Posts Tagged ‘ Schumer ’

Democrats Fractured Over Ideological Purity Tests

Aug 15th, 2017 | By

After the Republicans took a beating in the 2012 elections, the Republican National Committee performed an embarrassing political ritual known as “the autopsy.” The RNC looked into why Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney lost, and why several GOP Senate candidates went down with him. The conclusion the RNC made was, among other things, that the

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Donald Trump Blasts Senate As ‘Obstructionists,’ Demands Approval Of His Nominees

Jun 6th, 2017 | By

President Trump accused Senate Democrats Monday of blocking his nominees – particularly ambassadorships – from confirmation, issuing yet another Twitter challenge to Capitol Hill. But Democrats fired back, saying the problem is that Mr. Trump has been slow in sending nominees over to Capitol Hill for action, and it’s up to him to get the

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3 Ways Democrats Can Stall Confirmation Of Trump Cabinet

Jan 24th, 2017 | By

Senate Democrats have dug in their heels to stall confirmation proceedings for President Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees. Though the Senate confirmed two of Trump’s nominees Friday and a third Monday evening, Democrats have slowed the pace considerably compared with Republicans’ treatment of President Barack Obama’s choices.

Weiner’s House Seat Slipping From Democrat Control

Aug 24th, 2011 | By

August 24, 2011 – Democrats are getting nervous that they may lose the House seat held by Anthony Weiner and Chuck Schumer for two decades in New York’s 9th Congressional District. Democrat operatives are nervous because anger against President Obama is at an all-time high in this Jewish-dominated district. Their anger against Obama’s treatment of

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