United States Senate

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United States Senate

The United States Senate is one of the two Houses of the United States Congress, the other house being the United States House of Representatives.

Current Leaders

  • President of the Senate: Joe Biden (D) - since January 20, 2009
  • President pro tempore: Daniel Inouye (D) - since June 28, 2010
  • Majority Leader: Harry Reid (D) - since January 4, 2007
  • Minority Leader: Mitch McConnell (R) - since January 4, 2007

Current Composition

  • Members: 100
  • Democratic Caucus: 53
  • Republican Conference: 47

33 out of the 100 senate seats will be up for election in 2012. Out of 33, seats of 23 democrats and 2 independents who caucus with the Democrats and 10 Republicans are up for the 2012 Senate Elections.

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