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114th Congress (2015–2017)

Congressional Profile

Total Membership:

  • 435 Representatives
  • 5 Delegates
  • 1 Resident Commissioner

Party Divisions:*

  • 188 Democrats
  • 247 Republicans

*Party division totals are based on election day results.

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Member Information

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Committee Information

Leadership & Officers

Speaker of the House:
John Boehner (R–OH) 1
Paul D. Ryan (R–WI)
Majority Leader:
Kevin McCarty (R–CA)
Minority Leader:
Nancy Pelosi (D–CA)
Democratic Whip:
Steny Hoyer (D–MD)
Republican Whip:
Steve Scalise (R–LA)

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 April 30, 2015 the Committee on Financial Services from consideration of the bill (H.R. 1031) entitled, a bill Promoting U.S. Jobs Through Exports Act of 2015, which was referred to said committee April 30, 2015 (H.R. 1031)
No. 0002 October 9, 2015 the Committee on Rules from consideration of the resolution (H.Res. 450), a resolution providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 597) to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and for other purposes, which was referred to said committee September 30, 2015 (H. Res. 450)
No. 0003 December 7, 2015 the Committee on the Judiciary from consideration of the bill (H.R. 1076), entitled, a bill to increase public safety by permitting the Attorney General to deny the transfer of a firearm or the issuance of firearms or explosives licenses to a known or suspected dangerous terrorist, which was referred to said committee February 25, 2015 (H.R. 10176)
No. 0004 June 15, 2016 the Committee on the Judiciary from the consideration of the bill (H.R. 2867) entitled, a bill to amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4 of the Act, and for other purposes, which was referred to said committee June 24, 2015 (H.R. 2867)
No. 0005 June 21, 2016 the Committees on Appropriations and the Budget from the consideration of the bill (H.R. 5044) entitled, a bill making supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 to respond to Zika virus, which was referred to said committees April 25, 2016 (H.R. 5044)
No. 0006 July 11, 2016 the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means, and the Budget from the consideration of the bill (H.R. 1434) entitled, a bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for the refinancing of certain Federal student loans, and for other purposes, which was referred to said committees March 18, 2015 (H.R. 1434)

Footnotes

1John Boehner resigned as Speaker of the House on October 29, 2015.