Charles Schumer

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Democratic, Independence, Working Families New York

U.S. Senate (New York Sr)


Family: Wife: Iris; 2 Children: Jessica, Alison

Born: 11/23/1950 Brooklyn, NY

Home: Brooklyn, New York

Religion: Jewish

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

Profession: Attorney

Political: Senator, United States Senate, 1998-present Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1980-1998 Assembly Member, New York State Assembly, 1974-1980 Democratic At-Large Whip, United States House of Representatives

Congressional Membership: Vice Chair, Democratic Conference, Democratic Leadership Team, 2006-present Chair, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee

Organization Membership: New York State Bar Association


Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs


Joint Committee on Printing

Joint Committee on the Library

Joint Economic Committee


Rules and Administration

Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts

Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights

Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs

Subcommittee on Financial Institutions

Subcommittee on Health Care

Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development

Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and Border Security

Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment

Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy

Subcommittee on Taxation, IRS Oversight, and Long-Term Growth

Subcommittee on Terrorism and Homeland Security