Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israel's (right) power will be apparent in the coming weeks as the campaign committee decides where to put resources a few weeks before Election Day.
"They know you're the chairman - they'll pick up the phone and call you and say, 'Hey, I'm dying out here,'" Cole said. "And you say, 'I know. I'm your doctor.'"
Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., brings a cake reading "Under New Management" to the Republican senate luncheons in the Capitol, November 13, 2014. The cake was inspired by one the former Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan., once brought.