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Can Wall Street-Friendly, Overly-Cautious Chuck Schumer Lead the Senate?

“Twenty-two years without ever making his bed,” marveled Sen. Dick Durbin recently, referring to his former housemate in Washington, D.C., and longtime colleague, Sen. Charles Schumer. 4,088 more words

Senator Schumer Recommends Prosecutor to Replace Loretta Lynch in Eastern District

Sen. Charles Schumer recommended Robert Capers, a veteran federal prosecutor, to replace Loretta Lynch as U.S. attorney in the Eastern District, calling Mr. Capers a “smart, hardworking” prosecutor in the mold of Ms. 325 more words

Morning Drip - 5.12.15

t was great getting that extra sleep this morning!?!?!?!  Nothing better than waking up panicked in a cold sweat because you notice it’s lighter outside than it normally is when you wake up! 310 more words

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Lawmaker Calling For Change After Passengers From Diverted Flight Stranded In PHL Overnight

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A lawmaker is calling for changes at U.S. Customs after a plane full of passengers got stuck in Philadelphia for hours on Friday. 121 more words



Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) walks through the Capitol basement, on his way to the weekly Senate caucus luncheons. Schumer arrived early, avoiding the crowd of reporters staked out in the basement as senators head towards the Capitol from their offices. (The Hill)


Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) slams the GOP budget plan, calling proposed spending cuts as detrimental to the middle class. He is joined by his colleagues, from left, Sen. 16 more words

Attorneys Fight To Save Sandy Victims From Paying Back Government Grants

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Lawyers for victims of Superstorm Sandy were in Brooklyn Federal Court on Monday.

As CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff explained, attorneys are hoping to spare some people from having to pay back money. 339 more words