Watch Senator Maria Cantwell become the Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee

Twenty years after joining the United States Senate, Senator Maria Cantwell now chairs one of the institution’s most powerful committees, which the legendary Senator Warren Magnuson once headed. This clip shows her taking up the gavel.

Senator Cantwell’s ascendancy to the leadership of the Senate Commerce Committee was made possible by Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock’s groundbreaking victories in Georgia on January 5th.