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Chuck Schumer

  1. Peace and Civility to Reign Throughout the LandStarting with minimally downgraded political attack language.
  2. A Single Republican Congressman Has Decided to Forgo Government Health InsuranceEveryone else is a socialist.
  3. Deal Reached on 9/11 Health-Care Bill [Update: It Passed]Tom Coburn gets some concession in exchange for not killing the bill.
  4. A Handful of Republicans Have Finally Been Convinced to Help Sick Ground Zero WorkersWhy was that so hard to begin with?
  5. Matt Damon Will Not Humiliate Himself for New York’s Amusement After AllHe was going to wear a Yankees hat if New Yorkers voted for the Working Families Party.
  6. National Four Loko Prohibition Set to Begin at Any MomentThe FDA will ban it across the country, Chuck Schumer says.
  7. New Yorkers Have Approximately One More Month to Get Drunk on Four LokoAfter that, we’re Loko-less.
  8. Chuck Schumer Will Let Harry Reid Keep His Terrible JobHe will indefinitely defer his dream of becoming majority leader.
  9. Republicans Have a Mixed Night in New YorkThey were shut out in statewide races, and it’s unclear what will happen with the State Senate, but they did manage to flip five Democratically held congressional seats.
  10. Andrew Cuomo, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Chuck Schumer Cruise to VictoryShocking, no?
  11. Jay Townsend Tries to Paladino-ize Chuck SchumerRemember that time Schumer called a flight attendant a bad name behind her back?
  12. Congress Passes $600 Million Border-Security BillSchumer: “It will clear the path for restarting bipartisan discussions.”
  13. fashion law
    Fordham’s New Fashion Law Institute Will Serve, Protect, Talk ShoesFrom copyright infringement to signing a store lease, director Susan Scafidi gives us the lowdown on the new center.
  14. Schumer-Backed Bill Will Send 1,500 New Agents to BorderSenate passes $600 million measure.
  15. Mediavore
    Man Crashes Car Into El Atacor; Melrose Place Cafe Waitress Gets Big BreakOne customer is injured at the Cypress Park taco classic while Christina Perri trades in an apron for appearances on national television.
  16. Which New York Politicians Have Smoked Pot, and How Embarrassed Are They About It?Some pretend they didn’t enjoy it, some lie, and some flat out brag about it.
  17. Cameron Diaz Would Like to Remind You That If She Has Sex With a Woman, That Doesn’t Make Her a LesbianIt just makes her an aging starlet trying to stay relevant, okay?
  18. Mediavore
    What The Stars of Friends Ate for Ten Years Straight; Eva LongoriaCourtney Cox steals Jennifer Aniston’s lunch habits and a Desperate Housewives star claims a legal action against her from restaurant partners is without merit.
  19. Schumer Believes Gaza Flotilla May Be Connected to Al Qaeda’The American people and the world deserve the full story.’
  20. terrorble
    Homeland Security Funding for New York City Actually Going UpThe White House tries to get New York pols to calm down.
  21. White House to Cut Anti-Terror Funding for NYCSchumer: “[It] shows they just don’t get it and are not doing right by New York City.”
  22. Chuck Schumer Is Writing Funny Letters to PeopleHe asks Arizona’s governor to try to delay the state’s immigration law for a year.
  23. So, What’s Happening With Immigration Reform?It’s either definitely happening this year, definitely not happening this year, or maybe happening this year.
  24. Schumer Pressures Facebook to Change Privacy SettingsIf there was a “dislike” button, Schumer would be all over it.
  25. Guy Volunteers to Be Slaughtered by Chuck SchumerJay Townsend will announce his failed senatorial bid this Saturday.
  26. Arizona Immigration Law Draws Ire of Sharpton, New York PoliticiansBloomberg: “America will be badly hurt if more states follow Arizona’s lead.”
  27. Is Chuck Schumer on a Mission From God to Protect Israel?The senator seems to suggest so.
  28. Mediavore
    Chuck Schumer’s Favorite Sandwich; Hummus Plant to Leave QueensPlus: Iceland’s volcano hurts Kenyan farmers, and the world’s most expensive coffee, all in our morning news roundup.
  29. Chuck Schumer and His Special SandwichThe man is serious about his subs.
  30. Schumer Stands Firm, Antagonizes Wall StreetEven though that’s where he has raised tons of dough.
  31. Schumer Takes On Fee-Happy AirlinesThe senator is trying to get the Treasury Department to close a tax loophole that makes the fees especially profitable.
  32. There, Congress Cares About Jobs, Okay?Congress passes a jobs bill with bi-partisan support.
  33. Immigration Reform Is Next on President Obama’s AgendaOkay, it’s official: President Obama is a masochist.
  34. Confidential RNC Fund-raising Document Plays Up Fear, Mocks DonorsWhat can you sell when you do not have the White House, the House, or the Senate?”
  35. Ryan Phillippe and That Australian Girl Broke UpPlus, Lindsay Lohan has dumped cocaine for B12, and more celebrity relationship news, in our daily gossip roundup.
  36. Why Chuck Schumer Is Backing the Public Option (Again)The senator from New York is positioning himself to be majority leader.
  37. Chuck Schumer Has a Challenger As WellHe is Phil Krone, and he shouldn’t even be alive right now.
  38. Chuck Schumer Is the Senate’s Most Thoughtful GiverBecause he really wants to be majority leader.
  39. Gisele Gave Birth in a BathtubShe probably looked hot doing it, too. And more excessive celebrity information, in our daily gossip roundup.
  40. Nobody Puts Harold Ford Jr. in a CornerThe potential Gillibrand challenger staffs up and lashes out at the party’s attempts to stop him.
  41. early and often
    Reid and Schumer Try to Snuff Out Harold Ford Jr.’s Potential Senate RunHave no fear, Harry Reid and Chuck Schumer are here.
  42. Someone Is Going to Have to Shell Out at Least $200 Million for the 9/11 TrialsThe question is — will it be the city or the federal government?
  43. health carnage
    Mayor Bloomberg Picks on Kirsten GillibrandWhy is the mayor blaming Gillibrand for something Schumer was in charge of?
  44. This Is What Chuck Schumer Holding a Gun Looks LikeHe looks good in orange.
  45. Health-Care Reform Making Bloomberg, Paterson SickWhy they say the Senate bill isn’t fair to New York.
  46. early and awkward
    Chuck Schumer Said a Not-Nice Thing About a Flight AttendantIt starts with “b” and rhymes with “switch”… it’s bitch.
  47. Adam Lambert Acts Out Because He’s a Former Fat KidIs that why he falls down, too?
  48. Mediavore
    Swine-Flu-Fighting Cocktails; Fifty Cent Settles With Taco BellPlus: Why Obama Fried Chicken’s sign is blurred in Clipse’s video, and Richard Branson turns his attention to food, all in our morning news roundup.
  49. Chuck Schumer Shoots Pheasants With a GunYep, that Chuck Schumer.
  50. Chuck Schumer Also Really Loves This Band Sleigh Bells That He Read About on PitchforkThe senator vows to fight to keep concerts at the McCarren Park pool.
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