The Fifty-Fifty Senate Is Going To Be A Little Bit Weird : The NPR Politics Podcast Vice President Kamala Harris can cast a tie-breaking vote in the Senate; that means that Democrats effectively hold a majority in the chamber. But the even split means that the body's top leadership needs to work out terms for how things like committee membership work.

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The Fifty-Fifty Senate Is Going To Be A Little Bit Weird

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The Fifty-Fifty Senate Is Going To Be A Little Bit Weird

The Fifty-Fifty Senate Is Going To Be A Little Bit Weird

The Fifty-Fifty Senate Is Going To Be A Little Bit Weird

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Vice President Kamala Harris can cast a tie-breaking vote in the Senate; that means that Democrats effectively hold a majority in the chamber. But the even split means that the body's top leadership needs to work out terms for how things like committee membership work.

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