The process is different in the Senate, where more Senators leave their Twitter accounts “unofficial” due to Ethics rules, but still get the blue checkmark indicating their true identity.
And many of the new members of Congress just sworn in earlier this month, including some of the accounts House Majority Leader Eric CantorEric CantorRyan reelected Speaker in near-unanimous GOP vote Financial technology rules are set to change in the Trump era Trump allies warn: No compromise on immigration MORE (R-Va.) is promoting on his own Twitter feed, still do not have the verified identity alongside their new Twitter handles.
Lynch is considering running in the special election to replace Sen. John KerryJohn KerryMaryland golf club will extend invitation to Obama, despite objections Obama released 1M to Palestinians in final hours Fox News signs ex-Kerry adviser Marie Harf as contributor MORE (D-Mass.), who, if confirmed, is stepping down from the Senate to become secretary of State.
Updated at 6:14 p.m.