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  1. Another Chance for Bipartisan Achievement Slips AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    This could have been the start of a fruitful time in a capital barren of major policy accomplishments over the last few years. President Barack Obama, his days in office waning, should be closing in on legacy items.

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  2. Democrats defeat energy spending bill because of Tom Cotton's latest move to punch IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Kos

    Sign if you agree: Presidents do not stop working in the final year of their term. Neither should the Senate.

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  3. Sen. Schumer vows immigration reform at Citizenship NOW! hotlineRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Sen. Chuck Schumer promised volunteers that, if he were to become Senate majority leader, reform will be passed "very fast."

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  4. Amy Schumer's Newest Skit Against Gun Violence Is a Fake Shopping Network ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Time

    Amy Schumer is a vocal proponent of gun control, and a new skit on her show Inside Amy Schumer gets political about the issue. "Here's what's great about this," Schumer says as a fake home shopping network host, brandishing a handgun.

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  5. Long Island homeowners protest unresolved Sandy claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Newsday

    Long Island homeowners came here Thursday to protest delays and problems with unresolved superstorm Sandy federal flood insurance claims under a year-old FEMA review that a lawmaker said should be probed by Congress. The National Flood Insurance Program began the review of nearly 20,000 Sandy-related claims last May. Homeowners had accused adjusters and engineers of forging documents... WASHINGTON - Long Island homeowners came here Thursday to protest delays and problems with unresolved superstorm Sandy federal flood insurance claims under a year-old FEMA review that a lawmaker said should be probed by Congress.

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  6. Amy Schumer brings gun control fight to her sketch comedy showRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Actress Amy Schumer becomes emotional during a news conference while her distant cousin, New York Sen. Chuck Schumer, looks on in New York, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. The Schumers are teaming up to try and enact gun control regulations.

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  7. Creating a buzzRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Long Island Business News

    While the wine culture has become entrenched on the East End - with roots literally reaching into the soil for more than 40 years now - the region's craft brewers are starting to come into their own. There are approximately 35 craft or microbreweries on Long Island, according to Paul Leone, executive director of the New York State Brewers Association.

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  8. Democrat Chuck Schumer, one-man super PAC?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    Schumer, the heir apparent to retiring Minority Leader Harry M. Reid, is leaving no stone unturned in his quest to help Democrats win back the majority in November. And that includes amassing a huge stockpile of campaign cash for his own campaign: more than $26 million as of March 31, according to federal reports.

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  9. Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Completion of Beach Renourishment...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that the beach renourishment project at Smith Point County Park is complete. Dunes and berms at Smith Point County Park are part of the 83-mile long federally-funded 'Fire Island to Montauk Point' Protection Project.

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  10. Amy Schumer Takes Aim At Gun Lobby In Tv SketchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ContactMusic.com

    ... subsequently took a firm stand in the gun control debate and joined forces with her cousin, New York Senator Chuck Schumer, to campaign for stricter gun laws in America. Now she has tackled the controversial subject on her TV series, Inside Amy ...

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  11. Inside Amy Schumer's Lies About Gun LawsRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsBusters.org

    Amy Schumer dedicated the opening of tonight's episode of Inside Amy Schumer , "Welcome to the Gun Show," to flaunting her ignorance of United States gun laws. The episode depicts a home shopping network-type show that rebrands itself as a "gun show" to sell handguns at $39.95 each.

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  12. Amy Schumer Gets Personal And Political With Gun Control SketchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Switched

    ... - I don't know why that makes me the saddest." After the shooting, Schumer teamed up with her cousin Senator Chuck Schumer to call for a new, better approach to gun control . "We're here today to say 'enough is enough' to mass shootings in our ...

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  13. Amy Schumer Takes On the Gun LobbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TheDailyBeast.com

    This week's Inside Amy Schumer features a hard-hitting sketch about just how easy it is to get a gun in America. Last summer, Amy Schumer reluctantly joined the fight to restrict Americans' access to guns.

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  14. Cotton won't back off Iran amendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Washington Examiner

    Senate Democrats again blocked a $37.5 billion energy and water funding bill from advancing Thursday over an Iran-related amendment. However, Republican leadership isn't backing down from the fight, scheduling another vote when the upper chamber returns from recess.

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  15. Amy Schumer Skewers Gun Control Regulations on Inside Amy SchumerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | People

    ... last July, killing two women and injuring several others. The actress teamed up with her cousin Senator Chuck Schumer to urge fans to get involved in stopping gun violence. Viewers can call the phone number in Thursday's sketch (888-885-4011) to ...

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  16. Amy Schumer takes on gun control again in 'Welcome to the Gun Show' sketchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Los Angeles Times

    Amy Schumer is putting her moneymaker where her mouth is. In the second episode of "Inside Amy Schumer's" fourth season, she's taking on gun control, a cause she adopted after two women were killed and nine others were wounded at a showing of her film "Trainwreck" last year in Louisiana.

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  17. Senator Schumer wants $20 million to test for lead in NYS school waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTEN-TV Albany

    Senator Chuck Schumer is advocating new legislation which would provide $20 million to New York State schools to test their water for lead contamination. The bill is part of the Water Resource Development Act currently being debated in Congress.

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  18. Panel approves bill to aid schools that test foraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    A Senate panel approved bipartisan legislation Thursday that would authorize $20 million to reimburse schools that test for lead contamination in drinking water. Panel approves bill to aid schools that test for lead A Senate panel approved bipartisan legislation Thursday that would authorize $20 million to reimburse schools that test for lead contamination in drinking water.

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  19. Amy Schumer puts gun laws, pols on blast in scathing sketchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New York Daily News

    Buying a gun is about as easy as dialing a toll-free number onscreen, a scathing new sketch from Amy Schumer argues. The comedian put gun-law loopholes and politicians on blast in a home shopping-themed parody that has Schumer and her co-host, Kyle Dunnigan, assuring dangerous callers that they'll have "no problemo" obtaining a firearm.

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  20. Bradley Tusk: What happens if Mayor de Blasio crumbles?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New York Daily News

    It's impossible to pick up a local newspaper these days and not be inundated with stories about scandals and criminal investigations into the de Blasio administration. It's far too early to say the mayor can be credibly accused of a crime, much less convicted of one.

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