- Breitbart News 21:02April 10, 2021Mitch McConnell Blasts Joe Biden's New Court Packing Commission, a 'Direct Assault' on the JudiciarySenate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) released a statement Friday calling President Joe Biden's court-packing commission a "direct assault on our nation’s independent judiciary."
< Law and Order, Politics, Chuck Schumer, court-packing, Joe Biden, Mitch McConnell, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer >
- New York Magazine 23:53April 8, 2021Manchin Closes Door on Gutting the Filibuster, But It Gets WorseDemocrats have a West Virginia shaped thorn in their sides.
< politics, joe manchin, filibuster, budget reconciliation, chuck schumer, bipartisanship, kyrsten sinema, for the people act, voting rights, capitol riot, donald trump >
- Breitbart News 22:11April 6, 2021Jason Smith: Democrats Jamming Partisan Agenda Through Despite Biden's Talk about 'Unity'Rep. Jason Smith (R-MO), the ranking member of the House Budget Committee, said in a statement Monday that Democrats are running through partisan legislation through Congress with reconciliation despite President Joe Biden's rhetoric about "unity."
< Politics, budget reconciliation, Chuck Schumer, Jason Smith >
- Breitbart News 03:56April 6, 2021Senate Parliamentarian Approves Reconciliation to Ram Through Additional Legislation Without Filibuster ObstructionThe Senate parliamentarian has allowed Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to use reconciliation to ram through additional pieces of legislation.
< Politics, Chuck Schumer, infrastructure, Joe Manchin, reconciliation, Ron Wyden >
- New York Magazine 03:12April 6, 2021Democrats Get One More Big Bill This Year That Cannot Be FilibusteredThe Senate Parliamentarian agrees with Schumer’s multiple reconciliation bill theory, which could make Republican obstruction irrelevant.
< politics, congressional budget process, budget reconciliation, chuck schumer, joe biden, republicans, infrastructure, american jobs plan, american rescue plan, covid-19 stimulus, senate parliamentarian, elizabeth macdonough >
- Business Insider 02:03April 6, 2021Big win for Democrats: Senate parliamentarian to allow 2 more bills to bypass a potential GOP filibusterThis could have implications for President Joe Biden's infrastructure package.
< Politics, Speed, Chuck Schumer, Senate, Breaking >
- Business Insider 23:55April 5, 202119 states have higher student-loan debt than annual budgets, report findsStudent Loan Justice found Georgia's state budget is slightly more than $48 billion, but Georgians' total student debt comes close to $82 billion.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Policy, Economy, Politics, Student Debt, Student Loan Debt, Biden, student loan forgiveness, DOE, Elizabeth Warren, Chuck Schumer, Joe Biden >
- Breitbart News 18:45April 4, 2021Schumer Blasts 'Racist' Voter Law, Invites MLB All-Star Game to New YorkSenate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer blasted Georgia's "racist" voter reform law and invited MLB to move their All-Star Game to New York.
< Politics, Social Justice, Sports, Atlanta Braves, Chuck Schumer, MLB, racism, Rob Manfred, social justice, Voter Suppression >
- Business Insider 16:32April 4, 2021Democrats can learn something from the most powerful Joe in WashingtonSen. Joe Manchin is the deciding Senate vote and the most powerful "Joe" in DC. He may frustrate some progressives, but he's also a great example.
< Opinion, Politics, Joe Manchin, Joe Biden, Democrats, Senate Democrats, Chuck Schumer, BI Commentary, Opinion >
- Business Insider 18:49April 3, 2021Schumer says the Senate will act on marijuana legalization regardless of Biden's position"I want to make my arguments to him, as many other advocates will," Schumer told Politico. "But at some point we're going to move forward, period."
< Politics, Chuck Schumer, Marijuana Legalization, federal law enforcement, Joe Biden, Senate Democrats >
- Breitbart News 23:33April 1, 2021Heritage Action Debunks Democrat Myths About Georgia's Election LawHeritage Action debunked six key myths touted by Democrats regarding Georgia's recently-passed election integrity law, which the radical left has falsely described as a voter suppression bill harkening to the era of Jim Crow.
