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Chuck Schumer: U.S. Senator from the State of New York
Charles Ellis Schumer is an American politician serving as the senior United States senator from New York, a seat to which he was first elected in 1998. A member of the Democratic Party, he has also served as the Senate minority leader since 2017. He first defeated three-term Republican incumbent Al D'Amato before being reelected in 2004 with 71 percent of the vote, in 2010 with 66 percent of the vote, and in 2016 with 70 percent of the vote. He is the current dean of New York's congressional delegation.

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Senate unanimously passes $2 trln relief bill [Video]

Senate unanimously passes $2 trln relief bill

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a $2 trillion stimulus bill on Wednesday aimed at helping unemployed workers and industries hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. Gloria Tso reports.

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Tempers rise in U.S. Senate as vote nears on $2 trillion coronavirus bill [Video]

Tempers rise in U.S. Senate as vote nears on $2 trillion coronavirus bill

U.S. senators were set to vote on a $2 trillion bipartisan package of legislation to alleviate the devastating economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, although critics from the right and left..

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'Help is on the way': Senate to vote on $2 trillion aid [Video]

'Help is on the way': Senate to vote on $2 trillion aid

U.S. senators were set to vote Wednesday on a $2 trillion bipartisan package of legislation to alleviate the devastating economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, hoping it will become law quickly...

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Senate reaches deal on $2 trillion relief package [Video]

Senate reaches deal on $2 trillion relief package

After days of tense partisan discussions, U.S.senators have reached an agreement on a massive $2 trillion coronavirus relief package. Gloria Tso reports.

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U.S. lawmakers close to a $2 trillion stimulus bill [Video]

U.S. lawmakers close to a $2 trillion stimulus bill

Senior Democrats and Republicans in the divided U.S. Congress said on Tuesday they were close to a deal on a $2 trillion stimulus package to limit the coronavirus pandemic's economic toll. Lisa..

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Aid bill has 'unemployment insurance on steroids': Schumer [Video]

Aid bill has 'unemployment insurance on steroids': Schumer

U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Tuesday said lawmakers are close to an agreement on a massive coronavirus aid bill that he said would pay the salary of furloughed workers for four..

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Tempers flare as $2 trillion aid package stalls in Senate [Video]

Tempers flare as $2 trillion aid package stalls in Senate

A far-reaching coronavirus economic stimulus package failed to advance in the U.S. Senate on Monday as Democrats said it contained too little money for states and hospitals and not enough restrictions..

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Senate Democrats block coronavirus relief bill [Video]

Senate Democrats block coronavirus relief bill

U.S. Senate Democrats blocked a massive coronavirus stimulus bill from advancing on Sunday (March 22), as Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer expressed concerns that the bill would benefit corporate..

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Millions face stay-at-home orders in U.S. [Video]

Millions face stay-at-home orders in U.S.

Eighty-four million people are under orders to close up shop and stay at home on Saturday, as lawmakers in Washington neared a deal that could pump a record $1 trillion into the economy to limit the..

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Republican stimulus proposal 'inadequate': Schumer [Video]

Republican stimulus proposal 'inadequate': Schumer

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called the Republicans' $1 trillion opening bid on an economic rescue plan "inadequate," saying it didn't do enough to address the public health crisis caused by..

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Senate introduces new emergency coronavirus legislation [Video]

Senate introduces new emergency coronavirus legislation

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced more emergency coronavirus relief legislation on Thursday (March 19), the third package Congress has taken up since the outbreak erupted in the..

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Trump signs coronavirus relief package into law [Video]

Trump signs coronavirus relief package into law

On Wednesday (March 18) President Donald Trump signed into law a roughly $105 billion aid package to limit the damage from the coronavirus pandemic through free testing, paid sick leave and expanded..

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Coronavirus aid package heads to Trump to sign [Video]

Coronavirus aid package heads to Trump to sign

The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed legislation on Wednesday providing billions of dollars to limit the damage from the coronavirus pandemic through free testing, paid sick leave and expanded..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:12Published
Biden Campaign Requests Secret Service Protection [Video]

Biden Campaign Requests Secret Service Protection

Joe Biden's presidential campaign has requested protection from the Secret Service. This news is being passed out by a congressional official familiar with the discussions. For a candidate to get..

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Trump more concerned about 'health' of banks: Schumer [Video]

Trump more concerned about 'health' of banks: Schumer

Railing against President Donald Trump's response to COVID-19, top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer on Wednesday said any economic relief package amid the ongoing outbreak must include funds to help..

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Schumer decries Trump's 'incompetence' in coronavirus response [Video]

Schumer decries Trump's 'incompetence' in coronavirus response

The Democratic Senate minority leader on Tuesday said that President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans should be "putting people before corporations" when it comes to halting to spread of the..

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Trump Says Action Must Be Taken Against Chuck Schumer [Video]

Trump Says Action Must Be Taken Against Chuck Schumer

President Donald Trump called out Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer. He said Schumer referencing two justices during an abortion rally posed a threat to the Supreme Court. Trump said: “If a..

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Schumer, rebuked by Roberts, regrets Supreme Court comments [Video]

Schumer, rebuked by Roberts, regrets Supreme Court comments

U.S. Democratic Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday said he wished he'd chosen different words after Republicans accused him of having threatened two Supreme Court justices at an abortion..

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Schumer's comments to justices 'new low': McCarthy [Video]

Schumer's comments to justices 'new low': McCarthy

Kevin McCarthy, the top Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, described controversial comments made by Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer to two new U.S. Supreme Court Justices a 'new..

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Chief justice slams Schumer for 'dangerous' comment [Video]

Chief justice slams Schumer for 'dangerous' comment

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts on Wednesday issued an unusual rebuke of "dangerous" comments by top U.S. Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer about two conservative Supreme Court justices appointed by..

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'You will pay the price': Schumer to conservative justices [Video]

'You will pay the price': Schumer to conservative justices

U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday told conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices "you have released the whirlwind" if they move forward on a controversial abortion case.

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Chuck Schumer Calls Trump's $2.5 Billion Coronavirus Spending Package 'Pathetic' [Video]

Chuck Schumer Calls Trump's $2.5 Billion Coronavirus Spending Package 'Pathetic'

President Donald Trump defended his response to the coronavirus outbreak after a lot of criticism. Health officials worry that a new emergency spending proposal is not enough to protect the country..

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Trump: media trying to make 'caronavirus' look bad [Video]

Trump: media trying to make 'caronavirus' look bad

U.S. President Donald Trump accused two cable TV channels of presenting the danger from the coronavirus in as bad a light as possible and upsetting financial markets, as public health officials warned..

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