Capito is the clear front-runner for an open West Virginia seat, while Daines has yet to announce his bid but is widely expected to run for the Senate in Montana.
Republicans facing tough primary battles voted against the plan, however. Reps. Paul BrounPaul BrounCalifornia lawmaker's chief of staff resigns after indictment Republican candidates run against ghost of John Boehner The Trail 2016: Let’s have another debate! MORE (R-Ga.), Phil GingreyPhil GingreyBeating the drum on healthcare Former GOP chairman joins K Street Former Rep. Gingrey lands on K Street MORE (R-Ga.) and Jack Kingston (R-Ga.), who are facing off in a crowded Georgia primary, all voted against the bill, as did Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.).
Cassidy is the clear primary front-runner against Tea Party-backed Rob Maness (R), so it's somewhat surprising he voted against the plan. Sen. Mary LandrieuMary LandrieuFive reasons the Trump campaign is in deep trouble Louisiana gov: Trump helped 'shine a spotlight' on flood recovery Giuliani: Trump 'more presidential' than Obama in Louisiana visit MORE (D-La.) penned an op-ed earlier this week blaming House Republicans for the shutdown.