Counting that way, 100 percent of the Senate is now using Twitter.
At least three freshman Democratic senators — Sens. Tammy BaldwinTammy BaldwinGreat Lakes senators seek boost for maritime system Why Congress needs an openly atheist member, now Podesta floated Bill Gates, Bloomberg as possible Clinton VPs MORE (Wis.), Martin HeinrichMartin HeinrichDems to McConnell: Pass 'clean' extension of Iran sanctions Election-year politics: Senate Dems shun GOP vulnerables New thinking on old tech for a secure future MORE (N.M.) and Heidi HeitkampHeidi HeitkampMoney for nothing: Rethinking CO2 Liberal groups urge Schumer to reject Bayh for Banking gavel Court ruling could be game changer for Dems in Nevada 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 BluntWarren’s power on the rise GOP gets chance to run on ObamaCare Republicans make M investment in Senate races 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.