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Big changes could be coming to Senate after fall election, say Senators 

By Peter Mazereeuw      

The largest group in the Senate could ‘disintegrate into a number of pieces’ if the ISG chooses a new leader, says ISG Sen. Stephen Greene.

The Senate leadership could look very different early next year, with leadership contests or reviews expected for the Independent Senators Group, currently led by facilitator Yuen Pau Woo, left, the Senate Liberals, led by Joseph Day, and the Conservatives, led by Larry Smith. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, Steve Gerecke, and file photograph

The outcome of the fall election could spur big changes to the Red Chamber, Senators say, with talk that floor-crossing, forming new groups, and battles over who would form the opposition—or whether there will even be one—could all be in play. 

Peter Mazereeuw

Peter Mazereeuw is a deputy editor for The Hill Times covering politics, legislation, and the Senate.
- peter@hilltimes.com


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