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 Mason ReidHow the Clinton machine flooded the FBI with Trump-Russia dirt … until agents bit Senate Republicans eye rules change to speed Trump nominees Harry Reid knocks Ocasio-Cortez's tax proposal: Fast 'radical change' doesn't work 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 MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphySenate Dems introduce bill to keep DACA info private Dems demand answers following explosive new Cohen report Dem senators debate whether to retweet Cardi B video criticizing Trump over shutdown MORE (D-Conn.) and Joe DonnellyJoseph (Joe) Simon DonnellyEPA's Wheeler faces grilling over rule rollbacks Some Senate Dems see Ocasio-Cortez as weak spokeswoman for party Senate approves funding bill, preventing partial government shutdown 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.