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Chuck Schumer

  1. impeachment
    The Timeline for Trump’s Second Impeachment TrialThe schedule and structure have been set, and the whole thing could be over in less than a week.
  2. impeachment
    Trump’s Defense for Inciting the Mob: Everybody’s Fighting!A video of Democrats saying the words fight or fighting was put together by his lawyers, likely for Trump’s entertainment.
  3. trump impeachment trial
    Why Both Parties Want a Speedy Trump Impeachment TrialRepublicans are eager to get the trial over with, and Democrats tend to agree — though some want a fuller accounting of Trump’s misdeeds.
  4. american rescue plan
    Democrats Get Down to Writing Biden’s Stimulus BillNow comes the hard part: writing Biden’s plans into legislation, and getting a reconciliation bill through a narrowly divided Congress.
  5. u.s. senate
    Democrats Take Control After Striking Power-Sharing DealBoth Democrats and Republicans can claim a tactical win in the maneuvering over the filibuster.
  6. budget reconciliation
    What Is Budget Reconciliation and Why Does It Matter for Biden’s Agenda?For 40 years, reconciliation has provided a way to bypass the Senate filibuster. It may be crucial for passing Biden’s stimulus plan.
  7. the filibuster
    The Democratic Party’s Civil War Over the Filibuster Has Barely BegunThe Democrats’ existential interest in enacting major reforms — and its marginal senators’ aversion to tough votes — remain on a collision course.
  8. impeachment trial
    Senate Republicans Don’t Even Want to Have an Impeachment TrialDemocrats will force the trial to go forward, but the odds of a conviction are low and getting lower.
  9. lisa murkowski
    GOP Senator Lisa Murkowski Rules Out Party SwitchThe occasionally heretical Alaska senator dislikes what Trump did to her party, but she dislikes Democratic environmental policies even more.
  10. filibuster
    The Defining Battle of Biden’s Presidency Is Already Raging in the SenateMitch McConnell’s push for Democrats to rule out filibuster abolition — and thus, most of their policy goals — has triggered a standoff.
  11. politics
    Biden Will Run a Very Un-Waspy GovernmentWomen, Blacks, Latinos, Catholics, and Jews: This ain’t your grandfather’s Cabinet.
  12. impeachment trial
    Trump’s Second Impeachment Trial Will Be a Democratic ProductionThe question of whether a former president can be tried and then banned from future office will hang over Trump’s second trial from the get-go.
  13. impeachment
    Who Will Be in Charge of Trump’s Impeachment Trial?Why it may not be Chief Justice John Roberts this time around.
  14. impeachment
    Are There Enough Senate Republican Votes to Convict Trump?With the MAGA base still strong and plenty of excuses for Republicans to say no, conviction faces steep odds.
  15. capitol riot
    Is There Really Enough Time to Impeach and Remove Trump?There may be a point to doing this beyond throwing him out of the White House two weeks early.
  16. coronavirus stimulus
    Congress Close to a Deal on Second Stimulus Package: What We KnowWith time running out, the two parties appear near a compromise attached to a stopgap spending bill.
  17. democratic party
    AOC Is Right About Pelosi and SchumerThe left-wing Democrat and her moderate colleagues find a rare point of agreement: Their leaders have been around too long.
  18. coronavirus stimulus
    A Major Obstacle to COVID Stimulus Just FellBipartisan negotiators have split the package’s two most divisive provisions from the rest of the bill.
  19. covid-19 stimulus
    Democrats Revive Stimulus NegotiationsPelosi and Schumer are accepting a modest compromise bill as the basis for talks. If McConnell plays ball, it can happen fast.
  20. 117th congress
    Who Will Hold Power in the Next Congress?Depending on what happens in Georgia’s Senate runoffs, Democrats will have either a narrow path for governing or a tough row to hoe.
  21. politics
    The Working Families Party’s Fight for SurvivalCan Cuomo kill the left’s best chance at its own political party?
  22. supreme court
    Republicans Are Daring Democrats to Expand the Supreme CourtIn recent days, the GOP has done more to radicalize moderate Democrats on judicial issues than progressives ever could.
  23. amy coney barrett
    Judiciary Committee Democrats Won’t Show Up for Final Vote on BarrettAfter Dianne Feinstein’s lovefest with Graham last week, Dems feel the need to demonstrate their opposition more forcefully.
  24. scotus
    How the Battle to Fill RBG’s SCOTUS Seat Could Spark a Constitutional CrisisIt turns out that the United States didn’t need to wait until Election Day to undergo a political meltdown.
  25. coronavirus stimulus
    Trump Nibbles at Stimulus Compromise As Pressure for Deal IncreasesThe stalemated talks may unfreeze as Trump calls for compromise and restive Democrats press Pelosi to cut a deal.
  26. coronavirus stimulus
    Why the Second Coronavirus Stimulus Package Remains StalledSince Democrats have the upper hand in stimulus talks, Pelosi is counting on Trump to return to the table, whether Republicans like it or not.
