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Anti-Semitic fliers at University of Minnesota blame Bernie Sanders, Chuck Schumer for gun control

(JTA) - Fliers posted on the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota blamed Jewish politicians for gun control efforts. Headlined "Why Are Jews After Our Guns," the fliers blamed Jewish politicians for attacks on "our beloved 2nd Amendment," the Minnesota Star Tribune reported. The fliers

STLJEWISHLIGHT.COM - 2018-03-21 21:39:00

The FTC Is Powerless to Regulate Facebook Right Now. Ask Chuck Schumer Why.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., is holding up what would be an easy confirmation for nominees to run the Federal Trade Commission, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. The agency has been operating with only two commissioners on its five-member panel since last Februar

THE INTERCEPT - 2018-03-21 20:12:54

Banking bill brings out Schumer's messy midterm strategy

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., right, walks through the Capitol with Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., left, and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., center, on March 20. Schumer allowed "red state" Democrat senators to go their own way on joining the GOP in repealing some rules of the Dodd-Frank leg

ALASKA JOURNAL OF COMMERCE - 2018-03-21 19:47:46

On Omnibus, Congressional Leaders Are All Feeling Good

Nor'easter closes schools, delays flights as record spring snow likely Congressional leaders emerged just before 11 a.m. Wednesday from a meeting to negotiate outstanding issues on a fiscal 2018 omnibus spending bill predicting a deal was forthcoming in a matter of hours. Provided by CQ Roll Call,

MSN.COM - 2018-03-21 16:57:09

Lawmakers near deal on $1.3 trillion spending bill

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan agreement over a $1.3 trillion spending package is nearly complete, sources said Wednesday. The deal would keep the government funded through September and prevent a government shutdown - if it's passed and signed into law by the Friday night deadline. Congressional leaders

AOL CORP - 2018-03-21 16:28:50

Sen. Chuck Schumer: Infrastructure a Priority for Senate Democrats

Schumer by Zach Gibson/Bloomberg News Advancing legislation this year that would repair the country's infrastructure and modernize freight corridors is a priority Senate Democrats share, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said March 20. "We Democrats have put together a great infrastructure bill - $1 tri

TRANSPORT TOPICS ONLINE - 2018-03-20 22:12:35

Chuck Schumer praises Mitch McConnell over defense of Robert Mueller investigation

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., praised Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday after the Republican leader expressed confidence in special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections. Schumer called McConnell's comments a "r

WASHINGTON EXAMINER - 2018-03-20 19:28:50

Some examples of President Trump's insulting tweets

As his wife sat down with tech companies Tuesday to talk about how to fight cyberbullying, a look at President Donald Trump's own specialty of name-calling tweets. Just among congressional critics, there's "Pocahontas" Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, "Cryin' Chuck Schumer" of New York, "Wacky" Re

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 19:10:00

Schumer criticizes possible loss of Say Yes funding

Senator Chuck Schumer is speaking out against a Department of Education policy that could eliminate scholarship dollars for thousands of "Say Yes" students in Syracuse and elsewhere. Schumer says the policy prohibiting FAFSA data from going to some private organizations that give scholarships is set

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 17:39:00

Schumer says he opposed the Iran deal because of 'threat to Israel'

"The greatest threat to Israel in the short term is Iran, we know that. That's why I opposed the agreement, because Iran is such a danger," Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer said yesterday. Schumer spoke at a breakfast of the Council of Jewish Organizations of Brooklyn. Back in 2015, the New York


Chuck Schumer Says Giants Will Be a Super Bowl Contender if They Keep Eli Manning

The New York Giants had an abysmal 2017 season and are rumored to be looking for an heir apparent to 37-year-old starter Eli Manning. The Giants hold the second overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft and could use it to draft Manning's replacement or to get him some support at another position. Democrat


Senator Chuck Schumer The Giants Can Make Super Bowl ... If They Keep Eli

If the NY Giants don't want to get audited, they'll keep Eli Manning because a prominent NY politician is totally pro-#10 ... saying he can lead the G-Men back to the Super Bowl. We talked to NY Senator Chuck Schumerand asked what the Giants should do with that 2nd overall pick -- and like any good


Chuck Schumer: Republican leadership has 'obligation' to stop Trump from firing Mueller

Democratic leader Sen. Chuck Schumer challenged Republican leadership to make clear to President Trump there will be consequences if he fires special counsel Robert Mueller. ".@realDonaldTrump is floating trial balloons about derailing the Mueller investigation," Schumer, D-N.Y., said in a tweet. "


Schumer calls for probe of FAA over open-door helicopter tours

Sen. Chuck Schumer Sunday demanded a probe into the FAA policies that contributed to the deaths of five helicopter passengers last week - questioning how the treacherous harnesses and "doors off" flights were ever allowed in the first place. While the FAA Friday banned "open door" flights in the wak


Schumer wants probe into helicopter safety practices

Trump rails against Russia probe, dismisses McCabe's notes as 'fake' A day after the Federal Aviation Administration banned "doors off" helicopter flights, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday that the agency's inspector general should probe why the dangerous practice was ever permitted. The ban was annou


Schumer Lays Out the 'Red Line' for Trump's Issues With Mueller

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) declared that President Donald Trump firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller will not be tolerated. Trump recently began criticizing Mueller's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election and CNN reported his attorney John Dow


Schumer: Trump 'floating trial balloons about derailing' Mueller probe

Greg Nash Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerDemocrats now attack internet rules they once embracedSchumer: Trump budget would 'cripple' gun background checksSchumer: Senate Republicans' silence 'deafening' on guns, RussiaMORE (D-N.Y.) said on Sunday that President T


Schumer Sets A New Low In 'Historic' Obstructionism

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has set new lows of obstructionism in the Senate. The venerable Senator has turned Senate procedures on its ear in keeping President Trump from having any of his nominees approved. The key tool that Slow-Mo Schumer is using is the cloture vote. This is a time-con


Sens. Chuck Schumer, Richard Blumenthal warn of 'severe consequences' if Mueller probe is touched

Not long after Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, President Trump's lawyer, John Dowd, called for an end to the Mueller investigation, hoping to "bring an end to alleged Russia collusion investigation manufactured by McCabe's boss James Comey based upon a fraudul


Schumer Calls on God to Bless the Rich and Corporations

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (Screen Capture) In a speech on the Senate floor on Thursday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) called on God to bless the rich and corporations. "I am not against the rich or corporations. God, bless them," said Schumer. The Senate Minority Leader ma