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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Providing An Update On Moving Forward With The American Rescue Plan

March 5, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) this evening spoke on the Senate floor to provide an update on the progress being made to pass the American Rescue Plan. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Moving Forward With The American Rescue Plan To Deliver COVID Relief For The American People

March 5, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the desperately needed American Rescue Plan that will move forward today. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Ahead Of Senate Vote To Proceed To The American Rescue Plan To Deliver COVID Relief For The American People

March 4, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor before the Senate vote to proceed to the American Rescue Plan to deliver much-needed relief to the American people.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Urgent Need To Pass The American Rescue Plan This Week

March 4, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to take up and pass the American Rescue Plan to lift the country out of the crisis, provide millions of vaccines in people’s arms, and set the economy on a path to a strong recovery.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Moving Forward The American Rescue Plan To Deliver Help To American Families

March 3, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to move forward quickly with the American Rescue Plan, a bill that has received overwhelming public support from Democrats, Republicans, and moderates.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Announcement Of The New Senate Sergeant At Arms Leadership Team With Karen Gibson As SAA, Kelly Fado As Deputy SAA And Jennifer Hemingway As Chief Of Staff

March 3, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the announcement of the new Sergeant at Arms leadership team which will be comprised entirely of women for the first time in Senate history.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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TRANSCRIPT: At A Press Conference With Senators Durbin, Murray, And Stabenow, Majority Leader Schumer Lays Out Plan To Pass The American Rescue Plan And Bring Much Needed Aid To American Families

March 2, 2021

Washington, D.C. Today, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), and Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) outlined their efforts to pass President Biden’s American Rescue Plan to deliver relief for American families still struggling through the COVID economic and public health crisis. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks as delivered, which you can also view here

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Senate Pressing Forward With The Confirmation Of President Biden’s History-Making Cabinet-Level Nominees

March 2, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the confirmations of highly qualified nominees to serve as part of President Biden’s cabinet. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Need To Pass The American Rescue Plan To Boost The Economy And Bring Relief To The American People

March 2, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to pass the American Rescue Plan to boost the economy and keep struggling businesses, families and workers afloat. Senator Schumer said the Senate will begin its work on the American Rescue plan as early as tomorrow. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Concerted Effort To Roll Back Voting Rights By Republicans In State Legislatures Across The Country

March 2, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the recent efforts by Republican state legislatures to move to restrict voting rights and further disenfranchise voters.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks: We Must Stop Wave Of Despicable, Discriminatory, Anti-Democratic Voter Suppression Legislation

March 1, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding new voter suppression legislation being put forward in state legislatures that are discriminatory against people of color. Senator Schumer said it is “very difficult not to see the tentacles of America’s generations-old caste system, typically associated with slavery and Jim Crow, stretching into the 21st century and poisoning the wellspring of any true democracy: free and fair elections.” Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Announcing The Senate Will Take Up The American Rescue Plan COVID Relief Legislation This Week And Continue To Confirm President Biden’s Cabinet Nominees

March 1, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor, announcing the Senate would take up the House-passed American Rescue Plan this week. Senator Schumer also urged the Senate to confirm Dr. Miguel Cardona to serve as Secretary of Education, Governor Gina Raimondo to serve as Secretary of Commerce, and Dr. Cecilia Rouse as Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Swearing In Of Sonceria “Ann” Berry As The 35th Secretary Of The Senate

March 1, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the swearing in of Sonceria “Ann” Berry as the 35th Secretary of the Senate. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Confirming President Biden’s Team And The Need To Pass The American Rescue Plan As Soon As Possible

February 25, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to pass the American Rescue Plan – a bill with overwhelming bipartisan public support that would bring relief to millions of American families. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Instructing Committees To Begin Work On Legislation To Strengthen U.S. Semiconductor Industry, Enable The United States To Out-Compete China And Create American Jobs

February 24, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding a new push for legislation that would boost American competitiveness by investing in our economy and our workers, leverage our alliances abroad, and stop once and for all China's predatory practices. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Yesterday’s Joint HSGAC-Rules Committee Hearing Into The January 6 Capitol Insurrection And The Importance Of Sticking To The Facts

February 24, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding yesterday’s hearing investigating the violent insurrection on the Capitol. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Overwhelming Support For The American Rescue Plan And The Need To Deliver Big, Bold COVID Relief Legislation

February 24, 2021

Washington, D.C. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the urgent need to pass the American Rescue Plan to support American families through the ongoing coronavirus economic and public health crisis, help them recover from the economic hardship of the past year, and to set our country on a firm path to recovery. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Today’s Joint HSGAC-Rules Committee Hearing To Investigate The Insurrection Of The Capitol

February 23, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding hearings to investigate the insurrection of the Capitol on January 6th. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Need To Deliver Critical COVID Relief Legislation To Repair The Damage Done

February 23, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding moving forward with the COVID relief bill that will deliver aid to small businesses, facilitate vaccine distribution, and provide direct relief to struggling Americans. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Moving Forward With The Confirmation Of President Biden’s Cabinet Nominees

February 23, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to confirm President Biden’s cabinet nominees this week including Linda Thomas-Greenfield as Ambassador to the United Nations and Tom Vilsack as Secretary of Agriculture. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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