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Chuck Schumer Says Allegation Against Brett Kavanaugh Is 'Extremely Credible'

“I think the allegations of Professor Ford are extremely credible,” Schumer told the hosts of the show. “She took a lie detector test, she talked to this to her therapist — they were having family counseling, in part because of what happened to her — five years ago and told all the details, and thir

IJR - 2018-09-17 17:52:07

Schumer: Democrats Have Better Chance Of Taking Senate Than People Think

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) was optimistic Monday that Democrats have a "very, very, very good chance" of taking the House and a good chance of winning the Senate too.

REALCLEARPOLITICS - 2018-09-18 00:00:00

Chuck Schumer wants FBI probe of Christine Blasey Ford accusation against Brett Kavanaugh

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., speaks with reporters after the Democrats policy luncheon on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)more >

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-09-17 16:58:00

AGA To Schumer: Legal Sports Betting Doing Fine Without Federal Help

The six-page letter signed bySara Slane,senior vice president of public affairs for the AGA, argues the AGA’s position on Schumer’s proposed plan. Slane claims theUS Supreme Court’sdecision to render theProfessional and Amateur Sports Protection Act(PASPA) unconstitutional was the “essential first s

PLAYNJ.COM - 2018-09-17 12:10:57

Chuck Schumer Navigates the Resistance

Back when he was policy director for Sen.Charles E. Schumer, Jim Kessler had a conversation with his boss about working with a high-profile Republican. This is how it went, according to Kessler.

ROLL CALL ONLINE - 2018-09-17 09:05:27

Schumer Talks Kavanaugh on 'The View,' Calls On Confirmation Vote Delay

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) appeared on 'The View' today and discussed the situation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Schumer said there may be a delay to confirm the nominee in lieu of the newly surfaced sexual allegations against him. Kavanaugh has been accused by professo

REALCLEARPOLITICS - 2018-09-17 00:00:00

Chuck Schumer doubles down on call to postpone Kavanaugh confirmation vote

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., renewed his call to postpone the confirmation vote on Supreme Court Justice Nominee Brett Kavanaugh after an explosive report revealed a California professor, Christine Blasey Ford, accused the nominee of attempted

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-09-17 16:48:38

REPORT: Schumer makes new demand about Kavanaugh vote

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DMLNEWS.COM - 2018-09-16 20:09:53

Chuck Grassley Responds To Kavanaugh Allegations

Schumer on Kavanaugh: Senator Grassley must postpone the vote until, at a very minimum, these serious and credible allegations are thoroughly investigated. For too long, when woman have made serious allegations of abuse, they have been ignored. That cannot happen in this case.— Chad Pergram (@ChadPe

CHICKSONRIGHT.COM - 2018-09-16 16:45:26

Schumer: Stop 'unwise cuts' to NOAA

The Senate minority leader said the proposed cuts would include 248 forecasting positions at the National Weather Service.Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on Aug. 21. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Zach GibsonA White House-proposed 23 percent cut to th

NEWSDAY - 2018-09-16 18:57:00

Schumer on The View: Christine Ford’s Allegations ‘Extremely Credible,’ Feinstein Did the Right Thing With Letter

“When a woman is abused,” he said, “it is her prerogative as to how, where, why, when, if at all it should come out.”

MEDIAITE.COM - 2018-09-17 12:21:00

Schumer decries proposed cut to weather agency budget

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is decrying proposed cuts to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's budget he says could seriously hurt the government's ability to obtain critical weather information.The New York Democrat says Sunday the agency's budget may be slashed by mo

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2018-09-16 17:05:40

AGA Letter Warns Schumer Of Drawbacks Of Federal Sports Betting

In New Jersey and want to bet on some games this weekend? Check out theDraftKings Sportsbook mobile app!TheAmerican Gaming Associationhassent a lettertoSen. Chuck Schumer (D – NY)in opposition to hisproposed federal frameworkto overseesports betting. The AGA asserts thatstatelegislation and law enfo


AGA Pushes Back Against Check Schumer Federal Sports Betting Plan

In August, Schumer proposed a federal framework for sports betting, declaring in an accompanying statement that it was “incumbent on the federal government to take a leadership role and provide the necessary guidance to prevent uncertainty and confusion for the leagues, state governments, consumers


Schumer pushes back on Trump administration's $1.36 billion proposed cut to agency monitoring weather data

This satellite image provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Florence on the eastern coast of the United States early Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (NOAA via AP) As Florence continues to dump heavy rain on the Carolinas, the Trump administration has proposed a 20% cut to the federal agency that monitors weathe

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-09-16 17:25:00

AGA warns Schumer that Federal framework will slow down US fight against illegal betting

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Amy Schumer changes her tune, votes for Cynthia Nixon

“We voted. And we voted for [Cynthia Nixon] couldn’t help it. And for [Zephyr Teachout] and [Jumaane Williams],”she wrote on Instagram,“voted with my heart thanks to the women who took their time to talk to me about it. When someone disagrees with you be patient and have a conversation. It’s most pr


Sports betting does not need federal engagement AGA tells Schumer - SBC Americas

In the letter, the AGA described the US Supreme Court’s decision to declare PASPA unconstitutional is “an essential first step to shutting down illegal sports betting” because it allows states and tribes to legalize and robustly regulate sports betting within their borders. It stated: “Bringing spor


Amy Schumer says she’s voting for Cuomo - WDEF

Amy Schumer is bucking the celebrity trend. The “Trainwreck” star revealed on Instagram that she is voting for Gov. Andrew Cuomo in Thursday’s primary election in New York. Many celebrities, including Sarah Jessica Parker, Alec Baldwin and Chelsea Handler, have backed challenger Cynthia Nixon, who s


Amy Schumer Donated to Cynthia Nixon, Then Endorsed Andrew Cuomo, Then Voted for Cynthia Nixon

Picking who to vote for can be a difficult decision, and if you're Amy Schumer, it can also be one that changes multiple times, up until the very moment you vote!