112th United States Congress
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United States Capitol (2011)

Duration: January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2013

Senate President: Evan Bayh (D)
Senate Pres. pro tem: Daniel Inouye (D)
until December 17, 2012
Patrick Leahy
from December 17, 2012
House Speaker: John Boehner (R)
Members: 100 Senators
435 Representatives
6 Non-voting members
Senate Majority: Democratic Party
House Majority: Republican Party

1st: January 5, 2011 – January 3, 2012
2nd: January 3, 2012 – January 3, 2013
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113th United States Senate Structure (Hillary &#039;08)

Senate party standings


State Class Name Party Prior Experience Education Assumed Office Born In
Alabama 3 Richard Shelby official portrait Richard Shelby Republican Alabama Senate; U.S. House (AL-7) University of Alabama (BA, JD) 19871934
Alabama 2 Jeff Sessions official portrait Jeff Sessions Republican State Attorney General Huntingdon College, University of Alabama 19971946
Alaska 3 Lisa Murkowski Lisa Murkowski Republican Alaska House of Representatives Georgetown, Willamette University 20021957
Alaska 2 Mark Begich, official Senate photo portrait, 2009 Mark Begich Democratic Mayor of Anchorage University of Alaska Anchorage (attended) 20091962
Arizona 3 John McCain Senate portrait (2005) John McCain Republican U.S. House United States Naval Academy 19871936
Arizona 1 Jon Kyl, official 109th Congress photo Jon Kyl Republican Attorney, U.S. House (AZ-4) University of Arizona (BA, JD) 19951942
Arkansas 2 John Boozman John Boozman Republican U.S. House University of Arkansas, Southern College of Optometry 20111950
Arkansas 3 Mark Pryor, head and shoulders photo portrait with flag, 2006 Mark Pryor Democratic Arkansas House of Representatives, State Attorney General University of Arkansas (BA, JD) 20031963
California 1 Dianne Feinstein, official Senate photo Dianne Feinstein Democratic Mayor of San Francisco, San Francisco Board of Supervisors Stanford University 19921933
California 3 Barbara Boxer 2005 Barbara Boxer Democratic Marin County Board of Supervisors, U.S. House (CA-6) Brooklyn College 19931940
Colorado 2 MarkUdall-Senate Portrait Mark Udall Democratic State Representative, U.S. House (CO-2) Williams College 20091950
Colorado 3 Ken Salazar Senate portrait Ken Salazar Democratic Colorado Attorney General Colorado College, Michigan Law School 20051955
Connecticut 3 Joe Lieberman official portrait 2 Joe Lieberman Independent State Attorney General Yale University 19891942
Connecticut 1 Richard Blumenthal Official Portrait Richard Blumenthal Democratic Attorney General of Connecticut Harvard, Yale University, Trinity College20111946
Delaware 1 Thomas Carper Tom Carper Democratic Governor; U.S. House (DE-At Large); Delaware Treasurer Ohio State, University of Delaware 20011947
Delaware 2 Joe Biden official portrait 2 Joe Biden Democratic Lawyer University of Delaware (B.A.), Syracuse University (J.D.)19731942
Florida 1 Bill Nelson Bill Nelson Democratic U.S. House (FL-11), State Treasurer Yale University, University of Virginia 20011942
Florida 3 MarcoRubioColorEnhanced112thCongress Marco Rubio Republican Florida House of Representatives Tarkio College, Santa Fe College, University of Florida, University of Miami 2011 1971
Georgia 2 Saxby Chambliss Saxby Chambliss Republican U.S. House (GA-8) University of Georgia, University of Tennessee 20031943
Georgia 3 Johnny Isakson Johnny Isakson Republican U.S. House (GA-6) Georgia 20051944
Hawaii 3 Daniel Inouye, official Senate photo portrait, 2008 Daniel Inouye Democratic U.S. House (HI-At Large) University of Hawaii, George Washington University 19631924
Hawaii 1 Daniel Akaka official photo Daniel Akaka Democratic U.S. House (HI-2) University of Hawaii (BA, M.Ed.) 19911924
