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Senator Schumer Hopes to See Deal on Immigration ‘By the End of the Week’

Senator Schumer Hopes to See Deal on Immigration ‘By the End of the Week’

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Senator Chuck Schumer, speaking on CBS’s Face the Nation, announced that he is hoping to see a bipartisan deal on immigration by the end of the week, though other senators are less optimistic.
“There …

Northeast Cuisine Dominates Menu for Inauguration Luncheon

Northeast Cuisine Dominates Menu for Inauguration Luncheon

Hemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on behalf of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, released a plan for the Inauguration luncheon Wednesday featuring New England chowder and New York wines.As in 2009, th…

Schumer Welcomes Paul Ryan Back as a Deficit-Reduction ‘Fraud’

Schumer Welcomes Paul Ryan Back as a Deficit-Reduction ‘Fraud’

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Senate Democrats haven’t exactly rolled out the red carpet for Rep. Paul Ryan now that the GOP vice presidential nominee is returning to his old stamping grounds to cast a vote at the U.S. Capitol Thursday….

Stronger Gun Laws? Schumer Points to Lack of Political Will

Stronger Gun Laws? Schumer Points to Lack of Political Will

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Chuck Schumer was one of the biggest cheerleaders for the assault weapons ban back when it passed the House. The New Yorker helped usher it through Congress and in part built his senate campaign on passing t…

Facebook’s Eduardo Saverin ‘Spits in the Eye of the American People’

Facebook’s Eduardo Saverin ‘Spits in the Eye of the American People’

Jim Spellman/WireImage(WASHINGTON) — Sens. Chuck Schumer and Bob Casey on Thursday delivered a scathing status update for “eye-spitting” Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin: Stop attempting to dodge your taxes by renouncing your U.S. citiz…

Senators to Unveil ‘Ex-Patriot Act’ in Response to Tax ‘Scheme’

Senators to Unveil ‘Ex-Patriot Act’ in Response to Tax ‘Scheme’

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has a status update for Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin: Stop attempting to dodge your taxes by renouncing your U.S. citizenship or never come to back to the U.S. again.In Septembe…

Reid Warns Payroll Conference Committee: ‘I Want to See Some Action’

Reid Warns Payroll Conference Committee: ‘I Want to See Some Action’

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The pressure is mounting on the payroll conference committee to strike a compromise to extend the payroll tax cut for a year before a Feb. 29 deadline.Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., on Thursday issued a…

9/11 Museum Funding Held Up by One Senator

9/11 Museum Funding Held Up by One Senator

David Handschuh-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — There’s a controversy brewing in the halls of Congress, pitting budget hawk Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., against two New York senators and touching on a politically and emotionally sensitive subject.C…

Caffeine Mist Is a ‘Club Drug,’ Says Schumer

Caffeine Mist Is a ‘Club Drug,’ Says Schumer

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A caffeine mist marketed as “breathable energy” may become a health hazard for teens and young people, according to doctors and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. On Thursday, Schumer as…

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