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Sen. Charles Schumer: More than 50-50 Chance of Reaching Fiscal Cliff Deal

Sen. Charles Schumer: More than 50-50 Chance of Reaching Fiscal Cliff Deal

Win McNamee/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Sen. Charles Schumer, (D-N.Y.), called Congress’ failure to reach an agreement on a fiscal cliff deal “embarrassing,” but said he believed there was a better than 50-50 chance of a compromise befo…

Schumer Proposes New, Broad Plan to Avoid Fiscal Cliff

Schumer Proposes New, Broad Plan to Avoid Fiscal Cliff

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Calling it the best shot at avoiding going over the fiscal cliff come Jan. 1, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., Tuesday suggested tossing aside a tax reform compromise currently being negotiated on Capitol Hill in favo…

Senator Calls for TSA Theft Fixes After ABC News Report

Senator Calls for TSA Theft Fixes After ABC News Report

Win McNamee/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Reacting to an ABC News investigation into theft by Transportation Security Administration officers, Senator Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., Thursday called on the agency to do random sting operations on its employees “t…

Sen. Charles Schumer Says Focus on Middle Class Will Propel Dems to November Victory

Sen. Charles Schumer Says Focus on Middle Class Will Propel Dems to November Victory

Win McNamee/Getty Images(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — New York Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer says that the Democratic Party’s focus on the middle class will result in victory up and down the ticket in the November election, but that it was up to Preside…

Differences Persist in Congress’ Struggle to Extend Student Loan Rate

Differences Persist in Congress’ Struggle to Extend Student Loan Rate

iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The top congressional leadership was out in full force on Thursday as leaders from both political parties in both chambers of Congress promoted the position of their respective caucuses in the latest battle over co…

U.S. Senators Ask Justice Department to Investigate Employers Who Request Facebook Passwords

U.S. Senators Ask Justice Department to Investigate Employers Who Request Facebook Passwords

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Two U.S. senators are asking the U.S. Justice Department to determine whether employers who request the Facebook login information of potential employees are violating federal law, Bloomberg News reports.Sen. Charles Sc…

FDA to Investigate Safety of Inhalable Caffeine

FDA to Investigate Safety of Inhalable Caffeine

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will launch a safety investigation of a new product that allows consumers to inhale caffeine through a lipstick-sized portable device, rather than drinking it.AeroShot deliv…

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