By Laura Barron-Lopez - 02/19/14 10:41 AM EST
Billionaire hedge fund manager turned climate activist Tom Steyer plans to tell Senate Democrats on Wednesday night that opposition to the Keystone XL oil pipeline will rally voters behind their party.
Steyer is hosting a "Blue Green Council Dinner" fundraiser for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee at his San Francisco home, according to one of his advisers, The Washington Post reports.
Those in attendance at the meeting include Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidMeet the rising Dem star positioned to help Clinton on gun control Reid: Congress should return 'immediately' to fight Zika Classified briefings to begin for Clinton, Trump MORE (Nev.), Sheldon WhitehouseSheldon WhitehouseThe Hill's 12:30 Report Why Kaine is the right choice for Clinton Report: More, stronger cyber attacks to flood networks MORE (R.I.), Patrick Leahy (Vt.) and Ben Cardin (Md.). Sens. Mark UdallMark UdallColorado GOP Senate race to unseat Dem incumbent is wide open Energy issues roil race for Senate Unable to ban Internet gambling, lawmakers try for moratorium MORE (Colo.), Jeanne Shaheen (N.H.) and Jeff MerkleyJeff MerkleyDem anxiety hangs over Clinton Kaine as Clinton's VP pick sells out progressive wing of party Unions want one thing from Hillary tonight: A stake in TPP’s heart MORE (Ore.), who are all up for reelection this year, will also be at the meeting.
Steyer will publicly release the poll results on Thursday.
On Tuesday, The New York Times reported that Steyer plans to funnel $100 million into races this year in the hopes of getting environmentally friendly candidates into office.