< Politics, Brian Kemp, Chuck Schumer, election integrity, Georgia, Heritage Action, Joe Biden, voter fraud >
- Business Insider 22:30April 1, 2021Mitch McConnell says the GOP won't support the infrastructure plan, report says"I think the last thing the economy needs right now is a big, whopping tax increase," McConnell said, according to Politico.
< Economy, Markets, Politics, Economy, Infrastructure, infrastructure bill, infrastructure spending, Mitch McConnell, GOP, Reconciliation, Policy, Chuck Schumer >
- Business Insider 20:26April 1, 2021Here's what Biden's DOE has done so far to tackle the $1.7 trillion student-debt crisisIn two months, Biden's Education secretary has canceled $2.3 billion of debt for defrauded borrowers and those with disabilities. Billions more await.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Policy, Economy, Politics, Student Debt, Student Loan Debt, Student debt forgiveness, DOE, Miguel Cardona, Biden, Chuck Schumer, Student Loan Forbearance >
- Breitbart News 19:44March 31, 2021Rick Scott: 'If You Oppose Democrat’s Power Grab, Democrats Will Call You Racist'Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) said Wednesday the Democrat's legislation to reduce election integrity is a "dishonest power grab" in a "controversial" National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) video.
< Politics, Chuck Schumer, For the People Act, NRSC, Racist, Raphael Warnock, Rick Scott, Voter ID Laws >
- Business Insider 22:13March 30, 2021Here's what's reportedly in the first part of Biden's infrastructure plan - all $2.25 trillion of itThe Washington Post reports that the package, set to be announced tomorrow, will have funding for everything from roads to broadband.
< Economy, Markets, Politics, Economy, Infrastructure, infrastructure bill, infrastructure spending, Biden, Biden administration, Policy, coronavirus stimulus, Reconciliation, Joe Biden, Joe Manchin, Chuck Schumer >
- Business Insider 21:30March 30, 2021Biden's DOE expands pause on student-debt collection to 1.14 million borrowers with private loansThe Federal Family Education Loan Program is defunct, but 11.2 million borrowers have outstanding FFEL loans totaling over $248 billion.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Policy, Economy, Politics, Student Debt, Student Loan Debt, DOE, Miguel Cardona, Biden, student loan forgiveness, Chuck Schumer >
- Breitbart News 01:22March 30, 2021Report: Biden Infrastructure Plan to Spend $4 Trillion, Increase Taxes by $3 TrillionPresident Joe Biden's infrastructure plan may include $4 trillion in spending and $3 trillion in increased taxes, according to a report released Monday.
< Economy, Politics, Chuck Schumer, coronavirus relief, infrastructure, Joe Biden, reconciliation, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act >
- Business Insider 23:35March 29, 2021Schumer is looking into 2 more reconciliation bills this year as Biden's massive infrastructure package comes in 2 partsThe Senate majority leader may have found how Democrats can pass two more bills via reconciliation this fiscal year. An aide says it's exploratory.
< Economy, Markets, Politics, Economy, Reconciliation, Infrastructure, infrastructure bill, Chuck Schumer, Schumer, Filibuster, Policy, Joe Biden >
- Breitbart News 19:56March 29, 2021Chuck Schumer May Use Reconciliation Again amid Senate GridlockSenate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has asked the Senate parliamentarian if he can use the reconciliation process to circumvent Senate gridlock on an infrastructure bill.
< Economy, Politics, campaign, Chuck Schumer, New York State, reconciliation >
- Business Insider 22:36March 25, 2021How Democrats could ditch the GOP and increase the minimum wage on their ownThe $15 minimum wage hike didn't make it into Biden's party-line stimulus law, but Berkeley economists have proposed a way to include it in a new one.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Economy, Policy, Minimum Wage, Minimum wage increase, Fight for 15, $15 Minimum Wage, Joe Manchin, Bernie Sanders, Emmanuel Saez, Gabriel Zucman, Chuck Schumer, Patty Murray, Ron Wyden, Jon Tester, Kyrsten Sinema, Chris Coons, Tom Carper, Jeanne Shaheen, Reconciliation >
- Breitbart News 21:53March 25, 2021Biden: GOP Election Integrity Efforts 'UnAmerican' and 'Sick': 'This Makes Jim Crow Look Like Jim Eagle'Basic election integrity efforts led by GOP lawmakers in D.C. and state legislatures are "unAmerican" and "sick," making "Jim Crow look like Jim Eagle," President Biden said during his first presidential press conference Thursday.
