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Who is the presiding officer for the senate?


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March 23, 2011 10:08PM

Joe Biden is the President pro-tempore, the Vice President, and the presiding officer for the senate. He's really more of a figurehead- he only acts if the President were to die, in which case he would take over, or if Senate needed a tie-breaking vote (then he may act as that vote).