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May 10, 2020 - 3:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat on Sunday called on the Department of Veterans Affairs to explain why it allowed the use of an unproven drug on veterans for the coronavirus, saying patients may have been put at unnecessary risk. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York said the VA needs to...
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April 05, 2020 - 3:05 pm
Sen. Chuck Schumer is doubling down on his call for the White House to appoint a czar in charge of equipment distribution amid the coronavirus outbreak.
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February 16, 2020 - 2:54 pm
Sen. Chuck Schumer is blasting the White House for proposed cuts that would eliminate some of the specialized bomb-sniffing dogs used to fight terrorism at transit hubs like Penn Station, while a New Jersey congressman said he’s outraged antiterrorism funds are being cut in his state.
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December 31, 2019 - 10:24 am
The stabbing attack at a Hanukkah party in Rockland County and the shooting at a church near Fort Worth, Texas, over the weekend have Sen. Chuck Schumer proposing an increasing in funding for security at houses of worship.
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December 08, 2019 - 5:49 pm
Federal employees will soon be able to take advantage of paid parental leave—and some hope that will put pressure on private companies to start offering it too.
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December 08, 2019 - 2:46 pm
Sen. Charles Schumer is praising the humble spud, at least the ones grown on Long Island.
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December 07, 2019 - 3:00 pm
We’re starting to get a better idea of how the impeachment process will play out in the House, but there’s less of an understanding of what will happen in the Senate.
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December 06, 2019 - 7:00 pm
If you’re getting cash this holiday season, check the bills—Sen. Chuck Schumer says there’s been a surge in counterfeit “funny money” that can be bought for next to nothing online.
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November 10, 2019 - 4:16 pm
Sen. Chuck Schumer is calling on the Department of Justice to implement a law that would give schools, after-school programs and other places caring for vulnerable people special access to the national list of sex offenders before hiring workers.
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October 20, 2019 - 11:05 am
The Senate's top Democrat is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to examine a report that found dozens of baby food products contaminated with lead and other metals.
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