House, Senate Democrats Identify Slate of Committee Leaders for New Congress

House Dem Caucus must still ratify, Senate is ready to go

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., has his roster of ranking members for committees ready. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Congressional Democrats have identified their incoming committee leadership for the 116th Congress, although the full caucus must still weigh in and a few key chairs will have to wait until the House speakership contest is settled. In the Senate meanwhile, the roster is finished, with some notable movement in the smaller Democratic minority. 

The House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee made its recommendations for most committee chairmanships in the new Congress on Tuesday evening, with a few others designated Monday. The full caucus must still approve the choices.

The selections are as follows. A few picks are not yet announced, including those appointed by the speaker, including Rules and House Administration.


House Republicans voted on their ranking members in November.

Senate Democrats on Tuesday also released their list of ranking members for the 116th Congress. It is as follows. Those new to their position are listed with an asterisk.

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