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Encyclopedia > Charles Schumer
Charles Ellis Schumer
Senior Senator, New York
Term of office:
1999–Present
Political party: Democratic
Preceded by: Al D'Amato
Succeeded by: Incumbent (2011)
Born: November 23, 1950
New York City, New York
Spouse: Iris Weinshall
Religion: Judaism

Charles Ellis "Chuck" Schumer (born November 23, 1950) is a Jewish American politician. He is currently the senior U.S. Senator from the state of New York, serving since 1999. A Democrat, in 2005 he became chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2366x3000, 399 KB) From http://schumer. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Old Farts by the Sometimes-United Nations. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Alfonse Martello DAmato (born August 1, 1937) is a former New York politician. ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nickname: Big Apple, City that never Sleeps Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... Judaism is the religion of the Jewish people. ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination... Seniority is the concept of a person or group being in charge or in command of another person or group. ... Seal of the U.S. Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Old Farts by the Sometimes-United Nations. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... DSCC can also refer to Defense Supply Center, Columbus. ...

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Early life

Chuck Schumer was born to a Jewish family in Brooklyn, where he still lives today. He attended public schools in Brooklyn, scoring a 1600 on the SAT, and graduated as the valedictorian from James Madison High School in 1967.[citation needed] The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination... Brooklyn (named for the Dutch city Breukelen) is one of the five boroughs of New York City. ... In the United States and Canada, the title of valedictorian (an anglicized derivation from the Latin vale dicere, to say farewell) is given to the top graduate of the graduating class (compare dux) of an educational institution. ... Madison is a name for several high schools in North America, including: Madison High School, Rexburg, Idaho Madison High School, Madison, Kansas Madison High School, Adrian, Michigan Madison High School, Madison Heights, Michigan Madison High School, Madison, New Jersey Madison High School, Brooklyn, New York Madison High School, Madison, Ohio...


He continued his education at Harvard College, where he became interested in politics and campaigned for Eugene McCarthy in 1968. After graduating he went to Harvard Law School, receiving his Juris Doctor (J.D.) in 1974. Harvard Yard Harvard College is the undergraduate section and oldest school of Harvard University, having been founded in 1636. ... Eugene Joseph Gene McCarthy (March 29, 1916 – December 10, 2005) was an American politician and a longtime member of the U.S. Congress. ... Harvard Law School (HLS) is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University. ... Juris Doctor (J.D.) is a first degree in law offered by universities in a number of countries, most notably the United States. ... J.D. redirects here; for alternate uses, see J.D. (disambiguation) J.D. is an abbreviation for the Latin Juris Doctor, also called a Doctor of Law or Doctorate of Jurisprudence, and is the law degree typically awarded by an accredited U.S. law school after successfully completing three years...


Schumer passed the New York State Bar Exam in early 1975 but never practiced law. Instead, he entered politics. A bar examination is an series of tests conducted at regular intervals to determine whether a candidate is qualified to practice law in a given American examination usually consists of the following: complicated essay questions concerning that jurisdictions law; the Multistate Bar Examination, a standardized, nationwide examination containing generalized...


Private life

Schumer and his wife, Iris Weinshall, were married September 21, 1980. The ceremony took place at Windows on the World at the top of the north tower of the World Trade Center. [1] Weinshall is the New York City Commissioner of Transportation [2]. The couple have two daughters, Jessica and Allison. They live on Prospect Park West in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Iris Weinshall is the current commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation. ... September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Windows on the World. ... 1 World Trade Center redirects here. ... New York City has been a metropolitan municipality with a strong mayor-council form of government since its consolidation in 1898. ... A typical Park Slope block in spring. ... Brooklyn (named for the Dutch city Breukelen) is one of the five boroughs of New York City. ...


State Assemblyman

The same year he graduated from Harvard Law, 1974, he ran for and was elected to the New York State Assembly, becoming at age 23 the youngest member of the New York legislature since Theodore Roosevelt. He served three terms. [3] In the decades since, he hasn't lost an election, and has not held any job outside of elected office. The New York State Assembly is the lower house of the New York Legislature body of the state of New York. ... Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. ...


