House Committees, 111th Congress

House Standing Committees

Agriculture (46 members)  Chairman: Collin C. Peterson (D-Minn.)
 Ranking Rep.: Frank Lucas (R-Okl.)
Appropriations (66 members)  Chairman: David R. Obey (D-Wis.)
 Ranking Rep.: Jerry Lewis (R-Calif.)
Armed Services (66 members)  Chairman: Ike Skelton (D-Mo.)
 Ranking Rep.: John McHugh (R-Calif.)
Budget (39 members)  Chairman: John M. Spratt, Jr. (D-S.C.)
 Ranking Rep.: Paul Ryan (R-Wis.)
Education and Labor (49 members)  Chairman: George Miller (D-Calif.)
 Ranking Rep.: Howard "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.)
Energy and Commerce (58 members)  Chairman: Henry A. Waxman (D-Cali.)
 Ranking Rep.: Joe Barton (R-Tex.)
Financial Services (72 members)  Chairman: Barney Frank (D-Mass.)
 Ranking Rep.: Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.)
Foreign Affairs (49 members)  Chairman: Howard Berman (D-Calif.)
 Ranking Rep.: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.)
Homeland Security (34 members)  Chairman: Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss.)
 Ranking Rep.: Peter King (R-N.Y.)
House Administration (9 members)  Chairman: Robert Brady (D-Calif.)
 Ranking Rep.: Daniel Lungren (R-Ohio)
Judiciary (40 members)  Chairman: John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.)
 Ranking Rep.: Lamar S. Smith (R-Tex.)
Natural Resources (52 members)  Chairman: Nick J. Rahall II (D-W. Va.)
 Ranking Rep.: Doc Hastings (R-Wash.)
Oversight Government Reform (41 members)  Chairman: Henry A. Waxman (D-Calif.)
 Ranking Rep.: Tom Davis (R-Va.)
Rules (13 members)  Chairman: Louise McIntosh Slaughter (D-N.Y.)
 Ranking Rep.: David Dreier (R-Calif.)
Science (44 members)  Chairman: Bart Gordon (D-Tenn.)
 Ranking Rep.: Ralph Hall (R-Tex.)
Small Business (36 members)  Chairman: Nydia M. Velãzquez (D-N.Y.)
 Ranking Rep.: Sam Graves (R-Missouri)
Standards of Official Conduct (10 members)  Chairman: Zoe Lofgren (D-Cali.)
 Ranking Rep.: Jo Bonner (R-Ala.)
Transportation and Infrastructure (75 members)  Chairman: James L. Oberstar (D-Minn.)
 Ranking Rep.: John Mica (R-Fla.)
Veterans' Affairs (28 members)  Chairman: Bob Filner (D-Calif.)
 Ranking Rep.: Steve Buyer (R-Ind.)
Ways and Means (41 members)  Chairman: Charles B. Rangel (D-N.Y.)
 Ranking Rep.: Jim McCrery (R-La.)

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