WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senate Democratic Policy Chair Charles Schumer (D-NY) will diagnose what went wrong for Democrats in the 2014 election and what they must do to be successful in 2016 and beyond at a National Press Club Newsmaker at 10 a.m., Tuesday, November 25, in the club's Zenger Room, on the 13th Floor of the National Press Building at t 529 14th St NW, at 14th and F Streets, NW.
In the current Congress, Schumer is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Chair of the key Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security and Citizenship, which will oversee President Obama's executive order on immigration. He also Chairs the Senate Rules Committee and is a member of the Senate Finance Committee and the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee.
After his re-election in 2004, he successfully led the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee for two cycles. Following the elections of 2006, Majority Leader Harry Reid appointed Schumer as Vice Chair of the Democratic Conference, the number three position on the Democratic Leadership team and a position he continues to hold. In 2009, he was selected Chairman of the Senate Rules Committee, which oversees federal elections, voting rights, and campaign finance. After New Yorkers re-elected him for a third term in 2010, he took on an expanded role in the Senate as Chairman of the Democratic Policy and Communications Center.
Like all NPC Newsmakers events, this news conference is open to credentialed journalists and NPC members, free of charge. No advance registration is required.
Bob Weiner, NPC Newsmakers Committee event coordinator
301-283-0821 (office), 202-306-1200 (mobile), [email protected]
Herb Perone, NPC Newsmakers Chairman, 301-512-7636, [email protected]
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