On Jan. 20, Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) will become majority leader of the United States Senate. The election of two Georgia Democrats, Sens. Raphael Warnock and John Osoff, has resulted in a 50-50 split in the Senate. Fifty senators will caucus with Democrats (48 Democrats and 2 Independents) and 50 will caucus with Republicans. The split gives Democrats control of the Senate for the first time in six years.
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