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Charles Schumer rallies the troops
Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer Readies To Lead Opposition to President Trump

With just days left before the inauguration, Senator Charles Schumer of New York is rallying his troops in opposition to the soon to be President Donald Trump. This is his job now, after all, since he is More...

Charles Schumer rallies the troops
Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Can Charles Schumer Save the Democratic Party?

Senator Charles Schumer is now the first party leader in the history of the U.S. Senate. As the new Democratic Party leader he will be expected to take on President Donald Trump. But the senior senator from More...

JNS On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Senate Banking Committee Advances Iran Sanctions Bill

The U.S. Senate Banking Committee voted on Thursday to advance an Iran sanctions bill that has been a source of deep tension between the White House and Congress. Approved in an 18-4 committee vote, the Nuclear More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Glenn Greenwald Rips Media’s Lackluster Reporting on US Torture

A lot has been reported in the media about the U.S. Senate’s Intelligence Committee’s report on the use of torture by the CIA. Not only is the journalist Glenn Greenwald unhappy with how the media has dealt More...

Tibi Singer On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Senator Al Franken Among Few Winning Democrats Tuesday

Minnesota U.S. Senator Al Franken won a resounding re-election victory Tuesday, defeating his Republican challenger, businessman Mike McFadden. “I am so honored and so humbled and so grateful to the people More...

Yoel Bermant On Sunday, January 5th, 2014

Joe Lieberman To Join Private Equity Company, Victory Park Capital

– Lieberman, who retired as from his role as Senator for the State of Connecticut in January of last year will become chairman of the executive board. – – Joe Lieberman, after a career More...

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