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Schumer refuses to demand NAFTA access to Canadian banking markets

As Chuck Schumer’s popularity continues to fall — particularly in economically depressed communities like Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, and Utica — the Senate Minority Leader keeps refusing to involve himself in the ongoing renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement being conducted in Montreal. 476 more words

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Thoughts/Prayers: If ONLY That Were Enough.

I am not going to tell you about the need for gun control. I am going to tell you how much campaign cash the following Republican senators have received from the NRA: John McCain, Arizona   $7,740,…

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Why Chuck Schumer Can't Win on Immigration

At any other time, this would be a fine moment for Chuck Schumer to open that bottle of Brooklyn bourbon that he gifted Mitch McConnell this week. 1,377 more words

Senate Confirms Batory as FRA Chief

The U.S. Senate voted Tuesday night to confirm Ronald Batory as the permanent administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration.

Batory was approved on a voice vote after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer removed a hold on a Batory confirmation vote. 159 more words

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Will the U.S. Senate actually do anything on immigration?

The United States Senate can be an arcane, slow, bumbling institution. The bills that manage to pass through committee and reach the floor time usually have preconceived results. 815 more words

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Why is a Military Parade Okay in 2014, "Militaristic" in 2018?

There are some who’ve forgotten why we have a military. It’s not to promote war, it’s to be prepared for peace. – Ronald Reagan

On Sunday, April 13, 2014, …

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Trump's Economic Policy: Money Talks, Bullshit Walks! #Trump2020! #GreenWave2018! #VoteGOP!

This is from the end of January, but here’s the nice thing: our economic upswing is still going strong. And Trump’s tax bill is continuing to besiege workers with cash. 545 more words

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