Chuck Schumer

Charles Ellis Schumer is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from New York, a seat he was first elected to in 1998. A member of the Democratic Party, he has also been the Senate Minority Leader since 2017. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Chuck Schumer has 2,806 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1981 House Highlight as a Democratic Representative for New York's 10th district. The year with the most videos was 2017 with 252 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 7,156 views per program. Most appearances with Dick Durbin (176), Patty Murray (152), Harry Reid (139). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Democratic Party, Washington Politics.

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: 2,250


U.S. Representative, D-NY 9th View Map January 5, 1993 - January 3, 1999 Videos: 270 U.S. Representative, D-NY 10th January 3, 1983 - January 4, 1993 Videos: 278 U.S. Representative, D-NY 16th January 3, 1981 - January 2, 1983 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    In a 49-44 vote, the Senate confirmed Representative John Ratcliffe’s (R-TX) to become Director of National Intelligence…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate confirmed Scott Rash’s nomination to be a U.S. district judge for the District of Arizona.

  • Senate Democratic Agenda

    Senate Democratic Agenda

    Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and other Senate Democrats spoke to reporters on Capitol Hill after their weekly party…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate voted to limit debate on Scott Rash’s nomination to be a U.S. district judge for the District of Arizona.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    In an 80-16 vote, the Senate voted to reauthorize the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) through December 1, 2023.…

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