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<center>[[United States Congress elections, 2014|'''2014 Congress Elections''']]</center>
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* [[United States Senate elections, 2014|'''U.S. Senate''']]
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*[[United States House of Representatives elections, 2014|'''U.S. House''']]
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**[[List of U.S. Congress incumbents not running for re-election in 2014]]
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<center>[[Special elections to the 113th United States Congress (2013-2014)|'''2013-2014 Special Elections''']]</center>
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*[[Alabama's 1st congressional district special election, 2013]]
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<center>[[United States Congress elections, 2012|''See also'' '''previous election coverage''']]</center>
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<h2 style="margin:0 0 0 0; background:#00008B; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #a3b0bf; text-align:left; color: white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">Current Congressional leadership</h2>
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Revision as of 09:09, 6 September 2013

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Welcome! Find your state's congressional delegation below:

Elections

2014 Congress Elections
2013-2014 Special Elections

See also previous election coverage
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Federal news


Congressional news headlines:

Federal Affairs news headlines:

...more news headlines

Recent confirmation votes


Sylvia Mathews Burwell was confirmed as the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services by the Senate on June 5, 2014, by a vote of 78-17.

Sylvia Mathews Burwell confirmation vote, June 5, 2014
Party Votes for Approveda Votes against Defeatedd Total votes
Democratic Party Democrats 52 0 52
Republican Party Republicans 24 17 41
Independent Independents 2 0 2
Total Votes 78 17 95


Max Baucus was confirmed as the U.S. Ambassador to China by Senate on February 6, 2014, by a vote of 96-0.

Max Baucus confirmation vote, February 6, 2014
Party Votes for Approveda Votes against Defeatedd Total votes
Democratic Party Democrats 52 0 52
Republican Party Republicans 42 0 42
Independent Independents 2 0 2
Total Votes 96 0 96

Current Congressional leadership

Partisanship


Senate Partisan Balance

Party As of April 2015
     Democratic Party 53
     Republican Party 45
     Independent 2
Total 100

House Partisan Balance

Party As of April 2015
     Democratic Party 200
     Republican Party 232
     Vacancy 3
Total 435


About the U.S. Congress

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