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110th United States Congress (composition)

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110th U.S. Congress
Capitol Building, Washington D.C.
Duration: January 3, 2007 — January 3, 2009
House Majority: Democratic
Senate Majority: Democratic
Previous: 109th Congress
Next: 111th Congress

The 110th United States Congress meets from January 3, 2007 to January 3, 2009. All members of the House of Representatives were elected in the November 2006 House elections.


U.S. Senate

Senate Majority leadership

Senate Minority leadership


There are 49 Republicans, 49 Democrats, and 2 Independent in the upper chamber of the 110th Congress, with no vacancies.





























New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota





Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota







West Virginia



Changes in Membership of the 110th Congress Senate


Reason for


Craig Thomas (R)WyomingDeceasedJohn A. Barrasso (R)
Trent Lott (R)MississippiRetiringRoger Wicker (R)

U.S. House of Representatives

House Majority leadership

Office Representative Party District
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D) CA-08
Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D) MD-05
Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D) SC-06

House Minority leadership

Office Representative Party District
Minority Leader John Boehner (R) OH-08
Minority Whip Roy Blunt (R) MO-07


There are 199 Republicans, 236 Democrats, and 0 Independent in the lower chamber of the 110th Congress, with 0 seats vacant.


Class End of Term
1 2009
2 2011
3 2013
Class State Name Party Religion Prior Experience Education First took
2 Alabama Shelby, Richard Republican Methodist Alabama Senate; U.S. House (AL-7) University of Alabama (BA, JD) 19871934
1 Alabama Sessions, Jeff Republican Methodist State Attorney General Huntingdon College, University of Alabama 19971946
1 Alaska Stevens, Ted<ref name="Alaskacongress"></ref> Republican Episcopalian military, attorney, State House of Representatives UCLA, Harvard<ref name="Alaskacongress"/> 19681923
2 Alaska Murkowski, Lisa<ref name="Alaskacongress"/> Republican Roman Catholic State House of Representatives Georgetown, Willamette 20021957
2 Arizona McCain, John<ref name="Arizonacongress"></ref> Republican Baptist<ref>Template:Cite news</ref> military, U.S. House (AZ-1) U.S. Naval Academy<ref name="Arizonacongress"/> 19871936
3 Arizona Kyl, Jon<ref name="Arizonacongress"/> Republican Presbyterian attorney, U.S. House (AZ-4) Arizona (BA, JD) 19951942
2 Arkansas Lincoln, Blanche<ref name="Arkansascongress"></ref> Democratic Episcopalian U.S. House (AR-1) Randolph-Macon Women's College, Arkansas 19991960
1 Arkansas Pryor, Mark<ref name="Arkansascongress"/> Democratic Christian Arkansas House of Representatives, State Attorney General Arkansas (BA, JD) 20031963
3 California Feinstein, Dianne Democratic Jewish Mayor of San Francisco Stanford University 19921933
2 California Boxer, Barbara Democratic Jewish Marin County Board of Supervisors, U.S. House (CA-6) Brooklyn College 19931940
1 Colorado Allard, Wayne Republican Protestant U.S. House (CO-4) Colorado State 19971943
2 Colorado Salazar, Ken Democratic Roman Catholic State Attorney General Colorado College, Michigan 20051955
2 Connecticut Dodd, Chris Democratic Roman Catholic U.S. House (CT-2) Providence, Louisville 19811944
3 Connecticut Lieberman, Joe Independent Democratic Jewish State Attorney General Yale (BA, LLB) 19891942
1 Delaware Biden, Joe Democratic Roman Catholic New Castle County Council Delaware, Syracuse 19731942
3 Delaware Carper, Tom Democratic Presbyterian Governor; U.S. House (DE-At Large);Delaware State Treasurer Ohio State, Delaware 20011947
3 Florida Nelson, Bill Democratic Episcopalian U.S. House of Representatives, State Treasurer Yale, Virginia 20011942
2 Florida Martinez, Mel Republican Roman Catholic U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Florida State (BA, JD) 20051946
1 Georgia Chambliss, Saxby Republican Episcopalian U.S. House (GA-8) Georgia, Tennessee 20031943
2 Georgia Isakson, Johnny Republican Methodist U.S. House (GA-6) Georgia 20051944
2 Hawaii Inouye, Daniel Democratic Methodist U.S. House (HI-At Large) Hawaii, George Washington 19631924
3 Hawaii Akaka, Daniel Democratic Congregationalist U.S. House (HI-2) Hawaii (BA, M.Ed.) 19911924
