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NameNominee Twitter HandlePositionPosition ResponsibilitiesCommittee ResponsibleCommittee Twitter HandleChairRanking MemberRepublicans on CommitteeDemocrats on CommitteeConfirmation Hearing(s)Watch the hearing!Tell your senators what you think!
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Andrew Puzder@AndyPuzderSecretary of Labor- Head of the Dept of Labor and enforces and suggests laws involving any form of business-person controversies
- Cabinet member
Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee@GOPHELP, @HELPCmteDemsLamar Alexander [R, TN]Patty Murray [D, WA]Lamar Alexander [R, TN]
Michael Enzi [R, WY]
Richard Burr [R, NC]
Johnny Isakson [R, GA]
Rand Paul [R, KY]
Susan Collins [R, ME]
Lisa Murkowski [R, AK]
Tim Scott [R, SC]
Orrin Hatch [R, UT]
Pat Roberts [R, KS]
Bill Cassidy [R, LA]
Patty Murray [D, WA]
Bernard Sanders [I, VT]
Bob Casey [D, PA]
Al Franken [D, MN]
Michael Bennet [D, CO]
Sheldon Whitehouse [D, RI]
Tammy Baldwin [D, WI]
Christopher Murphy [D, CT]
Elizabeth Warren [D, MA]
Feb. 2Link
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Retired Gen. John KellySecretary of Homeland Security- Head of the Dept. of Homeland Security
- Cabinet member
Senate Homeland Security and Government AffairsNo GOP committee Twitter, @SenateHSGACDemsRon Johnson [R, WI]Claire McCaskill [D, MO]Ron Johnson [R, WI]
John McCain [R, AZ]
Rob Portman [R, OH]
Rand Paul [R, KY]
James Lankford [R, OK]
Michael Enzi [R, WY]
Joni Ernst [R, IA]
Ben Sasse [R, NE]
Claire McCaskill [D, MO]
Tom Carper [D, DE]
Jon Tester [D, MT]
Tammy Baldwin [D, WI]
Heidi Heitkamp [D, ND]
Cory Booker [D, NJ]
Gary Peters [D, MI]
Jan. 10 at 3:30 pm (Dirksen SD 342)LinkLink
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Sen. Jeff Sessions [R, AL]@SenatorSessionsAttorney General-Chief law enforcement officer and chief lawyer of the federal government
-Cabinet member, only one without title of secretary
Senate Judiciary@senjudiciary, @JudiciaryDemsChuck Grassley [R, IA]Dianne Feinstein [D, CA]Chuck Grassley [R, IA]
Orrin Hatch [R, UT]
Lindsey Graham [R, SC]
John Cornyn [R, TX]
Mike Lee [R, UT]
Ted Cruz [R, TX]
Ben Sasse [R, NE]
Mike Crapo [R, ID]
John Kennedy [R, LA]
Jeff Flake [R, AZ]
Thom Tillis [R, NC]
Dianne Feinstein [D, CA]
Patrick Leahy [D, VT]
Richard Durbin [D, IL]
Sheldon Whitehouse [D, RI]
Amy Klobuchar [D, MN]
Al Franken [D, MN]
Christopher Coons [D, DE]
Richard Blumenthal [D, CT]
Mazie Hirono [D, HI]
Jan. 10-11 at 9:30 am (Russell 325)


Possible committee vote: Jan. 24, 2017, 10:00 am
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Elaine Chao @ElaineChaoSecretary of Transportation - Head of the Dept. of Transportation and oversees eleven transportation related agencies
- Cabinet member
Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation@SenateCommerceJohn Thune [R, SD]Bill Nelson [D, FL]John Thune [R, SD]
