|Ã‚Â Say this for Sen. Chuck Schumer – he doesn’t stand still very often.
Ã‚Â Ã‚Â The state’s peripatetic senior senator announced today that he planned to visit Rensselaer County, near the state Capitol, tomorrow. That will be the 62nd county he has visited this year – the ninth year in a row (every year he’s been in office) that he’s at last set foot in every county.
Ã‚Â He never draws the comparisons with his predecessors, but former Sens. Alfonse D’Amato (who served three terms beforeÃ‚Â Schumer defeated him in 1998) and the late Daniel Patrick Moynihan (who retired in 2000 to makeÃ‚Â way for Hillary Clinton) were neverÃ‚Â known to be driving around snow-slicked highways upstate in the winter.
Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Clinton also has a reputation for showing up in small towns all over the state, although most of theÃ‚Â hamlets, diners and fire halls she has visited recently have been in Iowa and New Hampshire rather than New York.Ã‚Â
Ã‚Â Ã‚Â By Schumer’s count, he has visited Long Island 35 times this year, Monroe County (as well as Erie and the Capital District 15, Westchester-Rockland and Onondaga 14 times each.
Schumer again completes circuit of counties
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