Rep. Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnSenate on the verge of vote to kill FCC's consumer privacy protections Overnight Tech: Lawmakers spar over rural broadband | Twitter sees bump in government data requests | Bill Gates visits Capitol Hill Week ahead: Robocall crackdown tops FCC meeting agenda MORE (R-Tenn.) will serve as regional vice-chair for the NRCC, and will oversee the committee's regional efforts.
The NRCC's regional chairs include Rep. Martha RobyMartha RobyA guide to the committees: House Scandal complicates replacing Jeff Sessions Trump strikes fear into defense contractors MORE (Ala.) in the South, Rep. Steve Daines (Mont.) in the central Western region, Rep. Adam Kinzinger (Ill.) in the Midwest, Rep. Devin Nunes (Calif.) in the West, and Rep. Tom Reed (N.Y.) in the Northeast.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee launched a “Women LEAD” effort on Tuesday as well, to support the DCCC's efforts to elect more female Democratic candidates to Congress.
Democrats already have a substantial lead on female representation in the House, 58 of the 77 female House members are Democrats.
Democratic Reps. Chellie Pingree (Maine) and Lois FrankelLois FrankelMayor: Palm Beach may need to raise taxes to pay for Trump security at Mar-a-Lago Lawmakers press Mattis on Marines nude photo scandal Female lawmakers walk out of House chamber for women’s protest MORE (Fla.) will lead the effort.
"Their commitment to the cause of women’s rights, and their natural leadership will expand opportunity for all women. The facts are clear: When women vote, Democrats win. Bringing even more Democratic women into the political process is a winning formula for our party," said DCCC Chairman Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) in a statement.