Sen. Jeff MerkleyJeffrey (Jeff) Alan MerkleyThe federal judiciary needs more Latino judges Overnight Defense: Trump decision on Korea summit coming 'next week' | China disinvited from major naval exercise | Senate sends VA reform bill to Trump Senate sends major VA reform bill to Trump's desk MORE (D-Ore.) on Tuesday joined a Senate Democratic bill that would amend ObamaCare to let people keep insurance plans that are being canceled under the law.

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On Wednesday, Landrieu tweeted that Merkely is joining the "growing coalition" supporting her bill in the Senate.

Like Landrieu, Merkley is up for reelection next year, as are Sens. Kay HaganKay Ruthven Hagan2020 Dems compete for top campaign operatives Senate GOP rejects Trump’s call to go big on gun legislation Politics is purple in North Carolina MORE (D-N.C.) and Mark PryorMark Lunsford PryorMedicaid rollback looms for GOP senators in 2020 Cotton pitches anti-Democrat message to SC delegation Ex-Sen. Kay Hagan joins lobby firm MORE (D-Ark.).

Landrieu's bill was introduced last week in response to the growing realization that millions of Americans will not be able to keep their current health insurance plan under ObamaCare due to new insurance standards in the law. That goes against President Obama's promise that if people like their health plan under the law, they would be able to keep it.

The addition of Merkley and Feinstein puts more pressure on the Obama administration to either find some administrative fix to the law, or accept congressional action.

The House will pass separate legislation on Friday from Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) that would let people keep their plans.