US Sen. Chuck Schumer to attend West Virginia Dems dinner

FILE - In this Thursday, March 2, 2017, file photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, of N.Y., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington about news reports of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' contact with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. during the presidential campaign. Top Senate Democrats are warning Republicans controlling Congress against adding billions of dollars for President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall to an upcoming $1 trillion-plus catchall spending package. The warning from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and others came in a letter on Monday, March 13, to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer will be the keynote speaker at the West Virginia Democratic Party’s annual dinner next month.
The New York Democrat is scheduled to speak at the fundraiser on Nov. 3 at the Charleston Civic Center.
The event was formerly known as the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, named after U.S. presidents Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson. A statement released by the state Democratic Party now refers to the event as the Roosevelt-Kennedy Annual Dinner.