Schumer’s Weekend: Pokes Romney and Palin, Prods White House

On Saturday, Senator Charles Schumer emailed his supporters with a link to Mitt Romney responding to hecklers in Iowa by saying “corporations are people, my friend.”

Schumer’s email — which said the video “has to be seen to be believed” — was part of an all-out push by Democrats to capitalize on Romney’s comments. In Iowa, the DNC rushed out an ad with the video, and bought a block of ads across Iowa.

“This video is so important because it so clearly shows the contrast between Democrats and Republicans,” Schumer wrote in the email. Read More