Reid loss could elevate Schumer or Durbin

Election handicappers are suggesting that Democrats will hold a narrow majority in the Senate even if Harry Reid loses in Nevada.

That post-election twist is giving some folks pause to consider who might be next in line to lead the Democrats. The choice seems to come down to either New York Sen. Chuck Schumer or Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin.

Here’s how the political blog Talking Points Memo sees it.

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