Mitch McConnell unanimously elected Senate Republican Leader

Kentucky

D.C. (WEHT) Republican Senator Mitch McConnell was reelected Tuesday as Senate Majority Leader. McConnell has served as the Republican Leader since 2015 when Republicans took control of the Senate.

He is the longest-serving Senate Republican Leader in the history of the United States and the second Kentuckian to ever serve as Majority Leader in the U.S. Senate. The first, Senator Alben Barkley, led the Democrats from 1937 to 1949.

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(This story was originally published on November 10, 2020)

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