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Schumer: McConnell Should ‘Apologize’ to Ford ‘Immediately’

Tuesday at the U.S. Capitol, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) owed an apology to Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. Schumer was referencing McConnell’s comments Monday

In this Aug. 1, 2018 file photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., joins protesters objecting to President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at a rally Capitol in Washington. Schumer, who plans to meet Kavanaugh privately early this week, is methodically building arguments that would help vulnerable Democratic …

Flashback: Chuck Schumer Pledged to ‘Oppose Kavanaugh with Everything I Have’

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) promised he would launch an aggressive anti-Brett Kavanaugh campaign, saying he would oppose “Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination with everything” he has, which he stated the same day in July that President Donald Trump nominated Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court.

Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., walks to the Senate as reporters ask questions about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.

Claire McCaskill Voting ‘No’ on Kavanaugh, ‘Troubling’ Allegations Not a Factor

“And while the recent allegations against him are troubling and deserve a thorough and fair examination by the Senate Judiciary Committee, my decision is not based on those allegations but rather on his positions on several key issues, most importantly the avalanche of dark, anonymous money that is crushing our democracy,” McCaskill said.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks at a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on May 22, 2018 in Washington, DC. Democratic leaders joined leaders of prominent teacher's unions to call for higher pay for teachers and greater investment in public schools. (Photo by Aaron …

Schumer: Will Be ‘Very Hard Task’ to Turn Senate Blue

Sunday on New York AM 970 radio’s “The Cats Roundtable,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) discussed the 2018 midterm elections and said it would be a “very hard task” for Democrats to take the Senate. “I’d love to see the Senate

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., center, accompanied by Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., at left, speaks on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Chuck Schumer, Democrats Fail in Latest Charade to Derail Kavanaugh Confirmation, Forcing Entire Senate to Adjourn for Hearings to Continue

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and his Democrats have failed in yet another scheme to derail the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the next associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court after they attempted to use arcane Senate rules to force the Senate Judiciary Committee to adjourn at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday just a few hours into the first day of committee senators’ questioning President Donald Trump’s second Supreme Court pick.

Sens. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. left, and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., walk in the Capitol following a meeting at Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's, D-Nev., office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 9, 2013, after a meeting on gun control. Reid's determination to stage a vote came despite continued inconclusive talks …

Exclusive — Patrick Morrisey Slams ‘Lying Liberal Joe Manchin’ for Being ‘Lockstep’ with Chuck Schumer Plot to Derail Kavanaugh Hearings

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, that state’s GOP nominee for U.S. Senate, slammed incumbent Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) on Tuesday for not condemning a plot orchestrated by Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to derail the opening days of Supreme Court Justice nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings.

In this June 16, 2015 file photo, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., listens during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Over White House objections, the Senate is poised to pass a $612 billion defense policy bill that calls for arming Ukraine forces, prevents another round …

Lawmakers and Party Leaders Bid Farewell to Sen. John McCain

“He did things his way, and conducted two campaigns for President of the United States with honor and integrity,” Cruz said. “Although he and I sometimes disagreed, I was deeply privileged to serve with him and proud to call him a friend.”