111th United States Congress

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The 111th United States Congress was sworn in on January 6, 2009.

Caucus totals at the beginning of the 111th Congress are 256 Democrats and 178 Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, with one seat vacant. In the United States Senate, there are 56 Democrats, 41 Republicans and 2 Independents (who plan to caucus with Democrats) in the U.S. Senate.

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Leadership & Committees

U.S. House leadership

Democratic Leadership

The following members were selected by House Democrats to serve in the leadership during the 111th Congress:

Position Member
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (Calif.)
Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (Md.)
Majority Whip James Clyburn (S.C.)
Caucus Chair John Larson (Ct.)
Caucus Vice-chair Xavier Becerra (Calif.)
DCCC Chairman Chris Van Hollen (Md)

Republican Leadership

The following members were selected by House Republicans to serve in the leadership during the 111th Congress:

Position Member
Minority Leader John Boehner (Ohio)
Minority Whip Eric Cantor (Va.)
Conference Chair Mike Pence (Ind.)
Policy Committee Chairman Thad McCotter (Mich.)
Conference Vice-chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (Wash.)
Conference Secretary John Carter (Texas)
Chairman of NRCC Pete Sessions (Texas)

Committee chairmanships

The following members were selected to serve as committee chairs during the 111th Congress, and ranking members based on the information available on December 17, 2008.[1]

Committee Cha