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Topic - Charles E. Schumer
If a politician or government official takes a direct monetary bribe for granting a favor or sweetheart contract, do you think he should be sent to prison? Such an activity is despicable, but it is usually far less costly to society than the legal forms of corruption.
Striking a defiant posture, a group of Senate Democrats on Wednesday pushed back at Republican "haters" of Obamacare and said they will redouble their efforts to highlight people who are gaining health coverage and saving money because of the reforms.
Liberals back in the day liked to champion free speech and the First Amendment rights — even of those with whom they disagreed or found obnoxious.
The same week the White House was assuring Republicans they could trust him to enforce immigration laws, the Obama administration quietly announced that it was reinterpreting the rules for refugees and asylum seekers so applicants could be approved even if they had given "limited" material support for terrorism.
For President Obama, the biggest speech of the year has become smaller and smaller.
It is too bad that Sen. Charles E. Schumer of New York, his fellow Democrats and the mainstream media are going after the people in the Tea Party and others who have opinions different from those of the Obama administration.
Preet Bharara, the U.S. prosecutor who last week indicted anti-Obama filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza on campaign finance charges, is the snapping jaws of Attorney General Eric H. Holder's junkyard attack dog and the velvet fixer of President Obama’s thorniest political problems.
There's a growing sense of optimism that Congress may actually get something done on immigration this year, now that House Speaker John A. Boehner has stated clearly that he will push forward a series of bills to fix our dysfunctional immigration system before this session is over.
Democrats should push for more open primaries as a way of weakening the tea party movement, Sen. Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat, said Thursday, laying out a plan to try to isolate the grass-roots conservative movement that has emerged as a key hurdle to President Obama's agenda over the past three years.
Robert W. Merry's op-ed piece "Obama may buck the Israel lobby on Iran" (Commentary, Jan. 1) echoes conspiracy theories purporting to explain how Jerusalem controls Washington's foreign policy. This is disappointing coming from a staffer of a well-regarded journal such as the National Interest.
In a preternatural example of tone-deafness, an administration under fire for snooping into Americans' privacy is now proposing to waive federal privacy laws so psychiatrists can report their gun-owning patients to the government.
Sen. Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat, said he thinks Congress will reform immigration in 2014 because of Speaker John A. Boehner's break with the tea party during the budget debate.
Lawmakers are set for a clash in the Senate Monday over unemployment benefits, with Democrats calling for a no-strings-attached extension of long-term benefits and Republicans insisting that any new spending be offset by cuts elsewhere.
Sen. Marco Rubio began 2013 as the talk of the town, riding high in 2016 presidential polls and spearheading Republican efforts to woo the Hispanic voting bloc that helped power President Obama to a second term.
Earlier, Mr. Schumer, along with Sen. Carl Levin, Michigan Democrat, wrote letters to the IRS urging the agency to go after groups that the senators did not like.
"We won't be shy about it," Sen. Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat, said.