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Hillary Clinton trolls McConnell: 'Senate Minority Leader'

Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonSenate to vote Tuesday on Biden's secretary of State pick Portman planned exit sets off Ohio free-for-all Biden must wait weekend for State Department pick MORE jabbed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellSchumer: Impeachment trial will be quick, doesn't need a lot of witnesses McConnell: Power-sharing deal can proceed after Manchin, Sinema back filibuster Budowsky: A Biden-McConnell state of emergency summit MORE (R-Ky.) on Twitter after Democrats were projected to win at least one of the two Senate runoff races in Georgia this week. 

Winning both of the Georgia seats would give Democrats control of the upper chamber, a fact the former secretary of State highlighted on Twitter:

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Democrats are set to control at minimum 49 seats in the Senate after the Rev. Raphael Warnock defeated Sen. Kelly LoefflerKelly LoefflerLimbaugh falsely says Biden didn't win legitimately while reacting to inauguration Suburbs pose challenge for GOP in post-Trump era Democrats swear in three senators to gain majority MORE (R-Ga.) in a special election to fill the remainder of retired Sen. Johnny IsaksonJohnny IsaksonLoeffler concedes to Warnock Hawley to still object to Pennsylvania after Capitol breached Hillary Clinton trolls McConnell: 'Senate Minority Leader' MORE’s (R-Ga.) term. 

Georgia’s second Senate runoff race between Republican incumbent David PerdueDavid PerdueSuburbs pose challenge for GOP in post-Trump era Democrats swear in three senators to gain majority Schumer becomes new Senate majority leader MORE, whose term officially ended Sunday, and Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff has not yet been called by The Associated Press or other news outlets. Ossoff is currently leading Perdue by more than 17,000 votes in Georgia with 98 percent of the vote in, CNN reported Wednesday morning.

If Ossoff wins the runoff election against Perdue, the Senate will be split 50-50 between Democrats and Republicans, and Vice President-elect Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisInaugural poet Amanda Gorman inks deal with IMG Models Overnight Defense: Biden lifts Trump's transgender military ban | Democrats, advocates celebrate end of ban | 5,000 guardsmen staying in DC through mid-March The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - GOP senator retires MORE will be able to cast tie-breaking votes following President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenBudowsky: A Biden-McConnell state of emergency summit DC might win US House vote if it tries Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman inks deal with IMG Models MORE’s inauguration later this month.

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A slate of Democratic officials also mocked McConnell about the potential change in Senate leadership on Tuesday after the polls closed in the Peach State.

 

Current Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerMcConnell: Power-sharing deal can proceed after Manchin, Sinema back filibuster Justice watchdog to probe whether officials sought to interfere with election Capitol insurrection fallout: A PATRIOT Act 2.0? MORE (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday declared himself the Senate “majority leader,” asserting that Democrats have regained control of the upper chamber. 

“It feels like a brand new day. For the first time in six years, Democrats will operate a majority in the United States Senate — and that will be very good for the American people,” Schumer said in a statement released Wednesday morning.