In 1980, 16th District Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman won the Democratic nomination for the Senate seat of Republican Jacob Javits. Schumer ran for Holtzman's vacated House seat and won. 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the Senate. ... Elizabeth Holtzman (born August 11, 1941) is an American Democratic politician. ... Seal of the U.S. Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Jacob Koppel Javits (May 18, 1904–March 7, 1986) was an American politician. ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the Senate. ...


United States Representative

He was reelected eight times from the Brooklyn and Queens-based district, which changed numbers three times in his tenure (it was numbered the 16th from 1981-83, the 10th from 1983-93 and the 9th from 1993). Queens Borough in New York City, in yellow Queens is one of the five boroughs of New York City. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...


In 1998, he won the Democratic Senate primary against Mark Green and Geraldine Ferraro. He then defeated three-term incumbent Republican Al D'Amato, who had defeated Holtzman in 1980. In 2004, Schumer handily won re-election against Republican Assemblyman Howard Mills of Middletown and Conservative Marilyn O'Grady. Schumer outpolled Mills, the second-place finisher, by 2.8 million votes and won reelection with 71% of the vote, the most lopsided margin ever for a statewide election in New York. Schumer won every county in the state except one, Hamilton County in the Adirondacks, the least populated and most Republican county in the state. 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Mark Green Mark J. Green (b. ... Geraldine Ferraro Geraldine Anne Ferraro (born August 26, 1935) is a politician from New York, serving in the United States House of Representatives and who received the nomination of the Democratic Party to run for Vice President of the United States. ... // In politics The incumbent, in politics, is the current holder of a political office. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Alfonse Martello DAmato (born August 1, 1937) is a former New York politician. ... The New York Legislature is the legislative branch of the U.S. state of New York, seated at the states capital, Albany. ... Howard Mills was a Republican New York assemblyman from Middletown who ran against Senator Charles Schumer of New York in the 2004 U.S. Senate election but lost in a landslide. ... Middletown is a city located in Orange County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 25,388. ... The Conservative Party of New York is a minor political party active only in New York State. ... Hamilton County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Some factual claims in this article need to be verified. ...


United States Senator

Schumer currently serves on the following Congressional committees: A Congressional committee in the parlance of the United States Congress and politics of the United States is a legislative sub-organization that handles a specific duty (rather than the general duties of Congress, making necessary and proper laws). ...

While serving in the House of Representatives, Schumer coauthored the federal semi-automatic firearms ban in 1994 with California Senator Dianne Feinstein, which expired in 2004. The National Rifle Association and other gun groups (see gun politics) have criticized him for allegedly not knowing much about guns, pointing to various errors regarding the subject. Supporters of gun control legislation, however, give him much of the credit for passage of both the semi-automatics ban and the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act despite intense lobbying from opponents. The ban on semi-automatic firearms expired in September, 2004 despite attempts by Senator Schumer to extend it. He was one of 16 Senators to vote against the Vitter Amendment which prohibited funding for the confiscation of legally owned firearms during a disaster. The U.S. Senate Committee on Finance (or, less formally, Senate Finance Committee) is a standing committee of the United States Senate. ... The United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs has jurisdiction over matters related to banks and banking, price controls, deposit insurance, export promotion and controls, federal monetary policy, financial aid to commerce and industry, issuance of redemption of notes, currency and coinage, public and private housing, urban... The U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary (informally Senate Judiciary Committee) is a standing committee of the United States Senate, the upper house of the United States Congress. ... The United States Senate Committee on Rules and Administration is responsible for dealing with the rules of the Senate, with administration of congressional buildings, and with credentials and qualifications of members of the Senate, including responsibility for dealing with contested elections. ... The Federal Assault Weapons Ban, or AWB, is a provision of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, a federal law of the United States that includes a prohibition on the sale of semiautomatic assault weapons manufactured after the date of the bans enactment. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Dianne Goldman Berman Feinstein (born June 22, 1933) is a Democratic U.S. Senator from California, a position she has held since 1992. ... This article concerns the National Rifle Association of the USA. For the UK organisation, see National Rifle Association, UK The National Rifle Association, or NRA, is a 501(c)(4) group for the protection of gun rights in the United States, established in New York in 1871 as the American... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, also known as the Brady Bill, was passed by the United States Congress, signed into law by President Bill Clinton on November 30, 1993, and went into effect on February 28, 1994. ... A semi-automatic firearm requires a trigger pull for each round that is fired. ... The Disaster Recovery Personal Protection Act of 2006 is a United States Federal law that prohibits funding from the Department of Homeland Security to be put towards the confiscation of legally possessed firearms during a disaster. ...


