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Chuck Schumer Named U.S. Senate Minority Leader

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) was elected Wednesday leader of the Senate Democratic minority, making the seasoned senator from Brooklyn a key check on Republican control of Congress and the White House. As Senate minority leader, Schumer is up against a 51-48 GOP majority that will likely gain one more seat in a Louisiana runoff election next month. But because Senate rules require 60 votes to end debate on bills before legislation can be passed with a simple majority vote, Schumer and the Democratic caucus are effectively the last stand against President-Elect Donald Trump’s agenda.

Schumer Wins 4th Term, Ascension to Senate Majority Leader Hangs in...

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) sailed to victory Tuesday night to secure a fourth term in office, allowing the veteran lawmaker to squarely focus on a slew of competitive races nationwide that could flip the power of the Senate in Democrats’ favor.

Washington, D.C. The Musical

In the middle of it all, two people from opposite political parties fall in love.

Poll: Long Island Mostly Supports Immigration Reform

A Harstad Strategic Research poll found the 80 percent of LI voters favor the bill currently being debated in Congress.
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