Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced that talks between President Joe Biden and Senator Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) will continue, hurting plans to pass the “Build Back Better” plan before the holiday recess.
Uncle Joe - also known as the President of these United States, signed Democrats' once-in-a-century, $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
Sen. Chuck Schumer has clearly had enough of GOP voting rights obstruction, so he said Democrats will look at alternative paths to pass the bill alone.
In an interview with CNN, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) said she has not ruled out challenging Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) for his Senate seat in the future.
“I know it drives everybody nuts, but the way that I really feel about this and the way that I really approach my politics and my political career is that I do not look at things and I do not set my course positionally,” Ocasio-Cortez said.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced that the Senate will make the legalization of marijuana a legislative priority. Marijuana is currently a Schedule I banned drug and more than 40,000 Americans have been imprisoned due to cannabis-related offenses. Legalization would mark a significant step to reform elsewhere.
Writing in a “Dear Colleague” letter, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) made clear that Democrats are “ready to expeditiously fill” Supreme Court vacancies as Democrats also weigh a bipartisan infrastructure bill and a budget resolution.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced he supports repealing the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) in Iraq, the first time he has expressed support for repealing the authorization.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) says the Senate will push forward and work on two key bills despite the actions of an uncooperative Republican Party sending the Senate into a rare Friday session.
Chuck Schumer has had to deal with Mitch McConnell for a very long time. Starting n 2014, McConnell and the Republicans held the senate. The idea of negotiating with the Kentucky senator was essentially a joke. McConnell used his power to shut down a supreme court nomination and push through a tax cut for the wealthy.
Speaking at a Rules Committee meeting on an election reform bill, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) criticized Republicans for backing former President Donald Trump’s “big lie that the election was stolen.”
During the Trump presidency, Republicans had a very slim majority. And they used that majority to push through the things they wanted. Taxes were cut and Supreme Court Justices were placed with no care about bi-partisanship.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) dismissed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell‘s (R-Ky.) threat to employ “scorched earth” tactics if Democrats successfully get rid of the filibuster.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Democrats are moving “full steam ahead” on Covid-19 relief even as the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump begins, pushing back against any assertion that his party can’t balance two priorities at once.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) have reached a power-sharing deal that secures Democratic control over committees in the upper chamber.
The announcement comes after several weeks of negotiations. Schumer said the organizing resolution will be passed later today.
A few weeks ago, it seemed that Democrats might have the votes needed to convict Donald Trump in his upcoming impeachment trial. Senators like Mitt Romney and Lisa Murkowski seemed likely to vote against the 45th President.
Democrats knocked down Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell‘s attempt to protect the filibuster as part of the Senate’s power-sharing deal. McConnell (R-Ky.) had wanted Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to include protecting the filibuster in any deal they agree to on how to organize the evenly-split Senate.
Senate Democrats have re-elected Senator Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to be the Senate’s Democratic leader. Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) have also ascended to leadership roles.
Senate Democrats are calling for a delay in the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett after Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) got COVID.
Senate Democrats have come up with a strategy that involves a series of delay tactics that will make life hell for McConnell and his majority.