Charles Schumer


Sen. Schumer Says He’ll Oppose Sessions’ Nomination

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer announced Thursday that he will oppose Sen. Jeff Sessions’ nomination to be the next attorney general. “After reviewing his record and giving careful consideration…

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Senators Gear Up for Confirmation Battles

The Senate is moving full steam ahead on President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees, and Democrats are clamoring for a fight. Senate Democrats led by Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer have…

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Clinton, Biden to Headline Tribute to Harry Reid

Hillary Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden will headline a star-studded send-off for Senate Minority Leader Harry M. Reid on Thursday as the Nevada Democrat ends his historic 30-year run…

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McConnell to Lead Senate GOP, Schumer New Democratic Leader

Senate Republicans re-elected Mitch McConnell on Wednesday to be majority leader next year, while Democrats picked Chuck Schumer to lead them, setting the chief actors as the chamber prepares to…

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Schumer Discloses Pneumonia Diagnosis

Senator Chuck Schumer, the No. 3 Senate Democrat, disclosed Monday that he was diagnosed with pneumonia several weeks ago. His disclosure comes a day after Hillary Clinton’s own pneumonia diagnosis…

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Schumer: Port of Albany to Receive $17m Upgrade

The Port of Albany will receive $17 million in federal funding to pay for upgrades and an expansion allowing for greater shipment of large cargo. U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer announced…

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NY Senator Calls for Text-to-911 Service

Sen. Charles Schumer is urging the Federal Communications Commission to allow New Yorkers to text 911 dispatchers during emergencies. Speaking in New York City on Sunday, Schumer said that in…

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