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Charles E. Schumer

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Charles E. Schumer is a prominent American politician serving as the senior United States senator from New York, a seat he has held since 1999. A member of the Democratic Party, he first entered politics by serving in the New York State Assembly before making his way to the U.S. House of Representatives and eventually the Senate. Known for his liberal stances on a range of public policy matters, Schumer rose to become the Senate Minority Leader in 2017 and subsequently assumed the role of Senate Majority Leader in 2021, following the Democrats' successful run in the Georgia Senate runoff elections. With his strong leadership and vast political experience, he has been a driving force in setting the legislative agenda.

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