Chuck Schumer

Chuck Schumer

Manchin ends pipeline push, easing path for spending bill

Sen. Joe Manchin has abandoned his push to speed up the permitting process for energy projects

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Joe Manchin

It’s practically official: Brace for the next continuing resolution

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The U.S. Capitol dome is seen past the base of the Washington Monument just before sunrise in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. Hundreds of thousands of federal workers faced a partial government shutdown early Saturday after Democrats refused to meet President Donald Trump's demands for $5 billion to start erecting a border wall with Mexico. Overall, more than 800,000 federal employees would see their jobs disrupted, including more than half who would be forced to continue working without pay. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

New obstacles emerge to any hope of Congress getting a budget in time for fiscal 2023

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U.S. Capitol

With Congress in recess, it can rest up for the budget battles ahead

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A year after the attack on the U.S. Capitol, a woman carries flowers up the stairs into the Capitol, Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, in Washington. Thursday marks the first anniversary of the Capitol insurrection, a violent attack that has fundamentally changed Congress and prompted widespread concerns about the future of American democracy. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

It might be a new year, but the same old questions are occupying Congress

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, as Congress returns to a busy schedule and Democratic lawmakers are laboring to shoulder President Joe Biden's massive $3.5 trillion

What’s next for Congress now that they’ve kicked the budget stone down the road again

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Chuck Schumer

House advances nine-week continuing resolution, but it faces uphill Senate battle

The House passed a nine-week continuing resolution Tuesday night, which would sustain agency operations through Dec. 3. But the CR also temporarily suspends…

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This undated image provided by the United States District Court for the Northern District of California shows two fake CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Cards that are part of a criminal complaint. With more than 600 colleges and universities now requiring proof of COVID-19 inoculations, an online industry has sprung up offering fake vaccine cards. Dozens of students interviewed by the Associated Press said they were aware of fake covid-19 vaccination cards, though none admitted to actually using one.  (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California via AP)

Senator wants agencies to take bigger role in going after fake vaccine cards

In today’s Federal Newscast, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) is calling on federal agencies to crack down on fake vaccine cards.

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Chuck Schumer

Congress’ summer break is like a vacation during which you’ve got to keep checking email

In the vaccine debate madness engulfing the country, one might overlook that members of Congress are under no mandate to get vaccinated themselves.

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