In addition to gun restriction, Schumer has focused on banking and consumer issues, counter-terrorism, and debate over confirmation of federal judges, as well as economic development in New York. Counter-terrorism refers to the practices, tactics, and strategies that governments, militaries, and other groups adopt in order to fight terrorism. ...


On foreign policy, Schumer was and remains a supporter of the Iraq War Resolution, although he has since become a critic of President Bush's strategy in the Iraq War suggesting that a commission of ex-generals be appointed to review it.[4] The Joint Resolution to Authorize the Use of United States Armed Forces Against Iraq (H.J.Res. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American businessman and politician, was elected in 2000 as the 43rd President of the United States of America, re-elected in 2004, and is currently serving his second term in that office. ... For other uses, see Iraq war (disambiguation). ...


Schumer is currently the chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, part of the Democratic Senate Leadership, with primary responsibility for raising funds and recruiting candidates for the Democrats in the 2006 Senate election. When he took this post, he announced that he would not run for Governor of New York in 2006, as many had speculated he would. This step avoided a potentially divisive gubernatorial primary election in 2006 between Schumer and Eliot Spitzer, New York's attorney general. This is a list of the Governors of New York. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The examples and perspective in this article do not represent a worldwide view. ... Eliot Laurence Spitzer (born June 10, 1959) is the current New York State Attorney General and the Governor-elect of New York. ... In most common law jurisdictions, the Attorney General is the main legal adviser to the government, and in some jurisdictions may in addition have executive responsibility for law enforcement or responsibility for public prosecutions. ...


A small controversy erupted in September 2005, when two staff employees of the DSCC illegally obtained a copy of the credit report of the Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, Michael S. Steele, a Republican senatorial candidate, posing as him and using his social security number. Upon learning this, the committee's executive director notified the U.S. attorney's office, and suspended the involved staffers. They are currently under investigation by the FBI. Schumer has not been implicated in the incident, and a spokesperson for the DSCC has said, "Chuck's only involvement was to report this matter to the authorities immediately after first learning about it."[5] 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in September September 28 : Constance Baker Motley September 25 : M. Scott Peck September 25 : Don Adams September 20 : Simon Wiesenthal September 14 : Robert Wise September 10 : Hermann Bondi September 8 : Donald Horne September 7 : Moussa Arafat... Michael Steele Michael S. Steele (born October 19, 1958) is the current Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, having been elected on the same ticket as Governor Robert L. Ehrlich in 2002. ...


Schumer has recently been criticized by video game players for siding with Senator Joe Lieberman (D-Connecticut), promoting regulation of video games. He is known to attack Eidos Interactive for the game 25 to Life, urging Sony Computer Entertainment and Microsoft to end their license agreements with Eidos Interactive. A video game player is a person who plays video games or sometimes computer games. ... Joseph Isadore Joe Lieberman (born February 24, 1942) is a Jewish American politician from Connecticut and a leading member of the anti-Palestinian lobby. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Critics say that games such as Grand Theft Auto 3 advocate real-life crimes, like carjacking. ... Eidos Interactive is a publisher of video and computer games based in the United Kingdom. ... 25 To Life is a third-person shooter video game for Windows, PlayStation 2 and Xbox released in 2006. ... SCE redirects here. ... The Microsoft Corporation, (NASDAQ: MSFT, HKSE: 4338) is a multinational computer technology corporation with global annual revenue of US$44. ...


Schumer's propensity for publicity is the subject of a running joke amongst many commentators, leading Bob Dole to quip that "the most dangerous place in Washington is between Charles Schumer and a television camera." Schumer frequently schedules media appearances on Sundays, a slow day for news, in the hope of getting television coverage, typically on subjects other than legislative matters. [6] [7] [8] To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Robert Joseph Bob Dole (born July 22, 1923) is best known as a former Republican United States Senate Majority Leader and Senator from Kansas from 1969-1996. ...


