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biography: Chuck Schumer (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)


Chuck Schumer

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Chuck Schumer
Charles Schumer official portrait.jpg
United States Senator
from New York
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 1999
Serving with Kirsten Gillibrand
Preceded by Al D’Amato
Chairman of the Senate Rules Committee
In office
January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2015
Preceded by Dianne Feinstein
Succeeded by Roy Blunt
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York
In office
January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1999
Preceded by Elizabeth Holtzman
Succeeded by Anthony Weiner
Constituency 16th district 1981–1983
10th district 1983–1993
9th district 1993–1999
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 45th district
In office
January 1, 1975 – December 31, 1980
Preceded by Stephen J. Solarz
Succeeded by Daniel L. Feldman
Personal details
Born Charles Ellis Schumer
November 23, 1950 (age 64)
Brooklyn, New York City
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Iris Weinshall
Children Jessica
Alison
Alma mater Harvard College (A.B.)
Harvard Law School (J.D.)
Religion Reform Judaism
Website Senate website

Charles Ellis “Chuck” Schumer (/ˈʃmər/; born November 23, 1950) is the senior United States Senator from New York and a member of the Democratic Party. First elected in 1998, he defeated three-term Republican incumbent Al D’Amato by a margin of 55%–44%. Schumer was re-elected in 2004 by a margin of 71%–24% and in 2010 by a margin of 66%–33%.

Before his election to the U.S. Senate, Schumer served in the US House of Representatives from 1981 to 1999, representing New York’s 16th congressional district, later redistricted to the 10th congressional district in 1983 and to the 9th congressional district in 1993. A native of Brooklyn and graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, he was a three-term member of the New York State Assembly, serving from 1975 to 1980.

Schumer was chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee from 2005 to 2009, in which post he oversaw a total of 14 Democratic gains in the Senate in the 2006 and 2008 elections. He is the third-ranking Democrat in the Senate, behind Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, elected Vice Chairman of the Democratic Caucus in the Senate in 2006.[1] In November 2010, he was also chosen to hold the additional role of chairman of the Senate Democratic Policy Committee starting at the opening of the 112th Congress.[2] In 2015, Reid (who is retiring after the 2016 elections) and Durbin endorsed Schumer as the next leader of the Senate Democratic Caucus.[3]

Notable former aides to Schumer include former US congressman Anthony Weiner; and current New York state senator Daniel Squadron and New York State Assembly Members Phil Goldfeder and Victor M. Pichardo.[4][5]

Early life and education

Schumer was born in Brooklyn, the son of Selma (née Rosen) and Abraham Schumer.[6] His family is Jewish,[7] and he is related to comedienne Amy Schumer.[8][9][10] He attended public schools in Brooklyn, scoring a perfect 1600 on the SAT, and graduated as the valedictorian from James Madison High School in 1967.[11] Schumer competed for Madison High on the It’s Academic television quiz show.[12]

He attended Harvard College, where he became interested in politics and campaigned for Eugene McCarthy in 1968.[13] After completing his undergraduate degree, he continued to Harvard Law School, earning his Juris Doctor with honors in 1974. Schumer passed the New York State Bar Exam in early 1975, but never practiced law, entering politics instead.[14]

State Assemblyman and Congressman

 
Chuck Schumer’s Official Congressional Portrait, 1987.

 
Schumer’s district from 1993 to 1999

In 1974, Schumer 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, from 1975 to 1980, sitting in the 181st, 182nd and 183rd New York State Legislatures.[15][16][17] He has never lost an election.

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.

