HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » Latest Breaking News (Forum) » Sanders stumps for Mello ... » Reply #89

Response to karynnj (Reply #68)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 03:51 PM

89. It is a Senate Democratic Caucus/Conference Committee

which is far from the same thing as a Senate Committee.

If it were a Senate Committee, Schumer would not have had the power to unilaterally restructure it.

If it were a Senate Committee, Sanders would have been named the ranking member (rather than chairman) because Democrats are the minority party in the Senate. (Sanders currently holds the title of ranking member on the Senate Budget Committee which is a Senate Committee.)

If it were a Senate Committee, it would be chaired by and include members of the Republican Party which currently holds the Senate majority.

If it were a Senate Committee, it would be listed as one of the Senate Committees in the relevant sources, like senate.gov
https://www.senate.gov/committees/committees_home.htm

Sanders holds the chairmanship of a Senate Democratic Caucus (Conference) committee. The Senate Democratic Caucus/Conference is NOT the same thing as the Senate.

https://www.democraticunderground.com/10028960385

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_current_United_States_Senate_committees

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democratic_Caucus_of_the_United_States_Senate

Reply to this post

Back to OP Alert abuse Link to post in-thread

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 116 replies Author Time Post
Omaha Steve Apr 2017 OP
brush Apr 2017 #1
George II Apr 2017 #2
Demsrule86 Apr 2017 #72
Eliot Rosewater Apr 2017 #101
brush Apr 2017 #113
Omaha Steve Apr 2017 #3
brush Apr 2017 #4
Omaha Steve Apr 2017 #5
brush Apr 2017 #6
Omaha Steve Apr 2017 #8
brush Apr 2017 #9
Omaha Steve Apr 2017 #22
onenote Apr 2017 #24
Omaha Steve Apr 2017 #25
femmedem Apr 2017 #31
onenote Apr 2017 #43
all american girl Apr 2017 #36
Omaha Steve Apr 2017 #38
all american girl Apr 2017 #40
onenote Apr 2017 #45
lapucelle Apr 2017 #35
Omaha Steve Apr 2017 #37
lapucelle Apr 2017 #44
Demit Apr 2017 #49
karynnj Apr 2017 #51
Demit Apr 2017 #55
karynnj Apr 2017 #64
Demit Apr 2017 #69
karynnj Apr 2017 #73
Demit Apr 2017 #83
karynnj Apr 2017 #84
lapucelle Apr 2017 #62
karynnj Apr 2017 #68
LineLineLineLineLineLineLineLineLineLineReply It is a Senate Democratic Caucus/Conference Committee
lapucelle Apr 2017 #89
karynnj Apr 2017 #91
lapucelle Apr 2017 #95
karynnj Apr 2017 #96
lapucelle Apr 2017 #100
lapucelle Apr 2017 #105
George II Apr 2017 #79
susanna Apr 2017 #114
InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2017 #80
brush Apr 2017 #86
democrattotheend Apr 2017 #115
brush Apr 2017 #116
WIProgressive88 Apr 2017 #7
GulfCoast66 Apr 2017 #10
lapucelle Apr 2017 #46
AJT Apr 2017 #11
Demsrule86 Apr 2017 #75
musette_sf Apr 2017 #85
tammywammy Apr 2017 #108
geek tragedy Apr 2017 #112
still_one Apr 2017 #15
obamanut2012 Apr 2017 #30
Blue_Tires Apr 2017 #47
mcar Apr 2017 #56
Cha Apr 2017 #65
all american girl Apr 2017 #16
LanternWaste Apr 2017 #61
Demsrule86 Apr 2017 #74
JudyM Apr 2017 #90
sheshe2 Apr 2017 #103
geek tragedy Apr 2017 #111
JI7 Apr 2017 #12
still_one Apr 2017 #14
Cha Apr 2017 #17
JI7 Apr 2017 #20
Cha Apr 2017 #21
Omaha Steve Apr 2017 #26
Cha Apr 2017 #28
Omaha Steve Apr 2017 #34
NurseJackie Apr 2017 #53
NurseJackie Apr 2017 #54
FSogol Apr 2017 #57
Omaha Steve Apr 2017 #106
sheshe2 Apr 2017 #104
Omaha Steve Apr 2017 #107
NurseJackie Apr 2017 #58
Cha Apr 2017 #63
Fast Walker 52 Apr 2017 #27
Cha Apr 2017 #67
Fast Walker 52 Apr 2017 #82
Demsrule86 Apr 2017 #76
still_one Apr 2017 #13
lapucelle Apr 2017 #42
still_one Apr 2017 #60
tmr Apr 2017 #18
karynnj Apr 2017 #52
InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2017 #81
lexington filly Apr 2017 #19
JCanete Apr 2017 #23
obamanut2012 Apr 2017 #29
WePurrsevere Apr 2017 #32
Demit Apr 2017 #50
WePurrsevere Apr 2017 #59
Demsrule86 Apr 2017 #78
WePurrsevere Apr 2017 #87
Demsrule86 Apr 2017 #92
WePurrsevere Apr 2017 #94
Demsrule86 Apr 2017 #98
WePurrsevere Apr 2017 #99
maxrandb Apr 2017 #33
delisen Apr 2017 #39
Kashkakat v.2.0 Apr 2017 #41
Demit Apr 2017 #66
Demsrule86 Apr 2017 #77
Foamfollower Apr 2017 #48
bekkilyn Apr 2017 #70
NurseJackie Apr 2017 #71
killbotfactory Apr 2017 #88
NurseJackie Apr 2017 #97
Sienna86 Apr 2017 #93
Thinkingabout Apr 2017 #102
mikehiggins Apr 2017 #109
Omaha Steve Apr 2017 #110
Please login to view edit histories.