Roger Wicker [R, MS]
Marco Rubio [R, FL]
Roy Blunt [R, MO]
Ted Cruz [R, TX]
Deb Fischer [R, NE]
Jerry Moran [R, KS]
Daniel Sullivan [R, AK]
Ron Johnson [R, WI]
Dean Heller [R, NV]
Cory Gardner [R, CO]
Steve Daines [R, MT]
Bill Nelson [D, FL]
Maria Cantwell [D, WA]
Amy Klobuchar [D, MN]
Richard Blumenthal [D, CT]
Brian Schatz [D, HI]
Edward Markey [D, MA]
Cory Booker [D, NJ]
Tom Udall [D, NM]
Joe Manchin [D, WV]
Gary Peters [D, MI]
Jan. 11 at 10:15 am (Russell 253)LinkLink
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Rex W. TillersonSecretary of State- Senior official of the federal government as head of the Dept. of State
- Cabinet member
Senate Foreign RelationsBob Corker [R, TN]Ben Cardin [D, MD]Bob Corker [R, TN]
James Risch [R, ID]
Marco Rubio [R, FL]
Ron Johnson [R, WI]
Jeff Flake [R, AZ]
Cory Gardner [R, CO]
Todd Young [R, IN]
John Barrasso [R, WY]
Johnny Isakson [R, GA]
Rob Portman [R, OH]
Rand Paul [R, KY]
Ben Cardin [D, MD] Bob Menendez [D, NJ]
Jeanne Shaheen [D, NH]
Christopher Coons [D, DE]
Tom Udall [D, NM]
Christopher Murphy [D, CT]
Tim Kaine [D, VA]
Edward Markey [D, MA]
Jeff Merkley [D, OR]
Cory Booker [D, NJ]
Jan. 11 at 9:15 am (Dirksen SD 106)

Possble committee vote: Jan. 23 at 4:30 pm
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Rep. Mike Pompeo [R, KS-4] @RepMikePompeoCIA Director- Head of the CIA and reports to the Director of National Intelligence
- Not a Cabinet ranked position
Senate IntelligenceRichard Burr [R, NC]Mark Warner [D, VA]Richard Burr [R, NC]
James Risch [R, ID]
Marco Rubio [R, FL]
Susan Collins [R, ME]
Roy Blunt [R, MO]
James Lankford [R, OK]
Tom Cotton [R, AR]
John Cornyn [R, TX]
Mark Warner [D, VA]
Dianne Feinstein [D, CA]
Ron Wyden [D, OR]
Martin Heinrich [D, NM]
Angus King [I, ME]
Mazie Hirono [D, HI]
Joe Manchin [R, WV]
Jan. 12 at 10 am (Hart 216)LinkLink
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Dr. Ben Carson@RealBenCarsonSecretary of Housing and Urban Development- Head of the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
- Cabinet member
Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs@BankingGOP, @SenateBankingMike Crapo [R, ID]Sherrod Brown [D, OH]Richard Shelby [R, AL]
Mike Crapo [R, ID]
Bob Corker [R, TN]
Patrick Toomey [R, PA]
Dean Heller [R, NV]
Tim Scott [R, SC]
Ben Sasse [R, NE]
Tom Cotton [R, AR]
Mike Rounds [R, SD]
Jerry Moran [R, KS]
Sherrod Brown [D, OH]
Jack Reed [D, RI]
Charles Schumer [D, NY]
Bob Menendez [D, NJ]
Jon Tester [D, MT]
Mark Warner [D, VA]
Jeff Merkley [D, OR]
Elizabeth Warren [D, MA]
Heidi Heitkamp [D, ND]
Joe Donnelly [D, IN]
Jan. 12 at 10:00 am (Dirksen SD 538)

Possible committee vote: Jan 24, 2017 10:00 am
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Retired Gen. James MattisSecretary of Defense- Chief executive officer of the Dept. of Defense and 2nd in chain of command over the US Military
