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.
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...
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..
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..
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..
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..
U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he would work with the chamber's top Democrat Chuck Schumer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to get more funds approved this week for.. Reuters - Published
Senator Chuck Schumer and Speaker Nancy Pelosi are urging Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin not to negotiate so aggressively that it deters companies from taking aid to protect workers. NYTimes.com - Published
Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Wednesday the coronavirus legislation deal agreed to in the Senate includes $130 billion for the U.S. health care system and $150 billion to help state.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said they had not reached an agreement on Monday on a sweeping coronavirus stimulus deal, but had made progress. Reuters - Published
Negotiations on a possible $1 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill were moving ahead, but agreement by a deadline at midnight on Friday deal was becoming elusive with several major issues.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday warned of an economic recession as the coronavirus spreads through the country and called for a broader cash payment than Trump's push for.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday warned of an economic recession as the coronavirus spreads through the country and criticized the Trump administration's latest call for issuing.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Senate should pass legislation on Tuesday already backed by the House of Representatives to start providing some economic relief amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis, U.S. Senate Democratic.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer will propose legislation totaling at least $750 billion to combat the coronavirus outbreak and help the economy, his office said in a statement on Monday. He.. Reuters - Published
Even as the U.S. Senate grappled over what to do with a wide-ranging coronavirus economic stimulus bill passed by the House of Representatives, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday urged an.. Reuters - Published
The president woke up on Thursday morning and immediately assailed Senator Chuck Schumer and Speaker Nancy Pelosi, just hours after he implored the nation’s political leaders to “stop the.. NYTimes.com - Published
Senator Chuck Schumer, the top Democrat in the U.S. Senate, said on Tuesday more corporate tax cuts were not the way to combat coronavirus and Democrats would seek paid sick leave and emergency.. Reuters - Published
The top Senate Democrat, who said conservative justices would “pay the price” for their rulings, said he intended the statement as a warning to Republicans about the political risks they faced. NYTimes.com - Published
Chuck Schumer, the top U.S. Senate Democrat, expressed regret on Thursday for remarks he made a day earlier that two Supreme Court justices appointed by President Donald Trump would "pay the price" if.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday called Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer's references to two justices during an abortion rally a threat to the Supreme Court and said action must be taken. Reuters - Published
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.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts on Wednesday issued an unusual statement criticizing what he called "dangerous" comments made by top U.S. Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer about two conservative Supreme.. Reuters - Published
Top U.S. Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer assailed President Donald Trump's two Supreme Court appointees on Wednesday, suggesting that Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch "won't know what hit" them if they.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Congress and President Donald Trump neared agreement on Tuesday on legislation to battle the spreading coronavirus with as much as $9 billion, but a dispute over the cost of vaccines held up a.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Congress must pass legislation providing at least $3.1 billion in new funding to respond to concerns over the coronavirus, far beyond the Trump administration's request, Senate Democratic.. Reuters - Published
Senate minority leader warns president would turn US into ‘banana republic’ after justice department’s interference Donald Trump has triggered “a crisis in the rule of law in America” and.. WorldNews - Published
President Donald Trump's legal team argued against the relevance of testimony from Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday while the Senate braced for debate on whether to.. USATODAY.com - Published
Top Senate Democrat, Chuck Schumer calling for witnesses, says Former National Security Adviser John Bolton has relevant testimony that "gets to the heart' of the impeachment and Republicans call for.. USATODAY.com - Published
The senator from New York attacks one of President Trump’s attorneys: “He has the nerve and the gall to get up there and say that there is no eyewitness testimony when we know that John Bolton has.. NYTimes.com - Published
U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Tuesday rejected a proposal from a couple of Republican senators that lawmakers view a book manuscript produced by a former adviser to President Donald.. Reuters - Published