Schumer elected as Senate Minority Leader by Dems, McConnell remains as Majority Leader


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Schumer, McConnell elected top leaders in Senate

WASHINGTON Democratic U.S. senators elected Chuck Schumer as minority leader for the new Congress on Wednesday, and he tapped former presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders for a junior leadership role. Senate Republicans also met and voted to keep Mitch McConnell of Kentucky as their majority leader.