- Cabinet member
Senate Armed Services@SASCMajority, @SASCDemsJohn McCain [R, AZ]Jack Reed [D, RI]John McCain [R, AZ]
James Inhofe [R, OK]
Jeff Sessions [R, AL]
Roger Wicker [R, MS]
Deb Fischer [R, NE]
Tom Cotton [R, AR]
Mike Rounds [R, SD]
Joni Ernst [R, IA]
Thom Tillis [R, NC]
Daniel Sullivan [R, AK]
Mike Lee [R, UT]
Lindsey Graham [R, SC]
Ted Cruz [R, TX]
Jack Reed [D, RI]
Claire McCaskill [D, MO]
Joe Manchin III [D, WV]
Jeanne Shaheen [D, NH]
Kirsten Gillibrand [D, NY]
Richard Blumenthal [D, CT]
Joe Donnelly [D, IN]
Mazie Hirono [D, HI]
Tim Kaine [D, VA]
Angus King [I, ME]
Martin Heinrich [D, NM]
Jan. 12 at 9:30 am (Dirksen SD G50)LinkLink
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Rep. Ryan Zinke [R, MT-At Large]@RepRyanZinkeSecretary of the Interior - Head of the Dept. of the Interior
- Serves on and appoints the private citizens on the National Park Foundation board
- Cabinet member
Senate Energy and Natural Resources
@EnergyGOP, @EnergyDems
Lisa Murkowski [R, AK] Maria Cantwell [D, WA]Lisa Murkowski [R, AK]
John Barrasso [R, WY]
Mike Lee [R, UT]
James Risch [R, ID]
Jeff Flake [R, AZ]
Bill Cassidy [R, LA]
Cory Gardner [R, CO]
Steve Daines [R, MT]
Rob Portman [R, OH]
John Hoeven [R, SD]
Lamar Alexander [R, TN]
Jeff Sessions [R, AL]
Maria Cantwell [D, WA]
Ron Wyden [D, OR]
Bernie Sanders [I, VT]
Debbie Stabenow [D, MI]
Al Franken [D, MN]
Joe Manchin [D, WV]
Martin Heinrich [D, NM]
Mazie Hirono [D, HI]
Angus King (I, ME)
Tammy Duckworth [D, IL]
Catherine Cortez Masto [D, NV]
Jan. 17 at 2:15 pm (Dirksen 366)LinkLink
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Scott Pruitt@ScottPruittOKEnvironmental Protection Agency Administrator- Head of the Enviornmental Protection Agency
- Responsible for environmental statutes
- Cabinet-level official, but not a member of Cabinet
Senate Environmental and Public Works@EPWMaj, @EPWDemsJohn Barrasso [R, WY]Tom Carper [D, DE]Jim Inhofe [R, OK]
John Barrasso [R, WY]
Joni Ernst [R, IA]
Jerry Moran [R, KS]
Shelley Moore Capito [R, WV]
John Boozman [R, AR]
Jeff Sessions [R, AL]
Roger Wicker [R, MS]
Deb Fischer [R, NE]
Mike Rounds [R, SD]
Daniel Sullivan [R, AK]
Tom Carper [D, DE]
Ben Cardin [D, MD]
Bernie Sanders [I, VT]
Sheldon Whitehouse [D, RI]
Jeff Merkley [D, OR]
Kirsten Gillibrand [D, NY]
Cory Booker [D, NJ]
Edward Markey [D, MA]
Tammy Duckworth [D, IL]
Kamala Harris [D, CA]
Jan. 18 at 10 am (Dirksen 406)Link Link
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Wilbur Ross@WilburRossSecretary of Commerce- Head of the Dept. of Commerce and promotes American businesses and industries
- Cabinet Member
Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation@SenateCommerceJohn Thune [R, SD]Bill Nelson [D, FL]John Thune [R, SD]
Roger Wicker [R, MS]
Roy Blunt [R, MO]
Ted Cruz [R, TX]
Deb Fischer [R, NE]
Jerry Moran [R, KS]
Daniel Sullivan [R, AK]
Ron Johnson [R, WI]
Dean Heller [R, NV]
