New York Senator Schumer speaks about Hurricane Sandy relief in the Capitol in Washington in this file photo

 
New York Senator Schumer speaks about Hurricane Sandy relief in the Capitol in Washington in this file photo
New York Senator Chuck Schumer speaks about Hurricane Sandy relief in the Capitol in Washington in this file photo from December 13, 2012. Schumer, whose support is seen as key to help secure the confirmation of the White House's nominee for defense secretary Chuck Hagel, said January 15, 2013 he is prepared to vote for Hagel. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)