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McConnell to Lead GOP Senate; Dems Tap Elizabeth Warren for New Post

HeadlineNov 14, 2014

Congressional Republicans have elected new leaders following sweeping victories in the midterm elections. As expected, Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell will head the new Republican-led Senate as majority leader. House Republican leaders, including Speaker John Boehner have been re-elected to their posts. On the Democratic side, Nevada Senator Harry Reid will continue to lead his party, now as minority leader. And Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has been given a newly created position in the Senate’s Democratic leadership which will see her serving as a liaison to progressives groups.

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