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By Tom Fitton
New photos confirm the attack's coordination and its cover-up
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Topic - Charles Schumer
A Senate vote to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms capable of evading metal detectors and X-ray machines is shaping up as a bittersweet moment for gun control supporters, days before the anniversary of the deadly mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.
Just before the Senate recessed last Thursday for two weeks, Sen. Chuck Schumer abruptly called for unanimous consent for a one-year extension to the Undetectable Firearms Act. The scam was to have the bill expire again during the Senate’s lame duck session in 2014.
The Democrat goal is to import millions of grateful new voters
Senate Republicans and Democrats hit an impasse Sunday over spending in their last-ditch struggle to avoid an economy-jarring default in just four days and end a partial government shutdown that enters its third week.
President Obama does not plan to meet one-on-one with Russian President Vladimir Putin as part of a trip to Russia next month if the asylum situation with NSA leaker Edward Snowden does not change.
Michelle Nunn formally entered the Georgia Senate race Tuesday, giving Democrats new hope they can compete in the reliably red state and put a dent in Republicans chances of taking over the upper chamber.
And so it begins: Sarah Palin suggested she would run for the U.S. Senate seat in Alaska, and 72 hours later has fired the first volley against her potential opponent, one Sen. Mark Begich — a Democrat, former Anchorage mayor and spirited Palin-basher.
Fresh from their Fourth of July recess, House Republicans will huddle to figure out what to do with the immigration turkey the senators dropped off as they were leaving town.
Sen. Chuck Schumer is facing increasing pressure from members of the gay community to make sure any immigration reform he puts his stamp on includes rights for same-sex couples.
Mike Bloomberg is spending $12 million on attack ads designed to force U.S. senators to vote for national gun control laws that will supposedly save lives. However, the New York mayor’s commercials running in 13 states over the next two weeks may cause injury and death by showcase irresponsible handling of a firearm.
Sen. Chuck Schumer, New York Democrat, is pushing for passage of a passenger bill of rights for cruise line travelers, following a handful of incidences that left tourists sick and stranded in the middle of the ocean.
Stuck within the pages of Sen. Marco Rubio's bipartisan immigration reform bill is a measure that would expand the use of a national government database on American workers.
A Reason-Rupe survey reveals that 52 percent of respondents agreed that "elected officials are exploiting the [Newtown] tragedy for political reasons." Naturally, there's a partisan divide.
A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement on the principles of sweeping legislation to rewrite the nation's immigration laws.
Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York says unemployment benefits are the "best stimulus there is."
He said on the floor that, “What makes us need to do this rather quickly is that a few months ago someone in Texas published on a website a way to make a plastic gun, buying a 3D printer for less than $1,000."