Cory Gardner [R, CO]
Jim Inhofe [R, OK] Mike Lee [R, UT] Todd Young [R, IN] Shelley Moore Capito [R, WV] Marco Rubio [R, FL]
Bill Nelson [D, FL]
Maria Cantwell [D, WA] Claire McCaskill [D, MO]
Amy Klobuchar [D, MN]
Richard Blumenthal [D, CT]
Brian Schatz [D, HI]
Edward Markey [D, MA]
Cory Booker [D, NJ]
Tom Udall [D, NM]
Joe Manchin [D, WV]
Gary Peters [D, MI]
Jan. 18 at 10:00 am (Dirksen G 50)LinkLink
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Gov. Nikki Haley [R, SC]@NikkiHaleyUN Ambassador- Keeps the State Department and President informed of UN events
- Cabinet-level official, but not a member of Cabinet
Senate Foreign RelationsBob Corker [R, TN]Ben Cardin [D, MD]Bob Corker [R, TN]
James Risch [R, ID]
Marco Rubio [R, FL]
Ron Johnson [R, WI]
Jeff Flake [R, AZ]
Cory Gardner [R, CO]
Todd Young [R, IN]
John Barrasso [R, WY]
Johnny Isakson [R, GA]
Rob Portman [R, OH]
Rand Paul [R, KY]
Bob Menendez [D, NJ]
Jeanne Shaheen [D, NH]
Christopher Coons [D, DE]
Tom Udall [D, NM]
Christopher Murphy [D, CT]
Tim Kaine [D, VA]
Edward Markey [D, MA]
Jeff Merkley [D, OR]
Cory Booker [D, NJ]
Jan. 18 at 10:00 am (SD-419)LinkLink
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Rick Perry @GovernorPerrySecretary of Energy- Head of the Dept. of Energy
- Cabinet member
Senate Energy and Natural Resources@EnergyGOP, @EnergyDemsLisa Murkowski [R, AK] Maria Cantwell [D, WA]Lisa Murkowski [R, AK]
John Barrasso [R, WY]
Mike Lee [R, UT]
James Risch [R, ID]
Jeff Flake [R, AZ]
Bill Cassidy [R, LA]
Cory Gardner [R, CO]
Steve Daines [R. MT]
Rob Portman [R, OH]
John Hoeven [R, SD]
Lamar Alexander [R, TN]
Jeff Sessions [R, AL]
Maria Cantwell [D, WA]
Ron Wyden [D, OR]
Bernie Sanders [I, VT]
Debbie Stabenow [D, MI]
Al Franken [D, MN]
Joe Manchin [D, WV]
Martin Heinrich [D, NM]
Mazie Hirono [D, HI]
Angus King (I, ME)
Tammy Duckworth [D, IL]
Catherine Cortez Masto [D, NV]
Jan. 19 at 10 am (Dirksen 366)LinkLink
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Rep. Tom Price [R, GA-6] @RepTomPriceSecretary of Health and Human Services- Head of the Dept. of Health and Human Services
- Cabinet member
@GOPSenFinance, @SenateFinanceOrrin G. Hatch [R, UT]Ron Wyden [D, OR]Chuck Grassley [R, IA ]
Mike Crapo [R, ID ]
Pat Roberts [R, KS ]
Michael B. Enzi [R, WY ]
John Cornyn [R, TX ]
John Thune [R, SD ]
Richard Burr [R, NC ]
Johnny Isakson [R, GA ]
Rob Portman [R, OH ]
Patrick J. Toomey [R, PA ]
Dean Heller [R, NV ]
Tim Scott [R, SC ]
Bill Cassidy [R, LA ]
Debbie Stabenow [D, MI ]
Maria Cantwell [D, WA ]
Bill Nelson [D, FL ]
Robert Menendez [D, NJ ]
Thomas R. Carper [D, DE ]
Benjamin L. Cardin [D, MD ]
Sherrod Brown [D, OH ]
Michael F. Bennet [D, CO ]
Robert P. Casey, Jr. [D, PA ]
Mark R. Warner [D, VA ]
Claire McCaskill [D, MO ]
Jan. 24, 2017LinkLink
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Steven Mnuchin Secretary of the Treasury- Head of the Dept. of Treasury
