Spotlight on Congress

MapLight research on the influence of money and politics in U.S. Congress.

David Camp Named Chairman for House Ways and Means Committee

Dec. 17, 2010 -- Rep. David Camp will replace Michigan Democrat Sander Levin as chair of the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Ron Paul Chosen to Head the House Financial Services Domestic Monetary Policy Subcommittee

Dec. 17, 2010 -- Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) will replace Melvin L. Watt (D-N.C.) as chairman of the House Financial Services Domestic Monetary Policy & Technology Subcommittee.

Fred Upton Wins Battle for Energy and Commerce Committee

Dec. 17, 2010 -- Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) will replace California Democrat Henry Waxman as chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee for the 112th Congress

Frank Lucas Chosen to Chair House Agriculture Committee

Dec. 17, 2010 -- Rep. Frank Lucas (R-Okla.) will be replacing Minnesota Democrat Collin Peterson as chairman of the House Agriculture Committee.

House Financial Services Committee Will be Led by Spencer Bachus

Dec. 17, 2010 -- Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.) will replace Massachusetts Democrat Barney Frank as chairman of the House Financial Services Committee.