One of the highest ranking members in the United States Senate is calling for a big change in the way we run our elections. In a New York Times Op-ed Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) blamed partisan primaries for much of the polarization and gridlock in Washington right now. So he is calling for a national movement to replace it with a top two primary system.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday July 22, 2014 7:50 am|
|By: Jon Walker Monday February 10, 2014 7:55 am|
The only reason immigration reform hasn’t been enacted yet is because House Republicans oppose it. Given that regular people don’t follow Congress debates very closely Democrats need to aggressively show who is responsible for this failure.
|By: Jon Walker Monday January 27, 2014 4:08 pm|
New York Senator Chuck Schumer (D) has become the latest prominent political official to say states should be able to experiment with legalizing marijuana without federal interference.
|By: DSWright Monday January 6, 2014 8:58 am|
Senator Chuck Schumer, a graduate of Harvard Law School who has been a US Senator since 1999, must know what he said on ABC’s This Week is wrong. Schumer falsely claimed that if Edward Snowden returned to the United States to face his accusers he would have the opportunity to defend himself using the whistleblower rationale.
|By: DSWright Tuesday November 26, 2013 6:44 am|
Despite the securing of a short term deal by the White House to with Iran, some Senators remain on the war path. None more so than Senator Chuck Schumer of New York who gave a bellicose speech on Sunday night pledging more sanctions for Iran and to defeat the Arab world and Palestinians. “Democrats and [...]
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday October 22, 2013 8:40 am|
To deal with the fear of Congress possibly holding the debt limit hostage Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) wants to permanently give the power to the President.
|By: masaccio Sunday September 15, 2013 10:34 am|
For the rich sleazoids who caused the Great Crash, it’s hard to decide which mansion to live in today. You losers should suffer for their entertainment.
|By: Jon Walker Friday July 19, 2013 9:30 am|
In an interview with Univision’s New York affiliate President Obama said he would be like to know if Kelly would be interested in the position because “very well-qualified for the job.”
|By: Jon Walker Monday July 15, 2013 10:35 am|
New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is on the short list to replace Janet Napolitano now that she is resigning as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. His name is being widely discussed and has the support of one of Obama’s closest Senate allies.