Sidney Buchman, who wrote the famed filibuster scene, had his own moment of heroic conviction later.
Charles Schumer, take some notes from Cardi B
Senator Charles Schumer didn’t mince words on how the confirmation of Jeff Sessions as attorney general made him feel: physically ill.
(JTA) — The World Jewish Congress joined calls by lawmakers in Israel and the United States, including incoming Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, urging the Obama administration to veto an anti-settlement resolution at the U.N. Security Council.
The electoral earthquake that derailed the political establishment on Election Day did not deliver to Sen. Chuck Schumer what he so desperately wanted — a Democratically controlled U.S. Senate.
Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) endorsed Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) to succeed him as minority leader.
The Orthodox White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew might just go hungry at the Inaugural Lunch. The menu is as treyf as they come.
Democrats walk a fine line these days when they reach out to the organized Jewish community. Some, like Sen. Chuck Schumer, have the shtick down pat, J.J. Goldberg writes.
I was among some 6,000 reproductive-rights advocates who attended a rally for women’s health over the weekend to stand up for Planned Parenthood and a woman’s right to choose in the face of the most dangerous political assault on women’s rights we’ve seen in years. The signs in the crowd were witty, the long and varied list of speakers and performers was impressive — with young women, reproductive justice advocates and women of color well-represented and kicking butt. Kathleen Hanna of the famed Riot Grrl musical movement even spoke about her own experiences going to Planned Parenthood in her early days as a struggling musician.
MIDTOWN MANHATTAN — On an evening of much Democratic sorrow, there’s one room full of Democrats erupting in cheer: the glitzy ballroom of the Sheraton Hotel in midtown Manhattan, where the state party is indeed partying in front of a gigantic American flag. Screens show broadcasts from local NY1 News, but not national election results — which may, one Democrat speculated, account for the buoyant mood.