Sen. Maria Cantwell had about half a million dollars in the bank at the end of 2010 as she gears up for a re-election bid. The Washington Democrat had $499,000 in cash on hand, her report filed with the Federal Election Commission shows.
She raised $321,000 from October through the end of the year. Her report also showed $2.2 million in debt leftover from previous campaigns.
Roll Call Politics rates this race Leans Democratic, and no Republican challenger has yet emerged.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.