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Old 10-07-2019, 01:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Chronos View Post
Is there any power that the majority leader holds that isn't a manifestation of being the presiding officer? ?
All of them, because he's not the presiding officer. The current one is Grassley, iirc. McConnell's power is derived from his status as majority leader. The president of the Senate only enforces parliamentary rules of order. The majority leader sets the agenda.