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Senate Committee on the Judiciary

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary provides oversight of the Department of Justice and the agencies under the Department's jurisdiction, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Department of Homeland Security. It also plays an important role in the consideration of nominations and pending legislation. Any legislation related to civil liberty, constitutional amendments, immigration and naturalization, and a variety of other topics is referred to the Committee. (source)


Chair:
Sen. Lindsey Graham [R-SC]
Ranking Member:
Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA]
Republicans:
12
Democrats:
10

The chair is always selected from the majority party and the ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party. The majority party ensures it has a majority on every committee.

Members

Portrait of Lindsey Graham
Chair
Republican
South Carolina
chair, Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism
Portrait of Dianne Feinstein
Ranking Member
Democrat
California
Portrait of John Cornyn
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Texas
chair, Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration
Portrait of Ted Cruz
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Texas
chair, Subcommittee on the Constitution
Portrait of Joshua Hawley
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Missouri
chair, Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism
Portrait of Mike Lee
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Utah
Portrait of Benjamin Sasse
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Nebraska
Portrait of Thom Tillis
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
North Carolina
chair, Subcommittee on Intellectual Property
Portrait of Richard Blumenthal
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Connecticut
Portrait of Chris Coons
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Delaware
ranking member, Subcommittee on Intellectual Property
Portrait of Richard Durbin
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Illinois
ranking member, Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration
Portrait of Mazie Hirono
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Hawaii
ranking member, Subcommittee on the Constitution
Portrait of Amy Klobuchar
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Minnesota
Portrait of Sheldon Whitehouse
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Rhode Island
ranking member, Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism
Portrait of Marsha Blackburn
Republican
Tennessee
Portrait of Cory Booker
Democrat
New Jersey
Portrait of Michael Crapo
Republican
Idaho
Portrait of Joni Ernst
Republican
Iowa
Portrait of Kamala Harris
Democrat
California
Portrait of John Kennedy
Republican
Louisiana
Portrait of Patrick Leahy
Democrat
Vermont

Members are listed in order of their rank on the committee and its subcommittees. Committee membership information is from the unitedstates project on github.

Bills

There are 633 bills referred to this committee. Below find the top 100:

Press Statements

Committee press statements from ProPublica Represent:

Graham Talks with FBI Director Wray about Oversight of Crossfire Hurricane, Related FISA Abuses
    — Aug 13, 2020

Chairman Graham to FBI Director Wray: Inform Committee of Key Details of 2018 Briefing Where FBI Misled Senate Intelligence Committee
    — Aug 11, 2020

ICYMI: Graham on Newly Declassified FBI Document
    — Aug 9, 2020

Newly Declassified Document Indicates FBI Misled Congress on Reliability of Steele Dossier
    — Aug 9, 2020

ICYMI: Graham on Comey
    — Aug 6, 2020

Graham Questions Former Deputy Attorney General Yates
    — Aug 5, 2020

Intelligence Committee Democrats Request Answers from DHS Intelligence on Role in Tracking and Suppressing Portland Protests
    — Jul 31, 2020

Feinstein, Hirono, Murray, Colleagues Urge Support for Immigrants in Coronavirus Relief Legislation
    — Jul 31, 2020

Feinstein: Election Will Happen on November 3
    — Jul 30, 2020

What They Are Saying Volume III: Support for Graham, Cotton Blackburn Bill to Bolster National Security, End Use of Warrant-Proof Encryption that Shields Criminal Activity
    — Jul 30, 2020

Chairman Graham Applauds Committee Passage of Bill to Allow Americans to Sue China Over Coronavirus Pandemic
    — Jul 30, 2020

Senators to Administration: Honor State, Local Requests Concerning Federal Law Enforcement Deployments
    — Jul 29, 2020

Senate Judiciary Democrats Press Graham to Move on John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act
    — Jul 28, 2020

Feinstein, Hassan, Colleagues Call on Facebook to Stop Spread of Climate Change Disinformation on Its Platform
    — Jul 28, 2020

Feinstein: DACA Rollback Jeopardizes Dreamers
    — Jul 28, 2020

Feinstein, Hirono, Klobuchar, Colleagues Call on Trump Administration to Help Secure Access to PPE to Conduct November Election Safely During Pandemic
    — Jul 22, 2020

Feinstein: Mail-in Voting Safe, Secure
    — Jul 22, 2020

Feinstein: Census Executive Order is Unconstitutional
    — Jul 21, 2020

Judiciary Democrats to 11th Circuit Judges: Explain Involvement in Florida Voting Rights Case Despite Commitment to Recuse
    — Jul 21, 2020

ICYMI: Judiciary Committee Releases Declassified Documents that Substantially Undercut Steele Dossier, Page FISA Warrants
    — Jul 20, 2020