- Non-statutory member of the National Security Council
- Cabinet member
Senate Finance@GOPSenFinance, @SenateFinanceOrrin Hatch [R, UT]Ron Wyden [D, OR]Orrin Hatch [R, UT]
Chuck Grassley [R, IA]
Mike Crapo [R, ID]
Pat Roberts [R, KS]
Michael Enzi [R, WY]
John Cornyn [R, TX]
John Thune [R, SD]
Richard Burr [R, NC]
Johnny Isakson [R, GA]
Rob Portman [R, OH]
Patrick Toomey [R, PA]
Dean Heller [R, NV]
Tim Scott [R, SC]
Ron Wyden [D, OR]
Charles Schumer [D, NY]
Debbie Stabenow [D, MI]
Maria Cantwell [D, WA]
Bill Nelson [D, FL]
Bob Menendez [D, NJ]
Thomas Carper [D, DE]
Ben Cardin [D, MD]
Sherrod Brown [D, OH]
Michael Bennet [D, CO]
Bob Casey [D, PA]
Mark Warner [D, VA]
January 19, 10:00 AM ETLinkLink
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Linda McMahon@Linda_McMahonSmall Business Administration Administrator - Head of the Small Business Administration of the government
- Cabinet-level official, but not a member of Cabinet
Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship@SmallBizCmte, @SenateSmallBizTBDJeanne Shaheen [D, NH]Jim Risch [R, ID]
Marco Rubio [R, FL]
Rand Paul [R, KY]
Tim Scott [R, SC]
Deb Fischer [R, NE]
Cory Gardner [R, CO]
Joni Ernst [R, IA]
Michael Enzi [R, WY]
Jeanne Shaheen [D, NH]
Maria Cantwell [D, WA]
Ben Cardin [D, MD]
Heidi Heitkamp [D, ND]
Edward Markey [D, MA]
Cory Booker [D, NJ]
Christopher Coons [D, DE]
Mazie Hirono [D, HI]
Gary Peters [D, MI]
January 24, 2017 at 10:30 AMLink
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Rep. Mick Mulvaney [R, SC-5]@RepMickMulvaneyOMB Director- Produces the President's budget and measures the quality of agency programs, policies, and procedures to see if they comply with the president's policies and coordinates with inter-agency policy initiatives
- Cabinet-level official, but not a Cabinet member
Senate Budget@BudgetGOP, @SenateBudgetMike Enzi [R, WY]Bernie Sanders [I, VT]Mike Enzi [R, WY]
Charles Grassley [R, IA]
Jeff Sessions [R, AL]
Mike Crapo [R, ID]
Lindsey Graham [R, SC]
Rob Portman [R, OH]
Pat Toomey [R, PA]
Ron Johnson [R, WI]
Roger Wicker [R, MS]
Bob Corker [R, TN]
David Perdue [R, GA]
Bernie Sanders [I, VT]
Patty Murray [D, WA]
Ron Wyden [D, OR]
Debbie Stabenow [D, MI]
Sheldon Whitehouse [D, RI]
Mark Warner [D, VA]
Jeff Merkley [D, OR]
Tammy Baldwin [D, WI]
Tim Kaine [D, VA]
Angus King [I, ME]
January 24, 2017 at 10:30 AM (Budget Committee)


January 24, 2017 at 2:30 PM (Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs)
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Betsy DeVos@BetsyDeVosSecretary of Education- Head of the Dept. of Education and legislation that deals with federal influence over education policy
- Cabinet member
Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee@GOPHELP, @HELPCmteDemsLamar Alexander [R, TN]Patty Murray [D, WA]Lamar Alexander [R, TN]
Michael Enzi [R, WY]
Richard Burr [R, NC]
Johnny Isakson [R, GA]
Rand Paul [R, KY]
