Chuck Schumer Fends Off Challenge From Little-Known NYC Lawyer In Senate RaceThree-term Democratic New York U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer won reelection Tuesday night, beating a challenge from a little-known and poorly funded Republican New York City lawyer.
Schumer Slams FEMA IG’s Plan To Recoup Sandy Money From Hard Hit Long Island TownsYet, now the inspector general's office of FEMA, the federal agency overseeing storm recovery is asking the towns to repay some of the relief money.
Schumer Calls For Inward-Facing Cameras On NJ TRANSIT After Hoboken CrashThe New York Democrat says cameras will help improve safety and help investigators determine causes of a crash and cut down on bad behavior from engineers.
Schumer: Overhaul NRC Licensing For Radioactive MaterialsU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to overhaul its licensing protocol for obtaining radioactive materials, citing a recent report that a fictitious company got a license for enough material for a dirty bomb.
Schumer Proposes Voluntary Cancer Registry For FirefightersThe proposed registry, managed by the Center for Disease Control, would allow firefighters to release information about their cancers so that health researchers could find potential connections.
Lin-Manuel Miranda Teams With Schumer On Nationwide Anti-Ticket Bot Bill 'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is teaming up with New York Senator Charles Schumer in a push to make automated ticket bots illegal nationwide.
Schumer: Congress Must Return To Washington To Vote On Zika BillSchumer says Congress would be lazy and selfish not to come back from recess if only for one day to vote on a $1.9 billion emergency funding bill to combat Zika.
Schumer Asks Feds To Sweep Local Airports For Security 'Blind Spots'U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer has asked federal officials to review New York City area airports to ensure they don't have "blind spots'' terrorists could exploit.
Schumer Says Congress Needs To Act On Emergency Zika FundingSchumer is urging Congress to pass the proposed $1.9 billion emergency funding plan needed to fight the virus.
Schumer Proposes Bill To Block RobocallsSen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., is proposing a bill to block annoying robocalls.
Bernie Sanders: 'I Don't Want To See People Voting For The Lesser Of Two Evils'Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are in a statistical dead heat.
Schumer Calling On Feds To Investigate Exploding E-CigarettesSenator Charles Schumer is calling on the federal government to investigate cases of exploding electronic cigarettes.
Schumer Wants Federal Trade Commission To Investigate Clear Channel's 'Spying Billboards'Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., is asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate an advertising technique that uses mobile phone data to learn about people who pass by billboards.
Schumer: Congress Must Act Now To Prevent Spread Of Zika Virus In USThe clock is ticking on when the mosquito that carries the Zika virus becomes prevalent in the continental United States, and Sen. Charles Schumer wants quick approval of President Barack Obama's request for nearly $2 billion in emergency spending to fight the disease.
Sen. Schumer Proposes $25,000 Reward For Social Media Terrorism TipsSen. Charles Schumer is introducing legislation requiring a $25,000 reward for information generated through social media that helps thwart a terror attack.