Senators Booker, Stabenow, Whitehouse, Blumenthal, Brown, Cardin, Van Hollen Unveil New Report on Consequences for Core Civil Rights Protections of Special Interest Campaign to Capture Our Courts

October 23, 2020

Schumer Floor Remarks On Moving the Senate To A Closed Session Before Senate Republicans Make A Colossal And Historic Mistake By Confirming Judge Amy Coney Barrett To The Supreme Court Days Before A Presidential Election Day

October 23, 2020

— Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor and moved the Senate to a rare closed session. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:… more...

Blumenthal, Whitehouse, Stabenow, Colleagues Release Report Exposing Powerful Gun Lobby's Scheme to Strike Down Commonsense Gun Safety Laws Through the Courts

October 23, 2020

Op Eds

Schumer Op-Ed in New York Daily News - Gun sanity time in Washington: Chuck Schumer says Republicans must sign onto universal background checks

August 29, 2019

Schumer Op-Ed In The NY Times: Our Rights Hang In The Balance

July 2, 2018

Schumer Op-ed in USA Today: Donald Trump's Tax Reform is Nothing Like Ronald Reagan's

October 27, 2017


Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Republicans Breaking Precedent And Ignoring 50 Million Americans Who Have Already Cast Ballots In The Ongoing Election To Rush Through A Nominee To The Supreme Court Who Will Roll Back Americans’ Health Care And Fundamental Rights

October 23, 2020

Senator Hirono Delivers Weekly Democratic Address

October 23, 2020

Schumer Floor Remarks On The Republican Majority Ignoring The Horrific Consequences Of President Trump’s Abandonment Of Our Kurdish Allies

October 22, 2020

— Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor about the Republican majority ignoring the reckless consequences of President Trump’s failed foreign policy agenda. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:… more...


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Big Companies Cash in on the #GOPTaxScam – Announce More Than $120 Billion in Share Buybacks in 2018

February 13, 2018

Less than fifty days into 2018, it’s increasingly obvious that the GOP Tax Scam overwhelmingly benefits corporate executives and wealthy shareholders while the middle class gets left behind. Last week, Senate Democrats released a special report on the real impact of the GOP Tax Scam. As one economics professor said, “The only benefit of share buybacks is to people who are in the business of selling shares: executives.” Since then, corporations have announced tens of billions in additional corporate share buybacks - more than $120 billion in total. … more...

In Wake of Republicans’ Massive Corporate Tax Giveaway, Corporations Have Laid Off Thousands of American Workers, Lined Corporate Executives’ Pockets with More than $50 Billion in Announced Share Buybacks in First Days of 2018

February 1, 2018

In the wake of Republicans’ massive corporate tax giveaways, big banks, oil and tobacco companies, and other corporations have announced more than $50 billion on stock buybacks in the first days of 2018. These buybacks flow directly to the pockets of corporate executives - not American workers. Since the Senate Republican tax bill passed in December, corporations have authorized $136 billion on corporate share buybacks. Big Corporations have pocketed their windfalls and laid off American workers. As one economics professor told the Financial Times this week, “The only benefit of share buybacks is to people who are in the business of selling shares: executives.”… more...

The American People Still Overwhelmingly Oppose the #GOPTaxScam – Here’s Why.

January 12, 2018

LATimes: "With every passing day, it becomes clearer who's reaping the benefit of the huge tax cut handed over to American corporations by the Republican-dominated Congress in December. Spoiler alert: Not workers or customers, but shareholders, especially the rich ones."… more...