WASHINGTON – Senator Chuck Schumer will exit the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee after two cycles as the chief of the campaign arm, Schumer’s office confirmed Monday afternoon.
The Associated Press reported today that Schumer would be leaving the DSCC, with the second-term Senator telling the wire service that he’s had “a great run” at the Read More
He’s everywhere. Moments after he accompanied Hillary Clinton onto the floor here for her big roll call moment, he went up on stage to deliver the big rah-rah speech for the Democratic Senate candidates. Here’s a slightly blurry version of what it looked like for the New York delegates. Read More
Bob Kerrey thinks boosting the Democrats’ chances of increasing their Senate majority is not a good enough reason for him to leave his job and run for office.
Talking about his decision, made public today, not to seek the Nebraska Senate seat vacated by retiring Republican senator Chuck Hagel, Kerrey told me Read More
Warren Buffet will be headlining a fund-raiser for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee tomorrow night at the Regency in midtown that is expected to bring in $1.5 million, according to a source with a role in planning for event.
In case you thought Chuck Schumer was slacking.
Speaking of Chuck Schumer, here, after some ado, are a few passages from his new book.
“One of the open secrets in Washington is that senators of the same party and same state rarely get along. Hillary and I are both ambitious hard working politicians who occasionally step on each other’s toes. We Read More
Chuck Schumer, politician, campaign guru and fund-raiser extraordinaire, is now also officially an author.
From “Positively American,” the senator’s 270-page offering which is scheduled to show up in stores later this month, we’ll get his take on the Democratic Party’s appeal and the Supreme Court, among other things.
Schumer has said that he is not Read More
The Democratic Senate leadership is going to be announced in a matter of minutes, and it’s likely to be another good day for Chuck Schumer. Schumer told me last week that he would “likely” accept Harry Reid’s request that he stay on as chair of the committee to elect Senate Democrats through 2008.
–Jason Read More
That’s what Senator and New King of the World Chuck Schumer told me earlier today, seeming to confirm an anonymously sourced reportthat he’s going to stay on, at Harry Reid’s request, for another term as head of the DSCC.
–Jason Horowitz Read More
When Harry Reid first tapped Chuck Schumer to lead the DSCC back in 2005, Republicans were still riding a wave of popularity. But an extreme reversal in the political climate, coupled with Schumer’s success in recruiting good candidates, has made for much more lofty ambitions. Gains are now a given. The question is simply whether Read More
Joe Lieberman’s decision to run as an Independent in the Connecticut Senate race has forced Democrats across the country to decide whether to endorse the Democratic nominee or Democratic incumbent.
But Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey found a simpler solution last night, according to this fun story in the Times. Endorse Read More