Chuck Schumer

Charles Ellis "Chuck" Schumer is an American politician, the senior United States senator from New York and a member of the Democratic Party. First elected in 1998, he defeated three-term Republican incumbent Al D'Amato 55% to 44%. Schumer was re-elected in 2004 with 71% of the vote, in 2010 with 66% of the vote, and in 2016 with 70% of the vote. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Chuck Schumer has 2,191 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1980 House Committee as a Democratic Representative for New York's 16th district. The year with the most videos was 2017 with 179 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 6,918 views per program. Most appearances with Dick Durbin (137), Harry Reid (136), Patty Murray (105). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Democratic Party, Immigration.

Appearances by Title:January 4, 1999 - Present U.S. Senator, D-NY View Map Minority Leader (Jan 03, 2017 - Present) Democratic Policy Committee Chair (Jan 05, 2011 - Jan 02, 2017) Videos: 1,644

Previously

U.S. Representative, D-NY 9th View Map January 5, 1993 - January 3, 1999 Videos: 267 U.S. Representative, D-NY 10th January 3, 1983 - January 4, 1993 Videos: 272 U.S. Representative, D-NY 16th January 3, 1981 - January 2, 1983 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Noel Francisco to be the next solicitor general.

  • Senate Democratic Agenda

    Senate Democratic Agenda

    Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters following their weekly caucus lunch. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY)…

  • Rally Against Senate Republican Health Care Proposal

    Rally Against Senate Republican Health Care Proposal

    Democratic senators spoke at a rally on Capitol Hill to oppose the latest Senate Republican health care proposal, sponsored…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate by a 89-8 vote passed the fiscal year Defense Programs Authorization bill (H.R. 2810). Democratic senators spoke…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate continued work on 2018 defense spending authorization.

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