‘Worth the wait’: U.S. Senate Democrats celebrate a 51-seat majority with Georgia win

By: - December 8, 2022 4:30 am
NY Sen. Chuck Schumer and Michigan Senator Gary Peters stand a podium in Washington D.C. to celebrate a victory in the Georgia Senate runoff race.

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer with Sen. Gary Peters of Michigan, the chair of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, at the U.S. Capitol for a press conference on Democrats’ victory in the Georgia U.S. Senate runoff race. Dec. 7, 2022. (Photo by Ariana Figueroa/States Newsroom.)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.