Black Caucus Members Lead Democrats On Key Committees
Black Caucus Members Lead Democrats on Key Committees
While the Republicans control both chambers of the U.S. Congress, the Congressional Black Caucus has key leaders on committees that will articulate the Democratic point of view.
In the 115th session of Congress convened Jan. 3, there are no Black chairs of committees in either the U.S. House of Representatives or the U.S. Senate. However, there are six Blacks who serve as ranking members or lead Democrats among the 21 standing committees in the House.
U.S. Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.)
U.S. Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) is the ranking member of the Committee on the Judiciary while Bobby …