Katie Sieben picked as Senate deputy leader; Sen. Tom Bakk to be majority leader
ST. PAUL -- Sen. Tom Bakk will be the Minnesota Senate's leader and Sen. Katie Sieben of Cottage Grove will be the deputy leader.
A tweet from inside a closed meeting Thursday gave the expected news that Bakk, DFL-Cook, will be the majority leader. He was to meet with reporters later in the day.
Sieben's position puts her in a key leadership spot as Democrats retake control of the Senate.