Susan Collins [R, ME]
Lisa Murkowski [R, AK]
Tim Scott [R, SC]
Orrin Hatch [R, UT]
Pat Roberts [R, KS]
Bill Cassidy [R, LA] Todd Young [R, IN]
Patty Murray [D, WA]
Bernard Sanders [I, VT]
Bob Casey [D, PA]
Al Franken [D, MN]
Michael Bennet [D, CO]
Sheldon Whitehouse [D, RI]
Tammy Baldwin [D, WI]
Christopher Murphy [D, CT]
Elizabeth Warren [D, MA] Tim Kaine [D, VA] Maggie Hassan [D, NH]
Moved to Jan. 17 at 5 pm (Dirksen 430)

Possible committee vote: Jan 31, 2017 10:00 AM
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Robert LighthizerU.S. Trade Representative- Executive at the Office of the United States Trade RepresentativeSenate FinanceOrrin Hatch [R, UT]Ron Wyden [D, OR]Orrin Hatch [R, UT]
Chuck Grassley [R, IA]
Mike Crapo [R, ID]
Pat Roberts [R, KS]
Michael Enzi [R, WY]
John Cornyn [R, TX]
John Thune [R, SD]
Richard Burr [R, NC]
Johnny Isakson [R, GA]
Rob Portman [R, OH]
Patrick Toomey [R, PA]
Dean Heller [R, NV]
Tim Scott [R, SC]
Bill Cassidy [R, LA]
Ron Wyden [D, OR]
Charles Schumer [D, NY]
Debbie Stabenow [D, MI]
Maria Cantwell [D, WA]
Bill Nelson [D, FL]
Bob Menendez [D, NJ]
Thomas Carper [D, DE]
Ben Cardin [D, MD]
Sherrod Brown [D, OH]
Michael Bennet [D, CO]
Bob Casey [D, PA]
Mark Warner [D, VA]
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Seema Verma Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services- Oversees programs that provide access to health care for Americans
- Not a Cabinet ranked position
Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee@GOPHELP, @HELPCmteDemsLamar Alexander [R, TN]Patty Murray [D, WA]Lamar Alexander [R, TN]
Michael Enzi [R, WY]
Richard Burr [R, NC]
Johnny Isakson [R, GA]
Rand Paul [R, KY]
Susan Collins [R, ME]
Lisa Murkowski [R, AK]
Tim Scott [R, SC]
Orrin Hatch [R, UT]
Pat Roberts [R, KS]
Bill Cassidy [R, LA]
Patty Murray [D, WA]
Bernard Sanders [I, VT]
Bob Casey [D, PA]
Al Franken [D, MN]
Michael Bennet [D, CO]
Sheldon Whitehouse [D, RI]
Tammy Baldwin [D, WI]
Christopher Murphy [D, CT]
Elizabeth Warren [D, MA]
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Vincent ViolaArmy Secretary - Senior civilian official within the Dept. of Defense and has statutory responsibility for all matters relating to the US Army
- Non-Cabinet position
Senate Armed Services@SASCMajority, @SASCDemsJohn McCain [R, AZ]Jack Reed [D, RI]John McCain [R, AZ]
James Inhofe [R, OK]
Jeff Sessions [R, AL]
Roger Wicker [R, MS]
Deb Fischer [R, NE]
Tom Cotton [R, AR]
Mike Rounds [R, SD]
Joni Ernst [R, IA]
Thom Tillis [R, NC]
Daniel Sullivan [R, AK]
Mike Lee [R, UT]
Lindsey Graham [R, SC]
Ted Cruz [R, TX]
Jack Reed [D, RI]
Claire McCaskill [D, MO]
Joe Manchin III [D, WV]
Jeanne Shaheen [D, NH]
Kirsten Gillibrand [D, NY]
Richard Blumenthal [D, CT]
Joe Donnelly [D, IN]
Mazie Hirono [D, HI]
Tim Kaine [D, VA]
Angus King [I, ME]
Martin Heinrich [D, NM]
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