| Orrin Hatch (R)|
| Paul Ryan (R)|
| Joe Biden (D)
until January 20, 2017
Mike Pence (R)
since January 20, 2017|
6 Non-voting members
The One Hundred Fifteenth United States Congress is the current meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2017, to January 3, 2019, during the final weeks of the Obama presidency and the first two years of the Trump presidency. The elections of November 2016 maintained Republican control of both the House and Senate.
January 5, 2017: House of Representatives condemned United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334.
January 6, 2017: Joint Session counted and certified the Electoral Votes of the 2016 presidential election
January 11–12, 2017: Senate, in an all-night session, took first steps to repeal the Affordable Care Act, (ACA). The final vote was 51 to 48 to approve a budget resolution to allow "broad swaths of the Affordable Care Act to be repealed through a process known as budget reconciliation."
January 20, 2017: Inauguration of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.
February 7, 2017: The Vice President cast the tie-breaking vote to confirm Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. This was the first time in United States history that a cabinet confirmation was tied in the Senate and required a tie-breaking vote.
Resignations and new members are discussed in the "Changes in membership" section, below.
115th United States Congress Wikipedia
[ Section contents: Senate: Majority (R), Minority (D) • House: Majority (R), Minority (D) ]President: Joe Biden (D), until January 20, 2017
Mike Pence (R), from January 20, 2017
President pro tempore: Orrin Hatch (R)
President pro tempore emeritus: Patrick Leahy (D)
Majority Leader: Mitch McConnell
Assistant Majority Leader: John Cornyn
Minority Leader: Chuck Schumer
Minority Whip: Dick Durbin
Assistant Minority Leader: Patty Murray
Chief Deputy Whip: Jeff Merkley
RepublicanConference Chairman: John Thune
Conference Vice Chair: Roy Blunt
Campaign Committee Chair: Cory Gardner
Policy Committee Chairman: John Barrasso
DemocraticCaucus Chair: Chuck Schumer
Policy Committee Chair: Debbie Stabenow
Caucus Vice Chairs: Mark Warner and Elizabeth Warren
Caucus Secretary: Tammy Baldwin
Campaign Committee Chair: Chris Van Hollen
Policy Committee Vice Chair: Joe Manchin
Steering Committee Chair: Amy Klobuchar
Outreach Chair: Bernie Sanders
Speaker: Paul Ryan (R)
Majority Leader: Kevin McCarthy
Majority Whip: Steve Scalise
Minority Leader: Nancy Pelosi
Minority Whip: Steny Hoyer
Assistant Minority Leader: Jim Clyburn
RepublicanConference Chair: Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Conference Vice-Chair: Doug Collins
Conference Secretary: Jason T. Smith
Campaign Committee Chairman: Steve Stivers
Policy Committee Chairman: Luke Messer
DemocraticCaucus Chairman: Joseph Crowley
Caucus Vice-Chairman: Linda Sánchez
Campaign Committee Chairman: Ben Ray Luján
Steering and Policy Committee Co-Chairs: Rosa DeLauro and Eric Swalwell
Organization, Study, and Review Chairman: TBD
Policy and Communications Chairmen: Cheri Bustos, David Cicilline, and Hakeem Jeffries
The numbers refer to their Senate classes. All of the class 3 seats were contested in the November 2016 elections.
All 435 seats were filled by election on November 8, 2016.
[Section contents: Senate, House, Joint ]
Listed alphabetically by chamber, including Chairman and Ranking Member.