1 Idaho Craig, Larry Republican Methodist U.S. House (ID-1) Idaho 19911945
2 Idaho Crapo, Mike Republican LDS Idaho State Senate, U.S. House (ID-2) Brigham Young, Harvard 19991951
1 Illinois Durbin, Dick Democratic Roman Catholic U.S. House (IL-20) Georgetown (BS, JD) 19971944
2 Illinois Obama, Barack Democratic United Church of Christ Illinois State Senate Columbia, Harvard 20051961
3 Indiana Lugar, Dick Republican Methodist Mayor of Indianapolis Denison, Oxford 19771932
2 Indiana Bayh, Evan Democratic Episcopalian Indiana Secretary of State, Governor Indiana University, Virginia 19991955
2 Iowa Grassley, Chuck Republican Baptist Iowa House of Representatives, U.S. House (IA-3) Northern Iowa (BA, MA) 19811933
1 Iowa Harkin, Tom Democratic Roman Catholic U.S. House (IA-5) Iowa State, Catholic 19851939
2 Kansas Brownback, Sam Republican Roman Catholic U.S. House (KS-2) Kansas State, Kansas 19961956
1 Kansas Roberts, Pat Republican Methodist U.S. House (KS-1) Kansas State 19971936
1 Kentucky McConnell, Mitch Republican Baptist Jefferson County Executive Louisville, Kentucky 19851942
2 Kentucky Bunning, Jim Republican Roman Catholic Fort Thomas City Council, Kentucky State Senate, U.S. House (KY-4) Xavier 19991931
1 Louisiana Landrieu, Mary Democratic Roman Catholic State Treasurer Louisiana State 19971955
2 Louisiana Vitter, David Republican Roman Catholic U.S. House (LA-1) Harvard, Oxford, Tulane 20051961
3 Maine Snowe, Olympia Republican Eastern Orthodox Maine House of Representatives;Maine Senate; U.S. House (ME-2) Maine 19951947
1 Maine Collins, Susan Republican Roman Catholic Deputy State Treasurer St. Lawrence 19971952
2 Maryland Mikulski, Barbara Democratic Roman Catholic Baltimore City Council, U.S. House (MD-3) Mount Saint Agnes, Maryland 19871936
3 Maryland Cardin, Ben Democratic Jewish Maryland House of Delegates, U.S. House (MD-3) Pittsburgh, Maryland 20071943
3 Massachusetts Kennedy, Ted Democratic Roman Catholic lawyer Harvard, Virginia 19621932
1 Massachusetts Kerry, John Democratic Roman Catholic Lieutenant Governor Yale, Boston College 19851943
1 Michigan Levin, Carl Democratic Jewish Detroit City Council Swarthmore, Harvard 19791934
3 Michigan Stabenow, Debbie Democratic United Methodist Ingham County Board of Commissioners, Michigan House of Representatives, Michigan Senate, U.S. House (MI-8) Michigan State (BA, MSW) 20011950
1 Minnesota Coleman, Norm Republican Jewish Mayor of St. Paul Hofstra, Iowa 20031949
3 Minnesota Klobuchar, Amy Democratic-Farmer-Labor Congregationalist Hennepin County Attorney Yale, Chicago 20071960
1 Mississippi Cochran, Thad Republican Baptist U.S. House (MS-4) Mississippi (BA, JD) 19791937
3 Mississippi Trent Lott Republican Baptist U.S. House (MS-5) Mississippi 19891941
3 Mississippi Wicker, RogerTemplate:Ref label Republican Southern Baptist U.S. House (MS-1) Mississippi (BA, JD) 2007 1951
2 Missouri Bond, Kit Republican Presbyterian State Auditor, Governor Princeton, Virginia 19871939
3 Missouri McCaskill, Claire Democratic Roman Catholic State Auditor; Missouri House of Representatives;Jackson County Prosecutor University of Missouri (BS, JD) 20071953
1 Montana Baucus, Max Democratic United Church of Christ U.S. House (MT-1) Stanford (BS, LLB) 19791941
3 Montana Tester, Jon Democratic Church of God Montana State Senate President Great Falls 20071956
1 Nebraska Hagel, Chuck Republican Episcopalian electronics executive, investment banker Nebraska-Omaha 19971946
3 Nebraska Nelson, Ben Democratic Methodist Governor University of Nebraska (BA, MA, JD) 20011941
2 Nevada Reid, Harry Democratic LDS Nevada Assembly, Lt. Governor of Nevada, U.S. House (NV-1) Southern Utah, Utah State, George Washington 19871939
3 Nevada Ensign, John Republican International Church of the Foursquare Gospel U.S. House (NV-1) UNLV, Oregon State, Colorado 20011958
2 New Hampshire Gregg, Judd Republican Congregationalist Governor, U.S. House (NH-2) Columbia, Boston University 19931947
1 New Hampshire Sununu, John E. Republican Roman Catholic U.S. House (NH-1) MIT, Harvard 20031964
1 New Jersey Lautenberg, Frank Democratic Jewish U.S. Senate, Class 1 Columbia 20031924
3 New Jersey Menendez, Bob Democratic Roman Catholic Mayor of Union City, New Jersey General Assembly, New Jersey Senate, U.S. House (NJ-13) Saint Peter's College, Rutgers 20061954
