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United States Senate Select Committee on Ethics

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics is a select committee of the United States Senate charged with dealing with matters related to senatorial ethics. It is also commonly referred to as the Senate Ethics Committee. Senate rules require the Ethics Committee to be evenly divided between the Democrats and the Republicans, no matter who controls the Senate, although the chairperson always comes from the majority party.

Contents

  • Members, 113th Congress 1
  • Chairpersons 2
  • External links 3
  • References 4

Members, 113th Congress

Pursuant to Senate Rule 25, the committee is limited to six members, and is equally divided between Democrats and Republicans. This effectively means that either party can veto any action taken by the committee.

Majority Minority

Source:

(incomplete list)

External links

  • U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics Official Website
  • Senate Select Ethics Committee member profiles collected news and commentary at The Washington Post

References

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