Charles Schumer

Dems claim Trump walked away from deal with Schumer

Senate Democrats emerged from a closed-door caucus meeting Friday evening asserting that President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state …

Richard Blumenthal

BOOM! SENATE VOTE FAILS, SHUTDOWN BEGINS….

Yeah we’re all gonna die.<p>Already 45 votes against cloture (they can only afford 40) and 20 people haven’t voted yet. Shutdown coming in 90 minutes.<p>— …

Conservative View

US stocks set record for steadiness on choppy political seas

The US stock market capped Donald Trump’s first year in office by setting a record for its longest-ever streak of tranquillity, disregarding a …

Economy

GOP senator amid looming shutdown: Country 'being run by idiots'

"Our country was founded by geniuses, but it's being run by idiots," Kennedy told reporters hours before the government was set to enter a …

Orrin Hatch

Trump Invites Schumer to White House Meeting

“With less than 12 hours before a possible government shutdown, President Trump called Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) at midday Friday …

Politics

BREAKING: Democrats Set to Shut Down Government

As Republicans seek to pass a bill to keep the government running smoothly, Democrats have now hinted they have the votes to shut down the …

Conservative View

Two-Year Delay for Cadillac Tax Included in Stopgap Funding Bill

While legislation to fund the federal government through 2018 is held up by contentious negotiations on immigration, Republican leaders in Congress …

Human Resources

Government shutdown could delay tax refunds and is Amazon Prime still worth it after the monthly price hike?

Happy Friday, MarketWatchers! Here are your top personal finance stories of the day.<p>Personal FinanceWhy we have trouble kissing bad relationships and …

Business

The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Threat Level Midnight

Hours before the government is set to shut down, senators scrambled to reach a deal to keep the government funded.<p>Today in 5 Lines<p>Hours before the government is set to shut down, senators scrambled to reach a deal to keep the government funded. President Trump met with Senate Minority Leader …

Politics

Celebrate New York real estate’s best and brightest

When the Real Estate Board of New York talks, politicians listen — because the organization provides thoughtful advice on policies that affect all …

Real Estate

Meet this year’s brilliant batch of REBNY award-winners

The Bernard H. Mendik Lifetime Leadership in Real Estate Award<p><i>Elizabeth Stribling, Chairman of Stribling & Associates and President of Stribling</i> …

Real Estate

The House Voted to Avert a Shutdown—but It Might Not Be Enough

Republicans cobbled together the votes for a funding bill ahead of a Friday-night deadline, but it may be doomed in the Senate.<p><i>Updated on January 18 at 10:02 p.m. ET</i><p>The House on Thursday evening narrowly passed a bill that would keep the federal government open for nearly another month amid an …

Politics

Luggage limbo: Bags still missing after JFK airport woes

NEW YORK – Newlywed Ziad Dallal and his wife arrived home in New York, with wedding keepsakes in their bags, to find John F. Kennedy International Airport paralyzed by winter weather woes that canceled flights, froze equipment and separated thousands of passengers from their luggage.<p>Ten days later, …

Business

DREAM Act Could Benefit 470,000 New Yorkers, Officials Say

More than 470,000 New York City residents stand to benefit directly or indirectly from the bipartisan DREAM Act, if Congress passes it, according to …

New York City Politics

'As Honorable As They Come': Bob Dole Awarded Congressional Gold Medal Insider

<b>'Out': Trump Tells CNN's Acosta to Leave After Questions About 'S***hole' Controversy</b><p><b>'Put Your Own People First': Tucker Battles NJ Dem Over New Gov's Controversial Plan to Aid Illegals</b><p>Former Kansas Sen. Bob Dole (R) was honored with the Congressional Medal of Honor in a Capitol Hill ceremony …

Steny Hoyer

Senate democrats and 22 attorneys general deliver a one-two punch to the net neutrality ban

Marching On<p>The United States Senate is just a single vote shy of passing a resolution that would override the Federal Communications Commission’s …

Ed Markey

A Dreamer solution both parties can agree on

<b>(CNN) —</b> Congress is running out of time to reach a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals deal for individuals brought to the United States as children by undocumented parents.<p>According to fwd.us, an organization founded by tech companies advocating for immigration reform, if a deal is not reached …

Immigration

Schumer: Trump has mastered 'the art of failure'

Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerAmerica isn't ready to let Sessions off his leash Schumer celebrates New York …

Donald Trump

O-Meter: President Trump’s record on campaign promises after year one | | Tampa Bay Times

Trump-o-meter<p>PolitiFact rates Donald Trump’s first year<p>Much of Donald Trump’s presidency has been defined by provocative tweets and gloves-off …

Donald Trump

Greg David: Cuomo's rating jumps (thank you Trump and de Blasio)

Just what the governor needed as he launches a re-election campaign<p>How New Yorkers view their leaders<p><b>% of registered voters with favorable</b> …

Elections

FAA probes reason storm snarled flights at Kennedy airport

NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says it is investigating the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's actions during a winter snowstorm that caused major disruptions at Kennedy Airport.<p>The FAA says it will seek to determine whether the Port Authority complied with regulations …

Business

NSA spying program overcomes key Senate hurdle

The Senate narrowly voted to begin winding down debate over legislation renewing government surveillance powers, defeating a filibuster by privacy …

John Kennedy

Chuck Schumer tells Stephen Colbert how Trump can prove he isn't a racist

Stephen Colbert greeted Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) with a question on Monday's <i>Late Show</i>: "How's your friend Donald Trump?" …

Donald Trump

Senator to DOT: Press foreign airlines on JFK communication

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer wants federal transportation officials to urge foreign airlines to work better with the operators of New York's Kennedy Airport after winter weather woes cascaded into days of cancellations and delays this month.<p>Schumer wrote a letter Monday to the federal …

Business

New York Film & TV Workers Protest During MLK Day With Rev. Al Sharpton & Top Empire State Pols

<b>UPDATE</b> Tuesday morning with video, below.<p>Lanere Holmes Rollins, a Parking Production Assistant who has cleared New York’s streets for film and TV …

Award Shows

Ceremonies, Events Around Tri-State Area To Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) —</b> People around the nation Monday are honoring the legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.MLK Day is celebrated on the …

Black History

N.Y. Sen. Schumer Calls on DOT to Help Avoid Repeat of JFK Mayhem

Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer called Monday on the federal government to step in to help prevent a repeat of the chaos at John F. Kennedy International Airport after a blizzard led to a snarl that left many travelers stranded at the airport without their luggage.<p>In a letter to U. S. Secretary of …

Airports

On MLK Day, New York’s Political Heavyweights Vow to Fight Trump

At Rev. Al Sharpton’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration, New York’s highest-ranking officials vowed to fight President Donald Trump’s …

New York City Politics

Democrats to force a floor vote on FCC’s Net Neutrality repeal

Last month, the FCC voted to repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules governing a free and open internet. The controversial decision took place despite …

Barack Obama

Citrus industry remains ‘in crisis’ from Hurricane Irma

Forecast numbers for Florida's struggling citrus industry held steady from December to January, the first month since Hurricane Irma that the figures …

U.S. Department of Agriculture