U.S. Senator Charles Schumer

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U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer wants the New York National Guard to bring the Medal of Honor posthumously awarded to World War I soldier Sgt. Henry Johnson of Albany upstate to be put on public display.

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer says he'll fight legislation that would allow longer trailer trucks on the nation's highways.

The Democrat said Wednesday that a provision in the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill would authorize twin 33-foot trailers.


Authorities across the nation are warning about the dangers of a cellphone case that's shaped like a handgun, saying it could be mistaken for the real thing. The concern is heightened among elected officials and police agencies across New York State.

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Senator Charles Schumer has introduced legislation to deter a new crime trend that's costing law enforcement thousands of dollars. 

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer has launched his first push to pass the Military Consumer Protection Act.

Senator Charles Schumer

New York Sen. Charles Schumer wants airlines to scrap a proposal to reduce the allowed size of carry-on luggage.


  With powdered alcohol expected to hit store shelves in the next few weeks—during the height of summer—U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer is launching an emergency push to ban Palcohol. 

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U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is urging the Drug Enforcement Agency to keep a program he says reduces crime and saves lives.  

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Ahead of a White House Medal of Honor ceremony scheduled for Tuesday, New York U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer and other state officials gathered Sunday afternoon in Albany's Washington Park to pay tribute to Sgt. Henry Johnson.

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  After a series of copper thefts along New York City’s subway lines, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer vows to push new legislation that would crackdown on the rash of scrap metal theft throughout the State of New York.