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11 min ago | The Post-Standard

Sen. Chuck Schumer hates iPhones, still uses flip phone from the '90s

Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., talks on his phone as he walks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, Democrat, US News

4 hrs ago | Freshnews

Larry Scott Blackmon Named Vice President, Community and Government Affairs at FreshDirect

FreshDirect, a leading online fresh food grocer, announced today that it has named Larry Scott Blackmon Vice President, Community and Government Affairs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, Gregory Meeks, Democrat, New York, NY

8 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Albany International Airport to get $4 million runway upgrade

"You get about 10 years out of them," he said. "You start to get cracking. You start to get water infiltration."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Jul 22, 2014

USA Today

Schwarzenegger likes Democrat's primary idea

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a fan of Sen. Charles Schumer's push to say "hasta la vista, baby" to partisan primaries.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, US Governors, Arnold Schwarzenegger, California Government, California, Republican, Thad Cochran

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Cuomo donors back Westchester Dems' anti-Astorinoa

Cuomo donors back Westchester Dems' anti-Astorino push Several of Gov. Cuomo's top donors also donated to the Westchester Democrats.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US News, Westchester County, NY, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Albany, NY

Silicon Alley Insider

Big Name NYC CEOs Urge Congress To Pass Terrorism Insurance Bill

Today, the CEOs of New York City's 200 leading companies - all members of the Partnership for New York City - sent an urgent letter to House Republican Leadership asking them "to quickly pass the Terrorism Risk Insurance Reauthorization Act ."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, John Boehner, US Senate, Democrat, Viacom, Media

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Opinion Extra: A (smart) call for California-style top-two primaries in all U.S. states.

But for open primaries, Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Twin Peaks, might have advanced to the general election to face Gov. Jerry Brown in November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom McClintock, Twin Peaks, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors, US Senate, Democrat, Eric Cantor, Opinion

BBC News

Partisan primaries must go

US Senator Charles Schumer is known as a bare-knuckle political brawler. The third-ranking Democrat in the Senate and former chair of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, whose job it was to help his party win Senate seats, he has never been known to shy away from a partisan fight.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Publishing, Media, New Times

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Newsday

Citi Bike Queens expansion could get a lift from commuter tax break bill

Queens Rep. Joseph Crowley rides a Citi Bike taken from Brooklyn to a Queens news conference with Transportation Alternatives director Paul Steely White about a tax credit for bike share commuters.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

The Hill

Business Bottom Line

GUNS. SIG Sauer, one of the largest firearms manufacturers in the world, has signed up with its second outside lobby firm, Commonwealth Consulting Corp. Disclosure forms say lobbyists will be working on issues related to "International Trafficking of Arms Regulations."

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Control Group, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Frank Lautenberg

Newsday

Schumer presses Congress for highway funding

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer holds a news conference across the street from the United Nations on March 2, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

NY1

Demonstrators on Both Sides of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Rally in Manhattan

Demonstrators from both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict rallied in the streets of New York on Sunday, showing that the bloodshed reaches beyond the Middle East.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York

NewsBusters.org

Priorities: As World Tensions Escalate, Schumer Pushes For Pet Meds Legislation

Let's see. A rebel group pushing for separation from Ukaine has shot down a passenger plane, killing almost 300 aboard.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Chuck Schumer, Senator Richard Blumenthal

New York Business.com

Morning 10: NY locavore push | Wealthy staying put | Dodd-Frank targeted

When diners peruse the menu at Marc Murphy's acclaimed Landmarc restaurants, they won't find cheeses from around the world.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Long-Island-City, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Newsday

Sen. Charles Schumer lobbies to allow pharmacies fill pet prescriptions

In East Islip closed due to accident on Sunrise Hwy/NY Rt-27 EB at Carleton Ave/X46.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Islip, NY, East Islip, NY, North Hills, NY, Roslyn Heights, NY, North Amityville, NY

Newsday

U.S. sharpens Hamas criticism, urges cease-fire

Smoke rises after an Israeli missile strike in Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday, July 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat,

CBS Local

Schumer, Blumenthal Launch Dogged Pursuit Of Cheaper Pet Meds

Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal announced their new pet project Sunday: legislation aimed at driving down the cost of prescription medications for pets.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Senator Richard Blumenthal

Lowell Sun

It's a wise, weird and wonderfully interesting world

The wise: New York's Democratic U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer pointed out in a recent op-ed that "there was no moral equivalency between the official reactions of Hamas and of Israel regarding the murder of three innocent Israeli teens in Gaza and the murder of an innocent Palestinian teen in Israel."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Dick Cheney, Opinion, Weird

The Miami Herald

Schumer: Let pharmacies fill pet prescriptions

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says pet owners could save millions of dollars on prescriptions for their animals if they could buy the drugs at ordinary pharmacies.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Senator Richard Blumenthal

Fri Jul 18, 2014

New York Daily News

Schumer: Putin has 'blood on his hands' for deaths of Malaysia Airlines passengers

Sen. Charles Schumer said Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin has "blood on his hands" for the deaths of all 298 people on the Malaysia Airlines jet that went down over eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Vladimir Putin, Conservative Political News

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