Party leaders of the United States Senate

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Majority Leader of the
U.S. Senate
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Incumbent
Mitch McConnell (R)

since January 3, 2015
Style Leader
Inaugural holder Henry Cabot Lodge (R)
Formation April 27, 1920
Minority Leader of the
U.S. Senate
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Incumbent
Chuck Schumer (D)

since January 3, 2017
Style Leader
Inaugural holder Oscar Underwood (D)
Formation March 4, 1920
Majority Whip of the
U.S. Senate
John Cornyn official senate portrait.jpg
Incumbent
John Cornyn (R)

since January 3, 2015
Style Whip
Inaugural holder J. Hamilton Lewis (D)
Formation 1915
Minority Whip of the
U.S. Senate
Richard Durbin official photo.jpg
Incumbent
Dick Durbin (D)

since January 3, 2015
Style Whip
Inaugural holder James Wadsworth, Jr. (R)
Formation 1913

The Senate Majority and Minority Leaders are two United States Senators who are elected by the party caucuses that hold the majority and the minority.

The current leaders are Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and Democratic Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York. The current Assistant Majority Leader is Republican John Cornyn of Texas. The current Assistant Minority Leader is Democrat Dick Durbin of Illinois.

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