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16 min ago | 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

Western Star

GM becomes first automaker to support legislation banning rentals, sales of cars under recall

General Motors Co. is the first big automaker to support legislation barring rental-car companies from renting or selling vehicles subject to a recall.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

LongIsland.com

Schumer Pushes to Preserve Export-Import Bank, One of LI's Most...

July 18, 2014 - T oday, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer launched his push to preserve the Export-Import Bank, which helps support hundreds of jobs and over $57 million in 2013 sales for companies on Long Island, like d'Addario, Love & Quiches Gourmet and Seal Dynamics.

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

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Newsday

National Grid taking steps against deception burglaries, Schumer says

Sen. Charles E. Schumer calls on National Grid to begin providing 24-hour advanced phone or mail notification to Long Island customers ahead of any in-home visit by a technician, while surrounded by concerned homeowners from the Manhasset Hills community during a press conference in Manhasset HIlls on Monday, June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: National Grid Transco, Energy, Manhasset Hills, NY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Nassau County, NY, Herricks, NY

The Real Deal

From left: Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand

The U.S. Senate voted 93 to 4 on Thursday to reauthorize a program that provides a federal backstop for insurance costs in the event of a terror attack for an additional seven years.

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

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Lockheed helicopter contracts clear hurdle

Lockheed helicopter contracts clear hurdle The Defense Appropriations Bill includes $348 million for the presidential helicopter, a contract won by Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

The Washington Post

What does Crest have to do with the border crisis?

The latest example comes from Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake who have strung some words together to name the border crisis bill they introduced Thursday.

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Related Topix: Jeff Flake, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John McCain, Henry Cuellar, Democrat, John Cornyn, Representative Laura Richardson

SILive.com

Designate Aug. 7 'National Lighthouse Day," Schumer asks U.S. Senate

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, joined by two Senate colleagues from Maine -- Susan Collins and Angus King -- introduced a resolution Wednesday to designate August 7 "National Lighthouse and Lighthouse Preservation Day."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Susan Collins, Republican, Senator Angus King, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

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