Counting that way, 100 percent of the Senate is now using Twitter.
At least three freshman Democratic senators — Sens. Tammy BaldwinTammy BaldwinAnti-trade senators say chamber would be crazy to pass TPP Dem senator: Dean's speculation about Trump cocaine use not 'useful' EpiPen investigation shows need for greater pricing transparency, other reforms MORE (Wis.), Martin HeinrichMartin HeinrichElection-year politics: Senate Dems shun GOP vulnerables New thinking on old tech for a secure future Dem senators back Navajo lawsuit against EPA MORE (N.M.) and Heidi HeitkampHeidi HeitkampElection-year politics: Senate Dems shun GOP vulnerables Democrats press Wells Fargo CEO for more answers on scandal Wells Fargo board to decide on executive clawbacks MORE (N.D.) — have yet to set up a new Twitter account to suit their new office, but still have a campaign presence with varying degrees of activity.
Blunt also welcomed several new Republican senators to Twitter in a second tweet on Thursday.
Roy BluntRoy BluntDem groups target Blunt with .3 million ad campaign The Trail 2016: Just a little kick Senate rivals gear up for debates MORE (@RoyBlunt) January 17, 2013
The House and Senate leadership have stepped up to promote the accounts of new members. Creating official Twitter accounts for use by their congressional office has become one of the many necessary steps new members take during their first few weeks after taking office.