Spotlight on Congress

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

112th Congress Subcommittee Chairmen: House Armed Services

Jan. 14, 2011 - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon has selected members to serve as subcommittee chairpersons for the 112th Congress. Below is a list of the selections as well as their top contributions by interest group.

112th Congress Subcommittee Chairmen: House Appropriations


112th Congress Subcommittee Chairmen: House Agriculture

Jan. 14, 2011 -- House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas has selected members to serve as subcommittee chairpersons for the 112th Congress. Below is a list of the selections as well as their top contributions by interest group.

House Subcommittee Chairmen Assignments for the 112th Congress

Jan. 14, 2011 -- Republican members of the House of Representatives designated to lead committees in the 112th Congress have begun to select which of their fellow lawmakers will serve as subcommittee chairmen. Below is a list of committees that have announced appointments. Due to the shooting in Tucson on Jan. 8, 2011, Congress has postponed official business to honor the victims, and therefore not all committees have had the opportunity to hold organizational meetings to determine subcommittee jurisdiction and seat assignments.

Obama Selects William Daley to be White House Chief of Staff

Jan 10, 2011 -- President Barack Obama has named William Daley as his new chief of staff. Daley was appointed secretary of Commerce by President Bill Clinton, serving from 1997 to 2000 and since his career has spanned industries including aerospace, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and finance.