Chuck Schumer

What Joe Crowley’s Defeat Has to Do With Democratic Party ‘Superdelegates’

June 29, 2018

By Norman Solomon / TruthDig. Conventional wisdom said that powerful Congressman Joseph Crowley couldn’t be beat. But his 20-year career in the House of Representatives will end in early January, with the socialist organizer who beat him in the Democratic primary in the deep-blue district poised to become Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The defeat of Crowley…

'Red Alert' Campaign for Net Neutrality

US Senate Reverses FCC Decision on Net Neutrality – Faces House Battle Now

May 8, 2018

TRNN Replay: In a 52 to 47 decision the Senate decided to reverse the FCC’s decision to get rid of net neutrality. However, for it to take effect it still needs to pass the House, which will be difficult. We spoke to Craig Aaron of Free Press before the vote passed

Health Care

September 21, 2017
As Republicans attempt a last-ditch repeal of Obamacare, Democrats have joined them to overwhelmingly pass massive spending on the military and war. We speak to economist Dean Baker

Trump Can’t Vote Down Obamacare, So He’s Strangling It Instead

July 19, 2017

Republican governors aren’t ‘letting Obamacare fail,’ they’re actively sabotaging it, says Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy

Greens Urge Democrats To Block Senate Energy Bill

July 13, 2017

Hundreds of organizations have signed a letter to Sen. Chuck Schumer urging him to lead opposition to an energy bill that they say would increase dependence on fossil fuel production and hasten ‘climate chaos’