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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. Roy Blunt [R-MO]
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 Roy Blunt
Chair
Republican
Missouri
Portrait of Amy Klobuchar
Ranking Member
Democrat
Minnesota
Portrait of Lamar Alexander
Republican
Tennessee
Portrait of Shelley Capito
Republican
West Virginia
Portrait of Catherine Cortez Masto
Democrat
Nevada
Portrait of Ted Cruz
Republican
Texas
Portrait of Richard Durbin
Democrat
Illinois
Portrait of Dianne Feinstein
Democrat
California
Portrait of Deb Fischer
Republican
Nebraska
Portrait of Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican
Mississippi
Portrait of Angus King
Independent
Maine
Portrait of Patrick Leahy
Democrat
Vermont
Portrait of Mitch McConnell
Republican
Kentucky
Portrait of Pat Roberts
Republican
Kansas
Portrait of Charles “Chuck” Schumer
Democrat
New York
Portrait of Richard Shelby
Republican
Alabama
Portrait of Tom Udall
Democrat
New Mexico
Portrait of Mark Warner
Democrat
Virginia
Portrait of Roger Wicker
Republican
Mississippi