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Do you know your state's senators?

  • Montana: Jon Tester

    - Political party affiliation: Democratic
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 2007
    - Years in office: 13 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2024
    - Previous office(s): Montana Senate President; Big Sandy, Montana School Board

    Jon Tester serves on the Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Tester has what is considered a competitive Senate seat, given the Republican influence within the state.

  • Montana: Steve Daines

    - 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

    Steve Daines is a Republican senator who serves on the Committee on Indian Affairs and Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. He is up for re-election in 2020.

  • Nebraska: Ben Sasse

    - 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): Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (HHS)

    Ben Sasse was the president of Midland University before becoming a senator in 2014. During the 2016 presidential campaign, Sasse said he would not support President Trump. Sasse is up for re-election in 2022.

  • Nebraska: Deb Fischer

    - Political party affiliation: Republican
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 2013
    - Years in office: 7 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2024
    - Previous office(s): Nebraska Legislature

    Deb Fischer is a Republican senator who has taken tough stances in support of Second Amendment rights and against immigration reform. In May, she joined forces with a bipartisan group in support of additional funding for pork producers who struggled financially during the coronavirus.

  • Nevada: Catherine Cortez Masto

    - Political party affiliation: Democratic
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 2017
    - Years in office: 3 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2022
    - Previous office(s): Nevada Attorney General

    Catherine Cortez Masto was first elected to the Senate in 2016. She has worked against ride-sharing company Uber entering Nevada. She is up for re-election in 2022.

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  • Nevada: Jacky Rosen

    - Political party affiliation: Democratic
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 2019
    - Years in office: 1 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2024
    - Previous office(s): U.S. House

    Sen. Jacky Rosen joined forces with Sen. Kamala Harris in May 2020 to urge Senate leadership to make more money available to state unemployment agencies. Eleven senators joined Rosen and Harris in asking for funding to streamline processes and get relief to Americans more quickly. Sen. Rosen is up for re-election in 2024.

  • New Hampshire: Jeanne Shaheen

    - 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 New Hampshire; New Hampshire Senate

    Jeanne Shaheen was the governor of New Hampshire before becoming a senator. Shaheen serves on the Committee on Appropriations and Committee on Armed Services. She is up for re-election in 2020.

  • New Hampshire: Margaret Wood Hassan

    - Political party affiliation: Democratic
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 2017
    - Years in office: 3 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2022
    - Previous office(s): Governor of New Hampshire; New Hampshire Senate

    Margaret Wood Hassan won the Senate seat for her state in 2016 by 0.1% over the Republican incumbent. Hassan supports medical marijuana, and is up for re-election in 2022.

  • New Jersey: Robert Menendez

    - Political party affiliation: Democratic
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 18, 2006
    - Years in office: 14 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2024
    - Previous office(s): U.S. House; New Jersey General Assembly; New Jersey Senate

    Bob Menendez served in the U.S. House of Representatives before becoming a senator. He serves on the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

  • New Jersey: Cory A. Booker

    - Political party affiliation: Democratic
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Oct. 31, 2013
    - Years in office: 6 years, 7 months
    - Current term up in: 2020
    - Previous office(s): Mayor of Newark, New Jersey; Newark Municipal Council

    Cory Booker was the mayor of Newark, New Jersey, before becoming a senator. He serves on the Committee on Foreign Relations and the Committee on the Judiciary.

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