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Official Account of Senator Chuck Schumer, New York’s Senator and the Senate Majority Leader.
New York, NYdemocraticleader.senate.govBorn November 23, 1950Joined November 2008

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The Senate passed the Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act that passed the House this year It’d help eliminate red tape hindering cannabis research for new treatments Now it goes to and we’ll keep working for more cannabis legislation in the lame duck
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Today, I’m happy to say I just appointed New York’s own to the Library of Congress’s American Folklife Center Board of Trustees. To Natalie: 🎶 You've been so kind and generous 🎶 Thank you for taking on this role for American folklife!
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Passing this bill is as personal as it gets for so many of us My daughter and her wife—my daughter in law—are expecting a baby next spring I want them—and everyone in a loving relationship—to live without the fear that their rights could be stripped way
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BIG NEWS: The Senate just voted to move forward on the Respect for Marriage Act. No one in a same-sex marriage or an interracial marriage should have to worry if their marriage will be invalidated. No one should be discriminated against because of who they love.
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We confirmed María del R. Antongiorgi-Jordán to the District Court for Puerto Rico This helps bring gender diversity to the island’s federal courts and ensure our fellow citizens in Puerto Rico have fair and equal representation in our judicial system And we're working for more
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When they take the Oath of Office this coming January: I’ll be thrilled to work with our great new Democratic Senators from Vermont and from Pennsylvania, Peter Welch and John Fetterman. Congratulations to these two incredible public servants!
Senator Schumer meets with Senators-elect Peter Welch and John Fetterman, November 15, 2022.
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While ran with strong candidates & a strong legislative record: Republicans ran with extreme MAGA candidates GOP Sen. Rick Scott—who wanted tax hikes for working Americans—thought the MAGA wing was the road to success Americans rejected it and voted for
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This Senate is moving forward on the Respect for Marriage Act to codify marriage protections into federal law. No one should be discriminated against because of who they love.
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Today as we mark 6 months since the terrible, racist shooting that killed ten New Yorkers at the Tops supermarket in Buffalo, we hold in our hearts everyone at UVA where three students were tragically killed in a shooting on campus We must continue our work to stop gun violence
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With the Respect for Marriage Act: I just took steps on the Senate floor to set up a first procedural vote for Wednesday on legislation to codify marriage equality into law. No American should ever be discriminated against because of who they love.
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Senate Democrats passed the boldest agenda we’ve seen in a long time—an agenda that improved the lives of the American people. We focused on things that matter to everyday Americans. And the American people trusted us with the majority again!
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Democrats had an amazing 2 years and got a record amount done this Congress. And the American people believed in our accomplishments: American Rescue Plan Infrastructure bill PACT Act for veterans A major gun safety law CHIPS and Science Act Inflation Reduction Act So much more
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We staunchly defended a woman's right to choose. Because the American people turned out to elect Democrats in the Senate, there is now a firewall against the threat by MAGA Republicans of a nationwide abortion ban.
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The American people rejected the anti-democratic, authoritarian, nasty, and divisive direction the MAGA Republicans wanted to take our country.
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Voters saw what Senate Democrats were able to accomplish during the last two years: The American Rescue Plan The infrastructure bill The PACT Act for veterans A major gun safety law The CHIPS and Science Act The Inflation Reduction Act And so, so much more
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As MAGA Republicans stoked fear and division: Senate Democrats were talking how we worked to deliver on the issues that mattered most to people.
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Democrats will have a majority again in the Senate! This election is a victory and vindication for Democrats, our agenda and our accomplishments, and for America and the American people.
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This #VeteransDay, we honor America's heroes and their families for their service and sacrifice to our country. We are forever indebted to our vets. And we will never stop fighting for them!
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This MAGA judge is siding with the special interests over what’s best for the people. This is why we need a Senate Democratic Majority. But the law is on our side and we will keep fighting for the millions of Americans with student debt.
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The inflation report today shows that our plan is working, but there’s more work to do and we won’t stop fighting for Americans across this country!
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Today’s inflation report shows my plan is working and folks are starting to see progress. It's been a hard 2 years recovering from where we were in early 2021. But our economy is open, new jobs are being created, and soon my plan to reduce drug and energy costs goes into effect.
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To the people of New York: I am so proud and so humbled to be able to continue to fight to deliver real results for New York in the U.S. Senate. I’m honored to serve as your Senator, and I’ll never stop fighting for you!
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BREAKING: Democrat Charles Schumer wins re-election to the U.S. Senate in New York, NBC News projects. nbcnews.to/3NSoA3n
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I was proud to vote today in Brooklyn! Thank you to all of the poll workers and election officials in New York and across America working to make today possible. And if you haven’t voted yet, make a plan, and get out there and vote: vote.gov
Senator Schumer votes in Brooklyn, November 8, 2022.
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For MAGA Republicans, this has always been about making abortion illegal everywhere across the country. They want to enact a national abortion ban. They want to punish women and doctors for carrying them out. Democrats are fighting for the right to choose.
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Democrats are working to protect and improve Social Security and Medicare and lower costs of prescription drugs. MAGA Republicans are working to put Social Security and Medicare on the chopping block.
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Over 10 million jobs. That’s how many jobs have been created since President Biden took office with Democratic Leadership in the Senate and House. The economy has added jobs every single month of this administration.
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He estado presionando al gobierno federal para que siga ayudando a Puerto Rico Me da gusto que están escuchando a la gente y abordando las necesidades más urgentes Seguiré trabajando con ellos por justicia ambiental para nuestros compatriotas en la isla
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I’ve been pushing the admin to keep taking action to help Puerto Rico recover I’m glad they’re listening to the people and addressing the most urgent needs I’ll keep working with them for greater environmental justice our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico
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With President Biden and Democratic Leadership in the Senate and House: Our economy has added jobs every single month of this administration.
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Today's jobs report shows we've added 261,000 jobs and maintained a historically low unemployment rate of 3.7% – our economy is strong. And, folks, despite Republican leadership rooting for recession, our economy continues to grow and add jobs as gas prices come down.
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Because we pushed for it— took action to #CancelStudentDebt Nearly 26 million have applied for life-changing student debt relief so far But MAGA Republicans are using the courts to hold up this relief We won’t stop fighting for the millions of people who need relief now
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Celebrar la vida y honrar la memoria de aquellos que nos han dejado es el centro del #DíaDeLosMuertos. Les deseo un bonita celebración a todas las familias mexicanas y más participando en esta tradición en NY, Estados Unidos, Mexico y alrededor del mundo.
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