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Chuck Schumer Matched His Green Kippah To Daughter’s Shoes On Her Wedding Day

Alison Schumer, daughter of Sen. Chuck Schumer, married Elizabeth Weiland on Sunday in Brooklyn, New York Post reported.

Both dressed in white, the couple posed for photos on the Union Street Bridge before making their way to a nearby event space, where they were married around noon in an intimate ceremony, complete with close friends and family.

The reception was across the street, according to the post, and lasted into the early evening.

Sen. Schumer, the Democratic Senate minority leader, wore a green yarmulke — matching his daughter’s shoes — and was surrounded by security guards. NYPD closed down the street in preparation for his arrival.

Schumer is the younger of the senator’s two daughters. She met Weiland online in San Francisco in January 2015, the New York Times reported. The relationship ended after a month, but the two found each other again in May 2016.

Schumer moved back to New York after that summer, and Weiland soon followed after getting accepted into Columbia University, where she is pursuing a MBA.

Schumer is a marketing manager at Facebook, according to the Post. The social media giant donated about $50,000 to her father, who has been a staunch supporter.

Alyssa Fisher is a news writer at the Forward. Email her at, or follow her on Twitter at @alyssalfisher




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