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Democrat from New York

Charles Schumer is a Democratic senator from New York and the Senate minority leader.

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Unpacking the spin from Democrats, GOP over which side is blocking hurricane relief for Puerto Rico

Each senator blamed the opposing party for holding up relief funding for Puerto Rico. Here’s what’s going on.

The upcoming Senate votes to end the shutdown: A closer look

A pair of votes are scheduled in the Senate for Jan. 24 -- either of which could end the partial government shutdown after nearly five weeks. But what are in these two measures -- one from the Republicans and the other from Democrats? And is there any likelihood of passage? Here’s a rundown.

Fact-checking Trump, Pelosi and Schumer’s White House fight over the border wall, shutdown

President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer sparred before news cameras over the need and effectiveness of a southern border wall, at times fact-checking and speaking over one another.

Here’s a recap of what was said, fact-checked and with added context.

Timeline: DACA, the Trump administration and a government shutdown

Lawmakers have agreed to reopen the federal government after a shutdown due to failure to compromise on federal funding and on a deal for young immigrants at risk of deportation, so-called "Dreamers."

(Fill in the Blank) to Nowhere still possible

Sen. Charles Schumer says Bridge to Nowhere, the poster child for earmark waste, could not happen in today's system. We say it could.