Fitness TechnologyThe New York Democrat said there are no current federal protections against such privacy intrusions, the companies' policies aren't clear, and consumers should have the ability to opt out.
Obama Says Ray Kelly 'Well-Qualified' For Homeland Security PostKelly has been floated as a possible replacement for outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano who is leaving to take over the University of California's 10-campus system.
Schumer: 'There Is No Doubt Ray Kelly Would Be A Great DHS Secretary'Police Commissioner Ray Kelly’s experience with fighting terrorism has been cited as the reason why two lawmakers want him to take over as secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Schumer: Sandy Aid Bill Will Help Critical Shore Protection ProjectsThe 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.
Schumer Pleas With House Members To Pass Sandy Relief BillThe 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.
New York City To Celebrate Chanukah With Lighting Of 32-Foot-Tall MenorahNew York City was set to start the celebration of Chanukah Saturday evening with the ceremonial lighting of a 32-foot-tall memorial at the southeast edge of Central Park.
Sen. Charles Schumer Wants Crackdown Of Electronic Laser PointersU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is writing federal regulators, asking them to crack down on the use of the pointers outside of their intended use in office presentations.
In Wake Of Oyster Bay Tragedy, Schumer Calls For Posting More Boat Capacities"In the memory of the children we lost on that awful day, we can take some simple steps to educate and warn boat owners and their passengers about how many people a vessel can safely handle,'' U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said.
NY Lawmakers Want Passenger Advocate At AirportsU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and state Sen. Michael Gianaris of Queens want the Transportation Security Administration to create the position at all airports.
Schumer Seeks Audit Of All NY Tour Bus LicensesU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is seeking an audit of all tour bus operators in New York following a fatal tour bus crash a week ago in New York City.