Schumer Urges Bipartisan Focus On Iran Nuke Deal: 'I Don't Trust These Iranians'Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., says that despite the partisan controversy over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress Tuesday, the U.S. must ensure Iran doesn’t get a nuclear weapon.
Congress Ready To Extend Ban On Plastic Firearms A Senate vote to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms capable of evading metal detectors and X-ray machines is shaping up as a bittersweet moment for gun control supporters, days before the anniversary of the deadly mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.
Schumer Gives Hillary Clinton an Early Endorsement Hillary Rodham Clinton says she isn't in a hurry to make a decision about running for president again. Her former Senate colleague, Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, isn't waiting for her to make up her mind.
Gov't Shutdown Enters 2nd Week, No End In Sight The government shutdown entered its second week with no end in sight and ominous signs that the United States was closer to the first default in the nation's history as Speaker John Boehner ruled out any measure to boost borrowing authority without concessions from President Barack Obama.
Obama On The Road And Outside The BubbleIt's the curse — or maybe the blessing — of living in a place that doesn't make or break presidential elections: The president and those running for the job just don't come around very often.
Schumer Sees Path To Passage Of Immigration Bill
Senate Steps Back From Brink In Nominations Fight The Senate stepped away from the brink of a meltdown on Tuesday, confirming one of President Barack Obama's long-stalled nominees, agreeing to quick action on others and finessing a Democratic threat to overturn historic rules that protect minority-party rights.
GOP, Dems Challenge Holder Over Subpoenas To AP Congressional Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday challenged Attorney General Eric Holder over the Justice Department's handling of the investigation of national security leaks and its failure to talk to The Associated Press before issuing subpoenas for the news service's telephone records.
Schumer Reviving Bill to Protect Media, Sources in Wake of Investigation Into APA top Senate Democrat plans to revive legislation that would protect journalists and their employers from revealing their sources, days after it was revealed that the Justice Department secretly obtained Associated Press phone records.
Source: Immigration Bill Could Exclude Many A bipartisan immigration bill soon to be introduced in the Senate could exclude hundreds of thousands of immigrants here illegally from ever becoming U.S. citizens, according to a Senate aide with knowledge of the proposals.
NRA Fundraising Largely Increases In Months Since Newtown ShootingsThe National Rifle Association has seen a massive increase in fundraising in the months since the shootings in Newtown, Conn., which prompted a nationwide debate on gun control.
US Chamber Makes Immigration Overhaul Top Priority The president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Thursday that the "door to the American dream must always remain open" as he announced a broad coalition of business, labor, faith organizations, law enforcement and ethnic groups intent on overhauling the nation's immigration system.