1 New Mexico Domenici, Pete Republican Roman Catholic Albuquerque City Commission Chairman New Mexico, Denver 19731932
3 New Mexico Bingaman, Jeff Democratic Methodist State Attorney General Harvard, Stanford 19831943
2 New York Schumer, Chuck Democratic Jewish New York State Assembly, U.S. House (NY-9) Harvard (BA, JD) 19991950
3 New York Clinton, Hillary Rodham Democratic Methodist First Lady, Lawyer Wellesley, Yale 20011947
1 North Carolina Dole, Elizabeth Republican Methodist Secretary of Labor, President of the American Red Cross Duke, Harvard 20031936
2 North Carolina Burr, Richard Republican Methodist U.S. House (NC-5) Wake Forest 20051955
3 North Dakota Conrad, Kent Democratic Unitarian Universalist State Tax Commissioner Stanford, George Washington 19871948
2 North Dakota Dorgan, Byron Democratic Lutheran U.S. House (ND-At Large) North Dakota, Denver 19931942
2 Ohio Voinovich, George Republican Roman Catholic Mayor of Cleveland; Governor Ohio, Ohio State 19991936
3 Ohio Brown, Sherrod Democratic Lutheran State Secretary of State, U.S. House (OH-13) Yale, Ohio State 20071952
1 Oklahoma Inhofe, Jim Republican Presbyterian Oklahoma House of Rep; Oklahoma Senate; Mayor of Tulsa; U.S. House (OK-1) Tulsa 19951934
2 Oklahoma Coburn, Tom Republican Baptist Physician, U.S. House (OK-2) Oklahoma State, Oklahoma 20051948
2 Oregon Wyden, Ron Democratic Jewish U.S. House (OR-3) Stanford, Oregon 19961949
1 Oregon Smith, Gordon Republican LDS State Senate President Brigham Young, Southwestern 19971952
2 Pennsylvania Specter, Arlen Republican Jewish Philadelphia District Attorney Pennsylvania, Yale 19811930
3 Pennsylvania Casey, Bob, Jr. Democratic Roman Catholic State Treasurer Holy Cross, Catholic 20071960
1 Rhode Island Reed, Jack Democratic Roman Catholic State Senate; U.S. House (RI-2) United States Military Academy, Harvard 19971949
3 Rhode Island Whitehouse, Sheldon Democratic Episcopalian State Attorney General Yale, Virginia 20071955
1 South Carolina Graham, Lindsey Republican Southern Baptist U.S. House (SC-3) South Carolina (BA, JD) 20031955
2 South Carolina DeMint, Jim Republican Presbyterian U.S. House (SC-4) Tennessee, Clemson University 20051951
1 South Dakota Johnson, Tim Democratic Lutheran U.S. House (SD-At Large) South Dakota (BA, MPA, JD) 19971946
2 South Dakota Thune, John Republican Evangelical Christian U.S. House (SD-At Large) Biola, South Dakota 20051961
1 Tennessee Alexander, Lamar Republican Presbyterian Governor; U.S. Secretary of Education Vanderbilt, New York University 20031940
3 Tennessee Corker, Bob Republican Presbyterian Mayor of Chattanooga Tennessee 20071952
3 Texas Hutchison, Kay Bailey Republican Episcopalian State Treasurer Texas (BA, JD) 19931943
1 Texas Cornyn, John Republican Church of Christ State Attorney General Trinity University, St. Mary's University, Virginia 20031952
3 Utah Hatch, Orrin Republican LDS attorney Brigham Young, Pittsburgh 19771934
2 Utah Bennett, Robert Republican LDS businessman Utah 19931933
2 Vermont Leahy, Patrick Democratic Roman Catholic Chittenden County State's Attorney St. Michael's College, Georgetown 19751940
3 Vermont Sanders, Bernie Independent Jewish U.S. House (VT-At Large) College, Chicago 20071941
1 Virginia Warner, John Republican Episcopalian U.S. Secretary of the Navy Washington and Lee, Virginia 19791927
3 Virginia Webb, Jim Democratic Protestant U.S. Secretary of the Navy U.S. Naval Academy, Southern California, Georgetown University 2007 1946
2 Washington Murray, Patty Democratic Roman Catholic State Senate Washington State19931950
3 Washington Cantwell, Maria Democratic Roman Catholic Washington State House of Representatives, U.S. House (WA-1) Miami University 20011958
3 West Virginia Byrd, Robert Democratic Baptist U.S. House (WV-6) Marshall, American 19591917
1 West Virginia Rockefeller, Jay Democratic Presbyterian Governor Harvard 19851937
3 Wisconsin Kohl, Herb Democratic Jewish State Democratic Party chairman Wisconsin-Madison, Harvard 19891935
2 Wisconsin Feingold, Russ Democratic Jewish State Senate Wisconsin-Madison, Oxford, Harvard 19931953
1 Wyoming Enzi, Mike Republican Presbyterian Mayor of Gillette; Wyoming House of Representatives; State Senate George Washington, Denver 19971944
3 Wyoming Thomas, Craig RepublicanMethodistU.S. House (WY-At Large) Wyoming 19951933
3 Wyoming Barrasso, JohnTemplate:Ref label Republican Presbyterian State Senate Georgetown (BS, MD) 20071952

