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1 hr ago | WNYC-AM New York

Teacher Tenure Fight Spills Into N.Y., Where A New Lawsuit Brews

Beth Fertig is WNYC's Contributing Editor for Education. She previously covered politics, which included City Hall during the Giuliani administration, and the U.S. Senate campaigns of Charles Schumer and Hillary Clinton.

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

2 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Thousands attend New York pro-Israel rally

The Monday afternoon rally, organized by the UJA-Federation of New York and the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, was intended to show support for Israel as it battles Hamas.

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

5 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Government can use rules to deter corporate tax evasion, ex-Treasury official says

The Treasury Department should use immediate stopgap regulations to make offshore transactions known as corporate inversions less lucrative, said the department's former top international tax lawyer.

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

9 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

Israel and Hamas Trade Blame for Deaths in Latest Conflict

Leaders of Israel and Hamas used a series of U.S. Sunday television talk shows to blame each other for the deaths resulting from nearly three weeks of fighting between the two sides.

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14 hrs ago | News12.com

Schumer suggests missile defense for airlines

Two U.S. legislators on Sunday urged the government to study whether American passenger jets should be equipped with devices protecting them against missiles like the one that brought down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine and projectiles fired near Tel Aviv's airport.

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Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Federal Aviation Administration

17 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

Clearing the air: Proposed bill would create tax credits for biogas operations

Those who create dairy items in Northern New York will have an opportunity to convert waste byproducts from their operations into a renewable form of energy if Congress implements an intriguing idea.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Chuck Schumer, New York, Life, Food, Cheese, Drink, Milk, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sunherald.com

Harold Meyerson: a flawed solution to gridlock

Would the dysfunction of U.S. politics be dispelled if we got rid of partisan primaries? That's the contention of Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. In an op-ed for The New York Times, Schumer argued that the primary system in most states, in which voters choose nominees for their respective parties who then run head to head in November, gives too much ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Gary Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, California Government, California

MDJonline.com

Medal of Honor quest for N.Y. WWI hero marches on

A statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in the Arbor Hill neighborhood July on 10, in Albany, N.Y. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will consider whether the black World War I hero from Albany should be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor about 100 years after he single-handedly fought off a German attack, killing several of the enemy and saving a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, John McHugh, Republican, US House of Representatives, Albany, NY, History in the News, Associated Press

The Wall Street Journal

Top Five Quotes From Sunday's Talk Shows

Congress is unfortunately unable to even agree on the most obvious kinds of things.

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The Washington Post

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Sen. Charles Schumer said Sunday that the United States and its European allies should use the World Trade Organization and the World Cup to pressure Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Ukraine crisis.

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The Washington Post

Official: Stronger U.S.-European sanctions likely against Russia

Deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes said Sunday that the United States and Europe are likely to develop stronger sanctions this week against Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis.

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Related Topix: US News, State of the Union, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Vladimir Putin, Blog News

WTEN-TV Albany

Schumer suggests airline safety devices

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is urging federal authorities to study whether U.S. passenger jets should be equipped with devices that would protect them against missiles like those that recently shot down a Malaysian Airlines flight over Ukraine and projectiles fired near Tel Aviv airport in Israel.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Kos

Sunday Talk: The daddy party

Meet The Press : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ; Chris Gunness ; Rep. Paul Ryan ; Sen. Charles Schumer ; Sen. Ted Cruz ; : Democratic Strategist Donna Brazile , Rep. Tom Cole , S.E. Cupp and Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich Fox News Sunday : Rep. Steve Scalise ; Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ; PLO Executive Committee ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Ted Cruz, Tom Cole, Representative Steve Scalise

The Detroit News

Other writers, on the death penalty, gridlock, and the Constitution

This time: Arizona, where convicted murderer Joseph Randolph Wood gasped and snorted for more than 90 minutes after his execution began.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Rochester Business Journal

Feds find 9 countries are dumping steel products

Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced Thursday the U.S. Department of Commerce has found companies from nine countries are dumping steel pipe products into the United States.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Rochester, NY

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Floral Park Dispatch

FBI Seeks Sex Case Assistance

On Monday, July 7, Vincent J. Calamia, 48, of Floral Park, was arrested on charges related to the production and possession of child pornography.

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The Washington Post

Obama Says Tax Law Must Change to Stop - Corporate Deserters'

President Barack Obama attacked companies that use cross-border mergers to escape U.S. taxes, accusing them of being "corporate deserters who renounce their citizenship to shield profits."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Robert Casey, Senator Mark Warner, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

New York Sun

Prospect of GOP Senate Ignites Plan by Schumer To Sideline the Parties

Senator Schumer's plan for open primaries, issued in the New York Times this week, reminds me of how I became a Republican.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Publishing, Media, New Times

United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

3 senators urge Obama to let Israel neutralize Hamas ahead of cease-fire

Three senators urged President Obama to ensure that Israel removes Hamas' military threat before a cease-fire is in place.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Palestinian Territories

Empire State News

Us Dot proposes new regulations on Dot-111 tank cars

WASHINGTON The US Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed a number of rules to get tough on the use of the DOT-111 tanker rail cars that carry Bakken crude oil.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Sean Patrick, Nita Lowey, US House of Representatives, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

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