< Politics, Chuck Schumer, election integrity, Joe Biden, voter fraud, voter rights >
- Business Insider 21:52March 25, 2021Senate votes to extend PPP through May, continuing aid for small businessesAlong with a two-month extension, the bill allows for applications to the small business aid program to be processed through the end of June.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Small Business, Policy, Economy, Politics, Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Biden, Chuck Schumer, Stimulus, Ben Cardin, Small Business Administration (SBA), Small Businesses, small business aid >
- Breitbart News 01:45March 25, 2021Senate Confirms Transgender Biden Nominee Rachel Levine as Assistant Health SecretaryThe United States Senate voted Wednesday to confirm President Joe Biden's nominee, Rachel Levine, to serve as assistant secretary of health at the Department of Health and Human Services.
< Health, Politics, Chuck Schumer, Department of Health and Human Services, Joe Biden, Rachel Levine, Rand Paul, Transgender >
- Breitbart News 19:41March 24, 2021Watch - Chuck Schumer: State Voting Laws 'One of the Greatest Threats We Have to Modern Democracy in America'Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) likened basic election integrity measures embraced by several states, such as voter ID, to the era of Jim Crow and accused the GOP of attempting to suppress voters. He made the remarks during Wednesday's Senate Rules and Administration Committee hearing on S 1, or the "For the People Act," which critics warn will strip power from the states and federalize U.S. elections.
< Politics, Chuck Schumer, election integrity, For the People Act, voter fraud, Voter Suppression >
- Business Insider 17:29March 23, 2021Minimum-wage talks restart as progressive and moderate Democrats reportedly huddle with Chuck SchumerBernie Sanders and Ron Wyden on one side and Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema on the other are set to talk today about ways forward on the minimum wage.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Policy, Economy, Politics, Minimum Wage, Minimum wage increase, Stimulus, Chuck Schumer, Bernie Sanders, Joe Manchin, Ro Khanna, Kyrsten Sinema, Ron Wyden, Jon Tester, angus king, Chris Coons, Tom Carper, Jeanne Shaheen, Maggie Hassan >
- New York Magazine 15:00March 23, 2021What Will Be in the Next Big Democratic Bill?Deciding what can and can’t go into the next budget reconciliation bill will be a real and consequential puzzle for Democrats.
< politics, joe biden, budget reconciliation, covid-19 stimulus, infrastructure, jobs, job training, immigration, minimum wage, climate change, congress, nancy pelosi, chuck schumer, progressives, centrists >
- Business Insider 20:44March 20, 2021Dianne Feinstein is 'open' to filibuster reform, citing GOP 'abuse' of the Senate procedureSen. Feinstein has long been leery of dramatically altering the procedural tool, pushing instead for bipartisan consensus on a range of legislative issues.
< Politics, Dianne Feinstein, Filibuster, Senate, filibuster reform, Chuck Schumer, Mitch McConnell, Joe Biden >
- Breitbart News 09:19March 19, 2021Schumer: Next Reconciliation Bill 'Likely' to Be 'Very Climate-Oriented' Infrastructure BillOn Thursday’s broadcast of CBS’ “Late Show,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said that the next bill passed through budget reconciliation is “likely” to be a “very climate-oriented” infrastructure bill. Schumer said, “Well, it’s — we haven’t firmly decided,
< Clips, Environment, Politics, budget reconciliation, Chuck Schumer, Climate, infrastructure, reconciliation >
- Business Insider 23:55March 18, 2021Canceling student debt would mostly benefit middle- and high-income families, JPMorgan findsA JPMorgan Chase study found that student debt cancellation disproportionately benefits middle- and high-income families.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Policy, Economy, Politics, Student Debt, Student debt forgiveness, Student Loan Debt, Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Chuck Schumer, racial wealth gap >
- Breitbart News 21:32March 18, 2021Senate Confirms California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as Health Secretary by Ultrathin MarginThe Senate confirmed California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to lead the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 50–49, in the closest confirmation vote a Biden cabinet member has seen yet.
