Spotlight on Congress

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

Lamar Smith to Lead the House Judiciary Committee

Dec. 17, 2010 -- Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) will replace John Conyers (D-Mich.) as chairman of the House Judiciary Committee in the 112th Congress.

House Oversight Committee to be Chaired by Rep. Darrell Issa

Dec. 17, 2010 -- Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) will replace Edolphous Towns (D-N.Y.) as chairman of the House Oversight Committee in the 112th Congress.

 

John L. Mica Selected to Drive the House Transportation Infrastructure Committee

Dec. 17, 2010 -- Rep. John L. Mica (R-Fla.) will replace Minnesota Democrat James Oberstar as chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Sam Graves Will be Chairman of the House Small Business Committee

Dec. 17, 2010 -- Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo) will replace Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.) as chairman of the House Small Business Committee.

Doc Hastings to Chair House Natural Resources Committee

Dec. 17, 2010 -- Doc Hastings (R-Wash) will replace West Virgina Democrat Nick Rahall as chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee for the 112th Congress.