This page serves as a resource for important information on the current composition, leadership, and committees in the 114th Congress (2015-2016).

U.S. Senate: 54 Republicans, 44 Democrats, 2 Independents who caucus with Democrats


Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)

Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX)

Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV)

Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL)

Key Health Committee:

    Senate Finance Committee

        Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT)

Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR)

    Senate Veterans Affairs Committee

        Chairman Johnny Isakson (R-UT)

Ranking Member Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)

U.S. House of Representatives: 246 Republicans, 188 Democrats, 1 vacancy


    Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI)

    Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)

    Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)

    Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD)

Key Health Committees

    House Ways and Means Committee

        Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI)

    House Energy and Commerce Committee

        Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI)

    House Veterans Affairs Committee

Chairman Jeff Miller (R-FL)

Physicians in Congress:

    Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (R-MD) - First anesthesiologist elected to Congress

    Sen. John Barrasso, M.D. (R-WY)    

    Rep. Dan Benishek, M.D. (R-MI)

    Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA)

    Rep. Charles Boustany, M.D. (R-LA)

    Rep. Michael Burgess, M.D. (R-TX)

    Rep. Larry Buschon, M.D. (R-IN)

    Sen. Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA)

    Rep. Scott Desjarlais, M.D. (R-TN)

    Rep. John Fleming, M.D. (R-LA)

    Rep. Joe Heck, D.O. (R-NV) 

    Rep. Jim McDermott, M.D. (D-WA)

    Sen. Rand Paul, M.D. (R-KY)   

    Rep. Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA)

    Rep. David "Phil" Roe, M.D. (R-TN)

    Rep. Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA)

    Rep. Ralph Abraham, M.D. (R-LA)