Idaho 3 Mike Crapo Official Photo 110th Congress Mike Crapo Republican Idaho State Senate, U.S. House (ID-2) Brigham Young University, Harvard Law School 19991951
Idaho 2 Jim Risch official portrait Jim Risch Republican State Senate Majority Leader, Governor of Idaho, Lieutenant Governor of Idaho University of Idaho 20091943
Illinois 2 Richard Durbin official photo Dick Durbin Democratic U.S. House (IL-20) Georgetown University (BS, JD) 19971944
Illinois 3 Poster-sized portrait of Barack Obama Barack Obama Democratic Community organizer, lawyer, Illinois Senate Occidental College, Columbia University, Harvard Law School 20051961
Indiana 1 Dick Lugar offical photo Richard Lugar Republican Mayor of Indianapolis Denison University, University of Oxford 19771932
Indiana 3 Mike Pence, official portrait, 112th Congress Mike Pence Republican U.S. House Hanover College, Indiana University, Indianapolis 20091959
Iowa 1 Sen Chuck Grassley official Chuck Grassley Republican U.S. House (IA-3) University of Northern Iowa (BA, MA) 19811933
Iowa 3 Tom Harkin official portrait Tom Harkin Democratic U.S. House (IA-5) Iowa State, Catholic 19851939
Kansas 2 Jerry Moran Jerry Moran Republican U.S. House University of Kansas 2011 1954
Kansas 2 Pat Roberts official photo Pat Roberts Republican U.S. House (KS-1) Kansas State University 19971936
Kentucky 3 Sen Mitch McConnell official Mitch McConnell Republican Jefferson County Executive Louisville, Kentucky 19851942
Kentucky 1 Rand Paul Rand Paul Republican Physician Duke University School of Medicine, Baylor University 20111963
Louisiana 3 Mary Landrieu Senate portrait Mary Landrieu Democratic Louisiana Treasurer Louisiana State 19971955
Louisiana 3 David Vitter official photo David Vitter Republican Louisiana House of Representatives, U.S. House Harvard, Oxford, Tulane 20051961
Maine 2 Olympia Snowe official photo Olympia Snowe Republican U.S. House, Maine Senate, Maine House of Representatives, First Lady of Maine University of Maine (B.A.) 1995 1947
Maine 2 Sen Susan Collins official Susan Collins Republican Commissioner of the Maine Department of Professional and Financial Regulation St. Lawrence 19971952
Maryland 3 Barbara Mikulski Barbara Mikulski Democratic U.S. House (MD-3), Baltimore City Council Mount Saint Agnes, Maryland 19871936
Maryland 2 Ben Cardin, official Senate photo portrait Ben Cardin Democratic U.S. House (MD-3), Maryland House of Delegates Pittsburgh, Maryland 20071943
Massachusetts 2 John F. Kerry John Kerry Democratic Lieutenant Governor Yale, Boston College 19851943
Massachusetts 1 Sbrownofficial Scott Brown Republican Property assessor of Wrentham, Massachusetts; Wrentham Board of Selectman; Massachusetts Senate Tufts University, Boston College Law School 2010 1959
Michigan 2 Carl Levin official portrait Carl Levin Democratic Detroit City Council Swarthmore, Harvard 19791934
Michigan 1 Debbie Stabenow official photo Debbie Stabenow Democratic U.S. House (MI-8), Michigan Senate, Michigan House of Representatives, Ingham County Board of Commissioners Michigan State (BA, MSW) 20011950
Minnesota 1 Amy Klobuchar Amy Klobuchar Democratic-Farmer-Labor Hennepin County Attorney Yale, Chicago 20071960
Minnesota 2 Al Franken Official Senate Portrait Al Franken Democratic-Farmer-Labor Comedian, actor, author, screenwriter, political commentator, and radio host Harvard 20091951
Mississippi 2 Thad Cochran official portrait Thad Cochran Republican U.S. House (MS-4) Mississippi (BA, JD) 19791937
Mississippi 1 Senator Roger Wicker official photo Roger Wicker Republican Mississippi State Senate, U.S. House (MS-1) Mississippi (BA, JD) 2007 1951
Missouri 1 Roy Blunt Roy Blunt Republican U.S. House Southwest Baptist University, Southwest Missouri State University 20111950