Changes in Membership of the 110th Congress House of Representatives

Representative State and District Reason for Vacancy Successor Date of Election of Successor
Charlie Norwood (R)GA-10DeceasedPaul Broun, Jr. (R)Georgia U.S. House 10th district special election, 2007
Juanita Millender-McDonald (D)CA-37DeceasedLaura Richardson (D)California U.S. House 37th district special election, 2007
Marty Meehan (D)MA-05ResignedNiki Tsongas (D)Massachusetts U.S. House 5th district special election, 2007
Paul Gillmor (R)OH-05DeceasedBob Latta (R)Ohio U.S. House 5th district special election, 2007
Jo Ann Davis (R)VA-01DeceasedRob Wittman (R)Virginia U.S. House 1st district special election, 2007
Bobby Jindal (R)LA-01Elected GovernorSteve Scalise (R)Louisiana U.S. House 1st district special election, 2008
Dennis Hastert (R)IL-14RetiredBill Foster (D)Illinois U.S. House 14th district special election, 2008
Julia Carson (D)IN-07DeceasedAndre Carson (D)Indiana U.S. House 7th district special election, 2008
Roger Wicker (R)MS-01Appointed to SenateTravis W. Childers (D)Mississippi U.S. House 1st district special election, 2008
Richard Baker (R)LA-06ResignedDonald Cazayoux (D)Louisiana U.S. House 6th district special election, 2008
Tom Lantos (D)CA-12DeceasedJackie Speier (D)California U.S. House 12th district special election, 2008
Stephanie Tubbs Jones (D)OH-11Deceased

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