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 2,644 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 251 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 7,132 views per program. Most appearances with Dick Durbin (164), Harry Reid (139), Patty Murray (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: 2,088


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 Democratic Leadership News Conference

    Senate Democratic Leadership News Conference

    Senate Democratic leaders, including Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke with reporters after their weekly party caucus meeting. Sen. Schumer…

  • Democratic Leaders on Meeting with President Trump

    Democratic Leaders on Meeting with President Trump

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) spoke to reporters shortly after she and several other Democratic leaders walked out of a meeting with…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate voted to limit debate on four district judge nominations: Frank Volk, Southern District of West Virginia; Charles…

  • House Session

    House Session

    Members debated the rules for two bills to be debated later in the week. In 354-60 vote, the House adopted a joint resolution…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate advanced Barbara Barrett’s nomination for Air Force secretary.

  • Weekly Democratic Address

    Weekly Democratic Address

    In the weekly Democratic address, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about the impeachment inquiry of…

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District Map Ideology Rankings Past Elections

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