Warren, Baldwin to join HELP panel

The announcements came after the Senate's Democratic Steering Committee approved new rosters Wednesday.

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"I am excited to work with the members of our expanded majority. Our caucus is more diverse than ever, with a record sixteen female Democratic senators serving in the next Congress," said Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidOPINION | 5 ways Democrats can win back power in the states THE MEMO: Trump's base cheers attacks on McConnell It's time for McConnell to fight with Trump instead of against him MORE (D-Nev.) in a statement.

"These committee assignments will allow all members of our caucus to bring their unique talents and expertise to bear as we work together to advance the interests of the middle class."

Incoming Sens. Chris MurphyChris MurphyDem senator: Trump team has no idea how to handle North Korea crisis Trump admin not opposed to new war authorization Dem senator: Trump has sent signal that Russia has free rein MORE (D-Conn.) and Joe DonnellyJoe DonnellyTrump's Democratic tax dilemma FEC 'reform' a smokescreen to weaponize government against free speech It's time for McConnell to fight with Trump instead of against him MORE (D-Ind.) will also join the HELP and Aging panels, respectively.

The assignments are subject to approval by the Democratic Caucus and a resolution of the full Senate in January.

Baldwin, Donnelly and Murphy are currently serving in the House.