Amy Schumer: 'I Am Expecting A Backlash' For Supporting Gun ControlStand-up comedian and actress Amy Schumer is teaming up with New York Sen. Charles Schumer to call for tighter gun control.
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.
Schumer To Dems: Make Government Help WorkersThe Senate Democrats' top message man is urging the party leftward in the wake of crushing midterm election losses, saying working Americans want a robust government that will promote education access, labor bargaining rights, progressive taxes and more.
Schumer: Scared Republicans Can Pass Immigration Reform, Tea Party Has 'Peaked'At a Democratic leaders press conference on Thursday, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said that House Republicans are too “afraid of the Tea Party” to pass immigration reform, adding that the reality is that the Tea Party’s power has already “peaked.”
Plastic And 3-D Gun Ban Passes House, Democrats Look To Expand RestrictionsThe House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that would extend a 1988 law banning plastic guns that could slip past X-ray machines and metal detectors – but some Democrats are calling for tougher, more modern restrictions.
Schumer Calls For More Border Agents In BuffaloSen. Charles Schumer says an understaffed Buffalo border is to blame for lane closures and backups that result in long wait times that are not only frustrating to drivers but detrimental to the local economy.
Senate Dems Look To Give President Automatic Debt Ceiling AuthorityDemocrats controlling the Senate proposed Tuesday to avoid future showdowns over the so-called debt ceiling by giving the president authority to authorize additional federal borrowing unless Congress can muster veto-proof margins to block him.
Schumer: We Do Not Have Adequate Technology To Guard BorderA bipartisan group of senators crafting a sweeping immigration bill vowed Wednesday that they would be ready to unveil it when Congress reconvenes in less than two weeks after getting a firsthand look at a crucial component of their legislation: security along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Members Of Gang Of Eight To Tour US-Mexico BorderA group of U.S. senators who will be influential in shaping and negotiating details of an immigration reform package is traveling to the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona to get a firsthand look at issues affecting the region.
McCain: Failure To Pass Immigration Reform Will Continue GOP Election LossesSen. John McCain is warning fellow Republicans that failure to pass comprehensive immigration legislation could mean continued election losses for the GOP, as Republican-friendly states like Arizona fall to the Democrats.
Obama Holding Campaign-Style Event In Vegas To Push Immigration LegislationSeeking swift action on immigration, President Barack Obama on Tuesday will try to rally public support behind his proposals for giving millions of illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship, as well as making improvements to the legal immigration system and border security.
Schumer: 'Odds Are Better Than People Think' Fiscal Cliff Deal Gets DoneA Senate Democrat says he believes "odds are better than people think" that a deal can be reached to avoid automatic tax increases and spending cuts next week.