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    "Republicans' short-term plan is a nonstarter in the Senate and in the White House," said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, with Sen. Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat, looking on. "It appears to me at this stage that the Republicans are more interested in trying to embarrass the president than doing what's right for the country." (Associated Press)


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    Sen. Charles E. Schumer (left), New York Democrat, and Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin, Maryland Democrat, take part in a news conference about the debt limit on Thursday, July 14, 2011, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)


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    Sen. Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat, said the balanced budget amendment would make it harder for the wealthy "to chip in their fair share." (Associated Press)


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    Sen. Charles E. Schumer calls the car-rental industry's proposed two-tier program on cars under recall a "double standard" that does not ensure user safety. (Associated Press)


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    ASSOCIATED PRESS U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood (left) is joined by Democratic Sens. Frank R. Lautenberg of New Jersey and Charles E. Schumer of New York (right) at New York's Pennsylvania Station on Monday for an announcement of nearly $800 million in projects to improve service in the travel-congested Northeast.


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    DEALER: Sen. Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat, said, "You can't balance the budget by cutting domestic discretionary spending alone." (Bloomberg)


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    Sen. Joe Manchin III (left), West Virginia Democrat, and Sen. Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat, arrive to vote on the spending bill Wednesday. The Senate rejected competing Republican and Democratic spending bills as the clock continued ticking down to a March 18 deadline. (Associated Press)


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    ASSOCIATED PRESS Sen. Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat, warns that when "you try to make cuts this deep to a slice of the budget this narrow, it is almost impossible to do responsibly."


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    Associated Press Sen. Charles E. Schumer, whose campaign-finance reform bill died recently in the Senate, reported raising $23.2 million.


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