Mitch McConnell re-elected GOP leader in Senate

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will hold that post for two more years after rejecting a challenge from Republican Sen. Rick Scott as GOP allegations continued over the party’s lackluster interim results.

McConnell (R-Ky.), 80, had the support of 37 senators, while Scott (R-Fla.) received 10 votes and one senator abstained, CNN reported, citing two members of the GOP conference.

Mitch McConnell.
Senator Mitch McConnell had the support of 37 senators.
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Senator Rick Scott received 10 votes.
Senator Rick Scott received 10 votes.
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The Kentuckian’s victory puts him on track to become the longest-serving party leader in the Senate, surpassing the 16 years that Montana Democrat Mike Mansfield led his party from 1961 to 1977.

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