Uneasy Transition for Chuck Schumer as Senate Leader
Politico – The only thing clear about the biggest shakeup in the Senate Democratic hierarchy in a decade is that Chuck Schumer will be the next leader.
After that, uncertainty abounds, and the New York senator has some very touchy decisions on his hands. They revolve around whom he will bring into his leadership circle, starting with whether to keep Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin in the critical No. 2 whip job and rippling down many layers from there.