December 22, 2006
December 22, 2006 - The Republican membership of the Senate Ag Committee is now set and features some familiar faces along with a couple of newcomers. New to the Senate Ag Committee are South Dakota's John Thune and South Carolina's Lindsay Graham.
Saxby Chambliss of Georgia remains the ranking Republican on the Senate ag panel. He's joined by returning members Dick Lugar of Indiana, Thad Cochran of Mississippi, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Pat Roberts of Kansas, Norm Coleman of Minnesota, Mike Crapo of Idaho and Chuck Grassley of Iowa.
The Democrats have also firmed up their line-up on the Senate Ag Committee and Iowa's Tom Harkin will return as Chairman. The line-up includes Patrick Leahy of Vermont, Kent Conrad of North Dakota, Max Baucus of Montana, Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas, Debbie Stabenow of Michigan, Ben Nelson of Nebraska, Ken Salazar of Colorado, along with Senate newcomers Sherrod Brown of Ohio, Bob Casey of Pennsylvania and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota.