Washington, DC Bureau
WASHINGTON D.C. BUREAU

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As part of that commitment, Spectrum News has a team of experienced reporters, based in Washington, D.C., who deliver in-depth, hyperlocal coverage of political news for Spectrum News channels in California, Florida, Kentucky, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, and Wisconsin.

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Jeevan Vittal is a Washington D.C native and a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Jeevan’s career included stops in Upstate New York and Hartford, Connecticut. Jeevan is now back in his hometown as the Washington Correspondent for Spectrum News NY1, where he covers the headlines made in Congress, the White House and the US Supreme Court.

When it comes to award-winning reporting, Jeevan has got it down. Jeevan is a five-time Emmy nominee, and has been honored with awards and accolades from the Associated Press, Society of Professional Journalists, and Collegiate Broadcasters.

When Jeevan isn’t at work, you can find him visiting a museum, teaching his Golden Retriever a new trick or catching up on his favorite TV shows and video games.

 

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MEET YOUR SENATORS

SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D)

  • Elected to office in 1998 November election
  • Former New York congressman (1981-1999)

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Charles Schumer

SEN. KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND (D)

  • Appointed to office in 2009
  • Former New York congresswoman (January 2007-January 2009)

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Kirsten Gillibrand



 

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Bill Tracker

  1. H.R.1044 - Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019
  2. H.R.3401 - Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019
  3. S.386 - Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019
  4. H.R.2527 - Vaccinate All Children Act of 2019
  5. S.1790 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020
  6. H.R.3055 - Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020
  7. H.R.5 - Equality Act
  8. H.R.6 - American Dream and Promise Act of 2019
  9. H.R.299 - Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
  10. H.R.3351 - Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2020