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 CantorChamber of Commerce overhauls lobbying operation Laura Ingraham under consideration for White House press secretary VA Dems jockey for Kaine's seat 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 KerryIran’s nuclear deal just the tip of the iceberg for Trump Trump needs to stand firm on immigration, 'religious-test' insticts Budowsky: Ellison, Kerry to DNC? MORE (D-Mass.), who, if confirmed, is stepping down from the Senate to become secretary of State.
Updated at 6:14 p.m.