At the outset of the 112th Congress, John Boehner (R-OH) became the Speaker of the House with Eric Cantor (R-VA) as Majority Leader. Former Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) will be Minority Leader. The chairmen of the key committees are as follows:

  • Appropriations: Harold Rogers (KY)  
  • Budget: Paul Ryan (WI)  
  • Education and Labor: John Kline (MN)  
  • Energy and Commerce: Fred Upton (MI)
  • Financial Services: Spencer Bachus (AL)  
  • Natural Resources: Doc Hastings (WA)  
  • Ways and Means: Dave Camp (MI)