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Schumer: $5M going to Mohawk Valley flood counties

Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand say $5 million in federal aid for road and infrastructure repair will be provided to a dozen upstate counties slammed by recent flooding in New York's Mohawk Valley. Full story

U.S. lawmakers offer bill to curb patent lawsuits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Monday to give companies another tool to fight lawsuits brought by companies that specialize in patent litigation. Full story

SUNY seeks job training money to fill openings

Sen. Charles Schumer says he expects the State University of New York will win a $23 million grant to expand and create courses at community colleges to match current job openings. Full story

Sen. Coburn to Bernanke: 'Kindergarten of Congress has le...

   Sen. Charles Schumer, (D-NY), what's to know if the Fed will discontinue its asset-buying program despite mixed economic data. And Sen. Tom Coburn, (R-OK), voices concern about the way the Fed measures inflation. Also, Sen. Sherrod Brown, (D-OH), needs...

NY senator calls on MTA to avoid Chinese steel

New York Sen. Charles Schumer urged the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to avoid using steel from state-owned Chinese enterprises on future projects. Full story

FAA to expand airline first-officer qualifications

The amount and type of flying experience first officers — also known as co-pilots — must have to qualify to fly for an airline will be significantly increased under new regulations announced Wednesday by the Federal Aviation Administration. Full story

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NBC Politics: Schumer voices confidence in Holder and says immigration reform is on track

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Senators seek to show immigration bill won't fall victim to gridlock

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  The new standard the Senate wants to set

The filibuster proof 60-vote super-majority that has become the new normal for passing bills in the Senate is still not enough for some backers of the immigration bill. The panelists discuss whether a “super majority” or an “uber majority” will be needed.

  Magazine focuses on a ‘generation of hacktivists’

Time’s Radhika Jones joins Morning Joe to discuss the magazine’s latest issue, “The Informers.” The panel also discuss other features in the issue such as the evolution of Sen. Chuck Schumer and the latest NRA ad targeting Sen. John Manchin.

  Post Show Thoughts: Holder Under Fire

Caption: David Gregory analyzes this morning’s Meet the Press including interviews with Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich.

  Schumer shares details on bill to protect journalists

Sen. Chuck Schumer joins Meet the Press to discuss the current controversy plaguing the Justice Department and detail provisions of his legislation that would offer greater protections to the press.

  GOP continues attacks on Obama

Democratic strategist Chris Kofinis and Republican strategist Joe Watkins debate whether Republicans will receive backlash from their constant attacks on President Barack Obama and his policies

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Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks to reporters in the Capitol Hill in Washington July 16, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 5: Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Chair of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, speaks during a live taping of Meet the Press at the NBC Studios November 5, 2006 in Washington, DC. Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-NC), Chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, Sen. C

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John McCain, Chuck Schumer

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., center, two of the authors of the immigration reform bill crafted by the Senate's bipartisan "Gang of Eight," confer on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 27, 2013, prior to the final vote. The historic legislation would dram