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 ReidGOP frustrated by slow pace of Trump staffing This week: Congress awaits Comey testimony Will Republicans grow a spine and restore democracy? 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 MurphySenate gears up for fight on Trump's 0B Saudi Arabia arms sale Dem rep jokes ‘body slammed’ reporter lucky GOP healthcare plan isn’t in place yet GOP senators distance themselves from House ObamaCare repeal bill MORE (D-Conn.) and Joe DonnellyJoe DonnellySanders, Democrats introduce minimum wage bill Updated fuel regulations would modernize options at gas pumps Mnuchin mum as Dems press for answers on tax reform, Dodd-Frank 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.