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Amy Koch is state Senate’s first woman majority leader

The new Republican majority in the Minnesota state Senate has elected Sen. Amy Koch of Buffalo as majority leader.
Koch, who was elected to her second full term Tuesday, will be the state’s first woman to hold gthe post.

The new Republican majority in the Minnesota state Senate has elected Sen. Amy Koch of Buffalo as majority leader.

Koch, who was elected to her second full term Tuesday, will be the state’s first woman to hold gthe post. She led the group’s election efforts and was rewarded for her success.

David Senjem of Rochester had been minority leader last session but took himself out of the running for the top post.