Schumer Wins NY Record 5th Term Amid Uncertain Future

US Senate Majoriy Leader Chuck Schumer speaks during a press conference to mark the passage of the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault Act at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on February 10, 2022. - US lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill that would make it easier for victims of sexual misconduct in the workplace to file complaints. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm / AFP) (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s fifth six-year term was never in doubt, as he handily defeated Republican Joe Pinion in New York.
  • Schumer will surpass Daniel Patrick Moynihan as the Empire State’s longest-serving U.S. senator.
  • However, he faces an uncertain future; it’s unclear whether Democrats will hold. t he Senate and Schumer will remain majority leader.

 

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