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December 4th, 2013
07:16 PM ET

"Alpha House" actor on show's inspiration

Some of the most powerful men in Washington have been sharing a frat-style house for years. If it sounds like a sitcom, it's because it is. Actor Mark Consuelos is one of the stars of the new show on Amazon.com, but he tells Wolf Blitzer about the real-life inspiration for the show: Sen. Chuck Schumer, Sen. Dick Durbin, and Rep. George Miller.

For more on the true story that inspired the show, check out Dana Bash's report:


Filed under: Chuck Schumer • Dana Bash • Dick Durbin • Hollywood • Interviews
December 22nd, 2011
06:26 PM ET

Sen. Schumer on payroll tax deal

Sen. Schumer calls the payroll tax cut agreement a "win for the American people."

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Filed under: Chuck Schumer • Congress • Taxes