In his role as chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, Schumer encouraged Iraq war veteran Paul Hackett to run for the US Senate in Ohio with a good faith promise, according to Hackett, that he would "have no financial concerns."[9] However, Schumer ultimately shared his view with top Democratic fundraisers that they should focus their resources on another candidate, Representative Sherrod Brown, whom Democratic pollsters believed would have broader general election appeal with Ohio voters. Subsequently, Paul Hackett decided to drop out of the race, and refuses to re-run against Jean Schmidt, to whom he narrowly lost the 2005 special election in a traditionally Republican district. Hoe can you let me edit this For most of history, states did not have any fixed standing army. ... Paul Hackett in Iraq. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ... Sherrod Brown (born November 9, 1952), of Avon, Ohio is an American politician who serves as a U.S. representative from the Democratic Party, representing the 13th congressional district of Ohio. ... Jeannette Jean Marie Hoffman Schmidt (born November 29, 1951) is a Member of the United States Congress. ...


In 2006, Schumer led a bipartisan effort, with the help of Republicans like Congressman Peter King (NY), to stop a deal approved by the Bush administration to transfer control of six United States ports to a corporation owned by the government of United Arab Emirates (UAE), Dubai Ports World. The 9/11 Commission reported that despite recent alliances with the U.S., the UAE had strong ties to Osama bin Laden and Al Quaeda prior to the September 11, 2001 attacks on World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The measure in the House was H.R 4807, and in the Senate, S. 2333; these were introduced to require a 45 day review of this transfer of ownership. On March 9, 2006 Dubai Ports World withdrew its application to operate the port. Well-known people called Peter King include: Pete King, English jazz-musician (sax) and manager of Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club; b. ... DP World is a company owned by the government of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. ... The Commissions seal The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, also known as the 9/11 Commission, was set up in late 2002 to prepare a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 attacks, including preparedness for and the immediate response... Osama bin Muhammad bin Awad bin Laden (Arabic: ‎; born March 10, 1957 [1]), most commonly known as Osama bin Laden is a militant Islamist and one of the founders of al-Qaeda. ... Osama bin Laden Ayman al-Zawahiri Al-Qaeda (Arabic: - al-Qā‘idah, the foundation or the base) is the name given to an international alliance of militant Islamist organizations. ... A sequential look at United Flight 175 crashing into the south tower of the World Trade Center The September 11, 2001 attacks (often referred to as 9/11—pronounced nine eleven or nine one one) consisted of a series of coordinated terrorist[1] suicide attacks upon the United States, predominantly... 1 World Trade Center redirects here. ... A regular pentagon A pentagram enclosed in a pentagon In geometry, a pentagon is any five-sided polygon. ... March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (69th in Leap years). ...


In May 2006, after the Canadian National Post published a false story alleging that the Iranian government had passed a law requiring Iranian Jews, Christians and Zoroastrians to wear badges identifying themselves, Schumer issued a news release calling the Iranian regime "lunatic" and "pernicious". [10]


Schumer received a "B" on the Drum Major Institute's 2005 Congressional Scorecard on middle-class issues. The Drum Major Institute for Public Policy is a non-partisan, non-profit policy institute founded during the civil rights movement. ...


Electoral history

  • 2004 Race for U.S. Senate
  • 1998 Race for U.S. Senate
    • Chuck Schumer (D), 55%
    • Al D'Amato (R) (inc.), 44%

Howard Mills was a Republican New York assemblyman from Middletown who ran against Senator Charles Schumer of New York in the 2004 U.S. Senate election but lost in a landslide. ... Alfonse Martello DAmato (born August 1, 1937) is a former New York politician. ... Geraldine Ferraro Geraldine Anne Ferraro (born August 26, 1935) is a politician from New York, serving in the United States House of Representatives and who received the nomination of the Democratic Party to run for Vice President of the United States. ... Mark Green Mark J. Green (b. ...

