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Charles Schumer

Mostly Credited As: Charles Schumer
Sometimes Credited As: Sen. Charles Schumer
Chuck Schumer

Birth Name: Charles Ellis Schumer
Date Of Birth: November 23, 1950 (Age 64)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York

Charles Schumer

Senior Democratic Senator from New York who has been in office since defeating incumbent Republican Alphonse D'Amato in 1998. One of the more liberal members of his party who his known for his extreme love of personal publicity. As newscaster Britt Hume once said, "The most dangerous place in Washington is between Chuck Schumer and a television camera."

TV Appearances

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The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (1996) 
  Sen. Charles Schumer 19x117: (Jun/11/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Sen. Chuck Schumer 07x96: (Aug/05/2002) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Sen. Chuck Schumer 13x101: (Aug/06/2008) As Himself (as Sen. Chuck Schumer), [Interviewees]
  Sen. Charles Schumer 12x12: (Jan/25/2007) As Himself 

Alpha House (2013) 
  The Rebuttal 01x09: (Dec/27/2013) As Himself (as Senator Chuck Schumer) 

FOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace (1996) 
  Season 18, Episode 44 18x44: (Jun/30/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Season 18, Episode 15 18x15: (Dec/09/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  John McCain, Chuck Schumer 14x21: (Jan/25/2009) As Himself 
  John Kyl, Chuck Schumer, Henry Paulson 14x03: (Sep/21/2008) As Himself 

The Colbert Report (2005) 
  Sen. Chuck Schumer 09x83: (Jun/27/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Sen. Chuck Schumer 03x16: (Feb/01/2007) As Himself 

The View (1997) 
  Laura Prepon, Richard Jeni, Minnie Driver, Senator Charles Schumer, guest co-host Jacque Reid 10x129: (Mar/12/2007) As Himself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Sen. Chuck Schumer, Tracee Ellis Ross, The Holmes Brothers 14x93: (Feb/19/2007) As Himself 

Real Time With Bill Maher (2003) 
  Episode 91 05x01: (Feb/16/2007) As Himself (Sen. (D-NY)) 
  Episode 30 02x10: (Mar/19/2004) As Himself (as Sen. Charles Schumer) 

Face The Nation with Bob Schieffer (1954) 
  The Midterm Elections 53x08: (Oct/22/2006) As Himself 
  Five Years Later: Just How Safe Are We? 53x02: (Sep/10/2006) As Himself 
  Politics & The 2006 Midterm Elections 52x39: (May/28/2006) As Himself 
  Iraq & Civil War 52x26: (Feb/26/2006) As Himself 

The O'Reilly Factor (1996) 
  Tony Snow Smeared by the Left 11x74: (Apr/26/2006) As Himself 
  Politics at the King Funeral 11x28: (Feb/08/2006) As Himself 
  Setting Sex Offenders Free 10x207: (Nov/16/2005) As Himself 
  Indicting Lewis "Scooter" Libby 10x197: (Oct/28/2005) As Himself 

The Apprentice (US) (2004) 
  A Slice Of Heaven 05x08: (Apr/10/2006) As Himself 

Meet the Press (US) (1947) 
  Janurary 8, 2006 60x02: (Jan/08/2006) As Himself 
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Is of the Jewish religious faith.

Received his undergraduate and law degrees from Harvard. Never practiced law because he went straight into politics.

In 1974 was elected to the New York State Assembly at the age of 23. He was the youngest elected member of that body since Theodore Roosevelt.

Elected to the House of Representatives in 1980 replacing Elizabeth Holtzman.

Defeated former Congresswoman and Vice-Presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro in the 1998 New York Democratic primary for the right to oppose then GOP Senator Alphonse D'Amato in the general election.

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