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Sen. Republicans Democrats reveal committee assignments
WASHINGTON (1/28/11)--Senate Republicans and Democrats on Thursday announced their respective committee assignments for the 112th Congress. Sen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.) will take over as Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committeec chairman following the recent retirement of Chris Dodd. Sens. Jack Reed (D-R.I.), Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), Daniel Akaka (D-Hawaii), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Herb Kohl (D-Wis.), Mark Warner (D-Va.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) will join Johnson on the committee. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) will continue his role as minority leader of that committee, and will be joined by fellow Republicans Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), David Vitter (R-La.), Mike Johanns (R-Neb.), Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.). The lineups for the Senate’s Finance, Veterans Affairs, Small Business, Rules and Administration, Intelligence, Indian Affairs and Budget committees were also announced. The makeup of the Senate Joint Economic Committee as well as the committees on Appropriations, Armed Services, Foreign Relations and Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry were also revealed on Thursday. The Senate Republicans and Democrats also disclosed the members of the Commerce, Science, and Transportation; Energy and Natural Resources; Environment and Public Works; Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs; Judiciary; Health, Education, Labor and Pensions; Aging; Budget; and Ethics committees.


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