Missouri 3 Claire McCaskill, official Senate photo portrait, standing, 2007 Claire McCaskill Democratic State Auditor, Missouri House of Representatives, Jackson County Prosecutor University of Missouri (BS, JD) 20071953
Montana 2 Max S. Baucus official photo Max Baucus Democratic U.S. House (MT-1) Stanford (BS, LLB) 19791941
Montana 1 Jon Tester, official 110th Congress photo Jon Tester Democratic Montana Senate President Great Falls 20071956
Nebraska 1 Jeff Fortenberry official photo Jeff Fortenberry Republican U.S. House (NE-1) Louisiana State, Georgetown, Franciscan 20091960
Nebraska 2 Mike Johanns official Senate photo Mike Johanns Republican Governor, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Mayor of Lincoln, Lancaster County Board St. Mary's University, Creighton University 20091950
Nevada 3 Harry Reid official portrait 2009 Harry Reid Democratic U.S. House (NV-1), Lieutenant Governor, Nevada Assembly Southern Utah, Utah State, George Washington 19871939
Nevada 1 Sen John Ensign official photo John Ensign Republican U.S. House (NV-1) UNLV, Oregon State, Colorado 20011958
New Hampshire 2 Kelly Ayotte official photo Kelly Ayotte Republican New Hampshire Attorney General Pennsylvania State University, Villanova University School of Law 20111968
New Hampshire 3 Jeanne Shaheen, official Senate photo portrait, 2009 Jeanne Shaheen Democratic Governor, New Hampshire Senate Shippensburg University, University of Mississippi 20091947
New Jersey 2 Frank Lautenberg official portrait Frank Lautenberg Democratic U.S. Senate, Class 1 Columbia 20031924
New Jersey 1 Robert Menendez, official Senate photo Bob Menendez Democratic U.S. House (NJ-13), New Jersey Senate, New Jersey General Assembly, Mayor of Union City Saint Peter's College, Rutgers 20061954
New Mexico 1 Official Photo of Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) 2008 Jeff Bingaman Democratic New Mexico Attorney General Harvard, Stanford 19831943
New Mexico 2 Tom Udall Official House Picture Tom Udall Democratic U.S. House (NM-3), New Mexico Attorney General Prescott College, Cambridge University (J.D.), University of New Mexico School of Law 20091948
New York 3 Charles Schumer official portrait Chuck Schumer Democratic U.S. House (NY-9), New York State Assembly Harvard (BA, JD) 19991950
New York 1 Kristen Gillibrand Kristen Gillibrand Democratic U.S. House (NY-20) Dartmouth College, UCLA 2008 1966
North Carolina 3 Richard Burr official photo Richard Burr Republican U.S. House (NC-5) Wake Forest 20051955
North Carolina 2 Kay Hagan official photo Kay Hagan Democratic North Carolina Senate Florida State University, Wake Forest University 20091953
North Dakota 1 Senator Conrad Official Portrait Kent Conrad Democratic-NPL North Dakota State Tax Commissioner Stanford, George Washington 19871948
North Dakota 3 John Hoeven John Hoeven Republican Governor of North Dakota Dartmouth College, Northwestern University 20111957
Ohio 1 Rob Portman Rob Portman Republican U.S. House, United States Trade Representative, Director of the Office of Management and Budget Dartmouth College, University of Michigan Law School 20111955
Ohio 3 Sherrod Brown official photo Sherrod Brown Democratic U.S. House (OH-13), Ohio Secretary of State Yale, Ohio State 20071952
Oklahoma 2 Jim Inhofe, official photo portrait, 2007 Jim Inhofe Republican U.S. House (OK-1), Oklahoma Senate, Oklahoma House of Representatives, Mayor of Tulsa Tulsa 19951934
Oklahoma 3 Tom Coburn official portrait Tom Coburn Republican U.S. House (OK-2), Physician Oklahoma State, Oklahoma 20051948
Oregon 3 Ron Wyden official portrait crop Ron Wyden Democratic U.S. House (OR-3) Stanford, Oregon 19961949
Oregon 2 Jeff Merkley official photo Jeff Merkley Democratic Oregon House Speaker Stanford (B.A.), Princeton (M.P.P.) 20091956
Pennsylvania 1 Pat Toomey Pat Toomey Republican U.S. House Harvard University 20111961
