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11/05/2014 11:34 am ET Updated Nov 05, 2014

Politicians Weigh In: Will Mitch McConnell Be A Bipartisan Majority Leader?

Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell officially became the next Senate Majority Leader on Tuesday, and the "wipeout" midterm election presents an important question: Will McConnell obstruct Democrats or embrace bipartisanship?

HuffPost Live posed that question to a handful of commentators including Senators Bernie Sanders and Tom Coburn, former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and George Mitchell and McConnell biographer Alec MacGillis.

Watch the video above to see their predictions for McConnell's legislative strategy.

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