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Sen. Charles Schumer on which New Yorker might run in 2016

During our week of conversations with governors, lawmakers and other notable figures attending the Democratic National Convention, Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) shared his thoughts on President Obama’s electoral chances and gun control — an issue he used to discuss much more often.

Schumer said he disagreed with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s recent comments that President Obama’s stance on gun control is equal to Mitt Romney’s position. Schumer disagreed — watch his spirited answer above.

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Ed O’Keefe is covering the 2016 presidential campaign, with a focus on Jeb Bush and other Republican candidates. He's covered presidential and congressional politics since 2008. Off the trail, he's covered Capitol Hill, federal agencies and the federal workforce, and spent a brief time covering the war in Iraq.


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