Whitmer Will Be Top Democrat

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

LANSING -- Sen. Gretchen Whitmer of East Lansing will be the top-ranked Democrat in the Michigan Senate next year.
Whitmer was elected the Senate's minority leader by Democratic colleagues on Thursday.
Republicans will hold a 26-12 edge in the Senate next year. But Whitmer said Democrats can remain relevant and work well with Republicans, including incoming governor Rick Snyder.

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