He was re-elected eight times from the Brooklyn and Queens-based district, which changed numbers twice in his tenure (it was numbered the 16th from 1981 to 1983, the 10th from 1983 to 1993 and the 9th from 1993). In 1982, as a result of redistricting, Schumer faced a potential matchup with his mentor, veteran Brooklyn congressman Steve Solarz.[18] In preparation, Schumer “set about making friends on Wall Street, tapping the city’s top law firms and securities houses for campaign donations. ‘I told them I looked like I had a very difficult reapportionment fight. If I were to stand a chance of being re-elected, I needed some help,’ he would later tell the Associated Press.”[18]

As a member of the House Judiciary Committee, Schumer was one of four congressional members who oversaw the House investigation (leading the Democratic defense of the Clinton administration),[19] of the Waco siege hearings in 1995.[20]

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today’s birthday: Chuck Norris (1940) (Chuck Norris vs. Bruce Lee in “The Way of the Dragon”)


Chuck Norris (1940)

Carlos “Chuck” Norris is an American martial artist and action star best known for his titular role on the television series Walker, Texas Ranger. After serving in the US Air Force, Norris became a martial arts champion and an actor, starring in many action films. In 2005, Norris became the subject of an Internet phenomenon known as “Chuck Norris Facts,” which document fictional, often absurdly heroic feats and characteristics about him. Which “fact” is reportedly Norris’s favorite? More… Discuss

Bruce Lee Vs Chuck Norris (Way of the Dragon) Climactic Fight to Death

 

Chuck vs The Goodbye (5×13) – Final Scene, The end



Chuck, one of the most awesome shows has come to an end (T.T), and I wanted to share the final scene with you people from S05E13. I love the ending, but SPOILERS a LITTLE If YOU HAVE NOT SEEN THE EPISODE YET its not fully explained if sarah gets her memories back or not, instead we can only speculate. Well I Guess that why fanfiction exits, to tell us what happened next (^.^)
PS.The song is “Rivers and Roads” by The Head and The Heart if you guys where wondering.DS.
This is not attended for copyright use, all rights belong to NBC and Warner Bros. 
Enjoy

update
Holy shit, over +100k of views, did not expect that many at all. Have a good day internet 🙂

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chuck
Chuck 2007 logo.svg
Format Action-comedy
Created by Josh Schwartz
Chris Fedak
Starring Zachary Levi
Yvonne Strahovski
Adam Baldwin
Joshua Gomez
Sarah Lancaster
Ryan McPartlin
Mark Christopher Lawrence
Vik Sahay
Scott Krinsky
Bonita Friedericy
Julia Ling
Opening theme Short Skirt/Long Jacket” by Cake(instrumental version)
Composer(s) Tim Jones
Country of origin United States
Originallanguage(s) English
No. of seasons 5
No. of episodes 91 (List of episodes)
Production
Executiveproducer(s) Josh Schwartz
Chris Fedak
McG
Location(s) Los AngelesCalifornia
Running time 40-45 minutes.
Productioncompany(s) College Hill Pictures
Fake Empire Productions
Wonderland Sound and Vision
Warner Bros. Television
Distributor Warner Bros. Television Distribution
Broadcast
Original channel NBC
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
1080i (3DTV)
Original run September 24, 2007 – January 27, 2012
External links
Website

Chuck is an American action-comedy/spy-drama television series created by Josh Schwartz andChris Fedak. The series is about an “average computer-whiz-next-door” named Chuck, played byZachary Levi, who receives an encoded e-mail from an old college friend now working for theCentral Intelligence Agency (CIA); the message embeds the only remaining copy of a software program containing the United States’ greatest spy secrets into Chuck’s brain.[1][2]

Produced by College Hill Pictures, Fake Empire ProductionsWonderland Sound and Vision, andWarner Bros. Television, the series premiered on September 24, 2007, on NBC, airing on Monday nights at 8/7c.[3][4]

As the second season closed, flagging ratings put Chuck in danger of cancellation, but fans mounted a successful campaign to encourage NBC to renew the show.[5] The campaign was unique in that fans specifically targeted a sponsor of the show, the Subway restaurant chain, and the chain struck a major sponsorship deal with NBC to help cover costs of the third season.[6] The series’ renewal was uncertain in each subsequent season. The fifth season was the last; it began on October 28, 2011, moving to Friday nights at 8pm/7 Central.[7] The series concluded on January 27, 2012 with a two-hour finale.[8]

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Chuck – Top 35 Songs On Chuck (You gonna Love them!)


Chuck – Top 35 Songs On Chuck

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