Republican Sens. Jerry Moran and Rob Portman (above) are both interested in running the National Republican Senatorial Committee next cycle. Senate Republicans plan to hold the NRSC election Wednesday.
“It’s got to be someone from the moderate wing of the party,” said one former Senate Democratic aide, who argued for a “friendly face for business” to fundraise.
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.