Sen. Charles Schumer (D-New York) biography

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Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY)

4th term Democrat from New York.


Residence: Brooklyn

Marital Status: Married (Iris Weinshall)

Prev. Occupation: Public Official

Prev. Political Exp.: NY Assembly, 1975-81; US House, 1981-99; US Senate, 1999-present

Education: BA Harvard University, 1971; JD Harvard University, 1974

Birthdate: 11/23/1950

Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Religion: Jewish

Percentage in Last Election: 70%

Major Opponent: Wendy Long


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Charles Schumer via Web Form.


Washington, D.C. Office:

322 Hart Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-6542
Fax: (202) 228-3027

New York Office: (more district offices)

780 Third Avenue, Suite 2301
New York, New York 10017
Phone: (212) 486-4430
Fax: (202) 228-2838


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Mike Lynch
  • Scheduling Dir.: Michelle Mittler
  • Legis. Dir.: Meghan Taira
  • Press Secy.: Justin Goodman
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Matthew Fuentes
  • Education LA: Christina Henderson
  • Telecomm LA: Beatrice Pollard
  • Transportation LA: Robert Hickman
  • Trade LA: Anna Taylor
  • Commerce LA: Robert Hickman
  • Labor LA: Christina Henderson
  • Budget LA: Charlie Ellsworth
  • Government Affairs LA: Erin Vaughn
  • Space - NASA LA: Sean Byrne
  • Animal Welfare LA: Sean Byrne



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Charles Schumer voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
A Motion to Recede and Amend the Bill; Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 11/08/2007 Yea Not Scored

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Sen. Charles Schumer's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Charles Schumer a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
S.1021 - 'A bill to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, and for other purposes. No Send Message to Sen. Charles Schumer
S.250 - 'A bill to amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to improve th... No Send Message to Sen. Charles Schumer


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