Capitol Conversation: Selecting a New Senate President

April 20, 2009

Senate Democrats have selected Majority Leader Brandon Shaffer of Longmont to be the next Senate President. Three other lawmakers were originally interested in the job, but on Friday the members unanimously backed Shaffer. Current senate president Peter Groff will leave at the end of the legislative session to take a job in the Obama administration. Bente Birkeland discusses the leadership change in the Capitol Conversation series.