Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) is subsidy New Yorkâ€™s Sen. Chuck Schumer for a tip Senate Democratic care spot, Murray’s bureau reliable Monday.
â€œSenator Murray spoke to Senator Schumer several times over a past few days and told him that she designed to support him for personality subsequent Congress and looks brazen to stability to be his partner in Senate Democratic leadership,â€ a help said, responding to news initial reported by CQ Roll Call
The Washington Democrat’s subsidy creates it a nearby certainty that Schumer will reinstate Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) when he retires during a finish of 2016.
Murray, a Democratsâ€™ discussion secretary, has nonetheless to contend either she will plea Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), however, withdrawal a No. 2 mark in care an open doubt for a subsequent Congress.
The care trifle comes after Reid announced on Friday he would not find re-election in 2016, throwing a Democratic discussion off guard.
Reid immediately endorsed Schumer to attain him