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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 511 bills referred to this committee. Below find the top 100:

Press Statements

Committee press statements from ProPublica Represent:

Feinstein Statement on Senate Impeachment Trial
    — Jan 22, 2020

Feinstein: House Case ‘Fact-Based’
    — Jan 22, 2020

Chairman Graham and Ranking Member Feinstein Statement on Senate Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Keep Dangerous Drugs Off the Streets
    — Jan 16, 2020

Feinstein Remarks on Brasher 11th Circuit Nomination
    — Jan 16, 2020

Feinstein, Graham, Durbin, Colleagues Pass Bill to Keep Fentanyl-Related Substances Schedule I
    — Jan 16, 2020

Feinstein on Preparations for Impeachment Trial
    — Jan 14, 2020

Chairman Graham Condemns House of Representatives for Withholding Articles of Impeachment
    — Jan 9, 2020

Feinstein to DHS: Don’t Deport Asylum Seekers to Dangerous Northern Triangle Countries
    — Jan 8, 2020

Feinstein: Senate Should Subpoena Bolton
    — Jan 6, 2020

Feinstein: Court Should Uphold Roe, Reject Senate Republicans’ Amicus Brief
    — Jan 3, 2020

Feinstein Urges Senate Support for Impeachment Witnesses, Documents
    — Jan 2, 2020

Feinstein Condemns Anti-Semitic Attacks
    — Dec 30, 2019

Feinstein on 5th Circuit ACA Decision
    — Dec 19, 2019

Feinstein on House Impeachment Vote, Senate Impartiality
    — Dec 18, 2019

Feinstein, Grassley, Capito, Durbin Introduce Bill to Stop Flow of Drugs to Pill Mills
    — Dec 17, 2019

Graham Statement on FISA Court’s Condemnation of Page FISA Warrant Application Process
    — Dec 17, 2019

Feinstein Floor Remarks on VanDyke 9th Circuit Nomination
    — Dec 11, 2019

Feinstein Speaks on IG’s FBI Russia Investigation Report
    — Dec 11, 2019

Feinstein Statement on Encryption
    — Dec 10, 2019

Feinstein ‘Outraged’ by Death of Immigrant Child, Calls for Senate Hearings
    — Dec 10, 2019