March 29, 2012 12:00 AM
The Democrat from New York was chosen by congressional leaders for what is seen as a coveted and historic post in Washington.
Schumer will organize the Jan. 21 event at the U.S. Capitol.
He says the ceremony is designed to bring Americans together after a presidential election and show off some of America’s best products.
This year the legal date of inauguration falls on a Sunday, so it’s being moved to the following Monday "
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