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Do you know your state's senators?

  • Virginia: Mark R. Warner

    - Political party affiliation: Democratic
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 2009
    - Years in office: 11 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2020
    - Previous office(s): Governor of Virginia; Virginia Democratic Party Chair

    Mark Warner was the governor of Virginia before becoming a senator. Warner serves on the Committee on Intelligence and the Committee on the Budget. He is up for re-election in 2020.

  • Virginia: Tim Kaine

    - Political party affiliation: Democratic
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 2013
    - Years in office: 7 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2024
    - Previous office(s): Governor of Virginia; Lt. Governor of Virginia; Chair of the Democratic National Committee; Mayor of Richmond, Virginia

    Tim Kaine was the governor of Virginia before becoming a senator. Hillary Clinton picked Kaine for her running mate in the 2016 presidential election.

  • Washington: Maria Cantwell

    - Political party affiliation: Democratic
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 2001
    - Years in office: 19 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2024
    - Previous office(s): U.S. House; Washington House of Representatives

    Maria Cantwell was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives before becoming a senator. She serves on the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

  • Washington: Patty Murray

    - Political party affiliation: Democratic
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 1993
    - Years in office: 27 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2022
    - Previous office(s): Washington Senate; Shoreline School Board

    Patty Murray became a senator in 1992. She serves on the Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on the Budget. She is up for re-election in 2022.

  • West Virginia: Joe Manchin III

    - Political party affiliation: Democratic
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Nov. 15, 2010
    - Years in office: 9 years, 6 months
    - Current term up in: 2024
    - Previous office(s): Governor of West Virginia; Secretary of State of West Virginia; West Virginia House of Delegates; West Virginia Senate

    Joe Manchin is a Democratic senator, known for supporting a general overhaul of the Affordable Care Act.

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  • West Virginia: Shelley Moore Capito

    - Political party affiliation: Republican
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 2015
    - Years in office: 5 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2020
    - Previous office(s): U.S. House; West Virginia House of Delegates

    Shelley Moore Capito was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives before becoming a senator. She serves on the Joint Committee on the Library and the Committee on Appropriations. She is up for re-election in 2020.

  • Wisconsin: Ron Johnson

    - Political party affiliation: Republican
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 2011
    - Years in office: 9 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2022
    - Previous office(s): none

    Ron Johnson was elected in 2010 as a Tea Party Republican. He serves on the Committee on the Budget and the Committee on Foreign Relations. He is up for re-election in 2022.

  • Wisconsin: Tammy Baldwin

    - Political party affiliation: Democratic
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 2013
    - Years in office: 7 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2024
    - Previous office(s): U.S. House; Wisconsin Assembly; Dane County, Wisconsin Board of Supervisors

    Tammy Baldwin was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives before becoming a senator. She has said she is working with the Biden campaign in an effort to help the former vice president win the 2020 election.

  • Wyoming: John Barrasso

    - Political party affiliation: Republican
    - Assumed Senate seat on: June 25, 2007
    - Years in office: 12 years, 11 months
    - Current term up in: 2024
    - Previous office(s): Wyoming Senate

    John Barrasso was an orthopedic surgeon before entering politics. The Republican has suggested another coronavirus relief bill may be necessary.

  • Wyoming: Michael B. Enzi

    - Political party affiliation: Republican
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 1997
    - Years in office: 23 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2020
    - Previous office(s): Wyoming House of Representatives; Wyoming Senate

    Mike Enzi is a staunch conservative and member of the Committee on the Budget. He is up for re-election in 2020.

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