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Preceded by:
Elizabeth Holtzman
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 16th congressional district

1981–1983
Succeeded by:
Charles B. Rangel
Preceded by:
Mario Biaggi
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 10th congressional district

1983–1993
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 9th congressional district

1993–1999
Succeeded by:
Anthony D. Weiner
Preceded by:
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U.S. Senator (Class 3) from New York
1999–
Served alongside: Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Hillary Rodham Clinton
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NH: Gregg (R), Sununu (R)
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NM: Domenici (R), Bingaman (D)
NY: Schumer (D), Clinton (D)
NC: Dole (R), Burr (R)
ND: Conrad (D), Dorgan (D)
OH: DeWine (R), Voinovich (R)
OK: Inhofe (R), Coburn (R)
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VT: Leahy (D), Jeffords (I)
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WA: Murray (D), Cantwell (D)
WV: Byrd (D), Rockefeller (D)
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WY: Thomas (R), Enzi (R) Pennsylvania ratified the Constitution on December 12, 1787. ... Arlen Specter (born February 12, 1930) is a United States Senator from Pennsylvania. ... Santorum redirects here. ... Rhode Island ratified the Constitution on May 29, 1790. ... John Francis Jack Reed (b. ... Lincoln Davenport Chafee (IPA pronunciation: , [CHAY-fee]) (born March 26, 1953) is a Republican United States Senator from Rhode Island. ... South Carolina ratified the Constitution on May 23, 1788. ... Lindsey Olin Graham (born July 9, 1955) is an American politician from South Carolina. ... James Warren Jim DeMint (born September 2, 1951) has been a U.S. Senator from South Carolina since 2005. ... The following is a list of United States Senators from South Dakota. ... This article is about the U.S. Senator from South Dakota. ... John Randolph Thune (born January 7, 1961) is the junior U.S. Senator from the state of South Dakota. ... Tennessee was admitted to the Union on June 1, 1796. ... William Harrison Bill Frist (born February 22, 1952 in Nashville, Tennessee) is a Republican U.S. Senator from Tennessee. ... Andrew Lamar Alexander (born July 3, 1940) is the junior United States Senator from Tennessee and a member of the Republican Party. ... Texas was admitted to the Union on December 29 1845. ... Kathryn Ann Bailey Hutchison, usually known as Kay Bailey Hutchison (born July 22, 1943, in Galveston, Texas), is the senior United States Senator from Texas. ... John Cornyn III (born February 2, 1952) is the junior United States Senator from Texas. ... Utah was admitted to the Union on January 4, 1896. ... Orrin Grant Hatch (born March 22, 1934 in Pittsburgh) is a Republican United States Senator from Utah, serving since 1977. ... Robert F. Bennett (born 1933) For other men named Robert Bennett see Robert Bennett (disambiguation). ... Vermont was admitted to the Union on March 4, 1791. ... Patrick Joseph Leahy (born March 31, 1940) is the senior United States Senator from Vermont. ... James Merrill Jim Jeffords (born May 11, 1934 in Rutland, Vermont) is currently the junior U.S. Senator from Vermont and the only Independent in the United States Senate. ... Virginia ratified the Constitution on June 25 1788. ... John William Warner (born February 18, 1927) is an American statesman and politician, who served as Secretary of the Navy from 1972-1974 and has served as a Republican senator from Virginia since 1979. ... George Felix Allen (born March 8, 1952) is a Republican United States Senator from the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Washington was admitted to the Union on November 11, 1889. ... Patricia Lynn Murray (born October 11, 1950) is a Democratic United States Senator from Washington. ... Maria E. Cantwell (born October 13, 1958) is the junior United States Senator from Washington state and is a member of the Democratic Party. ... West Virginia was admitted to the Union on June 19, 1863. ... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Robert Byrd Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Robert Byrd Robert Carlyle Byrd (born November 20, 1917 in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina), a Democrat, is West Virginias senior United States Senator. ... John Davison Rockefeller IV (born on June 18, 1937), generally known as Jay Rockefeller, has served as a Democratic U.S. Senator from West Virginia since 1985. ... Wisconsin was admitted to the Union on May 29, 1848. ... Herbert H. Kohl (born February 7, 1935) is an American politician and the senior senator from the state of Wisconsin. ... Russell Dana Russ Feingold (born March 2, 1953) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Wyoming was admitted to the Union on June 10, 1890. ... Craig Lyle Thomas (born February 17, 1933) is a United States Senator from Wyoming. ... Michael Bradley Mike Enzi (born February 1, 1944) is a United States senator from Wyoming. ...

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