Chuck Schumer

Schumer threatens filibuster if Trump doesn't pick 'mainstream' court candidate

Jessie Hellmann, The Hill

Incoming Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) warned Sunday that Democrats would filibuster Donald Trump's Supreme Court candidates if they are not "mainstream." "If he doesn't nominate a mainstream candidate, we're going to go at him with everything we've got ... Because this is so, so important," Schumer said on NBC's "Meet the Press."

Cutting Counterterrorism, Increasing “Clean Tech” Cronyism

New York's intensely partisan Democratic Senator Charles Schumer claims "New York City remains terror target number one," yet Obama has cut a major counterterrorism program by $300 million and New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio is dismantling the New York Police Department's counterterrorism operations against radical Islam.

Rick Santorum’s Bizarre and Hypocritical Endorsement of Marco Rubio

Rick Santorum attempted to present himself as an advocate for the all but forgotten interests of America’s working men and women, yet when Santorum exited the campaign he hypocritically chose to endorse Senator Marco Rubio – the leading advocate of open borders and amnesty for illegal aliens; the very policies that Santorum campaigned against.

Rubio Isn’t Backing Down On Support For Amnesty

Just in case you thought Marco Rubio’s conflicting statements about his support for “comprehensive immigration reform,” signaled a change in his position on amnesty for illegal aliens, Rubio’s performance on NBC’s “Meet the Press" this past Sunday settled that question once and for all. He’s still for amnesty.

Schumer brags that McConnell did Democrat agenda

Rick Manning, NetRightDaily

Democrat Senator and future leader of that party in the Senate Chuck Schumer broke D.C. protocol by telling the truth about how the minority party still controls the agenda when he gloated, “Sen. [Majority Leader Mitch] McConnell wants to see the Senate work.  But the good news for [Democrats] is, to make it work, he has to do basically our agenda.”

Terrorism Fight Risks Shutdown

Scott Wong & Kevin Cirilli, The Hill

A fight over Terrorism Risk Insurance Act is delaying the spending bill. Dems are criticizing a push by Jeb Hensarling to add a provision to the package that they say would weaken the Dodd-Frank Wall St. Reform Law.

The Real Fight Is Among The Dems

Charles Krauthammer, Human Events

While R's are debating the tactics of stopping presidential lawlessness, an inherently difficult congressional undertaking, particularly if you still control only a single house, Dems are trying to figure out what they believe and whom they represent.

Republican Leaders Are Boneless Wonders

In the House GOP leadership reorganization that will occur in the wake of Eric Cantor’s defeat conservatives don’t have to gain all the leadership positions to advance our agenda. What we need is at least one leader who will wake-up every morning thinking, “What are the four, five, six things I can do today to put the Democrats out of business?”

Exposing Tea Party Express Co-Founder's Amnesty Ties

Tea Party Express' co-founder Sal Russo now says he supports amnesty for illegal aliens -- a total reversal of his organization's position. This is not that surprising when one considers his background and strong establishment ties.