< Health, Politics, Science, Biden cabinet, Chuck Schumer, coronavirus, Health and Human Services, Xavier Becerra >
- New York Magazine 02:25March 18, 2021The House Brings Back the Equal Rights AmendmentThis time, the effort to revive the ERA will get a vote in the Senate, where Republicans would suffer the consequences for killing it.
< politics, equal rights amendment, virginia, ratification deadline, republicans, christian right, ronald reagan, donald trump, chuck schumer, 2022 midterms >
- New York Magazine 00:38March 18, 2021Could the Atlanta Spa Shootings Break Congress’s Gun Control Impasse?The Georgia killings add fresh urgency to two gun bills that just passed in the House, but the GOP Senate filibuster still stands in the way.
< politics, atlanta, gun massacres, sandy hook, san bernardino, background checks, gun show loophole, charleston loophole, gun control, gun rights, nra, joe manchin, pat toomey, kyrsten sinema, filibuster, chuck schumer, house democrats >
- Business Insider 18:21March 16, 2021Warren and Schumer keep pressure on Biden to cancel student debtSen. Elizabeth Warren has legislation drafted, but she and Majority Leader Schumer say an executive order is the best way to cancel $50,000 a person.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Policy, Economy, Politics, Biden, Student Debt, Student debt forgiveness, Chuck Schumer, Elizabeth Warren, American Rescue Plan >
- Breitbart News 20:06March 14, 2021Schumer on Filibuster: 'Everything Will Be on the Table' if Republicans ObstructSenate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) Chuck Schumer said on this week's broadcast of MSNBC's "The Sunday Show" that everything "will be on the table," including changing the filibuster rule if Republicans in the Senate obstruct President Joe Biden's agenda.
< Clips, Politics, Chuck Schumer, Filibuster, Joe Manchin, Mitch McConnell >
- Breitbart News 19:39March 14, 2021Schumer: Cuomo Has Lost the Confidence of New Yorkers -- 'He Should Resign'Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) Chuck Schumer said on this week's broadcast of MSNBC's "The Sunday Show with Jonathan Capehart" that Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) "should resign" in light of the numerous sexual misconduct allegations against him.
< Clips, Politics, Andrew Cuomo, Chuck Schumer >
- Breitbart News 02:15March 13, 2021Chuck Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand Call on Andrew Cuomo to ResignSenate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) issued a joint statement Friday, calling on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to resign as he faces duelings scandals.
< Politics, Andrew Cuomo, Chuck Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand >
- Business Insider 02:04March 13, 2021New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand say Gov. Andrew Cuomo 'should resign'The New York Democrats said Cuomo "lost the confidence of his governing partners and the people of New York" amid allegations of sexual harassment.
< Politics, News, Andrew Cuomo, Chuck Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, Breaking >
- Breitbart News 00:12March 13, 2021Joe Biden: $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Spending Bill 'Just the Beginning' of Historic TransformationJoe Biden promoted the passage of the bill as a pivotal moment for the Democrat party and its political future.
< Economy, Health, Politics, American Rescue Plan, Chuck Schumer, coronavirus, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, lyndon johnson, Nancy Pelosi >
- Breitbart News 06:50March 11, 2021Schumer: Charges Against Cuomo Must Be 'Carefully Looked at'On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that the sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) are “really serious, really troubling,” and must be “carefully looked at.” Host Lawrence
< Clips, Politics, Andrew Cuomo, Chuck Schumer >
- Business Insider 20:29March 10, 2021A pro-Trump Capitol rioter asked 'Where's the big Jew?' while searching for Chuck Schumer in the Senate: NYTSchumer was evacuated to a secure location on the same day that he became the first Jewish leader of the US Senate.
