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Floor Leaders of the Senate

Democratic
Gilbert M. Hitchcock, Neb. (Min. 1919–20)
Oscar W. Underwood, Ala. (Min. 1920–23)
Joseph T. Robinson, Ark. (Min. 1923–33, Maj. 1933–37)
Alben W. Barkley, Ky. (Maj. 1937–46, Min. 1947–48)
Scott W. Lucas, Ill. (Maj. 1949–50)
Ernest W. McFarland, Ariz. (Maj. 1951–52)
Lyndon B. Johnson, Tex. (Min. 1953–54, Maj. 1955–60)
Mike Mansfield, Mont. (Maj. 1961–77)
Robert C. Byrd, W. Va. (Maj. 1977–81, Min. 1981–86, Maj. 1987–88)
George John Mitchell, Maine (Maj. 1989–1994)
Thomas A. Daschle, S.D. (Min. 1995–2001, Maj. 2001–2002, Min. 2003–2004)
Harry Reid, Nev. (Min. 2005–2006, Maj. 2007– )


Republican
Charles Curtis, Kan. (Maj. 1925–29)
James E. Watson, Ind. (Maj. 1929–33)
Charles L. McNary, Ore. (Min. 1933–44)
Wallace H. White, Jr., Maine (Min. 1944–47, Maj. 1947–48)
Kenneth S. Wherry, Neb. (Min. 1949–51)
Styles Bridges, N.H. (Min. 1951–52)
Robert A. Taft, Ohio (Maj. 1953)
William F. Knowland, Calif. (Maj. 1953–54, Min. 1955–58)
Everett M. Dirksen, Ill. (Min. 1959–69)
Hugh Scott, Pa. (Min. 1969–1977)
Howard H. Baker, Jr., Tenn. (Min. 1977–81, Maj. 1981–84)
Robert J. Dole, Kan. (Maj. 1985–86, Min. 1987–94, Maj. 1995–96)
Trent Lott, Miss. (Maj. 1996–2001, Min. 2001–2002)
Bill Frist, Tenn. (Maj. 2003–2006)
Mitch McConnell, Ky. (Min. 2007– )

NOTE: Min. = Minority Leader; Maj. = Majority Leader.
Source: United States Senate, Secretary for the Majority.

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