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112th Congress (2011–2013)

Congressional Profile

Total Membership:

  • 435 Representatives
  • 5 Delegates
  • 1 Resident Comissioner

Party Divisions:*

  • 192 Democrats
  • 243 Republicans

*Party division totals are based on election day results.

Congress Overview

Member Information

  • Official Alphabetial List of Members for the 112th Congress [PDF]
  • Official List of Members by State for the 112th Congress [PDF]

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Committee Information

  • Official List of Standing Committees & Subcommittees for the 112th Congress [PDF]
  • Official Alphabetical List of Members with Committee Assignments for the 112th Congress [PDF]

Leadership & Officers

Speaker of the House:
John Boehner (R–OH)
Majority Leader:
Eric Cantor (R–VA)
Minority Leader:
Nancy Pelosi (D–CA)
Democratic Whip:
Steny Hoyer (D–MD)
Republican Whip:
Kevin McCarthy (R–CA)
Democratic Caucus Chairman:
John Larson (D–CT)
Republican Conference Chairman:
Jeb Hensarling (R–TX)
Clerk of the House:
Karen L. Haas
Chief Administrative Officer:
Daniel J. Strodel
Sergeant at Arms:
Paul Irving
Chaplain of the House:
Daniel P. Coughlin – Roman Catholic 1
Patrick J. Conroy – Roman Catholic
Parliamentarian:
John V. Sullivan
Thomas J. Wickham, Jr. 2

To view complete lists of individuals who have served in these leadership and official positions since the 1st Congress, visit the People section

Discharge Petitions

Number Date Petition to Discharge
No. 0001 July 6, 2011 the Committee on Rules from the consideration of the resolution entitled (H.Res. 310), a resolution providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 639) to amend title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 to clarify that countervailing duties may be imposed to address subsidies relating to a fundamentally undervalued currency of any foreign country (H.Res. 310)
No. 0002 July 14, 2011 the Committees on Armed Services and Transportation and Infrastructure from the consideration of the bill (H.R. 1297) entitled, a bill to appropriate such funds as may be necessary to ensure that members of the Armed Forces, including reserve components thereof, continue to receive pay and allowances for active service performed when a funding gap caused by the failure to enact interim or full-year appropriations for the Armed Forces occurs, which results in the furlough of nonemergency personnel and the curtailment of Government activities and services (H.R. 1297)
No. 0003 February 1, 2012 the Committees on Financial Services, Agriculture, House Administration, the Judiciary, Ethics, and Rules from the consideration of the bill (H.R. 1148) entitled, a bill to prohibit commodities and securities trading based on nonpublic information relating to Congress, to require additional reporting by Members and employees of Congress of securities transactions, and for other purposes (H.R. 1148)
No. 0004 July 12, 2012 the Committees on House Administration and the Judiciary from the consideration of the bill (H.R. 4010) entitled, a bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other entities, and for other purposes (H.R. 4010)
No. 0005 September 13, 2012 the Committee on Rules from the consideration of the resolution (H.Res. 739) entitled, a resolution providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6083) to provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2017, and for other purposes (H. Res. 739)
No. 0006 December 4, 2012 the Committees on Ways and Means and the Budget from the consideration of the bill (H.R. 15) entitled, a bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax relief to middle-class families (H.R. 15)

Footnotes

1Reverend Daniel P. Coughlin resigned as Chaplain on May 25, 2011, and was succeeded by Reverend Patrick J. Conroy on May 25, 2011.

2Appointed due to Sullivan’s retirement. See, Congressional Record, 112th Cong., 2nd sess., (February 28, 2012): H974.