Senate Committees, 111th Congress

Senate Standing Committees

Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (20 members)  Chairman: Tom Harkin (D-Iowa)
 Ranking Rep.: Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.)
Appropriations (28 members)  Chairman: Daniel K. Inouye (D-Hawaii)
 Ranking Rep.: Thad Cochran (R-Miss.)
Armed Services (24 members)  Chairman: Carl Levin (D-Mich.)
 Ranking Rep.: John McCain (R-Ariz.)
Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (20 members)  Chairman: Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.)
 Ranking Rep.: Richard C. Shelby (R-Ala.)
Budget (22 members)  Chairman: Kent Conrad (D-N.D.)
 Ranking Rep.: Judd Gregg (R-N.H.)
Commerce, Science, and Transportation (22 members)  Chairman: Daniel K. Inouye (D-Hawaii)
 Ranking Rep.: Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Tex.)
Energy and Natural Resources (22 members)  Chairman: Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.)
 Ranking Rep.: Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska)
Environment and Public Works (18 members)  Chairman: Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.)
 Ranking Rep: James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.)
Finance (20 members)  Chairman: Max Baucus (D-Mont.)
 Ranking Rep.: Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa)
Foreign Relations (18 members)  Chairman: John Kerry. (D-Mass.)
 Ranking Rep.: Richard G. Lugar (R-Ind.)
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (20 members)  Chairman: Tom Harkin (D-Iowa)
 Ranking Rep.: Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.)
Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (16 members)  Chairman: Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.)
 Ranking Rep.: Susan Collins (R-Maine)
Judiciary (18 members)  Chairman: Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.)
 Ranking Rep.: Arlen Specter (R-Pa.)
Rules and Administration (18 members)  Chairman: Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.)
 Ranking Rep.: Robert Bennett (R-Utah)
Small Business (18 members)  Chairman: John Kerry (D-Mass.)
 Ranking Rep.: Olympia J. Snowe (R-Maine)
Veterans' Affairs (14 members)  Chairman: Daniel Akaka (D-Hawaii)
 Ranking Rep: Richard Burr (R-N.C.)

Senate Special or Select Committees

Aging (19 members)  Chairman: Herb Kohl (D-Wis.)
 Ranking Rep.: Gordon Smith (R-Oregon)
Ethics (6 members)  Chairman: Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.)
 Ranking Rep.: John Cornyn (R-Texas)
Indian Affairs (14 members)  Chairman: Byron L. Dorgan (D-N.D.)
 Ranking Rep.: Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska)
Intelligence (15 members)  Chairman: Dianne Feinstein (D-Cali.)
 Ranking Rep.: Kit Bond (R-Mo.)

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