< Politics, News, Chuck Schumer, Senate, Capitol Siege, capitol riot, anti-Semitic, january 6th >
- Breitbart News 04:39March 10, 2021Schumer: Hope GOP Will Work with Us Now That They See 'We Can Do It Without Them'During an interview aired on Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that getting “big, bold change done” is the most important priority of Democrats, and that he hopes “that now that Republicans have seen
< Clips, Politics, Chuck Schumer, Democrats, Republicans, Senate Democrats, Senate Republicans >
- Business Insider 22:33March 9, 2021Democrats may have just laid the groundwork for Biden to cancel $50,000 of student debt per personA stimulus provision ensures forgiven student debt can't be taxed through 2025, and Democrats say it paves the way for full student debt cancellation.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Policy, Economy, Politics, Student Debt, Student debt forgiveness, Elizabeth Warren, Chuck Schumer, Bob Menendez, Biden, Taxes >
- Breitbart News 21:50March 7, 2021Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin Flip Flops, Votes for Purely Partisan $1.9 Trillion Biden BillSen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) flip flopped by voting for the purely partisan $1.9 trillion coronavirus package after previously calling for a "new era of bipartisanship."
< Economy, Health, Politics, Chuck Schumer, coronavirus, coronavirus relief, flip-flop, Joe Manchin >
- Business Insider 20:26March 6, 2021The Senate approves a $1.9 trillion stimulus package, drawing another step closer to final passage after turbulent stretch of votingSen. Joe Manchin's objection to unemployment aid provisions halted Senate activity for hours while Democrats ironed out the differences.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Congress, Republicans, Democrats, Chuck Schumer, Joe Manchin, Unemployment insurance, Unemployment benefits, Stimulus checks, Direct payments, White House, Biden administration, Stimulus bill, Coronavirus relief, Economy, Joe Biden >
- Business Insider 00:38March 6, 2021Stimulus 'vote-a-rama' stalls out in the Senate out over clash on unemployment benefits in relief packageJoe Manchin appeared to oppose a Democratic plan for unemployment benefits. Opposition from Senate Democrats to a $15 minimum wage was also laid bare.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Republicans, Democrats, Federal unemployment benefits, $15 Minimum Wage, Chuck Schumer, Bernie Sanders, Policy, Economy, manchin >
- Business Insider 23:34March 4, 2021Senate Democrats advance the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan, clearing hurdle as they finalize changes to legislationDemocrats advancing the stimulus kicks off a marathon debate that will likely push final Senate passage of the relief bill into the weekend.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Joe Biden, Chuck Schumer, Senate Democrats, Republicans, Congress, Stimulus checks, Federal unemployment benefits, Unemployment insurance, Biden administration, Direct payments, Policy, Economy, Ron Johnson, James Lankford, Child tax credit >
- Business Insider 21:10March 4, 2021Unemployment benefits will expire in 10 days if Congress doesn't pass a stimulus bill. Here's what else could expire this month.Unemployment benefits will expire on March 14 without a stimulus bill. Also on the table: paid sick leave, small business aid, and housing aid.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Policy, Economy, Politics, Biden, Chuck Schumer, Ron Johnson, Unemployment benefits, Stimulus, Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Stimulus checks, Paid sick leave, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Small Business >
- Business Insider 03:14March 4, 2021Why student debt will keep rising despite loan-forgiveness programs lawmakers are proposing in CongressMany students think of loans as a necessary burden for a high-quality education, one expert said. But this thinking creates a cycle of student debt.
< Education, News, College, Tuition, Tuition fees, institution, higher ed, Higher Education, Universities, Student Loan Debt, Elizabeth Warren, Biden administration, Chuck Schumer, student loan relief, original reporting >
- Breitbart News 00:27March 4, 2021WATCH: Chuck Schumer Used 'Green Eggs and Ham' to Sell ObamacareIn 2013, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) used Dr. Seuss's "Green Eggs and Ham" to argue for the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare.
< Entertainment, Health, Politics, Chuck Schumer, Dr. Seuss, Obamacare, Ted Cruz >
- Business Insider 01:08March 3, 2021Some Senate Democrats eye changes to unemployment benefits and direct payments in the $1.9 trillion stimulus planChuck Schumer told reporters talks are under way with a group of nine senators including Joe Manchin, who's suggested a $300 federal jobless benefit.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Economy, Policy, Joe Biden, Chuck Schumer, Joe Manchin, Republicans, Democrats, Stimulus checks, Federal unemployment benefits, Direct payments, Dick Durbin, Ron Wyden >