  27. coronavirus stimulus
    Bipartisan Stimulus Bill Offers Down-the-Middle Compromise, Plus a Second CheckLeaders of the Problem Solvers Caucus have acknowledged that they’re mainly hoping to jump-start negotiations. Trump may be most likely to bite.
  28. coronavirus stimulus
    Republicans Abandon Stimulus Checks As Talks Slip to End of Fiscal YearThe effort to provide badly needed COVID-19 relief and stimulus just got delayed and complicated once again as Republicans refuse to budge.
  29. coronavirus stimulus
    Stimulus Talks Have Become a Huge MessAs bipartisan stimulus talks break down, Trump moves toward highly controversial executive orders that will invite court challenges.
  30. coronavirus stimulus
    Trump Mulls End-Running Congress to Get His Payroll Tax CutTrump’s advisers are threatening that he could take matters into his own hands if Congress can reach a stimulus agreement. He may prefer it that way.
  31. coronavirus stimulus
    Democrats Put Squeeze on White House As Unemployment Benefits ExpireRight now the White House looks more likely to cut a stimulus deal with Pelosi and Schumer than to herd fractious congressional Republicans.
  32. coronavirus stimulus
    Stimulus Talks Hit Impasse With Republicans in DisarrayAt the moment, Democrats hold all the cards as Trump calls for stopgap deal on unemployment insurance and evictions.
  33. stimulus legislation
    Long-Stalled Stimulus Negotiations Lurch Forward Down a Difficult PathThe two parties share a sense of urgency and a commitment to a second set of checks for taxpayers, but are otherwise at odds about COVID-19 relief.
  34. 2020 elections
    Democrats’ Chances of Retaking the Senate Keep ImprovingRight now the Senate landscape is shifting steadily toward Democrats, who have far fewer vulnerable seats to defend.
  35. coronavirus stimulus
    Republican COVID-19 Stimulus Talks Have StalledAfter dawdling for months, the White House and Senate Republicans aren’t on the same page at all.
  36. 2020 elections
    If Democrats Can Win Back the Senate, They Could Hold It For a WhileDemocrats don’t look vulnerable in Senate races until 2024.
  37. vision 2020
    Why Doesn’t Trump Spend the Tax Dollars Necessary to Save His Presidency?Trump and Republicans don’t have the courage or imagination to work with Democrats to improve conditions in the country for their own benefit.
  38. vision 2020
    What Would a Democratic ‘Tsunami’ in November Look Like?A big Biden win would result in a takeover of the Senate and state legislature gains just in time for redistricting.
  39. coronavirus stimulus
    GOP Hopes to Revive Economy by Making Life Harder for UnemployedA partisan divide over whether jobless people should be poorer has thrown the next coronavirus relief package into jeopardy.
  40. filibuster reform
    Senate Democrats to Consider Using Power to Pass Laws If ElectedSome of the most conservative Senate Democrats are signaling their openness to abolishing the filibuster so they can pass Biden’s agenda in 2021.
  41. politics
    Republicans Defend Confederate Statues in the CapitolWhile Democrats say that 11 traitors who fought their country to defend and expand slavery don’t need to be commemorated in the Capitol.
  42. coronavirus stimulus
    On Next Stimulus, Democrats Should Give Up a Lot to Get a LotTrump wants infrastructure and a payroll tax cut. GOP deficit hawks don’t. Democrats should offer to give him what they won’t.
  43. coronavirus
    Congress, White House Reach Deal On New Coronavirus Relief BillThe deal, to be followed by a broader bill, replenishes depleted loan fund for small busiensses and provides new aid for hospitals and testing.
  44. coronavirus stimulus
    Tense Negotiations Continue Over Next Round of StimulusDemocrats are hoping that Republicans budge on more money for state and local governments.
  45. stimulus legislation
    Dems Must Not Approve Further Stimulus Until These 3 Demands Are MetThe party must seize its last, best chance to protect the integrity of our elections and honor the sacrifices of essential workers.
  46. coronavirus
    Read Trump’s Letter to Schumer Blaming Coronavirus in New York on Impeachment“If you spent less time on your ridiculous impeachment hoax,” he wrote to Schumer, “New York would not have been so completely unprepared.”
  47. coronavirus
    Senate Reaches Deal on $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus BillDemocrats won oversight of corporate loans, beefed-up unemployment insurance, and direct aid to hospitals and state and local governments.
  48. politics
    Coronavirus Exposes the Virulence of American ConservatismAs British conservatives push historic aid to keep workers employed, the GOP is fighting to let bailed-out corporations cut staff.
  49. coronavirus
    Senate Passes Coronavirus Relief Bill, Plans $1.3 Trillion SequelThe legislation would provide some workers with paid sick and family leave, and boost unemployment benefits and food assistance.
  50. 2020 elections
    Bullock Reportedly Relents and Will Run for the SenateThe Montana governor and former presidential candidate is another prize Senate prospect for Democrats in a state Trump is expected to carry.
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