Sen. Chris Coons

Sen. Chris Coons
Sen. Chris Coons

Elected: 2010 (Special election)

Party: Democrat

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Committee assignments

  • Committee on Appropriations
    • Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
    • Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government
    • Subcommittee on Homeland Security
    • Subcommittee on Legislative Branch
    • Subcommittee on the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs
  • Committee on Foreign Relations
    • Subcommittee on African Affairs (Ranking Member)
    • Subcommittee on International Development and Foreign Assistance, Economic Affairs and International Environmental Protection, and Peace Corps
    • Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy and Global Women’s Issues
    • Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs
  • Committee on the Judiciary
    • Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights
    • Subcommittee on Bankruptcy and the Courts (Ranking Member)
    • Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights
    • Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law
  • Select Committee on Ethics (Vice-chair)

Caucus Memberships

  • Senate Law Enforcement Caucus (Co-Chair)
  • Senate Competitiveness Caucus (Co-Chair)
  • Senate Chicken Caucus (Co-Chair)
  • Senate Human Rights Caucus (Co-Chair)
  • Congressional Trademark Caucus (Co-Chair)
  • Senate Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Caucus (Co-Chair)
  • Senate Caucus on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases (Co-Chair)
  • Senate Oceans Caucus
  • Senate Manufacturing Caucus
  • Senate Renewables and Energy Efficiency Caucus
  • Congressional International Creativity and Theft-Prevention Caucus
  • Senate National Guard Caucus
  • Senate Small Brewers Caucus
  • Congressional Bicameral High-Speed & Intercity Passenger Rail Caucus
  • Senate Diabetes Caucus
  • Senate Global Internet Freedom Caucus
  • Senate India Caucus
  • Congressional French Caucus
  • Cloud Task Force, Congressional High Tech Caucus
  • Bicameral Congressional AIDS Caucus
  • Senate Veterans Jobs Caucus
  • Senate Air Force Caucus
  • National Service Congressional Caucus
  • Congressional Inventions Caucus

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