Sen. Schumer Outlines Fall Election Plans

Sen. Charles SchumerCharles SchumerElection-year politics: Senate Dems shun GOP vulnerables Democrats press Wells Fargo CEO for more answers on scandal 78 lawmakers vote to sustain Obama veto MORE (D-N.Y.), the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) chairman, outlined his party's path to victory in this fall's senate races Wednesday, also pushing back against reports that the pro-business U.S. Chamber of Commerce has donated heavily toward Republicans this election cycle.

Schumer gave a broad, fairly extensive overview of his sense of the political map in Senate election races during the 30-minute press conference Wednesday. The Chamber

  • A DSCC-funded ad is being launched today against Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in Kentucky, criticizing McConnell over the economy but not his vote for the $700 billion bailout plan approved by the Senate last week. Schumer also voted for the bailout.

  • The DSCC