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Profiles and current news about Congressional Democratic leaders and leadership teams and other noted liberal leaders and opinion-makers, both longtime and emerging.
  1. Democratic Leadership in 112th Congress
  2. Democratic Leaders in the U.S. Senate
  3. Democratic Senators Up for 2012 Reelection
  4. Democratic Senators Elected in 2010
  1. Democratic Senators Elected in 2008
  2. Liberal Celebrity Activists
  3. Civil Rights Leaders

Democratic Leadership in 112th Congress

In November 2010, voters reelected Democrats to control the Senate for the third consecutive Congressional term. However, Republicans retook control of the House of Representatives after two terms of Democratic leadership.

In the 112th Congress (2011 to 2012), Democrats hold 53 of 100 Senate seats, including both Independents, Lieberman of Connecticut and Sanders of Vermont, who plan to caucus with Democrats. In the House, Republicans hold 255 seats (58.6%) versus 179 (41.4%) occupied by Democrats.

Democratic Leaders in the U.S. Senate

Profiles of top and long-serving Democrats in the U.S. Senate.

Democratic Senators Up for 2012 Reelection

Profiles of Democratic senators newly elected in 2006 to first terms in the U.S. Senate, and up for reelection in 2012.

Democratic Senators Elected in 2010

Profiles of Democratic voices elected or reelected to the U.S. Senate in tight 2010 election contests.

Democratic Senators Elected in 2008

Profiles of new Democratic voices in the U.S. Senate, newly elected to first terms in November 2008.

Liberal Celebrity Activists

Profiles of liberal celebrity activists and opinion-makers.

Civil Rights Leaders

Profiles and words of and about selected U.S. civil rights leaders.

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