Senate Democratic Ranking Members Announced 116th Congress

December 12, 2018 by TWN Staff

On Tuesday, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer announced the slate of Senate Democratic Ranking Members for the 116th Congress. Ratified by the Senate Democratic Caucus, they include:

Aging: Senator Bob Casey, Ranking Member

Agriculture: Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member

Appropriations: Senator Patrick Leahy, Vice Chairman

Armed Services: Senator Jack Reed, Ranking Member

Banking: Senator Sherrod Brown, Ranking Member

Budget: Senator Bernie Sanders, Ranking Member

Commerce: Senator Maria Cantwell, Ranking Member

Energy: Senator Joe Manchin, Ranking Member

EPW: Senator Tom Carper, Ranking Member

Ethics: Senator Christopher Coons, Vice Chairman

Finance: Senator Ron Wyden, Ranking Member

Foreign Relations: Senator Bob Menendez, Ranking Member

HELP: Senator Patty Murray, Ranking Member

HSGAC: Senator Gary Peters, Ranking Member

Indian Affairs: Senator Tom Udall, Vice Chairman

Intelligence: Senator Mark Warner, Vice Chairman

JEC: Senator Martin Heinrich, Ranking Member

Judiciary: Senator Dianne Feinstein, Ranking Member

Rules: Senator Amy Klobuchar, Ranking Member

Small Business: Senator Ben Cardin, Ranking Member

Veterans’ Affairs: Senator Jon Tester, Ranking Member

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