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Feds announce test sites for drone aircraft

...that creates a huge opportunity for our economy," said U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nevada. In New York, Sen. Charles Schumer, a Democrat, called the announcement a boon for his state.Drones have been mainly used by the military, but governments...
... and killing jobs

...President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats are feeling pressure to show they are acting to create jobs. As Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., put it, "We heard the message of Massachusetts. They said focus immediately and don't take your...
Facebook's expansion triggers political backlash

...networks, the agency confirmed Tuesday. Then last week, Facebook announced a proposed expansion that irked Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and, he says, many Web surfers who called his office to complain. Having built one of the Web's...
Outside editorial: Shut out at the polls

...million people reported administrative procedures as the reason for not registering. Senate Rules Committee Chairman Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., recounted at a recent hearing how people were unable to vote through no fault of their own: a man...
U.S. wouldn't be in Iraq if not for Dems

...for the war are running for president in 2008. Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Christopher Dodd, John Edwards and Charles Schumer are all ultra-liberal Democrats who voted for the war. Also we have John Kerry, who can't decide what he voted...
Time to vote on shield law for journalists

...D-Vt., expressed his frustration by calling on the bill's sponsors - Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Pa., and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. - to take the bill directly to the floor if the stalling continues. This is an exceptional procedure...
This Day in History 1999.) In 1998, nine states and the District of Columbia held primaries. In New York, liberal congressman Charles Schumer won the Democratic nod to challenge Republican Sen. Alfonse D'Amato. (Schumer won.) In Washington state, conservative...
Alaska editorial: Stevens' chairmanship critical for all Alaskans

...She has worked for Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich.; served as counsel to a subcommittee headed by then-Rep. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. (now a senator); and served as an attorney for a committee headed by Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del...
Senate questions Obama's financial oversight plan

...feels enormously comfortable with his proposal." Other details of the plan were also scrutinized. Democratic Sens. Charles Schumer of New York and Jon Tester of Montana pressed Geithner on why the administration did not seek greater consolidation...
Shield for the public

...Senators, bring it to a vote. The language falls short of what many news organizations would prefer. But as Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., says, "it preserves a strong protection for reporters interested in protecting their sources, while...


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