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Senate Committee on Rules and Administration

The Senate Committee on Rules and Administration has legislative jurisdiction over the organization and operation of Congress. This includes matters such as congressional rules and procedures, corruption, the relationship of Congress with the other branches of government, and general administration of the Senate. The Committee is also responsible for recommending improvements in organization and operation with a view toward strengthening Congress, simplifying its operations, improving its relationships with other branches of the United States Government, and enabling it better to meet its responsibilities under the Constitution of the United States. (source)

Chair:
Sen. Richard Shelby [R-AL]
Ranking Member:
Sen. Amy Klobuchar [D-MN]
Republicans:
10
Democrats:
8
Independents:
1

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 Richard Shelby
Chair
Republican
Portrait of Amy Klobuchar
Ranking Member
Democrat
Portrait of Lamar Alexander
Republican
Portrait of Roy Blunt
Republican
Portrait of Shelley Capito
Republican
Portrait of Thad Cochran
Republican
Portrait of Ted Cruz
Republican
Portrait of Richard Durbin
Democrat
Portrait of Dianne Feinstein
Democrat
Portrait of Deb Fischer
Republican
Portrait of Angus King
Independent
Portrait of Patrick Leahy
Democrat
Portrait of Mitch McConnell
Republican
Portrait of Pat Roberts
Republican
Portrait of Tom Udall
Democrat
Portrait of Mark Warner
Democrat
Portrait of Roger Wicker
Republican

Bills

There are 63 bills referred to this committee: