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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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**[[U.S. House battleground districts, 2014]]
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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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*[[Florida's 13th congressional district special election, 2014]]
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*[[Louisiana's 5th congressional district special election, 2013]]
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*[[Alabama's 1st congressional district special election, 2013]]
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*[[United States Senate special election in New Jersey, 2013]]
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*[[Massachusetts' 5th congressional district special election, 2013]]
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*[[United States Senate special election in Hawaii, 2014]]
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<center>[[United States Congress elections, 2012|''See also'' '''previous election coverage''']]</center>
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*  [[United States Senate elections, 2012|'''U.S. Senate''']]
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*[[United States House of Representatives elections, 2012|'''U.S. House''']]
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*[[National contested primary average during the 2012 U.S. congressional elections|Contested Primaries Analysis]]
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*[[Competitiveness of United States House of Representatives primary elections, 2012|Competitiveness of House primary elections in 2012]]
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*Key issues in the [[113th United States Congress]]:
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**[[United States involvement in Syria]]
 
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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 14:38, 15 November 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 recent news

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 March 2015
     Democratic Party 53
     Republican Party 45
     Independent 2
Total 100

House Partisan Balance

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


About the U.S. Congress

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