Pennsylvania 3 Bob Casey, official Senate photo portrait, c2008 Bob Casey, Jr. Democratic Pennsylvania Treasurer, Pennsylvania Auditor General Holy Cross, Catholic 20071960
Rhode Island 2 Jack Reed, official photo portrait, 2008 Jack Reed Democratic U.S. House (RI-2), Rhode Island Senate United States Military Academy, Harvard 19971949
Rhode Island 1 Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse official photo Sheldon Whitehouse Democratic Rhode Island Attorney General Yale, Virginia 20071955
South Carolina 2 Mark Hammond official photo Mark Hammond Republican South Carolina Secretary of State Newberry College, Clemson University 20091963
South Carolina 3 Jim DeMint Jim DeMint Republican U.S. House (SC-4) Tennessee, Clemson University 20051951
South Dakota 2 Tim Johnson official portrait, 2009 Tim Johnson Democratic U.S. House (SD-At Large) South Dakota (BA, MPA, JD) 19971946
South Dakota 3 John Thune official photo John Thune Republican U.S. House (SD-At Large) Biola, South Dakota 20051961
Tennessee 2 Lamar Alexander official portrait Lamar Alexander Republican Governor, U.S. Secretary of Education Vanderbilt, New York University 20031940
Tennessee 1 Bob Corker, official Senate photo, 09-21-07 Bob Corker Republican Mayor of Chattanooga Tennessee 20071952
Texas 1 Kay Bailey Hutchison, official photo 2 Kay Bailey Hutchison Republican Texas State Treasurer Texas (BA, JD) 19931943
Texas 2 John Cornyn official portrait, 2009 crop John Cornyn Republican Texas Attorney General Trinity University, St. Mary's University, Virginia 20031952
Utah 1 Orrin Hatch, official 110th Congress photo Orrin Hatch Republican Attorney Brigham Young, Pittsburgh 19771934
Utah 3 Mike Lee Mike Lee Republican Attorney Brigham Young University 20111971
Vermont 3 Patrick Leahy official portrait Patrick Leahy Democratic Chittenden County State's Attorney St. Michael's College, Georgetown 19751940
Vermont 1 Bernie Sanders Bernie Sanders Independent U.S. House (VT-At Large), Mayor of Burlington Brooklyn College, Chicago 20071941
Virginia 1 Jim Webb official photo Jim Webb Democratic U.S. Secretary of the Navy U.S. Naval Academy, USC, Georgetown University 2007 1946
Virginia 2 Mark Warner, official 111th Congress photo portrait Mark Warner Democratic Governor George Washington, Harvard 20091954
Washington 3 Patty Murray official portrait Patty Murray Democratic Washington Senate Washington State 19931950
Washington 1 Maria Cantwell official photo Maria Cantwell Democratic U.S. House (WA-1), Washington House of Representatives Miami University 20011958
West Virginia 2 Joe Manchin Joe Manchin Democratic Governor, West Virginia Secretary of State West Virginia University 20101947
West Virginia 1 Jay Rockefeller official photo Jay Rockefeller Democratic Governor Harvard 19851937
Wisconsin 1 Herbert Kohl, official photo Herb Kohl Democratic Businessman, Wisconsin Democratic Party chairman Wisconsin–Madison, Harvard 19891935
Wisconsin 3 75px Russ Feingold Democratic Wisconsin Senate Wisconsin–Madison, Oxford University, Harvard 19931953
Wyoming 2 Mike Enzi official portrait Mike Enzi Republican Wyoming Senate, Wyoming House of Representatives, Mayor of Gillette George Washington, Denver 19971944
Wyoming 1 Sen. John Barrasso Official Portrait John Barrasso Republican Wyoming Senate Georgetown (BS, MD) 20071952

Changes in Senate membership

  • May 5, 2011 After an investigation, Senator John Ensign of Nevada resigned. His post was filled by Dean Heller.
  • December 17, 2012 Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii died at the age of 88. His post was filled by Brian Schatz.
  • January 1, 2013 Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina resigned to serve as head of the Heritage Foundation. His post was filled by Congressman Tim Scott.