Schumer Elected as Chair of 2013 Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies

September 27, 2013 Updated Mar 28, 2012 at 5:53 PM EDT

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Schumer Elected as Chair of 2013 Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies

September 27, 2013 Updated Mar 28, 2012 at 5:53 PM EDT

(WKBW release) On Wednesday, New York Senator Charles E. Schumer was elected to serve as the Chairman of the 2013 Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. As Chairman, Schumer will be responsible for organizing the presidential inaugural ceremonies that will take place at the U.S. Capitol on January 21st of next year.

“The inauguration is a time for our country to come together around our president and celebrate the strength of our democracy,” said Schumer. “I am honored to have been selected as the Chairman of the festivities and look forward to organizing a ceremony that will showcase the best that America has to offer.”