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From left, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. sit on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, before President Barack Obama's State of the Union address during a joint session of Congress . (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, Pool)

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From left, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. sit on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, before President Barack Obama's State of the Union address during a joint session of Congress . (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, Pool)

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During a press conference to discuss the fiscal cliff negotiations and other unfinished legislation, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., reminds his Senate colleagues to help him to get federal disaster assistance to help the people of New York recover from Hurricane Sandy, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. From left to right are Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., listens at left as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., right, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, to discuss the stalled fiscal cliff negotiations and other unfinished business in the Senate. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Sen. Charles Schumer, New York Democrat, accompanied by Sen. Chris Coons, Delaware Democrat, gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, to discuss efforts to "boost the economy and prevent Americans from abruptly losing their jobless benefits at the end of the year." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Sen. Charles Schumer, New York Democrat, accompanied by Sen. Chris Coons, Delaware Democrat, gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, to discuss efforts to "boost the economy and prevent Americans from abruptly losing their jobless benefits at the end of the year." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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President Barack Obama, accompanied by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Sen. Charles Schumer, D.N.Y., and other, hugs Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., after a news conference on Cedar Grove Avenue, a street significantly impacted by Superstorm Sandy, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, on Staten Island, in New York. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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President Barack Obama, accompanied by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Sen. Charles Schumer, D.N.Y., and other, hugs Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., after a news conference on Cedar Grove Avenue, a street significantly impacted by Superstorm Sandy, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, on Staten Island, in New York. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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**FILE** Sen. Lindsey Graham (left), South Carolina Republican, confers Oct. 3, 2011, with Sen. Chuck Schumer, New York Democrat, following a vote that clears the way for debate on a bill that would impose tariffs on Chinese imports as a penalty for currency manipulation on Capitol Hill. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Sen. Lindsey Graham (left), South Carolina Republican, confers Oct. 3, 2011, with Sen. Chuck Schumer, New York Democrat, following a vote that clears the way for debate on a bill that would impose tariffs on Chinese imports as a penalty for currency manipulation on Capitol Hill. (Associated Press)

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Democratic Sens. (from left) Charles Schumer of New York, Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin of Illinois, Patty Murray of Washington state and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada speak March 1, 2012, with reporters on Capitol Hill after they defeated a Republican effort to roll back President Obama's policy on contraception insurance coverage. (Associated Press

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada , second left, leaves closed-door negotiations on the payroll tax cut extension and other measures as Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., far right, speaks with Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., Friday night, Dec. 16, 2011, at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., center, accompanied by, from left, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks to reporters about extending the payroll tax cut, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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**FILE** Sen. Lindsey Graham (left), South Carolina Republican, confers Oct. 3, 2011, with Sen. Chuck Schumer, New York Democrat, following a vote that clears the way for debate on a bill that would impose tariffs on Chinese imports as a penalty for currency manipulation on Capitol Hill. (Associated Press)

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, is joined by fellow Democrats (from left) Sens. Mary L. Landrieu of Louisiana, Chuck Schumer of New York and Debbie Stabenow of Michigan after Monday's vote on a short-term funding bill. (Associated Press)

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From left, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speak to the media after the Senate passed the debt ceiling plan, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speak to the media after the Senate passed the debt ceiling plan, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada (left), and Sen. Charles Schumer, New York Democrat, walk through the Capitol as the debt showdown continues. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (right), Nevada Democrat, and Sen. Charles Schumer, New York Democrat, leave a news conference on Capitol Hill on July 27, 2011, after talking about the conflicting plans to deal with the debt crisis. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, accompanied by Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2011. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)