Schumer welcomes his first grandchild
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Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerDemocrats call on Biden administration to ease entry to US for at-risk Afghans Predictions of disaster for Democrats aren't guarantees of midterm failure Voting rights and Senate wrongs MORE can count himself among the newest members of a celebrated constituency: first-time grandparents.

The New York Democrat’s daughter Jessica Schumer and her husband, Michael Shapiro, welcomed a baby boy this week.

The 68-year-old lawmaker, who has two grown daughters, tweeted about his grandson’s arrival on Wednesday, writing:

Schumer’s office tells ITK that Noah Schumer-Shapiro weighed in at more than 7 pounds and is 21 inches long  — landing him in the 95th percentile, according to doctors — when he was born at New York University’s Langone Tisch Hospital. 

We hear little Noah is “a very happy Brooklyn baby.”