The U.S. Senate will make its strongest push in years to tighten gun controls on Monday, voting on four proposals a week after the Orlando shooting massacre prompted new calls to keep firearms away from people on terrorism watch lists.
Chuck Schumer was in a tough spot. The Iran nuclear deal was coming before Congress for approval, and the United States senator from New York had an unenviable decision before him.
Chuck Schumer’s announcement that he is voting against the Iran deal came just hours after Kirsten Gillibrand said she will vote for it. What will the dramatic split between the two New York Senate heavyweights mean for them — and the contentious vote?
Following her press conference on gun violence in America, Amy Schumer continued to discuss the subject on Monday night’s appearance on ‘The Daily Show.’
Amy Schumer and her cousin, New York Senator Chuck Schumer, are teaming up on an initiative to prompt politicians to act against gun violence.
Former U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman is pressuring a top Senate Democrat, Chuck Schumer of New York, to block the Iran nuclear deal.
Now that a nuclear deal with Iran has been brokered, the drama has moved to Congress. All eyes are on Chuck Schumer — but here are 12 other Democrats who could determine whether the Senate blocks the agreement.
New York Sen. Chuck Schumer was not actually in New York on Wednesday, but the Democrat’s influence on the fate of the Iran deal loomed large when several thousand people descended on Times Square to protest the agreement.
MSNBC took Senator Chuck Schumer out for breakfast to talk about the Iran deal. But Jon Stewart points out that the choice of venue, a diner, was a rookie mistake.
Chuck Schumer has been one of the staunchest Democratic critics of the emerging nuclear deal with Iran. So Jewish activists were surprised when he softened his tone.