The case of Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial was open and shut. President Trump told a lie — a big lie — that the election was stolen, and that he was the rightful winner. He laid the groundwork for this big lie in the months before the election, he told…

Across the country, President Trump and Republicans are doing everything they can to undermine the election and suppress voting. This isn’t a new development, unfortunately — the Republican Party has been fighting for decades to disenfranchise Americans from voting because they can’t win with their ideas and policies. Right now…

Celebrating Black History Month
Celebrating Black History Month

During Black History Month in February, and every month, we celebrate the diversity of our country and our history, as well as the achievements and the strength of Black Americans in New York and across America.

Since its beginning in 1976, Black History Month has provided our country the opportunity…

Over the past month, evidence has emerged that the President of the United States pressured a foreign leader to investigate one of his leading political rivals.

It is an offense serious enough to warrant a full investigation by Congress, and that is exactly what the House of Representatives has…

I was the first Senator to march in the New York Pride Parade — but I will not be the last.

This weekend, 50 years after the Stonewall riots, I was honored to march past the historic inn during a celebration of pride and courage at the World Pride Parade in New York City. …

By: Senator Chuck Schumer

On March 7th, 1965, civil rights activists embarked on a 54-mile march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.

Hundreds set off together, determined to drive change and bring attention to widespread civil rights abuses happening in the deep south.

At Edmund Pettus Bridge, protesters were met with tear gas, billy…

By: Senator Chuck Schumer

This month, Senator Bernie Sanders and I wrote an op-ed that suggested that companies be obligated to invest more in their workers and their communities prior to buying back excessive amounts of their own stock. This is an increasingly common practice that is designed to inflate share value, and it…

Yesterday, the Republican leader began his speech with a quote of mine. Let me begin with a quote of his: “We’re going to plow right through it.” That’s Leader McConnell, “We’re going to plow right through it.” He was speaking to the Values Voter Summit about serious allegations of…

Access to high-quality, affordable child care is a growing concern for families across the country, especially as the number of working families with young children continues to increase. Today, 65% of children under age 6 have two working parents — more than double the number since 1970. …

The American system of government works best when states are allowed to serve as the laboratories of democracy, as the founders intended. What works best for the citizens of New York, my home state, or Washington may not work for residents of Kansas or Indiana. When it comes to legalization…

Chuck Schumer

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