"If it's our only strategy, we'll lose. We have to have a positive agenda, that's what our fair shot is. But we also need to have a shield," he said. "I think the Koch brothers will work."
Sen. Chuck Schumer: Immigration not dead for 2014 →
While many have criticized Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, for repeatedly bringing them up on the floor and even blaming the situation in Russia on them, Mr. Schumer said he believes the message will work in November.