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Senators Elected in 2010 - Democratic Candidates Profiles

Profile of Democrats elected to the U.S. Senates in 2010.

Profile of Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon
Profile and background of three-term Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon.

Profile of Sen. Patty Murray of Washington
Profile and background of Sen. Patty Murray of Washington, who was reelected in November 2010 to a fourth U.S. Senate term.

Profile of Christopher Coons, Delaware U.S. Senate Candidate
Background and profile of Christopher Coons, Delaware's 2010 Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate.

Profile of US Senator Harry Reid of Nevada
Harry Reid was newly elected Senate Democratic leader in November 2004, a position in which he has proven to be an astute leader of party cohesiveness. Soft spoken, yet outspoken, Reid, a Mormon, seems an unlikely liberal.

Profile of Sen. Barbara Boxer of California
Barbara Boxer was the only senator in January 2005 to sign objections to certifying Ohio's 2004 electoral college vote count. She's a firm and vocal supporter of liberal causes and an early opponent of the Iraq War.

Profile of Sen Patrick Leahy of Vermont
Profile and background of Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont.

Profile of Sen Barbara Mikulski of Maryland
Profile and background of Sen Barbara Mikulski of Maryland.

Profile of Sen Chuck Schumer of New York
Profile and background of Sen Chuck Schumer of New York.

Profile of Sen Michael Bennet of Colorado
Profile and background of Sen Michael Bennet of Colorado

Profile of Sen Daniel Inouye of Hawaii
Profile and background of Sen Daniel Inouye of Hawaii

Profile of Sen Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut
Profile and background of Sen Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut

Profile of Rep. Joe Sestak, Senate Candidate from Pennsylvania
Background and personal profile of Rep. Joe Sestak, 2010 Democratic candidate for U.S. senator from PA. Sestak is a 30-year U.S. Navy veteran and a retired Rear Admiral.

Profile of Senator Russ Feingold of Wisconsin
Best known as co-author of the McCain-Feingold Campaign Finance Reform Act, Russ Feingold was the only Senator who voted against the US Patriot Act. He's a strong progressive who is admired for his bold leadership in defense of civil liberties.

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