Charles Schumer


Top Senate Dem Opposes Gorsuch, Vows Filibuster

The top Senate Democrat said Thursday he will oppose President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch and lead a filibuster of the choice, setting up a politically charged…

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Senator Schumer Announces Support Of Anti-BDS Bill

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) announced Wednesday that he is co-sponsoring a bi-partisan bill, introduced by U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Marco Rubio (R-FL), to combat the boycott,…

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Orthodox Group Urges Senate Panel to OK Envoy to Israel

The Orthodox Union is calling on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to quickly confirm David Friedman, President Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. ambassador to Israel, at his hearing Thursday morning.…

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FCC Grants Waiver Allowing JCCs to Track Callers

The FCC granted a temporary emergency waiver Friday for Jewish Community Centers and their phone carriers to track the numbers of callers who make threats, even if the callers try…

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Schumer Says He Has ‘Serious Concerns’ About Gorsuch

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said Tuesday he has “serious, serious concerns” about President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee after their meeting, complaining that the federal judge “avoided answers like…

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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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