Charles Schumer

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UPDATE: Government Shutdown Officially Ends, Fate of 'Dreamers' Remains Uncertain

Democrats reached an agreement with Republicans in exchange for a promise to take up legislation on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which shields some young immigrants from deportation.

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15-Hour Senate Filibuster Forces Gun Control Vote

Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy and 38 of his colleagues stay up half the night to advocate for congressional action in the wake of the Pulse Orlando shooting.

Schumer Loves Border Security Millions, Opposes GOP Cuts

Three Democrats criticize proposed cuts, calling them a “giant step backward.”

Congress Spends Another $600 Million for Border Militarization

What gridlock? Some bills can in fact pass quickly through both chambers.

Senate OK's $600 Million for Still More Border Security

The new bill supports extra border patrol agents and aerial drones.