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2 hrs ago | NY1

Schumer Takes Pitch for Parade for Iraq, Afghanistan Vets to SI

Sen. Charles Schumer took his push for a ticker-tape parade down the Canyon of Heroes for veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars to Staten Island Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Life, Veteran Affairs

5 hrs ago | SILive.com

A Staten Island subway? His own virtues and vices? Schumer answers your questions

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said that building a subway to Staten Island would beprohibitively expensive.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Associated Press

10 hrs ago | CBS Local

FEMA Provides $400 Million For Sandy-Related Repairs At 2 MTA Tunnels

Sen. Charles Schumer has worked to secure more than $400 million in federal aid to help cover the damage sustained by two Metropolitan Transportation Authority tunnels during superstorm Sandy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Railroads

14 hrs ago | Long Island Business News

Schumer: Don't forget LI's North Shore Sandy woes

Sen. Charles Schumer says some communities on the North Shore of Long Island are still in need of funding to recover from the damage of Hurricane Sandy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

23 hrs ago | The New York Observer

Helping Sandy's Victims

When Congress was asked to authorize the expenditure of tens of billions to help this region's victims of Superstorm Sandy, some critics expressed skepticism that the money would be wisely spent.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Chris Christie, US Governors, US Senate, Democrat, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Opinion

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Breitbart.com

John Podesta to Lead Obama's Delegation to Canonization of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II

The White House has announced that John Podesta, President Obama's current Counselor, will lead his delegation to the Holy See for the Mass of canonization of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II on April 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Abortion, Human Sexuality, Wedding, US Senate, Democrat

LongIsland.com

Schumer & NY Vet Leaders Launch Campaign for First Welcome Home...

Schumer: The Time Is Now to Stake NY's Claim & Begin Planning A Hero's Welcome for our Soldiers in the War on Terror.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Chuck Schumer, Department of Defense, Life, Veteran Affairs

LongIsland.com

Schumer Opens State-of-the-Art Utility Control Center that Will Save...

State-of-the-Art Control Center Facility is Replacing Oldest Control Center in the Country - Control Center Came Online in December 2013.

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Related Topix: Control Group, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York Independent System Operator, Energy, Senator Chuck Schumer, Department of Energy

SILive.com

Schumer to New York anglers: Get ready for fluke fairness

Flawed and decades-old data -- that has set limits for recreational and commercial fluke allocations in New York -- could be a thing of the past, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York, Senator Chuck Schumer, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

The Washington Post

Should the IRS use private tax collectors?

A federal-worker union is fighting bipartisan plans that would require the Treasury Department to contract with private collection agencies to pursue tax debts that the Internal Revenue Service is not addressing.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, US Treasury, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Pat Roberts

WNYC-AM New York

Accordions, Clarinets and a Xylophone for City Schools

Joseph Feingold bought a violin in 1947 on the black market while he was in a displaced persons camp in Germany for Holocaust survivors.

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

Insurance Journal West

N.Y. Sen.: TRIA Renewal Vital for Economic Development in Cities Across Country

The U.S. Senate is close to extending an insurance program Sen. Charles Schumer said is vital to New York's post-9/11 resurgence and economic development in cities across the country.

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

Albany Times Union

Schumer to promote Troy seawall project

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer will be at the city's Hudson River waterfront Tuesday morning to urge $6.7 million in federal spending to reinforce the city's seawall.

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

Empire State News

Nine key stream gauges will receive long-term funding

Nine high-priority stream gauges will now receive long-term funding, staving off their planned closure on October 1st.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Flood

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Post-Standard

Schumer visits Fayetteville-Manlius HS, calls for boost in federal anti-violence aid to schools

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer visited Fayetteville-Manlius High School today to draw attention to steep cuts in federal anti-violence aid and security programs for schools.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Manlius, NY, Education Etc.

The Daily Caller

New York officials argue for flexibility with gun law violatorsa As ...

Some of New York's most strident gun control advocates have rushed to the defense of an unwitting traveler who was arrested at an airport for a technical violation of a draconian gun law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, New York, Guns

The Washington Post

Chelsea Clinton open to run for mayor -- or even U.S. Senate

Chelsea Clinton and husband Marc Mezvinsky listen to speakers during the 2012 Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York.

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

Examiner.com

NYC Mayor de Blasio expresses support for national veteran homecoming parade

Standing along the "Canyon of Heroes" route in Lower Manhattan, Senator Charles Schumer renewed calls for a national welcome-home parade for Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans in New York City.

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Business Insurance

Senate bill to renew terrorism insurance backstop includes higher insurer copays

The prospects for the federal terrorism insurance backstop sharply improved last week with the introduction of an extension measure in the U.S. Senate.

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

News Max

GOP Donor Langone: Christie Finished if Facts Reveal Bridge-gate Involvement

Republican mega-donor Ken Langone, co-founder of Home Depot, said he is standing by embattled New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the race for the GOP's 2016 presidential nomination, BuzzFeed reported.

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Related Topix: US News, Chris Christie, US Governors, BuzzFeed, Sex Scandal, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

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