Credit unions and their PACs were winners in a pair of 2012Senate elections.


Senator Jon Tester (D-Mont.), best known to credit unions forhis efforts to delay the Federal Reserve's control over cardinterchange income, survived a close race against U.S. Rep. DennyRehberg. He also received partisan communication support fromcredit unions in that state.


In Massachusetts, Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren was victorious,defeating incumbent Scott Brown. Warren specifically thanked creditunions in her acceptance speech, and said she would “have the back”of her supporters when she takes office in Washington.

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