There are 100 senators in the U.S. Senate as of 2014. Two senators are elected from each of the 50 states to serve a six-year term. A senator must be at least 30 years old and have been a U.S. citizen for a minimum of ni... More »

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Senators pass laws as part of the legislative branch. Senators serve as representatives of their state in the federal government. They also provide assistance to their constituents in navigating federal agencies. More »

As of 2015, the two U.S. senators representing the state of Colorado are Democrat Michael Bennet and Republican Cory Gardner. Bennet is the senior senator since he was appointed to office in 2009, while Gardner was elect... More »

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Some of the most prominent United States senators in 2015, defined by seniority, are Orrin G. Hatch, Patrick J. Leahy, Dianne Feinstein, Charles E. Grassley, Harry Reid, Barbara Boxer, Mitch McConnell and Thad Cochran. P... More »

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Notable Democratic senators as of 2015 include Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Al Franken of Minnesota and Bernie Sanders of Vermont. These senators have achieved national status both for their work in the Senate and ... More »

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Senators are elected by popular vote in each state. The candidate who receives the most votes wins the election, though in some states, when no candidate receives at least 50 percent of the vote, the candidates with the ... More »

The Library of Congress provides information about bills pending in the U.S. Senate on its Congressional information website, Congress.Gov. Alternatively, the U.S. Senate itself provides a list of currently active legisl... More »

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